Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 47 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 672 696 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.06% 4.24% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 5.04% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 482 494
South East median daily rate £450 £439 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.80% +1.75%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £294
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 16
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.14% -63.16% +97.92%
10th Percentile £23.25 £15.05 £14.50
90th Percentile £72.72 £45.05 £59.31
England median hourly rate £26.00 £30.67 £29.88
% change year-on-year -15.23% +2.65% +27.15%

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 14,228 13,820 14,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.87% 84.20% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,556 8,185 8,981
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% +3.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £280 £258 £253
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 476 566
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.47% -10.99% +1.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.88 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -2 293 £475 +5.56% 82
Berkshire -6 185 £443 -1.67% 44
Surrey +3 136 £425 -5.56% 31
Hampshire +7 124 £450 +17.19% 53
Buckinghamshire -10 62 £538 +26.47% 23
West Sussex -20 48 £440 +12.82% 21
Oxfordshire -2 46 £475 - 15
East Sussex +2 35 £406 +1.56% 3
Kent +21 15 £388 -8.82% 8
Middlesex +14 8 £350 -37.50%
Sussex +7 3 £550 +37.50%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 228 (33.93%) SQL
2 205 (30.51%) Power BI
3 198 (29.46%) Analytics
4 188 (27.98%) Data Warehouse
5 161 (23.96%) Finance
6 160 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 159 (23.66%) SQL Server
8 126 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 126 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 119 (17.71%) Data Modelling
10 118 (17.56%) Oracle
11 116 (17.26%) ETL
12 99 (14.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 94 (13.99%) SAP
13 94 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
14 93 (13.84%) Big Data
15 89 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 79 (11.76%) Visualisation
17 78 (11.61%) Project Management
18 75 (11.16%) Migration
18 75 (11.16%) Tableau
19 73 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 72 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
21 71 (10.57%) Data Lake
22 61 (9.08%) Degree
23 60 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
24 59 (8.78%) Telecoms
25 58 (8.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 55 (8.18%) Data Quality
26 55 (8.18%) Python

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 33 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.98%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.83%) SAS
4 12 (1.79%) Confluence
4 12 (1.79%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.04%) IIS
7 7 (1.04%) Jupyter
7 7 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.60%) Apache
9 4 (0.60%) Documentum
9 4 (0.60%) Liferay
9 4 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.60%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPEL
10 3 (0.45%) PowerExchange
10 3 (0.45%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 72 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.74%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.89%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.74%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.60%) HFM
8 4 (0.60%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.60%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.45%) Global One
9 3 (0.45%) Primavera
9 3 (0.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 126 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (7.89%) Azure Data Factory
3 46 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
5 18 (2.68%) Office 365
6 15 (2.23%) Data Lake Analytics
7 14 (2.08%) Google Analytics
8 12 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.49%) SaaS
10 7 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.74%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.60%) BlueKai
12 4 (0.60%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 4 (0.60%) PaaS
12 4 (0.60%) Serverless
13 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.79%) Internet
2 6 (0.89%) Firewall
2 6 (0.89%) MVNO
2 6 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (0.89%) Skype
3 5 (0.74%) VoLTE
4 4 (0.60%) 3G
4 4 (0.60%) 4G
5 3 (0.45%) ASN.1
5 3 (0.45%) Intranet
5 3 (0.45%) MPLS
6 2 (0.30%) Broadband
6 2 (0.30%) HTTP
6 2 (0.30%) PSTN
6 2 (0.30%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.30%) SDH
6 2 (0.30%) VoIP
6 2 (0.30%) VoWiFi
6 2 (0.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (30.51%) Power BI
2 188 (27.98%) Data Warehouse
3 159 (23.66%) SQL Server
4 99 (14.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 93 (13.84%) Big Data
6 89 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (10.57%) Data Lake
8 58 (8.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
10 42 (6.25%) Hadoop
11 35 (5.21%) Qlik Sense
12 33 (4.91%) Relational Database
13 32 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (3.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 25 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (3.72%) QlikView
15 19 (2.83%) MySQL
15 19 (2.83%) Oracle Database
16 18 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (2.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (5.36%) JIRA
2 13 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.04%) JDeveloper
6 7 (1.04%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.74%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.74%) Toad
