Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 31 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 254 696 663
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 5.94% 5.99% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 7.05% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 490 456
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £307 £292 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
Median hourly rate £47.00 £19.31 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.40% -59.35% +32.22%
10th Percentile £33.25 £14.27 £22.64
90th Percentile £62.03 £73.23 £78.58
England median hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +27.27% -43.95%

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 3,712 9,878 14,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.75% 84.99% 87.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,271 6,051 8,498
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £260 £257 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £597
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 423 455
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.28% -10.58% +23.81%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.05 £11.85
90th Percentile £58.00 £57.50 £51.15
Median hourly rate £26.79 £20.92 £21.76
% change year-on-year +28.07% -3.87% -0.14%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -8 91 £450 - 32
Hampshire +2 68 £474 -0.21% 23
Berkshire -19 49 £463 +2.78% 20
West Sussex +10 36 £450 -5.26% 8
Buckinghamshire +23 33 £463 +8.82% 8
Surrey +4 19 £425 -4.23% 12
Oxfordshire +17 9 £350 -9.68% 4
Kent +2 3 £340 -20.00% 10
East Sussex -2 3 £400 -5.88%
Middlesex +3 1 £600 - 1
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 88 (34.65%) Finance
2 83 (32.68%) SQL
3 78 (30.71%) SAP
4 75 (29.53%) Power Platform
5 72 (28.35%) Power BI
6 67 (26.38%) Public Sector
7 65 (25.59%) Telecoms
8 63 (24.80%) Manufacturing
8 63 (24.80%) Oracle
9 62 (24.41%) Marketing
10 59 (23.23%) Programme Management
11 58 (22.83%) Digital Marketing
12 57 (22.44%) Electronics
13 56 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
14 53 (20.87%) Data Modelling
15 46 (18.11%) Microsoft
16 44 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (15.75%) Azure
18 38 (14.96%) Analytics
19 37 (14.57%) Security Cleared
20 35 (13.78%) Migration
21 34 (13.39%) PL/SQL
21 34 (13.39%) NHS
22 33 (12.99%) ETL
23 30 (11.81%) Workflow
23 30 (11.81%) JIRA
24 28 (11.02%) ERP
24 28 (11.02%) Microsoft Excel
24 28 (11.02%) SQL Server
25 27 (10.63%) DevOps

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 24 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.66%) Confluence
3 17 (6.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (5.12%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.97%) SAP Portal
6 4 (1.57%) Apache
7 3 (1.18%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.18%) IIS
7 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Synapse
8 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (11.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.18%) SPSS
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.69%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (6.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (5.91%) Oracle Assets
2 15 (5.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 15 (5.91%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.97%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (1.18%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (1.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.79%) Maximo
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 75 (29.53%) Power Platform
2 40 (15.75%) Azure
3 25 (9.84%) Office 365
4 9 (3.54%) OneDrive
4 9 (3.54%) PowerApps
5 8 (3.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (2.36%) AWS
6 6 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.97%) Logic Apps
7 5 (1.97%) Power Automate
8 4 (1.57%) GitHub
8 4 (1.57%) Yammer
9 3 (1.18%) SaaS
9 3 (1.18%) WhatsApp
10 2 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon Neptune
11 1 (0.39%) Apigee
11 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.39%) PaaS
11 1 (0.39%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.36%) Firewall
2 5 (1.97%) DNS
2 5 (1.97%) WAN
3 4 (1.57%) DHCP
3 4 (1.57%) Intranet
4 3 (1.18%) SAN
4 3 (1.18%) Skype
5 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (28.35%) Power BI
2 44 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (11.02%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (7.87%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (6.69%) Big Data
7 17 (6.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 17 (6.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 17 (6.69%) SQLPlus
8 13 (5.12%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (4.72%) Data Lake
10 11 (4.33%) Tableau
11 10 (3.94%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (3.54%) SAP BW
13 8 (3.15%) QlikView
14 7 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (2.36%) NoSQL
15 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (11.81%) JIRA
2 17 (6.69%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (4.72%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.18%) ERwin
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.79%) ScriptRunner
7 2 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.39%) Gradle
8 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 88 (34.65%) Finance
2 67 (26.38%) Public Sector
3 65 (25.59%) Telecoms
4 63 (24.80%) Manufacturing
5 62 (24.41%) Marketing
6 57 (22.44%) Electronics
7 11 (4.33%) Retail
8 6 (2.36%) Automotive
8 6 (2.36%) Local Government
8 6 (2.36%) Publishing
9 5 (1.97%) Fire and Rescue
10 4 (1.57%) Law
11 2 (0.79%) German Language
12 1 (0.39%) Banking
12 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (29.92%) Developer
2 44 (17.32%) Analyst
3 29 (11.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 28 (11.02%) Architect
5 25 (9.84%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.30%) Data Analyst
7 14 (5.51%) Data Architect
8 13 (5.12%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 13 (5.12%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (5.12%) Power BI Developer
9 12 (4.72%) Consultant
9 12 (4.72%) Scala Developer
10 11 (4.33%) Oracle Specialist
11 10 (3.94%) IT Manager
12 9 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 9 (3.54%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.54%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Lead
14 7 (2.76%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.27%) XML
2 12 (4.72%) J2EE
3 8 (3.15%) .NET
3 8 (3.15%) HTML
4 5 (1.97%) .NET Core
4 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.97%) CSS
4 5 (1.97%) REST
4 5 (1.97%) SOAP
4 5 (1.97%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (1.57%) jQuery
5 4 (1.57%) JSON
5 4 (1.57%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.18%) RESTful
7 2 (0.79%) HTML5
7 2 (0.79%) OAuth
7 2 (0.79%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.39%) NHS
2 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.97%) User Experience
4 4 (1.57%) CMDB
5 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.18%) Robotics
5 3 (1.18%) Social Media
6 2 (0.79%) FMCG
6 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.79%) SystemC
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.39%) iPhone
7 1 (0.39%) Life Science
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.39%) PMI
7 1 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.48%) Windows
2 12 (4.72%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.18%) Linux
3 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.23%) Programme Management
2 58 (22.83%) Digital Marketing
3 56 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (20.87%) Data Modelling
5 38 (14.96%) Analytics
6 35 (13.78%) Migration
7 33 (12.99%) ETL
8 30 (11.81%) Workflow
9 28 (11.02%) ERP
10 27 (10.63%) DevOps
11 26 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (9.84%) Data Migration
13 22 (8.66%) Data Analysis
14 21 (8.27%) Process Improvement
15 20 (7.87%) Decision-Making
16 19 (7.48%) Test Scripting
16 19 (7.48%) Test Strategy
17 17 (6.69%) Configuration Management
17 17 (6.69%) Problem Management
17 17 (6.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.68%) SQL
2 34 (13.39%) PL/SQL
3 19 (7.48%) Java
4 17 (6.69%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.72%) Scala
6 9 (3.54%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.97%) ABAP
8 5 (1.97%) C
8 5 (1.97%) Python
9 4 (1.57%) C#
10 3 (1.18%) U-SQL
10 3 (1.18%) VB
11 2 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.79%) R
11 2 (0.79%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) ES6
12 1 (0.39%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.54%) Degree
5 4 (1.57%) APMP
6 3 (1.18%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.30%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.15%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) GDPR
3 3 (1.18%) QA
4 2 (0.79%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.69%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (2.76%) SCCM
4 5 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 78 (30.71%) SAP
2 63 (24.80%) Oracle
3 46 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.69%) webMethods
5 12 (4.72%) BEA
6 7 (2.76%) Adobe
6 7 (2.76%) IBM
7 6 (2.36%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.36%) Databricks
8 5 (1.97%) BiZZdesign
9 4 (1.57%) CA
9 4 (1.57%) Cisco
9 4 (1.57%) Citrix
9 4 (1.57%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.57%) Progress
9 4 (1.57%) Snow
9 4 (1.57%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.18%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.18%) Informatica
10 3 (1.18%) NetApp