Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 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 West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 350 461 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.43% 7.21% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 8.45% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 364 267
South West median daily rate £488 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £303
90th Percentile £638 £619 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £14.35 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.56% -68.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32.38 £11.85 £42.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £40.97 £49.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.13 £35.85
% change year-on-year +65.68% -41.07% +19.50%

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 4,564 5,457 4,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 83.84% 85.32% 83.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,894 3,477 2,683
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 246 179
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +31.97% -18.67%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.88 £11.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.84 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.50% -0.69% -4.00%

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 22 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 February 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
Bristol +4 164 £488 +14.71% 31
Wiltshire -9 91 £524 +2.29% 5
Somerset +7 43 £450 +12.50% 16
Gloucestershire -14 21 £513 +17.14% 9
Devon -20 13 £338 +3.85% 14
Dorset +4 7 £475 +8.57% 22
Cornwall +7 2 £275 -31.25%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 223 (63.71%) Finance
2 201 (57.43%) SAP
3 197 (56.29%) Public Sector
4 191 (54.57%) Marketing
5 190 (54.29%) Digital Marketing
5 190 (54.29%) Manufacturing
5 190 (54.29%) Electronics
5 190 (54.29%) Telecoms
5 190 (54.29%) Programme Management
6 114 (32.57%) SQL
7 105 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 85 (24.29%) Power Platform
8 85 (24.29%) Power BI
9 78 (22.29%) Azure
10 77 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 54 (15.43%) Microsoft
13 43 (12.29%) Java
13 43 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 43 (12.29%) DV Cleared
14 42 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 40 (11.43%) SQL Server
16 38 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
17 36 (10.29%) Oracle
18 35 (10.00%) Migration
19 34 (9.71%) Windows
20 32 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 30 (8.57%) Data Modelling
21 30 (8.57%) ETL
22 29 (8.29%) Web Services