8 4 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.45%) JMeter
10 2 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.30%) CMake
10 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 161 (23.96%) Finance
2 59 (8.78%) Telecoms
3 44 (6.55%) Marketing
4 43 (6.40%) Retail
5 32 (4.76%) Legal
5 32 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.98%) Electronics
7 16 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.08%) Publishing
9 7 (1.04%) Banking
9 7 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (0.89%) Back Office
10 6 (0.89%) Billing
11 5 (0.74%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.60%) Advertising
12 4 (0.60%) German Language
13 3 (0.45%) Automotive
14 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (26.19%) Developer
2 170 (25.30%) Analyst
3 81 (12.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 73 (10.86%) Architect
5 61 (9.08%) Business Analyst
6 59 (8.78%) Project Manager
7 55 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 53 (7.89%) Consultant
9 44 (6.55%) Data Analyst
10 33 (4.91%) Data Architect
11 29 (4.32%) SQL Developer
12 27 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 26 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.57%) Power BI Developer
15 20 (2.98%) Azure Developer
15 20 (2.98%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 20 (2.98%) ETL Developer
16 19 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 18 (2.68%) Azure Architect
18 17 (2.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.80%) .NET
2 26 (3.87%) Kafka
3 25 (3.72%) jQuery
4 21 (3.13%) Web Services
5 20 (2.98%) XML
6 18 (2.68%) CSS
7 16 (2.38%) HTML
8 14 (2.08%) JSON
8 14 (2.08%) REST
9 12 (1.79%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.64%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
11 10 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (1.34%) TensorFlow
12 9 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.04%) Keras
13 7 (1.04%) Pandas
13 7 (1.04%) PySpark
13 7 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.72%) NHS
5 21 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (1.93%) User Experience
8 12 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.49%) PMI
10 8 (1.19%) Life Science
11 7 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.04%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.74%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.60%) Fintech
14 4 (0.60%) Oracle Exalytics
14 4 (0.60%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.36%) Linux
1 36 (5.36%) Windows
2 13 (1.93%) VMS
3 11 (1.64%) Unix
4 7 (1.04%) AIX
5 4 (0.60%) Solaris
5 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.30%) VME
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) Android
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (29.46%) Analytics
2 126 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (17.71%) Data Modelling
4 116 (17.26%) ETL
5 79 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 78 (11.61%) Project Management
7 75 (11.16%) Migration
8 73 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (7.89%) Data Analysis
11 47 (6.99%) Data Science
12 43 (6.40%) Business Analysis
13 41 (6.10%) Data Analytics
13 41 (6.10%) Scrum
14 38 (5.65%) Data Governance
15 37 (5.51%) Data Management
15 37 (5.51%) Data Visualisation
15 37 (5.51%) ERP
16 34 (5.06%) Data Architecture
16 34 (5.06%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 228 (33.93%) SQL
2 55 (8.18%) Python
3 44 (6.55%) C#
4 40 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 39 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 32 (4.76%) Java
7 30 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 29 (4.32%) R
9 23 (3.42%) VBA
10 20 (2.98%) C
11 17 (2.53%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.49%) Go
13 8 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.19%) U-SQL
14 7 (1.04%) C++
15 6 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.89%) VB
16 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (9.08%) Degree
2 53 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.40%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.68%) ISEB
5 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.93%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.19%) PMP
8 6 (0.89%) CBAP
9 5 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.60%) MCDST
10 4 (0.60%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.45%) MCSE
11 3 (0.45%) PhD
12 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.18%) Data Quality
2 31 (4.61%) PMO
3 22 (3.27%) GDPR
4 13 (1.93%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.79%) QA
5 12 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.49%) GCP
7 6 (0.89%) SLA
8 3 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.45%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.30%) GxP
9 2 (0.30%) IFRS
10 1 (0.15%) GAMP
System Software
1 15 (2.23%) Hyper-V
2 10 (1.49%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.04%) Docker
4 7 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.60%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.04%) HP ALM
2 6 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.89%) Puppet
3 5 (0.74%) SCCM
3 5 (0.74%) SCOM
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
4 3 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.15%) Mesos
6 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 160 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 118 (17.56%) Oracle
3 94 (13.99%) SAP
4 75 (11.16%) Tableau
5 27 (4.02%) Google
5 27 (4.02%) Informatica
6 17 (2.53%) Cloudera
7 15 (2.23%) Cognos
7 15 (2.23%) IBM
7 15 (2.23%) Workday
8 14 (2.08%) HP
8 14 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
9 12 (1.79%) Talend
9 12 (1.79%) Vertica
10 11 (1.64%) Adobe
11 9 (1.34%) Teradata
11 9 (1.34%) VMware
12 7 (1.04%) hybris
12 7 (1.04%) Imperva
13 5 (0.74%) Veeam