Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 April 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 44 45
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 655 649 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.91% 4.15% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 5.00% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 420 485
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £249 £260
90th Percentile £577 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £30.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +22.07% +42.35%
10th Percentile £32.58 £15.30 £14.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.77% -18.75% +60.00%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,131 12,981 14,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.27% 82.97% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,300 7,513 9,060
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £565 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 521 585
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -15.41% +23.43%
10th Percentile £10.51 £11.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +13.58%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
Thames Valley 0 327 £425 - 87
Berkshire +6 207 £435 +8.75% 53
Hampshire -11 121 £450 +12.50% 41
Surrey +8 112 £438 +2.94% 17
Buckinghamshire -7 73 £400 -5.88% 21
Oxfordshire +6 47 £450 -0.55% 13
West Sussex -28 42 £440 +0.57% 3
Kent +2 15 £450 +24.14% 6
East Sussex -3 15 £450 +28.57% 6
Middlesex -6 5 £465 +4.79%
Home Counties +6 1 £385 +71.11%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 249 (38.02%) SQL
2 168 (25.65%) Analytics
2 168 (25.65%) Power BI
3 162 (24.73%) Finance
4 155 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
5 140 (21.37%) SQL Server
6 128 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (19.39%) Microsoft
8 122 (18.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 115 (17.56%) Data Modelling
10 109 (16.64%) ETL
11 105 (16.03%) Oracle
12 104 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 101 (15.42%) SAP
14 93 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
15 92 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 88 (13.44%) Tableau
17 80 (12.21%) Microsoft Excel
18 75 (11.45%) Telecoms
18 75 (11.45%) Big Data
19 74 (11.30%) Marketing
20 73 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
21 68 (10.38%) Migration
22 64 (9.77%) Project Management
23 62 (9.47%) Visualisation
24 56 (8.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 50 (7.63%) Data Quality
26 49 (7.48%) Data Management
26 49 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
27 48 (7.33%) Degree

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.05%) SAS
3 8 (1.22%) Confluence
4 6 (0.92%) Mule
5 5 (0.76%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.76%) IIS
5 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle BPEL
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.46%) Apache
7 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.31%) CMS
8 2 (0.31%) Documentum
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 80 (12.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.92%) SPSS
7 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.53%) SAP CO
1 10 (1.53%) SAP FI
1 10 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.92%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.76%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.46%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.46%) SessionCam
8 2 (0.31%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.31%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 104 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.82%) Azure Data Factory
4 13 (1.98%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.37%) Office 365
6 7 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.07%) PaaS
7 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.92%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 6 (0.92%) SaaS
8 5 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
8 5 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.76%) Silverpop
9 4 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.61%) Slack
9 4 (0.61%) Trello
10 3 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.46%) IaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.76%) 3G
1 5 (0.76%) VoLTE
2 4 (0.61%) 4G
2 4 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.31%) MVNO
3 2 (0.31%) RS-422
4 1 (0.15%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.15%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.15%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) IPsec
4 1 (0.15%) PBX
4 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.15%) RTP
4 1 (0.15%) Softphone
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
4 1 (0.15%) VoIP
4 1 (0.15%) VoWiFi
4 1 (0.15%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (25.65%) Power BI
2 155 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
3 140 (21.37%) SQL Server
4 122 (18.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 92 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 75 (11.45%) Big Data
7 56 (8.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (6.72%) BusinessObjects
9 42 (6.41%) QlikView
10 39 (5.95%) Data Lake
11 35 (5.34%) Hadoop
12 32 (4.89%) Data Mining
13 29 (4.43%) Qlik Sense
14 26 (3.97%) Relational Database
15 24 (3.66%) SAP BW
16 23 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
18 19 (2.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 16 (2.44%) NoSQL
19 16 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 27 (4.12%) JIRA
2 12 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.76%) JDeveloper
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.61%) JMeter
6 4 (0.61%) JSUnit
6 4 (0.61%) JUnit
6 4 (0.61%) Selenium
7 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.15%) ERwin
9 1 (0.15%) ProC
9 1 (0.15%) Subversion
