Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 49 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 599 689 660
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.28% 4.37% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 4.99% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 462 449
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £300
90th Percentile £588 £588 £576
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £35.50 £41.40 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.25% -1.43% +24.44%
10th Percentile £18.25 £22.65 £31.15
90th Percentile £72.88 £54.90 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year +68.67% -39.42% +9.60%

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 7,974 13,806 14,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.63% 87.64% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,673 8,369 8,410
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £285
90th Percentile £603 £606 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 487 443
Median hourly rate £23.19 £24.91 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £10.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.96
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.91 £23.38
% change year-on-year +0.36% +6.57% -6.50%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South East over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the South East

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South East over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +17 273 £475 - 51
Berkshire +20 216 £490 +1.03% 26
Hampshire +30 103 £500 +6.38% 21
Surrey +28 98 £444 +10.94% 21
West Sussex +22 54 £475 +15.15% 18
Buckinghamshire -2 41 £425 +13.18% 10
East Sussex +22 28 £450 +50.00% 8
Kent +19 24 £425 -19.05% 1
Oxfordshire +15 16 £438 -4.11% 15
Sussex 0 8 £481 -3.75%
Middlesex +13 1 - -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 304 (50.75%) SQL
2 275 (45.91%) Power Platform
3 274 (45.74%) Power BI
4 241 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (35.39%) Analytics
6 179 (29.88%) Microsoft
7 175 (29.22%) Azure
8 147 (24.54%) Data Modelling
9 142 (23.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 120 (20.03%) DevOps
11 119 (19.87%) Data Lake
11 119 (19.87%) Oracle
12 116 (19.37%) Data Warehouse
13 113 (18.86%) ETL
13 113 (18.86%) Finance
14 100 (16.69%) SAP
15 89 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
16 82 (13.69%) Data Management
17 72 (12.02%) Microsoft Excel
18 71 (11.85%) SQL Server
19 70 (11.69%) Python
19 70 (11.69%) Visualisation
20 69 (11.52%) Visual Studio
21 66 (11.02%) Migration
22 65 (10.85%) PL/SQL
23 64 (10.68%) Tableau
24 62 (10.35%) Public Sector
25 60 (10.02%) Security Cleared
26 57 (9.52%) Windows
27 56 (9.35%) Telecoms

