Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 666 728 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.96% 4.38% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 5.30% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 481 561
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £555 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 14
South East median hourly rate £25.25 £42.50 £30.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.59% +38.35% +75.54%
10th Percentile £16.10 £15.60 £18.68
90th Percentile £40.43 £59.31 £47.50
England median hourly rate £35.85 £28.50 £26.34
% change year-on-year +25.79% +8.20% +27.71%

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 13933 13731 15560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.79% 82.58% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8291 9281
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 544 605
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -15 359 £450 +9.09% 48
Berkshire -10 215 £450 +12.50% 29
Surrey +28 95 £450 +12.50% 16
Buckinghamshire -23 92 £363 -12.12% 10
Hampshire -44 84 £375 -11.76% 19
Oxfordshire +26 52 £450 - 9
West Sussex -12 46 £350 -14.22% 4
East Sussex +12 19 £388 +4.73% 3
Middlesex +5 8 £465 -15.45% 1
Kent -24 6 £463 +7.56% 4
Sussex -3 2 £400 -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 242 (36.34%) SQL
2 223 (33.48%) Finance
3 168 (25.23%) Data Warehouse
3 168 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 143 (21.47%) SQL Server
6 139 (20.87%) Microsoft
7 138 (20.72%) SAP
8 134 (20.12%) Analytics
9 130 (19.52%) Oracle
10 125 (18.77%) Marketing
11 114 (17.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 109 (16.37%) ETL
13 108 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 101 (15.17%) Programme Management
14 101 (15.17%) Data Modelling
15 96 (14.41%) Digital Marketing
16 94 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
17 92 (13.81%) Manufacturing
18 88 (13.21%) Electronics
19 75 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
20 74 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
21 70 (10.51%) Power BI
22 69 (10.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 68 (10.21%) CRM
24 66 (9.91%) Project Management
25 65 (9.76%) Tableau
26 52 (7.81%) T-SQL
27 49 (7.36%) Big Data
28 48 (7.21%) PL/SQL

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 40 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.30%) SAS
3 19 (2.85%) CMS
4 18 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.65%) Alfresco
5 11 (1.65%) Drupal
5 11 (1.65%) Liferay
6 8 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.05%) Confluence
7 7 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.90%) MS Project Server
8 6 (0.90%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.60%) Apache
10 4 (0.60%) Mule
11 3 (0.45%) JBoss
11 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.75%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.45%) Lawson
6 3 (0.45%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.45%) Maximo
6 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.45%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.45%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.45%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.40%) Office 365
3 11 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.05%) Silverpop
6 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.60%) IaaS
8 3 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.45%) PaaS
9 2 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.30%) GitHub
9 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.30%) SaaS
9 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.30%) Yammer
10 1 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.05%) Skype
2 6 (0.90%) LDAP
3 4 (0.60%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.60%) MVNO
4 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.30%) DOCSIS
5 2 (0.30%) Firewall
5 2 (0.30%) SDH
5 2 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.15%) BGP
6 1 (0.15%) CTI
6 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) IPsec
6 1 (0.15%) MPLS
6 1 (0.15%) OSPF
6 1 (0.15%) RTP
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (25.23%) Data Warehouse
2 143 (21.47%) SQL Server
3 114 (17.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (10.51%) Power BI
6 69 (10.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (7.36%) Big Data
8 43 (6.46%) Oracle Reports
9 39 (5.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 31 (4.65%) Oracle Database
11 30 (4.50%) QlikView
12 29 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (3.90%) Hadoop
14 24 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 23 (3.45%) OLAP
16 22 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
18 19 (2.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (4.20%) Maven
2 24 (3.60%) JIRA
3 23 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 15 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.75%) JDeveloper
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.30%) GitLab
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.15%) Babel
12 1 (0.15%) git-flow
12 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 223 (33.48%) Finance
2 148 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 125 (18.77%) Marketing