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 10 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.57%) Apache
2 9 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.29%) Mule
3 8 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (2.29%) Red Hat Fuse
4 7 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.14%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) WordPress
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.57%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.29%) R Markdown
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) Figma
4 2 (0.57%) InVision
4 2 (0.57%) Marvel
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.57%) Sketch
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.29%) assyst
5 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.29%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 85 (24.29%) Power Platform
2 78 (22.29%) Azure
3 18 (5.14%) Azure Data Factory
4 16 (4.57%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (2.86%) AWS
5 10 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.43%) Office 365
6 5 (1.43%) PaaS
7 3 (0.86%) IaaS
7 3 (0.86%) SaaS
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Serverless
8 2 (0.57%) Slack
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Flow
9 1 (0.29%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.71%) SSH
2 5 (1.43%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) Internet
3 2 (0.57%) Link 16
3 2 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) DSL
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
4 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (24.29%) Power BI
2 43 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 38 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (5.71%) Big Data
8 13 (3.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 11 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.86%) Data Lake
11 9 (2.57%) Apache Hive
11 9 (2.57%) HBase
11 9 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.57%) QlikView
12 8 (2.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.43%) JasperReports
14 5 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
14 5 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.29%) Maven
3 11 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.57%) IBM UrbanCode
4 9 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (1.71%) git-flow
5 6 (1.71%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.14%) JIRA
7 4 (1.14%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.86%) Selenium
9 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.57%) Gatling
9 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.29%) Sahi
General
1 223 (63.71%) Finance
2 197 (56.29%) Public Sector
3 191 (54.57%) Marketing
4 190 (54.29%) Electronics
4 190 (54.29%) Manufacturing
4 190 (54.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.71%) Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Billing
6 2 (0.57%) Law
6 2 (0.57%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (30.86%) Developer
2 43 (12.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 35 (10.00%) Architect
4 30 (8.57%) Coordinator
5 27 (7.71%) Security Assurance Coordinator
6 24 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 23 (6.57%) Analyst
8 22 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
9 21 (6.00%) Deployment Engineer
9 21 (6.00%) SQL Developer
10 20 (5.71%) Data Engineer
11 19 (5.43%) Windows Deployment Engineer
11 19 (5.43%) Windows Support Engineer
12 18 (5.14%) Consultant
13 17 (4.86%) Java Developer
13 17 (4.86%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.71%) Azure Developer
14 13 (3.71%) Desktop Support
15 12 (3.43%) Desktop Engineer
15 12 (3.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.29%) Web Services
2 20 (5.71%) Middleware
2 20 (5.71%) RESTful
3 18 (5.14%) HTML
4 16 (4.57%) .NET
4 16 (4.57%) REST
5 14 (4.00%) Kafka
6 12 (3.43%) CSS
6 12 (3.43%) Spring
7 11 (3.14%) HTML5
8 10 (2.86%) Apache Camel
8 10 (2.86%) SOAP
8 10 (2.86%) XML
9 8 (2.29%) JSON
9 8 (2.29%) MDX
10 7 (2.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.00%) OAuth
10 7 (2.00%) OAuth2
10 7 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (1.43%) NHS
6 4 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Blog
8 2 (0.57%) CAN bus
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.57%) PKI
8 2 (0.57%) User Experience
9 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.71%) Windows
2 29 (8.29%) Windows 10
3 23 (6.57%) Windows 7
4 15 (4.29%) Linux
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
6 1 (0.29%) VMS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (54.29%) Digital Marketing
1 190 (54.29%) Programme Management
2 77 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (10.00%) Migration
4 30 (8.57%) Data Modelling
4 30 (8.57%) ETL
5 27 (7.71%) Analytics
6 22 (6.29%) TDD
7 21 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (5.71%) CRM
8 20 (5.71%) ERP
8 20 (5.71%) Project Delivery
9 19 (5.43%) DevOps
9 19 (5.43%) Mentoring
10 17 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (4.86%) Scrum
10 17 (4.86%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.29%) ITIL
12 14 (4.00%) Data Migration
12 14 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 114 (32.57%) SQL
2 43 (12.29%) Java
3 29 (8.29%) T-SQL
4 19 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.14%) C#
6 15 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 15 (4.29%) Python
7 12 (3.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 11 (3.14%) Java 8
8 11 (3.14%) Scala
9 10 (2.86%) C
10 9 (2.57%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.57%) PHP
11 8 (2.29%) VBA
12 6 (1.71%) PHP 7
12 6 (1.71%) R
12 6 (1.71%) XPath
13 4 (1.14%) VB
14 3 (0.86%) C++
14 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 43 (12.29%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.43%) Degree
5 10 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.14%) CISM
6 4 (1.14%) CISSP
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.86%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.86%) CISA
7 3 (0.86%) SANS
8 2 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.29%) APMP
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.00%) JSP 440
2 25 (7.14%) RMADS
3 7 (2.00%) QA
4 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.57%) PMO
7 1 (0.29%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) HL7
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.29%) NCSC
7 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.57%) HDFS
2 8 (2.29%) Docker
3 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) Snort
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (1.14%) Ansible
2 4 (1.14%) Terraform
3 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.29%) Consul
4 1 (0.29%) Grafana
4 1 (0.29%) Kibana
4 1 (0.29%) MIIS
4 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.29%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 201 (57.43%) SAP
2 54 (15.43%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.29%) Oracle
4 12 (3.43%) Tableau
5 11 (3.14%) Databricks
5 11 (3.14%) PeopleSoft
6 9 (2.57%) Hortonworks
7 8 (2.29%) WSO2
8 7 (2.00%) Talend
9 5 (1.43%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.86%) Adobe
10 3 (0.86%) Cognos
10 3 (0.86%) IBM
10 3 (0.86%) Siebel
10 3 (0.86%) VMware
11 2 (0.57%) ESRI
11 2 (0.57%) Informatica
11 2 (0.57%) JDA
12 1 (0.29%) Alterian
12 1 (0.29%) Cadence