Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 703 667 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.15% 4.18% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 4.79% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 452 444
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £291 £305 £300
90th Percentile £588 £588 £557
England median daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
South East median hourly rate £19.31 £42.50 £35.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.56% +18.30% -15.47%
10th Percentile £14.18 £22.65 £23.94
90th Percentile £73.40 £78.17 £44.13
England median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +47.73% -40.54% +25.42%

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 9,689 13,924 14,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.79% 87.31% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,832 8,349 8,448
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £580
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 487 430
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £26.65 £24.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.94% +9.72% +7.96%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.02 £50.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.65 £23.50
% change year-on-year -4.86% +0.64% -2.08%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 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 +18 309 £450 - 66
Berkshire +19 248 £450 - 32
Hampshire +52 151 £475 +7.04% 30
Surrey +15 100 £438 +2.94% 31
West Sussex +38 66 £475 +15.15% 20
Buckinghamshire +1 42 £425 -1.45% 21
East Sussex +21 36 £425 +32.81% 6
Kent +18 24 £475 -9.52% 2
Oxfordshire +3 19 £388 -13.89% 13
Sussex -1 9 £481 -3.75%
Middlesex +4 1 - - 1
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 360 (51.21%) SQL
2 300 (42.67%) Power BI
2 300 (42.67%) Power Platform
3 244 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (31.01%) Microsoft
5 215 (30.58%) Analytics
6 194 (27.60%) Azure
7 182 (25.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 154 (21.91%) Finance
9 152 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
10 141 (20.06%) ETL
11 132 (18.78%) Oracle
11 132 (18.78%) DevOps
12 127 (18.07%) Data Lake
13 121 (17.21%) Data Modelling
14 112 (15.93%) SQL Server
15 110 (15.65%) SAP
16 94 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
17 86 (12.23%) Telecoms
18 83 (11.81%) Visual Studio
18 83 (11.81%) Public Sector
19 79 (11.24%) Data Management
20 78 (11.10%) PL/SQL
21 76 (10.81%) Security Cleared
22 75 (10.67%) Microsoft Excel
23 74 (10.53%) Visualisation
24 73 (10.38%) Marketing
25 72 (10.24%) Python
25 72 (10.24%) Manufacturing
26 71 (10.10%) Tableau

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 42 (5.97%) Confluence
2 34 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 30 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.42%) Apache
5 13 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.42%) SAS
6 10 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.71%) SAP Portal
8 4 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.43%) IIS
9 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) CMS
11 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (10.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.56%) SPSS
5 8 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 35 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.57%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.14%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 300 (42.67%) Power Platform
2 194 (27.60%) Azure
3 52 (7.40%) PaaS
4 43 (6.12%) IaaS
5 34 (4.84%) Data Lake Analytics
6 27 (3.84%) Azure Data Factory
7 24 (3.41%) SaaS
8 21 (2.99%) AWS
9 18 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (2.28%) Serverless
11 14 (1.99%) Azure Machine Learning
12 11 (1.56%) iPaaS
12 11 (1.56%) Office 365
13 10 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
13 10 (1.42%) Google Analytics
14 8 (1.14%) PowerApps
15 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Flow
16 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.43%) Azure Functions
17 2 (0.28%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.28%) DNS
2 5 (0.71%) Firewall
2 5 (0.71%) Skype
3 4 (0.57%) VoIP
3 4 (0.57%) Wireless
4 3 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.28%) Multicast
6 1 (0.14%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) IKE
6 1 (0.14%) Internet
6 1 (0.14%) LAN
6 1 (0.14%) PPP
6 1 (0.14%) SDH
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (42.67%) Power BI
2 182 (25.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 152 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
4 127 (18.07%) Data Lake
5 112 (15.93%) SQL Server
6 70 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (9.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 61 (8.68%) Big Data
9 54 (7.68%) HDInsight
10 52 (7.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 50 (7.11%) Oracle ODI
12 48 (6.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 48 (6.83%) Oracle Database
13 35 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
15 28 (3.98%) Qlik Sense
16 26 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 26 (3.70%) NoSQL
16 26 (3.70%) QlikView
16 26 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 51 (7.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 47 (6.69%) JIRA
4 23 (3.27%) Bitbucket
5 13 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (1.42%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.71%) tSQLt
9 4 (0.57%) ERwin
9 4 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
9 4 (0.57%) Toad
10 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.28%) Subversion