9 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 162 (24.73%) Finance
2 75 (11.45%) Telecoms
3 74 (11.30%) Marketing
4 44 (6.72%) Legal
5 31 (4.73%) Manufacturing
6 29 (4.43%) Electronics
6 29 (4.43%) Retail
7 17 (2.60%) Billing
8 13 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.68%) German Language
10 10 (1.53%) Banking
11 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.76%) Automotive
13 4 (0.61%) French Language
13 4 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.46%) Back Office
14 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.46%) Publishing
15 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 187 (28.55%) Developer
2 127 (19.39%) Analyst
3 103 (15.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 70 (10.69%) Architect
5 69 (10.53%) Consultant
6 61 (9.31%) Business Analyst
7 51 (7.79%) Project Manager
8 39 (5.95%) SQL Developer
9 33 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 33 (5.04%) Data Architect
10 24 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.36%) SSIS Developer
12 21 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 20 (3.05%) SQL BI Developer
14 19 (2.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 18 (2.75%) Data Analyst
15 18 (2.75%) ETL Developer
16 17 (2.60%) Data Consultant
17 16 (2.44%) SSRS Developer
18 15 (2.29%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.58%) REST
2 28 (4.27%) XML
3 23 (3.51%) .NET
4 19 (2.90%) JSON
4 19 (2.90%) Web Services
5 17 (2.60%) CSS
6 16 (2.44%) HTML
6 16 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 15 (2.29%) SOAP
8 11 (1.68%) EDI
8 11 (1.68%) jQuery
9 10 (1.53%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.53%) Node.js
10 9 (1.37%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (1.22%) XSLT
12 7 (1.07%) Spring
12 7 (1.07%) WCF
12 7 (1.07%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 21 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.53%) PMI
5 10 (1.53%) User Experience
6 9 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.22%) Replication
8 7 (1.07%) Fintech
8 7 (1.07%) Marketing Technology
8 7 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (0.92%) CMDB
9 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 6 (0.92%) NHS
9 6 (0.92%) Social Media
10 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.27%) Windows
2 25 (3.82%) Linux
3 12 (1.83%) Unix
4 7 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.76%) VMS
6 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.61%) SUSE
7 4 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.46%) AIX
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.31%) zOS
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Fedora
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (25.65%) Analytics
2 128 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (17.56%) Data Modelling
4 109 (16.64%) ETL
5 73 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (10.38%) Migration
7 64 (9.77%) Project Management
8 62 (9.47%) Visualisation
9 49 (7.48%) Data Management
9 49 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (7.18%) Data Analysis
11 46 (7.02%) Scrum
12 43 (6.56%) Data Governance
12 43 (6.56%) Data Integration
13 42 (6.41%) CRM
14 34 (5.19%) Programme Management
15 33 (5.04%) Data Architecture
16 32 (4.89%) Digital Marketing
17 30 (4.58%) Kimball Methodology
18 29 (4.43%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 249 (38.02%) SQL
2 47 (7.18%) C#
3 40 (6.11%) Python
4 39 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 38 (5.80%) Java
6 29 (4.43%) PL/SQL
6 29 (4.43%) T-SQL
7 26 (3.97%) VBA
8 25 (3.82%) R
9 13 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.68%) C
10 11 (1.68%) C++
10 11 (1.68%) Perl
11 9 (1.37%) VB
12 8 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.07%) Ruby
14 6 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.61%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.61%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 48 (7.33%) Degree
2 25 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.14%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.07%) PMP
6 7 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.92%) ISEB
7 6 (0.92%) MCSE
7 6 (0.92%) SAP Certification
8 4 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.46%) APMP
9 3 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.46%) MCSA
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) MBA
11 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.63%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.90%) GDPR
3 12 (1.83%) PMO
4 9 (1.37%) GxP
4 9 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.22%) QA
6 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.76%) SLA
8 3 (0.46%) GCP
9 2 (0.31%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.31%) DO-254
9 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.31%) MIL-STD-1553
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.22%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.76%) Docker
3 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.37%) SCCM
2 7 (1.07%) Puppet
3 6 (0.92%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.76%) Ansible
4 5 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.76%) SCOM
5 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.61%) WSUS
6 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.15%) Terraform
8 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 127 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 105 (16.03%) Oracle
3 101 (15.42%) SAP
4 88 (13.44%) Tableau
5 29 (4.43%) Cognos
6 19 (2.90%) Google
6 19 (2.90%) Informatica
7 18 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.60%) Talend
9 16 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
9 16 (2.44%) Teradata
10 15 (2.29%) IBM
11 11 (1.68%) HP
12 8 (1.22%) Vertica
12 8 (1.22%) VMware
13 7 (1.07%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.92%) Adobe
14 6 (0.92%) Cloudera
15 5 (0.76%) Hootsuite
15 5 (0.76%) Workday