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 47 (7.85%) Confluence
2 28 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 27 (4.51%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.34%) SAS
6 7 (1.17%) Apache
6 7 (1.17%) SAP Portal
7 5 (0.83%) IIS
8 4 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 72 (12.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.67%) SPSS
6 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.33%) InVision
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (1.00%) SAP PSCD
8 4 (0.67%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.33%) Maximo
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 275 (45.91%) Power Platform
2 175 (29.22%) Azure
3 48 (8.01%) PaaS
4 42 (7.01%) IaaS
5 33 (5.51%) AWS
6 23 (3.84%) Azure Data Factory
7 22 (3.67%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (2.17%) PowerApps
9 12 (2.00%) SaaS
10 11 (1.84%) Data Lake Analytics
11 9 (1.50%) Serverless
12 8 (1.34%) Google Analytics
13 7 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.83%) Office 365
15 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Flow
16 3 (0.50%) GCP
17 2 (0.33%) Azure Functions
18 1 (0.17%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.00%) Firewall
1 6 (1.00%) FTP
1 6 (1.00%) HTTP
2 5 (0.83%) Skype
3 4 (0.67%) VoIP
4 3 (0.50%) DNS
4 3 (0.50%) Internet
4 3 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.50%) Wireless
5 2 (0.33%) LAN
5 2 (0.33%) Network Security
5 2 (0.33%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) IPsec
6 1 (0.17%) Multicast
6 1 (0.17%) NAS
6 1 (0.17%) SDH
6 1 (0.17%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (45.74%) Power BI
2 142 (23.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 119 (19.87%) Data Lake
4 116 (19.37%) Data Warehouse
5 71 (11.85%) SQL Server
6 54 (9.02%) Big Data
7 52 (8.68%) HDInsight
8 48 (8.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (7.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 38 (6.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 33 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
11 33 (5.51%) Oracle Database
11 33 (5.51%) Oracle ODI
12 29 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (4.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (3.67%) Qlik Sense
15 22 (3.67%) Relational Database
16 21 (3.51%) OLAP
17 20 (3.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 69 (11.52%) Visual Studio
2 48 (8.01%) JIRA
3 22 (3.67%) Bitbucket
4 18 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.00%) ERwin
6 6 (1.00%) NWDS
7 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.83%) PowerBuilder
7 5 (0.83%) Toad
8 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.17%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 113 (18.86%) Finance
2 62 (10.35%) Public Sector
3 56 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 47 (7.85%) Manufacturing
5 46 (7.68%) Marketing
6 39 (6.51%) Electronics
7 16 (2.67%) Legal
8 15 (2.50%) Retail
9 13 (2.17%) Publishing
10 9 (1.50%) Local Government
11 8 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.00%) Law
13 5 (0.83%) Automotive
13 5 (0.83%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.50%) Billing
15 2 (0.33%) Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Military
15 2 (0.33%) Police
16 1 (0.17%) Back Office
16 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (32.22%) Developer
2 135 (22.54%) Analyst
3 70 (11.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 57 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 51 (8.51%) Architect
6 45 (7.51%) Data Analyst
7 34 (5.68%) Business Analyst
8 33 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 31 (5.18%) Consultant
10 27 (4.51%) Project Manager
11 26 (4.34%) Power BI Developer
12 25 (4.17%) Data Engineer
13 24 (4.01%) Data Architect
13 24 (4.01%) SQL Developer
14 21 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
14 21 (3.51%) Scala Developer
15 20 (3.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.34%) Azure Engineer
16 19 (3.17%) OBIEE Developer
16 19 (3.17%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.84%) XML
2 22 (3.67%) J2EE
3 18 (3.01%) HTML
4 16 (2.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 15 (2.50%) Web Services
6 13 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.00%) JSON
7 12 (2.00%) REST
8 11 (1.84%) .NET
8 11 (1.84%) SOAP
9 10 (1.67%) MDX
9 10 (1.67%) XSLT
10 8 (1.34%) Web Dynpro
10 8 (1.34%) XSD
11 7 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.17%) React
12 6 (1.00%) CSS
12 6 (1.00%) SAP PI
12 6 (1.00%) SAP XI
13 5 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 89 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.67%) Data Structures
3 24 (4.01%) NHS
4 17 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
6 11 (1.84%) PACS
7 10 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.50%) e-Health
8 9 (1.50%) LIMS
9 8 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.17%) User Experience
10 7 (1.17%) W3C
11 6 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.67%) Life Science
12 4 (0.67%) Mashup
13 3 (0.50%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.50%) PKI
13 3 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.52%) Windows
2 22 (3.67%) Linux
3 18 (3.01%) VMS
4 8 (1.34%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.83%) AIX
7 3 (0.50%) Unix
7 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.50%) zOS
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (35.39%) Analytics
3 147 (24.54%) Data Modelling
4 120 (20.03%) DevOps
5 113 (18.86%) ETL
6 82 (13.69%) Data Management
7 70 (11.69%) Visualisation
8 66 (11.02%) Migration
9 55 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
10 54 (9.02%) ERP
11 52 (8.68%) Scrum
11 52 (8.68%) Security Testing
11 52 (8.68%) Test Automation
12 48 (8.01%) Project Management
13 47 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (7.68%) Data-Driven Testing
15 44 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
16 43 (7.18%) Configuration Management
17 42 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (6.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (50.75%) SQL
2 70 (11.69%) Python
3 65 (10.85%) PL/SQL
4 52 (8.68%) T-SQL
5 45 (7.51%) Java
6 43 (7.18%) PowerShell
7 42 (7.01%) Scala
8 29 (4.84%) R
9 28 (4.67%) JavaScript
10 20 (3.34%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.84%) ABAP
12 16 (2.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 15 (2.50%) C
14 9 (1.50%) C#
15 7 (1.17%) VB
16 6 (1.00%) VBA
17 4 (0.67%) C++
17 4 (0.67%) COBOL
18 3 (0.50%) JCL
18 3 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (10.02%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.84%) Degree
4 9 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.00%) PMP
7 4 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.67%) CIMA
8 3 (0.50%) ACCA
8 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.50%) SANS
9 2 (0.33%) CISSP
9 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.33%) PhD
9 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CCA
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.17%) QA
2 15 (2.50%) GDPR
3 12 (2.00%) PMO
4 10 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.50%) HL7
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) NIST
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 40 (6.68%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.00%) NFS
3 5 (0.83%) Docker
4 3 (0.50%) HDFS
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.83%) Kubernetes
1 5 (0.83%) Oozie
2 3 (0.50%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.17%) MIIS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
4 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 179 (29.88%) Microsoft
2 119 (19.87%) Oracle
3 100 (16.69%) SAP
4 64 (10.68%) Tableau
5 39 (6.51%) Informatica
6 29 (4.84%) webMethods
7 22 (3.67%) BEA
8 18 (3.01%) Adobe
9 17 (2.84%) Databricks
10 12 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
11 11 (1.84%) Google
12 10 (1.67%) Alteryx
13 9 (1.50%) Cloudera
13 9 (1.50%) Cognos
13 9 (1.50%) Hortonworks
14 8 (1.34%) IBM
14 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (1.00%) Hyperion
16 5 (0.83%) Ensighten
16 5 (0.83%) Tealium