Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 413 329 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.35% 5.67% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 7.09% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 234 357
South West median daily rate £420 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £269 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 6
South West median hourly rate £45.25 £28.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.61% -6.67% -32.01%
10th Percentile £36.13 £15.00 £28.13
90th Percentile £49.40 £50.52 £110.00
England median hourly rate £35.85 £28.50 £25.44
% change year-on-year +25.79% +12.03% +27.20%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4570 4641 5272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2882 3120 3572
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 269 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the South West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the South West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the South West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the South West

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol +7 160 £389 +7.24% 19
Wiltshire +34 108 £425 - 10
Gloucestershire +21 60 £420 +1.20% 6
Somerset +3 30 £419 +13.95% 4
Devon -4 28 £370 +20.33%
Dorset -11 8 £313 -3.85% 1
Cornwall -10 1 £135 -61.43% 1
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 236 (57.14%) Finance
2 193 (46.73%) SAP
3 174 (42.13%) Manufacturing
4 173 (41.89%) Programme Management
4 173 (41.89%) Marketing
5 172 (41.65%) Telecoms
6 171 (41.40%) Electronics
6 171 (41.40%) Digital Marketing
7 131 (31.72%) SQL
8 130 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (25.91%) Data Warehouse
10 103 (24.94%) Security Cleared
11 81 (19.61%) SQL Server
12 80 (19.37%) ETL
13 69 (16.71%) Microsoft
14 62 (15.01%) Scrum
15 58 (14.04%) Oracle
16 54 (13.08%) C#
17 52 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 50 (12.11%) .NET
19 49 (11.86%) SC Cleared
20 46 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (10.65%) JavaScript
22 43 (10.41%) HTML
22 43 (10.41%) CSS
22 43 (10.41%) DV Cleared
22 43 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 40 (9.69%) MVC
24 39 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
24 39 (9.44%) Project Management

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 36 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.36%) SAS
3 17 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.18%) CMS
5 9 (2.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.21%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) nginx
7 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.69%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.69%) SAP FI
6 7 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (1.21%) SAP FI-AP
7 5 (1.21%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.48%) Workday HCM
10 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.48%) GitHub
4 2 (0.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Boomi
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.94%) Unified Communications
2 7 (1.69%) VPN
3 6 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.45%) ISDN
4 3 (0.73%) SMS
5 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.48%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) 3G
6 1 (0.24%) 4G
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) DSL
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (25.91%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 52 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (8.72%) BusinessObjects
5 36 (8.72%) Power BI
6 34 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (5.08%) Oracle Database
8 17 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (3.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 14 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (3.15%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.66%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (2.42%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (2.42%) QlikView
13 9 (2.18%) Big Data
13 9 (2.18%) Data Mining
13 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (5.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.15%) Selenium
3 12 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.66%) WebDriver
5 10 (2.42%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.42%) JIRA
5 10 (2.42%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.69%) Maven
6 7 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.45%) ERwin
8 5 (1.21%) Subversion
9 4 (0.97%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.97%) GitLab
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.97%) PhpStorm
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.48%) TestRail
11 2 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 236 (57.14%) Finance
2 174 (42.13%) Manufacturing
3 173 (41.89%) Marketing
4 172 (41.65%) Telecoms
5 171 (41.40%) Electronics
6 18 (4.36%) Retail
7 14 (3.39%) Banking
8 10 (2.42%) Military
9 7 (1.69%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.97%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 171 (41.40%) Developer
2 65 (15.74%) Analyst
3 50 (12.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 27 (6.54%) Architect
5 25 (6.05%) C# Developer
6 24 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 23 (5.57%) SharePoint Developer
8 21 (5.08%) .NET Developer
8 21 (5.08%) Consultant
9 19 (4.60%) Business Developer
10 17 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.63%) CRM Developer
12 13 (3.15%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.15%) SSIS Developer
13 12 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.91%) Data Architect
13 12 (2.91%) Power BI Developer
13 12 (2.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.11%) .NET
2 43 (10.41%) CSS
2 43 (10.41%) HTML
3 30 (7.26%) ASP.NET
4 29 (7.02%) SOAP
5 27 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (5.81%) AngularJS
6 24 (5.81%) JSON
6 24 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (5.33%) REST
8 21 (5.08%) jQuery
9 17 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (3.63%) XML
11 6 (1.45%) Angular 2
12 5 (1.21%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.21%) Java EE
12 5 (1.21%) JPA
12 5 (1.21%) Spring
12 5 (1.21%) Spring MVC
13 4 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 32 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.94%) Driving Licence
5 8 (1.94%) User Experience
6 6 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.21%) NHS
8 2 (0.48%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.48%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.48%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.24%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.24%) Life Science
9 1 (0.24%) PKI
9 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.36%) Linux
2 15 (3.63%) Windows
3 8 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.69%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.45%) Unix
5 6 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.97%) VMS
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (41.89%) Programme Management
2 171 (41.40%) Digital Marketing
3 130 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (19.37%) ETL
5 62 (15.01%) Scrum
6 40 (9.69%) MVC
7 39 (9.44%) Project Management
7 39 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (9.20%) Data Modelling
9 34 (8.23%) Workflow
10 30 (7.26%) CRM
11 28 (6.78%) Data Analysis
12 26 (6.30%) PRINCE2
13 25 (6.05%) ITIL
14 23 (5.57%) Kimball Methodology
15 22 (5.33%) DevOps
15 22 (5.33%) SDLC
16 19 (4.60%) Dimensional Modelling
16 19 (4.60%) Document Management
17 18 (4.36%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (31.72%) SQL
2 54 (13.08%) C#
3 44 (10.65%) JavaScript
4 31 (7.51%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.36%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.18%) Java
7 8 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.97%) PHP
8 4 (0.97%) R
8 4 (0.97%) VBA
9 2 (0.48%) C
9 2 (0.48%) Dart
9 2 (0.48%) Ruby
9 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.24%) Python
10 1 (0.24%) Scala
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (24.94%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 43 (10.41%) DV Cleared
4 36 (8.72%) Degree
5 15 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.18%) HND
6 9 (2.18%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.94%) CLAS
8 7 (1.69%) NVQ Level 4
9 6 (1.45%) CISM
9 6 (1.45%) CISSP
9 6 (1.45%) IISP
10 4 (0.97%) ISEB
11 3 (0.73%) HNC
12 2 (0.48%) MCSA
12 2 (0.48%) MCSE
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.48%) PMP
12 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.84%) QA
2 13 (3.15%) JSP 440
3 9 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.69%) SLA
5 6 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.45%) PMO
6 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.48%) IFRS
7 2 (0.48%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.21%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.94%) Ansible
2 7 (1.69%) Puppet
3 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 193 (46.73%) SAP
2 69 (16.71%) Microsoft
3 58 (14.04%) Oracle
4 36 (8.72%) Tableau
5 23 (5.57%) Teradata
6 18 (4.36%) Nintex
7 15 (3.63%) Cognos
8 10 (2.42%) IBM
9 7 (1.69%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.97%) Netezza
13 3 (0.73%) Equitrac
13 3 (0.73%) F5
13 3 (0.73%) HP
13 3 (0.73%) Workday
14 2 (0.48%) Cisco
14 2 (0.48%) Cloudera
14 2 (0.48%) Dell
14 2 (0.48%) Hortonworks