12 1 (0.14%) ER Studio
12 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.14%) MSTest
12 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 154 (21.91%) Finance
2 86 (12.23%) Telecoms
3 83 (11.81%) Public Sector
4 73 (10.38%) Marketing
5 72 (10.24%) Manufacturing
6 61 (8.68%) Electronics
7 27 (3.84%) Legal
8 16 (2.28%) Retail
9 13 (1.85%) Publishing
10 9 (1.28%) Local Government
11 8 (1.14%) Banking
11 8 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.85%) Automotive
13 4 (0.57%) Back Office
13 4 (0.57%) Billing
14 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.28%) French Language
15 2 (0.28%) Military
15 2 (0.28%) Police
Job Titles
1 209 (29.73%) Developer
2 176 (25.04%) Analyst
3 80 (11.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 57 (8.11%) Data Analyst
5 51 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 49 (6.97%) Architect
7 42 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 39 (5.55%) Business Analyst
9 38 (5.41%) Consultant
10 33 (4.69%) Data Engineer
11 29 (4.13%) SQL Developer
12 28 (3.98%) Project Manager
13 27 (3.84%) Service Analyst
14 26 (3.70%) Power BI Developer
15 25 (3.56%) Azure Engineer
16 24 (3.41%) Service Transition Analyst
16 24 (3.41%) Transition Analyst
17 23 (3.27%) OBIEE Developer
17 23 (3.27%) Oracle Developer
18 22 (3.13%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.56%) HTML
1 25 (3.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 23 (3.27%) J2EE
3 22 (3.13%) MDX
4 21 (2.99%) .NET
5 17 (2.42%) REST
6 15 (2.13%) SOAP
7 14 (1.99%) XML
8 12 (1.71%) Web Services
9 11 (1.56%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.42%) XSLT
11 8 (1.14%) React
12 7 (1.00%) CSS
12 7 (1.00%) JSON
12 7 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (1.00%) Web Dynpro
13 4 (0.57%) jQuery
13 4 (0.57%) OAuth
13 4 (0.57%) OAuth2
14 3 (0.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.13%) Data Structures
3 26 (3.70%) NHS
4 22 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.99%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.00%) Derivative
8 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.85%) PACS
9 6 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.57%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.57%) e-Health
10 4 (0.57%) Life Science
10 4 (0.57%) LIMS
10 4 (0.57%) Mashup
10 4 (0.57%) User Experience
11 2 (0.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (8.68%) Windows
2 30 (4.27%) Linux
3 17 (2.42%) Windows 10
4 13 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.85%) VMS
8 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.57%) AIX
9 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.43%) Unix
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) Android
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (30.58%) Analytics
3 141 (20.06%) ETL
4 132 (18.78%) DevOps
5 121 (17.21%) Data Modelling
6 79 (11.24%) Data Management
7 74 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 66 (9.39%) Digital Marketing
9 64 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
10 60 (8.53%) Programme Management
11 58 (8.25%) Migration
12 56 (7.97%) Test Automation
13 54 (7.68%) Infrastructure as Code
14 53 (7.54%) Project Management
15 52 (7.40%) Configuration Management
16 49 (6.97%) Security Testing
17 47 (6.69%) Data Science
18 46 (6.54%) Data-Driven Testing
18 46 (6.54%) Machine Learning
19 44 (6.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (51.21%) SQL
2 78 (11.10%) PL/SQL
3 72 (10.24%) Python
4 67 (9.53%) PowerShell
4 67 (9.53%) T-SQL
5 44 (6.26%) Scala
6 43 (6.12%) R
7 37 (5.26%) Java
8 33 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 23 (3.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (2.42%) C
10 17 (2.42%) C#
11 14 (1.99%) ABAP
12 12 (1.71%) VBA
13 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.71%) C++
15 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.57%) U-SQL
16 3 (0.43%) Perl
16 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 59 (8.39%) Degree
3 58 (8.25%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.42%) CIMA
6 9 (1.28%) ACCA
7 7 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.57%) PMP
9 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.28%) CCA
10 2 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.28%) HND
10 2 (0.28%) ISEB
11 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.84%) Data Quality
2 29 (4.13%) QA
3 20 (2.84%) GDPR
4 11 (1.56%) PMO
5 4 (0.57%) HL7
5 4 (0.57%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) NIST
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 31 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.85%) Docker
4 5 (0.71%) HDFS
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.28%) XenApp
5 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) Ansible
1 4 (0.57%) Oozie
1 4 (0.57%) SCCM
2 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.43%) Puppet
3 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.14%) Consul
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.14%) Mesos
4 1 (0.14%) MIIS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.14%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 218 (31.01%) Microsoft
2 132 (18.78%) Oracle
3 110 (15.65%) SAP
4 71 (10.10%) Tableau
5 28 (3.98%) Databricks
5 28 (3.98%) webMethods
6 23 (3.27%) BEA
7 19 (2.70%) Informatica
8 18 (2.56%) Adobe
9 12 (1.71%) Google
10 10 (1.42%) Cognos
10 10 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.28%) Alteryx
12 7 (1.00%) Cloudera
12 7 (1.00%) Ensighten
12 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.00%) Tealium
13 5 (0.71%) Workday
14 4 (0.57%) Splunk
14 4 (0.57%) VMware