Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 277 358 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.90% 5.24% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 6.25% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 249 280
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £286 £263
90th Percentile £615 £555 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
North West median hourly rate £46.21 £59.31 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.09% +79.73% -50.75%
10th Percentile £27.00 £24.26 £15.75
90th Percentile £68.16 £69.07 £57.75
England median hourly rate £35.85 £28.50 £26.34
% change year-on-year +25.79% +8.20% +31.70%

Business Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 151 £425 +6.25% 25
Cheshire -24 37 £338 -10.00% 8
Lancashire +6 36 £610 +87.69% 3
Merseyside -1 28 £450 +12.50% 1
Cumbria +2 7 - -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 122 (44.04%) SQL
2 95 (34.30%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (31.41%) SQL Server
4 76 (27.44%) Microsoft
4 76 (27.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (26.71%) ETL
6 70 (25.27%) Finance
7 69 (24.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (17.69%) Data Modelling
9 49 (17.69%) Big Data
10 43 (15.52%) SAP
11 40 (14.44%) Oracle
11 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (14.08%) Analytics
12 39 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (13.36%) Power BI
14 36 (13.00%) T-SQL
15 33 (11.91%) Data Architecture
16 32 (11.55%) Hadoop
16 32 (11.55%) SharePoint
17 31 (11.19%) Manufacturing
18 30 (10.83%) Tableau
19 29 (10.47%) Migration
19 29 (10.47%) Data Management
20 28 (10.11%) Programme Management
20 28 (10.11%) Cognos
21 27 (9.75%) Scrum
21 27 (9.75%) Marketing
22 26 (9.39%) Telecoms

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (11.55%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.94%) Apache Spark
3 12 (4.33%) SAS
4 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (6.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.72%) HFM
6 2 (0.72%) Maximo
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.72%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.72%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.36%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.08%) Slack
4 3 (1.08%) Trello
5 2 (0.72%) Office 365
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.69%) Intranet
2 5 (1.81%) SMS
3 2 (0.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) RIP
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (34.30%) Data Warehouse
2 87 (31.41%) SQL Server
3 76 (27.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (24.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (17.69%) Big Data
6 39 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (13.36%) Power BI
8 32 (11.55%) Hadoop
9 17 (6.14%) BusinessObjects
9 17 (6.14%) QlikView
10 15 (5.42%) Apache Hive
11 14 (5.05%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (4.33%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (3.97%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (3.61%) Oracle Database
15 9 (3.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (3.25%) Star Schema
16 7 (2.53%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 19 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.14%) JIRA
2 17 (6.14%) TeamCity
3 13 (4.69%) Cucumber
3 13 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.17%) ERwin
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.44%) webpack
6 3 (1.08%) MorphX
7 2 (0.72%) Babel
7 2 (0.72%) gulp
7 2 (0.72%) Mocha
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.72%) Subversion
7 2 (0.72%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.36%) eCATT
8 1 (0.36%) LSMW
8 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 70 (25.27%) Finance
2 31 (11.19%) Manufacturing
3 27 (9.75%) Marketing
4 26 (9.39%) Telecoms
5 25 (9.03%) Electronics
6 11 (3.97%) Banking
6 11 (3.97%) Retail
7 8 (2.89%) Legal
8 4 (1.44%) Local Government
9 2 (0.72%) Games
9 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.72%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Military
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (44.04%) Developer
2 72 (25.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 44 (15.88%) Analyst
4 40 (14.44%) Architect
5 28 (10.11%) SQL Developer
6 27 (9.75%) Data Architect
7 19 (6.86%) Consultant
8 17 (6.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 17 (6.14%) SQL BI Developer
9 16 (5.78%) Data Analyst
10 15 (5.42%) Scala Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Cognos Developer
12 11 (3.97%) Cognos BI Developer
13 10 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 10 (3.61%) SSRS Developer
14 9 (3.25%) Business Analyst
14 9 (3.25%) Business Developer
14 9 (3.25%) DBA
14 9 (3.25%) ETL Developer
14 9 (3.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.50%) .NET
2 13 (4.69%) Akka
3 7 (2.53%) jQuery
3 7 (2.53%) XML
4 6 (2.17%) CSS
4 6 (2.17%) MDX
5 4 (1.44%) Web Services
6 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.08%) COM
6 3 (1.08%) HTML
6 3 (1.08%) JSON
6 3 (1.08%) Middleware
6 3 (1.08%) React
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.72%) HTML5
7 2 (0.72%) Laravel
7 2 (0.72%) LINQ
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.72%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.25%) NHS
4 7 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.53%) User Experience
5 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.17%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.44%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.08%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.08%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Exalytics
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.78%) Linux
2 8 (2.89%) Unix
3 4 (1.44%) Windows
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.71%) ETL
2 65 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.69%) Data Modelling
4 39 (14.08%) Analytics
5 33 (11.91%) Data Architecture
6 29 (10.47%) Data Management
6 29 (10.47%) Migration
7 28 (10.11%) Programme Management
8 27 (9.75%) Scrum
9 25 (9.03%) Data Governance
9 25 (9.03%) Digital Marketing
10 24 (8.66%) Data Analysis
11 23 (8.30%) Open Source
12 20 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (7.22%) Visualisation
13 19 (6.86%) CRM
14 18 (6.50%) Data Migration
15 17 (6.14%) TDD
16 16 (5.78%) BDD
16 16 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 122 (44.04%) SQL
2 36 (13.00%) T-SQL
3 25 (9.03%) Java
4 24 (8.66%) Python
5 22 (7.94%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.69%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.61%) Clojure
8 8 (2.89%) C#
9 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.44%) VBA
10 3 (1.08%) C
10 3 (1.08%) X++
11 2 (0.72%) C++
11 2 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.72%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.72%) ES6
11 2 (0.72%) Go
11 2 (0.72%) PHP
11 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.25%) Degree
4 4 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.72%) ACCA
5 2 (0.72%) CIMA
5 2 (0.72%) ECDL
5 2 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.36%) MCSE
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.39%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.89%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) GDPR
4 3 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.36%) GCP
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Ansible
1 3 (1.08%) Oozie
1 3 (1.08%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.72%) Mesos
2 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (27.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.52%) SAP
3 40 (14.44%) Oracle
4 30 (10.83%) Tableau
5 28 (10.11%) Cognos
6 12 (4.33%) Informatica
7 9 (3.25%) IBM
8 7 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.17%) CA
10 5 (1.81%) Capita
10 5 (1.81%) Google
10 5 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.08%) Cisco
11 3 (1.08%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.08%) Teradata
12 2 (0.72%) IFS
12 2 (0.72%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.72%) Sage
13 1 (0.36%) Concur
13 1 (0.36%) Symantec