The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Intelligence (BI)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 15 12 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.11% 8.28% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 10.40% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £275 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -43.75% +39.13%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 102 125 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 74.45% 79.62% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 93
Median daily rate £350 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Staffordshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Staffordshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Staffordshire

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 4 £275 -42.10% 1
Stafford - 1 £325 -
Tamworth - 1 £300 - 2
Business Intelligence
West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Advertising
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) e-Learning
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Power BI
7 3 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) ETL
8 2 (13.33%) OLAP
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 1 (6.67%) VBA
9 1 (6.67%) .NET
9 1 (6.67%) SAS
9 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
9 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 1 (6.67%) Data Mining

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) Power BI
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) OLAP
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (6.67%) QlikView
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Trainer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) IT Trainer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ECDL
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau