Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 54 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 711 662 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.87% 3.99% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 4.62% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 421 483
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £264
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 13
South East median hourly rate £40.77 £40.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +138.24% -58.79%
10th Percentile £18.00 £22.50 £14.90
90th Percentile £73.75 £50.00 £48.50
England median hourly rate £24.66 £26.50 £27.96
% change year-on-year -6.94% -5.22% -17.16%

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 12,766 14,324 13,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.37% 86.33% 84.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,576 8,537 7,872
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £261
90th Percentile £610 £588 £570
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 510 487
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £61.38 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.76 £21.25 £23.48
% change year-on-year +16.49% -9.50% -0.09%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +3 251 £475 - 84
Hampshire +28 189 £473 +5.00% 30
Berkshire 0 187 £475 +7.34% 34
Surrey +17 114 £425 - 24
West Sussex +31 70 £413 -6.25% 11
East Sussex +12 51 £425 -2.86% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 46 £488 -11.36% 34
Kent +7 29 £438 +30.11% 11
Oxfordshire +10 18 £475 - 17
Middlesex +8 3 £475 +35.71%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 291 (40.93%) SQL
2 255 (35.86%) Power Platform
3 254 (35.72%) Power BI
4 174 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (24.05%) Finance
6 165 (23.21%) Microsoft
7 161 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
8 144 (20.25%) SAP
9 143 (20.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 141 (19.83%) Azure
11 136 (19.13%) SQL Server
12 135 (18.99%) ETL
13 131 (18.42%) Data Modelling
14 124 (17.44%) Analytics
15 109 (15.33%) Telecoms
16 107 (15.05%) Security Cleared
17 92 (12.94%) Oracle
18 90 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 89 (12.52%) SC Cleared
20 82 (11.53%) Manufacturing
20 82 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
21 81 (11.39%) Marketing
22 80 (11.25%) DevOps
23 79 (11.11%) Public Sector
24 75 (10.55%) Tableau
24 75 (10.55%) Programme Management
25 70 (9.85%) T-SQL
26 69 (9.70%) Migration
27 68 (9.56%) Management Information System
27 68 (9.56%) Digital Marketing

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 28 (3.94%) Confluence
2 26 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.27%) SAS
5 5 (0.70%) Apache
6 4 (0.56%) CMS
7 3 (0.42%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.28%) Documentum
8 2 (0.28%) JBoss
8 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 61 (8.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.70%) Primavera
4 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.70%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.70%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.42%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.28%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.28%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 255 (35.86%) Power Platform
2 141 (19.83%) Azure
3 35 (4.92%) PaaS
4 29 (4.08%) AWS
5 28 (3.94%) SaaS
6 20 (2.81%) IaaS
7 18 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
7 18 (2.53%) Office 365
8 16 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (2.11%) iPaaS
10 14 (1.97%) GCP
11 13 (1.83%) Serverless
12 9 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
12 9 (1.27%) PowerApps
13 8 (1.13%) Amazon S3
13 8 (1.13%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Flow
15 5 (0.70%) Trello
16 4 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.41%) DNS
2 9 (1.27%) Firewall
3 5 (0.70%) Skype
4 4 (0.56%) Internet
4 4 (0.56%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.56%) Multicast
4 4 (0.56%) SSL
4 4 (0.56%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.28%) 2G
5 2 (0.28%) 3G
5 2 (0.28%) 4G
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.28%) DHCP
5 2 (0.28%) IKE
5 2 (0.28%) Network Security
5 2 (0.28%) RFID
5 2 (0.28%) SMS
5 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.28%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (35.72%) Power BI
2 161 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
3 143 (20.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (19.13%) SQL Server
5 90 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (8.72%) Big Data
6 62 (8.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (8.30%) Data Lake
8 55 (7.74%) BusinessObjects
9 46 (6.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 41 (5.77%) Relational Database
11 32 (4.50%) SAP BW
11 32 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (3.94%) SQL Server 2016
13 26 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 24 (3.38%) Oracle Database
15 23 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
15 23 (3.23%) Data Mart
16 22 (3.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 22 (3.09%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 37 (5.20%) JIRA
2 24 (3.38%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (1.41%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.98%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.98%) Toad
7 6 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.70%) Pivotal Tracker
9 3 (0.42%) ERwin
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.28%) JUnit
10 2 (0.28%) Maven
10 2 (0.28%) webpack
11 1 (0.14%) git-flow
11 1 (0.14%) GoCD
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 171 (24.05%) Finance
2 109 (15.33%) Telecoms
3 82 (11.53%) Manufacturing
4 81 (11.39%) Marketing
5 79 (11.11%) Public Sector
6 66 (9.28%) Electronics
7 29 (4.08%) Legal
8 25 (3.52%) Retail
9 20 (2.81%) Banking
10 14 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.55%) Back Office
12 8 (1.13%) Military
13 7 (0.98%) Billing
14 6 (0.84%) Publishing
15 5 (0.70%) Police
16 4 (0.56%) Local Government
17 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.28%) Advertising
18 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 204 (28.69%) Developer
2 141 (19.83%) Analyst
3 84 (11.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 59 (8.30%) Architect
5 54 (7.59%) Consultant
6 51 (7.17%) Business Analyst
7 44 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 40 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 37 (5.20%) Project Manager
10 34 (4.78%) Data Analyst
10 34 (4.78%) Power BI Developer
11 33 (4.64%) DBA
12 27 (3.80%) Data Architect
13 26 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 22 (3.09%) SAP Developer
15 21 (2.95%) Azure Engineer
16 20 (2.81%) Data Engineer
16 20 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
17 19 (2.67%) Windows Engineer
18 18 (2.53%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.22%) .NET
2 25 (3.52%) REST
3 17 (2.39%) MDX
4 15 (2.11%) SOAP
5 12 (1.69%) JSON
6 10 (1.41%) CSS
6 10 (1.41%) J2EE
6 10 (1.41%) Kafka
7 8 (1.13%) Middleware
7 8 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (0.98%) HTML
8 7 (0.98%) XML
9 6 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.84%) Ultra Messaging
9 6 (0.84%) Web Services
10 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.70%) jQuery
10 5 (0.70%) Velocity
11 4 (0.56%) ADO
11 4 (0.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.56%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (3.09%) NHS
4 17 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.97%) Life Science
7 9 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.27%) Reinsurance
8 8 (1.13%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.13%) User Experience
9 7 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.70%) Clustering
10 5 (0.70%) Contract for Difference
10 5 (0.70%) Learning Management System
10 5 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.70%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.70%) Replication
11 3 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.63%) Windows
2 31 (4.36%) Linux
3 27 (3.80%) Unix
4 23 (3.23%) AIX
5 21 (2.95%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.70%) VMS
10 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.28%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) Android
12 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (18.99%) ETL
3 131 (18.42%) Data Modelling
4 124 (17.44%) Analytics
5 80 (11.25%) DevOps
6 75 (10.55%) Programme Management
7 69 (9.70%) Migration
8 68 (9.56%) Digital Marketing
9 63 (8.86%) Visualisation
10 52 (7.31%) Scrum
11 48 (6.75%) Process Improvement
12 47 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
12 47 (6.61%) Project Management
13 46 (6.47%) ERP
13 46 (6.47%) Project Delivery
14 45 (6.33%) CRM
15 43 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (5.91%) Configuration Management
17 40 (5.63%) Data Analysis
18 39 (5.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (40.93%) SQL
2 70 (9.85%) T-SQL
3 53 (7.45%) PL/SQL
4 47 (6.61%) Python
5 45 (6.33%) C#
6 31 (4.36%) PowerShell
7 28 (3.94%) R
8 26 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 24 (3.38%) VBA
10 23 (3.23%) Java
11 19 (2.67%) ABAP
12 18 (2.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 18 (2.53%) JavaScript
13 12 (1.69%) C
13 12 (1.69%) VB
14 9 (1.27%) COBOL
14 9 (1.27%) VB6
15 7 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.98%) U-SQL
16 6 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 107 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 89 (12.52%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.61%) Degree
4 26 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (1.41%) MCSA
8 9 (1.27%) ISEB
8 9 (1.27%) MCSE
9 8 (1.13%) PMP
10 7 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.70%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.56%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.28%) HNC
14 2 (0.28%) OCP
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.31%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.53%) PMO
3 14 (1.97%) SLA
4 13 (1.83%) QA
5 7 (0.98%) GDPR
6 4 (0.56%) GxP
7 2 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) GAAP
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.70%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.70%) Docker
4 5 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.42%) HDFS
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.28%) XenApp
7 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (1.27%) Ansible
3 7 (0.98%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.84%) HP ALM
4 6 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.84%) Puppet
4 6 (0.84%) Terraform
5 5 (0.70%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.70%) SCCM
6 4 (0.56%) Consul
6 4 (0.56%) Mesos
6 4 (0.56%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.42%) Packer
7 3 (0.42%) SCOM
8 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.28%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 165 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 144 (20.25%) SAP
3 92 (12.94%) Oracle
4 75 (10.55%) Tableau
5 25 (3.52%) Databricks
6 23 (3.23%) Informatica
7 19 (2.67%) IBM
8 14 (1.97%) Remedy
9 13 (1.83%) Workday
10 12 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
11 11 (1.55%) webMethods
12 10 (1.41%) BEA
12 10 (1.41%) Google
12 10 (1.41%) VMware
13 9 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.27%) Splunk
14 8 (1.13%) Cognos
14 8 (1.13%) HP
15 5 (0.70%) Cisco
15 5 (0.70%) TIBCO