4 92 (13.81%) Manufacturing
5 88 (13.21%) Electronics
6 31 (4.65%) Legal
7 21 (3.15%) Retail
8 16 (2.40%) Banking
9 10 (1.50%) Billing
9 10 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.20%) Back Office
10 8 (1.20%) Publishing
11 7 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.60%) German Language
14 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.45%) Local Government
14 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.15%) Military
15 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (30.93%) Developer
2 155 (23.27%) Analyst
3 84 (12.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 71 (10.66%) SQL Developer
5 70 (10.51%) Consultant
6 58 (8.71%) Business Analyst
7 51 (7.66%) Project Manager
8 45 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 41 (6.16%) Architect
10 35 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
11 26 (3.90%) Data Analyst
12 25 (3.75%) XML Consultant
12 25 (3.75%) XML Specialist
13 24 (3.60%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 23 (3.45%) Data Architect
15 22 (3.30%) Report Analyst
16 21 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
16 21 (3.15%) SQL Server Developer
16 21 (3.15%) SSAS Developer
17 20 (3.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.76%) XML
2 32 (4.80%) JSON
3 27 (4.05%) Swagger
3 27 (4.05%) XSLT
4 25 (3.75%) JSON Schema
4 25 (3.75%) WireMock
5 20 (3.00%) MDX
6 19 (2.85%) .NET
7 16 (2.40%) SOAP
7 16 (2.40%) Web Services
8 15 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 15 (2.25%) REST
9 9 (1.35%) Spring
9 9 (1.35%) WSDL
10 8 (1.20%) CSS
11 7 (1.05%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.05%) HTML
11 7 (1.05%) OLE
11 7 (1.05%) OLE DB
11 7 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.80%) User Experience
5 11 (1.65%) NHS
6 10 (1.50%) Social Media
7 9 (1.35%) PMI
8 8 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.05%) Life Science
9 7 (1.05%) Marketing Technology
10 5 (0.75%) LIMS
10 5 (0.75%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.60%) FMCG
12 3 (0.45%) IVR
12 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.70%) Unix
1 18 (2.70%) Windows
2 11 (1.65%) Linux
3 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.75%) Solaris
5 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.45%) Android
6 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.45%) Debian
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Fedora
8 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (20.12%) Analytics
3 109 (16.37%) ETL
4 101 (15.17%) Data Modelling
4 101 (15.17%) Programme Management
5 96 (14.41%) Digital Marketing
6 75 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (10.21%) CRM
8 66 (9.91%) Project Management
9 42 (6.31%) Data Management
9 42 (6.31%) Visualisation
10 38 (5.71%) ERP
11 37 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 37 (5.56%) Migration
11 37 (5.56%) Scrum
12 36 (5.41%) PRINCE2
13 35 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
14 34 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (4.95%) SDLC
16 32 (4.80%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 242 (36.34%) SQL
2 52 (7.81%) T-SQL
3 48 (7.21%) PL/SQL
4 41 (6.16%) C#
5 29 (4.35%) Java
6 27 (4.05%) XPath
7 16 (2.40%) Python
8 14 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.10%) VBA
9 13 (1.95%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 8 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.20%) VB
11 7 (1.05%) C++
11 7 (1.05%) R
11 7 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.90%) VBScript
13 4 (0.60%) ABAP
14 3 (0.45%) C
14 3 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (6.31%) Degree
2 21 (3.15%) PMI Certification
3 18 (2.70%) PMP
4 15 (2.25%) ISEB
5 14 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.75%) CISM
11 4 (0.60%) ACCA
11 4 (0.60%) CIMA
11 4 (0.60%) MCITP
12 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.30%) APMP
13 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.30%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.85%) QA
3 18 (2.70%) PMO
4 12 (1.80%) GDPR
5 7 (1.05%) SLA
6 5 (0.75%) GxP
6 5 (0.75%) IFRS
7 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.30%) GAMP
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.30%) P3O
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) Docker
2 5 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.30%) HDFS
5 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.30%) LXC
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.90%) Ansible
2 5 (0.75%) Puppet
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.45%) Oozie
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.30%) Ambari
5 2 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
6 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 139 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 138 (20.72%) SAP
3 130 (19.52%) Oracle
4 65 (9.76%) Tableau
5 23 (3.45%) Talend
6 22 (3.30%) Informatica
7 18 (2.70%) Cognos
8 15 (2.25%) Cloudera
8 15 (2.25%) IBM
9 11 (1.65%) OpenText
9 11 (1.65%) Teradata
10 10 (1.50%) Google
10 10 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.35%) Sybase
12 8 (1.20%) VMware
13 7 (1.05%) Hootsuite
13 7 (1.05%) Sitecore
13 7 (1.05%) Workday
14 6 (0.90%) Remedy