The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 28 March 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 39 102 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.22% 3.93% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 4.72% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 59 45
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.39 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.73 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -38.18% +39.13%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1472 2161 2379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.83% 83.31% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1215 1311
Median daily rate £390 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 19 £400 +6.66% 9
Glasgow -18 12 £350 +5.26% 5
Inverclyde - 2 £475 -
Stirling +2 1 £475 -17.39% 1
Fife +1 1 £313 -10.71% 1
Business Intelligence
UK

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 62 (53.45%) SQL
2 42 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
4 31 (26.72%) SAP
4 31 (26.72%) BusinessObjects
5 27 (23.28%) Oracle
5 27 (23.28%) Finance
6 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (20.69%) ETL
7 24 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 20 (17.24%) Analytics
10 16 (13.79%) Business Analysis
11 15 (12.93%) Project Management
11 15 (12.93%) Programme Management
12 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
13 13 (11.21%) SAP BW
14 12 (10.34%) Tableau
15 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
15 11 (9.48%) Cognos
15 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (8.62%) SAP Basis
16 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.62%) Sybase
16 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
16 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
16 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (2.59%) SAS
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Project
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) SAP BPC
1 10 (8.62%) SAP MII
2 5 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.86%) HFM
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (0.86%) LAN
2 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
3 31 (26.72%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (11.21%) SAP BW
7 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (8.62%) MaxDB
8 10 (8.62%) Power BI
9 7 (6.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (6.03%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (3.45%) Big Data
11 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.45%) Looker
11 4 (3.45%) QlikView
11 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) NWDI
2 2 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) Hudson
3 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Selenium
3 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.31%) Electronics
3 5 (4.31%) Marketing
3 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Law
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Developer
2 22 (18.97%) Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Architect
3 15 (12.93%) Consultant
4 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 10 (8.62%) Administrator
7 9 (7.76%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 9 (7.76%) SAP Administrator
7 9 (7.76%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.03%) Integration Architect
9 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Business Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Programme Manager
11 5 (4.31%) SQL BI Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Designer
12 4 (3.45%) SQL BI Architect
12 4 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) SAP Basis
2 4 (3.45%) MDX
3 2 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) .NET
4 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.86%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.59%) EPoS
4 1 (0.86%) CESG
4 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.86%) Clustering
4 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Unix
2 1 (0.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) ETL
3 20 (17.24%) Analytics
4 16 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 15 (12.93%) Programme Management
5 15 (12.93%) Project Management
6 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
7 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
8 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.76%) Visualisation
10 7 (6.03%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.17%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.31%) Business Analytics
12 5 (4.31%) CRM
12 5 (4.31%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (4.31%) SDLC
12 5 (4.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.45%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
2 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.45%) Java
4 3 (2.59%) C
5 2 (1.72%) Python
5 2 (1.72%) VBA
6 1 (0.86%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) APMP
3 5 (4.31%) Degree
4 4 (3.45%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) MCSA
6 1 (0.86%) MCSE
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) Basel II
3 1 (0.86%) Basel III
3 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) SAP
2 27 (23.28%) Oracle
3 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.34%) Tableau
5 11 (9.48%) Cognos
6 10 (8.62%) Sybase
7 7 (6.03%) Informatica
8 3 (2.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.72%) Talend
10 1 (0.86%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.86%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.86%) Netezza
10 1 (0.86%) OpenText
10 1 (0.86%) Perforce
10 1 (0.86%) Teradata
10 1 (0.86%) VMware
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