Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 2018 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 19 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 414 408 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.14% 7.49% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 9.00% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 298 230
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +17.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £260
90th Percentile £550 £575 £501
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 17
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £45.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +16.77% +29.17%
10th Percentile £37.50 £36.13 £22.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £49.40 £51.24
England median hourly rate £26.00 £28.35 £29.88
% change year-on-year -8.27% -5.14% +25.81%

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 4,930 4,535 4,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.00% 83.26% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,063 2,871 3,150
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £247
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 182 267
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +9.86% -4.05%
10th Percentile £11.77 £12.79 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.46% -1.30% +6.82%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 +1 163 £400 - 51
Wiltshire 0 106 £425 -0.12% 11
Gloucestershire -9 41 £450 +7.14% 10
Devon +8 34 £338 -8.78% 9
Somerset +12 33 £350 -12.50% 12
Dorset -4 6 £363 - 13
Cornwall -7 5 £365 +170.37% 3
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 185 (44.69%) Finance
2 162 (39.13%) Manufacturing
3 143 (34.54%) SAP
4 139 (33.57%) Programme Management
5 137 (33.09%) Telecoms
6 136 (32.85%) Marketing
7 135 (32.61%) Digital Marketing
7 135 (32.61%) Electronics
8 110 (26.57%) SQL
9 109 (26.33%) Data Warehouse
10 100 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (21.01%) SQL Server
12 78 (18.84%) Visualisation
13 76 (18.36%) Microsoft
14 74 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
15 72 (17.39%) Power BI
16 60 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
17 58 (14.01%) Security Cleared
18 53 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 52 (12.56%) SC Cleared
20 41 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 40 (9.66%) ETL
22 39 (9.42%) C#
23 37 (8.94%) Dimensional Modelling
23 37 (8.94%) Tableau
24 35 (8.45%) .NET
24 35 (8.45%) CRM
25 34 (8.21%) Data Analysis
26 33 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 33 (7.97%) Data Modelling

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 7 (1.69%) SAS
1 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.97%) Confluence
3 2 (0.48%) Apache
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.24%) CMS
4 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.24%) Drupal
4 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.97%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (0.24%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.93%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (1.45%) PaaS
5 4 (0.97%) Office 365
6 3 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.48%) GitHub
7 2 (0.48%) IaaS
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.24%) NuGet
8 1 (0.24%) Route 53
8 1 (0.24%) Trello
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.21%) Firewall
2 4 (0.97%) WAN
3 3 (0.72%) Network Security
4 2 (0.48%) 3G
4 2 (0.48%) 4G
4 2 (0.48%) HTTP
4 2 (0.48%) LAN
4 2 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.48%) Skype
4 2 (0.48%) WebEx
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (26.33%) Data Warehouse
2 87 (21.01%) SQL Server
3 72 (17.39%) Power BI
4 41 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (6.52%) Data Mining
7 26 (6.28%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
8 18 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.14%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.66%) MOLAP
10 11 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.66%) ROLAP
10 11 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (2.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 10 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.42%) QlikView
11 10 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.17%) Big Data
13 8 (1.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.66%) JIRA
4 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.97%) Selenium
5 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.72%) ERwin
6 3 (0.72%) GitLab
6 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.24%) Grunt
8 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 185 (44.69%) Finance
2 162 (39.13%) Manufacturing
3 137 (33.09%) Telecoms
4 136 (32.85%) Marketing
5 135 (32.61%) Electronics
6 21 (5.07%) Automotive
7 20 (4.83%) Retail
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 120 (28.99%) Developer
2 109 (26.33%) Analyst
3 57 (13.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 51 (12.32%) Business Analyst
4 51 (12.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 45 (10.87%) Architect
6 35 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 32 (7.73%) Project Manager
8 29 (7.00%) Consultant
9 19 (4.59%) Data Analyst
10 16 (3.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 16 (3.86%) Microsoft Developer
11 15 (3.62%) CRM Developer
11 15 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 15 (3.62%) Tableau Developer
12 14 (3.38%) .NET Developer
12 14 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 13 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
14 12 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 12 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.45%) .NET
2 21 (5.07%) HTML
3 16 (3.86%) AngularJS
3 16 (3.86%) CSS
4 13 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (2.42%) jQuery
6 10 (2.42%) REST
7 9 (2.17%) Angular 2
7 9 (2.17%) SOAP
8 8 (1.93%) JSON
8 8 (1.93%) XML
9 5 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.72%) RESTful
11 2 (0.48%) Doctrine
11 2 (0.48%) J2EE
11 2 (0.48%) Symfony
11 2 (0.48%) Web Services
11 2 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.11%) NHS
4 12 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.48%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.48%) FMCG
8 2 (0.48%) IVR
8 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.48%) Robotics
8 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.24%) PKI
9 1 (0.24%) Replication
9 1 (0.24%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.86%) Windows
2 9 (2.17%) Linux
2 9 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.69%) Unix
4 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (33.57%) Programme Management
2 135 (32.61%) Digital Marketing
3 100 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (18.84%) Visualisation
5 60 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (9.66%) ETL
7 37 (8.94%) Dimensional Modelling
8 35 (8.45%) CRM
9 34 (8.21%) Data Analysis
10 33 (7.97%) Data Modelling
11 32 (7.73%) People Management
12 31 (7.49%) Scrum
12 31 (7.49%) User Stories
13 30 (7.25%) Analytics
14 28 (6.76%) Data Visualisation
15 24 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (5.56%) Migration
17 22 (5.31%) Data Science
18 21 (5.07%) Dashboard Development
19 20 (4.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.57%) SQL
2 39 (9.42%) C#
3 32 (7.73%) T-SQL
4 26 (6.28%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.38%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.93%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.93%) R
7 6 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.21%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.97%) Python
10 3 (0.72%) C
10 3 (0.72%) Java
10 3 (0.72%) PHP
11 2 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.48%) VBA
11 2 (0.48%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) ES6
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 52 (12.56%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.38%) Degree
4 6 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.21%) MBA
6 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.72%) ISEB
6 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.48%) CCNA
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.48%) CISSP
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) MCSE
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.62%) PMO
2 13 (3.14%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.14%) GDPR
3 9 (2.17%) QA
4 6 (1.45%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.72%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.97%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) Ansible
2 5 (1.21%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.72%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.48%) Terraform
4 2 (0.48%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 143 (34.54%) SAP
2 76 (18.36%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.94%) Tableau
4 27 (6.52%) Oracle
5 6 (1.45%) IBM
5 6 (1.45%) Teradata
6 5 (1.21%) Alteryx
6 5 (1.21%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (0.97%) VMware
8 3 (0.72%) LogRhythm
8 3 (0.72%) Netezza
9 2 (0.48%) Dell
9 2 (0.48%) Google
9 2 (0.48%) NetApp
9 2 (0.48%) Pega
9 2 (0.48%) RapidMiner
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.48%) Splunk