Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 25 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 225 129 408
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 6.32% 6.94% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 8.19% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 112 323
10th Percentile £356 £328 £265
25th Percentile £400 £422 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £463
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +8.82%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £603
90th Percentile £638 £674 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
10th Percentile " £20.67 £18.40
25th Percentile £12.75 £24.90 £24.25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.93 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year -57.72% -11.31% +9.92%
75th Percentile £14.25 £38.97 £38.00
90th Percentile " £43.19 "
England median hourly rate £20.38 £24.50 £22.33
% change year-on-year -16.84% +9.72% -9.01%

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 3,044 1,575 5,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.53% 84.68% 86.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,228 1,074 3,597
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
25th Percentile £387 £385 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £466 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -1.92% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £550 £538
90th Percentile £638 £631 £625
England median daily rate £513 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 80 279
10th Percentile £13.28 £16.38 £13.70
25th Percentile £27.00 £25.75 £25.97
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +2.41%
75th Percentile £54.42 £52.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.70 £64.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £24.18 £26.50 £22.86
% change year-on-year -8.77% +15.94% +14.29%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the South West

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South West over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the South West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South West.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -13 78 £463 -11.90% 44
Wiltshire -6 49 £600 - 12
Somerset +13 29 £450 -10.89% 6
Gloucestershire -4 19 £575 +27.78% 9
Dorset -4 12 £400 +18.52% 3
Devon +12 11 £477 +46.62% 5
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 118 (52.44%) Finance
2 108 (48.00%) Public Sector
3 98 (43.56%) Programme Management
4 97 (43.11%) SAP
5 96 (42.67%) Manufacturing
5 96 (42.67%) Electronics
5 96 (42.67%) Telecoms
5 96 (42.67%) Marketing
5 96 (42.67%) Digital Marketing
6 79 (35.11%) Power Platform
7 78 (34.67%) Power BI
8 73 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (29.78%) SQL
10 65 (28.89%) Azure
11 56 (24.89%) Security Cleared
12 48 (21.33%) Microsoft
13 46 (20.44%) SC Cleared
14 42 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
15 35 (15.56%) Social Skills
16 30 (13.33%) ETL
17 28 (12.44%) SQL Server
18 26 (11.56%) Visualisation
19 24 (10.67%) DV Cleared
20 22 (9.78%) Python
20 22 (9.78%) Migration
20 22 (9.78%) Data Visualisation
20 22 (9.78%) DevOps
21 21 (9.33%) Analytics
22 20 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
22 20 (8.89%) Tableau

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 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.44%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 79 (35.11%) Power Platform
2 65 (28.89%) Azure
3 20 (8.89%) Snowflake
4 16 (7.11%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
6 14 (6.22%) AWS
7 11 (4.89%) PowerApps
8 8 (3.56%) PaaS
9 6 (2.67%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (2.22%) Azure Logic Apps
10 5 (2.22%) IaaS
11 4 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.33%) Power Automate
12 3 (1.33%) SaaS
13 2 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.89%) GCP
14 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) WAN
2 5 (2.22%) Network Security
3 4 (1.78%) SAN
4 3 (1.33%) LAN
4 3 (1.33%) Wireless
5 2 (0.89%) DNS
5 2 (0.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.44%) 5G
6 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.44%) VoIP
6 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (34.67%) Power BI
2 42 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (12.44%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.89%) Tableau
5 19 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.56%) Big Data
7 8 (3.56%) Data Mining
8 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.67%) Data Lake
9 6 (2.67%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.78%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.78%) Power Query
11 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.33%) Data Mart
12 3 (1.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (1.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.89%) ER Studio
3 2 (0.89%) ERwin
3 2 (0.89%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.44%) Toad
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (52.44%) Finance
2 108 (48.00%) Public Sector
3 96 (42.67%) Electronics
3 96 (42.67%) Manufacturing
3 96 (42.67%) Marketing
3 96 (42.67%) Telecoms
4 35 (15.56%) Social Skills
5 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.00%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (3.11%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.89%) Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (25.78%) Developer
2 37 (16.44%) Analyst
3 35 (15.56%) Architect
4 20 (8.89%) Data Engineer
5 19 (8.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (7.56%) Project Manager
7 16 (7.11%) Power BI Developer
8 15 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 12 (5.33%) Data Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) Data Architect
10 10 (4.44%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 9 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
11 9 (4.00%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.00%) Senior Manager
11 9 (4.00%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.56%) Azure Developer
12 8 (3.56%) Security Assurance Coordinator
12 8 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.00%) .NET
2 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 10 (4.44%) HTML
3 9 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (4.00%) XML
4 8 (3.56%) .NET Core
4 8 (3.56%) REST
5 7 (3.11%) Kafka
5 7 (3.11%) Node.js
6 6 (2.67%) GraphQL
7 5 (2.22%) Angular 2
7 5 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.22%) JDBC
7 5 (2.22%) ODBC
7 5 (2.22%) OLE DB
7 5 (2.22%) Regular Expression
7 5 (2.22%) Web Services
8 4 (1.78%) Apache NiFi
8 4 (1.78%) JSON
9 2 (0.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.22%) NHS
2 9 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.22%) CESG
4 4 (1.78%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (1.33%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.89%) Cyberattack
6 2 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.89%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.44%) Blog
7 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.78%) Windows
2 6 (2.67%) Linux
2 6 (2.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Debian
6 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (43.56%) Programme Management
2 96 (42.67%) Digital Marketing
3 73 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (13.33%) ETL
5 26 (11.56%) Visualisation
6 22 (9.78%) Data Visualisation
6 22 (9.78%) DevOps
6 22 (9.78%) Migration
7 21 (9.33%) Analytics
8 20 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (8.89%) Data Modelling
8 20 (8.89%) Scrum
9 18 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.56%) Information Security
11 15 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 15 (6.67%) Project Delivery
12 14 (6.22%) Data Migration
12 14 (6.22%) PRINCE2
12 14 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (29.78%) SQL
2 22 (9.78%) Python
3 20 (8.89%) C#
4 18 (8.00%) Java
5 15 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.78%) TypeScript
7 10 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (2.67%) C++
8 6 (2.67%) Scala
9 5 (2.22%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.33%) R
11 3 (1.33%) VBA
12 2 (0.89%) C
13 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 56 (24.89%) Security Cleared
2 46 (20.44%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.67%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.78%) Degree
5 8 (3.56%) CISSP
6 7 (3.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.78%) APMP
7 4 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.33%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.33%) PMP
9 2 (0.89%) CISM
9 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.89%) JSP 440
3 7 (3.11%) RMADS
4 6 (2.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (2.67%) PMO
5 5 (2.22%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.78%) Accessibility
6 4 (1.78%) NIST
6 4 (1.78%) QA
7 3 (1.33%) GDPR
7 3 (1.33%) GRC
7 3 (1.33%) HL7
8 2 (0.89%) NCSC
9 1 (0.44%) GAAP
9 1 (0.44%) IFRS
9 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (4.00%) Docker
2 4 (1.78%) HDFS
3 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.78%) Oozie
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (43.11%) SAP
2 48 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.56%) Oracle
4 4 (1.78%) Cisco
4 4 (1.78%) Databricks
4 4 (1.78%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.78%) Sparx
5 3 (1.33%) Google
6 2 (0.89%) Adobe
6 2 (0.89%) Cognos
6 2 (0.89%) Sage
6 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.44%) BMC
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.44%) Remedy
7 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.44%) Talend