Period
to 21 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of MicroStrategy products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MicroStrategy over the 6 months to 21 July 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within MicroStrategy, Inc.

MicroStrategy
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 692 791 730
Rank change year-on-year +99 -61 +75
Contract jobs citing MicroStrategy 157 106 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 63 75
UK median daily rate £485 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £372
90th Percentile £713 £575 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £498
% change year-on-year +25.00% -19.60% +42.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.00
10th Percentile £32.50 - £17.50
90th Percentile £37.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MicroStrategy is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,343 43,303 42,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.58% 41.57% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,495 26,794 25,730
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,407 1,614 1,435
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.29 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.90 £16.50 £16.36
% change year-on-year +8.48% +0.89% -6.54%

MicroStrategy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MicroStrategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MicroStrategy in the UK

MicroStrategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MicroStrategy in the UK

MicroStrategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MicroStrategy over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MicroStrategy in the UK

MicroStrategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MicroStrategy in the UK

MicroStrategy
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MicroStrategy within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
England +121 152 £480 +9.71% 16
London +105 93 £480 +2.13% 9
UK excluding London +31 63 £500 +25.00% 8
South East +23 33 £435 +8.75% 2
East of England +15 17 £500 +5.26% 1
South West -27 6 £700 +133.33% 2
Scotland +28 4 £600 +23.71% 1
North West - 2 £509 - 1
North of England - 2 £509 - 1
Midlands +26 1 £440 +17.33% 1
East Midlands +24 1 £440 +17.33%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MicroStrategy 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 with a requirement for MicroStrategy.

1 102 (64.97%) SQL
2 88 (56.05%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (45.86%) Visualisation
4 65 (41.40%) Analytics
5 63 (40.13%) Data Analysis
5 63 (40.13%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (39.49%) Tableau
7 61 (38.85%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (35.03%) Data Modelling
10 46 (29.30%) Power BI
10 46 (29.30%) Power Platform
11 44 (28.03%) SAS
12 36 (22.93%) ETL
13 33 (21.02%) Data Visualisation
13 33 (21.02%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (17.83%) Big Data
15 26 (16.56%) Scrum
16 25 (15.92%) Microsoft
16 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
17 24 (15.29%) Python
17 24 (15.29%) Amazon Redshift
18 22 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (14.01%) Data Protection
18 22 (14.01%) Performance Tuning
19 21 (13.38%) Apache Hive
19 21 (13.38%) Cognos
20 20 (12.74%) Finance
20 20 (12.74%) Oracle BI EE
20 20 (12.74%) Dashboard Development

MicroStrategy
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (28.03%) SAS
2 14 (8.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 46 (29.30%) Power Platform
2 22 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (12.10%) Amazon EMR
4 17 (10.83%) Amazon S3
5 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (6.37%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (3.82%) Serverless
8 5 (3.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.91%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.64%) Apple Pay
11 1 (0.64%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Firewall
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (38.85%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (29.30%) Power BI
3 28 (17.83%) Big Data
4 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
5 24 (15.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 21 (13.38%) Apache Hive
7 20 (12.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 17 (10.83%) Hadoop
9 16 (10.19%) OLAP
9 16 (10.19%) QlikView
10 14 (8.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (7.01%) Relational Database
12 10 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (5.73%) DB2
13 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (5.10%) Spotfire
14 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (4.46%) Oracle Discoverer
15 7 (4.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.73%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (5.73%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.46%) PowerBuilder
2 7 (4.46%) Toad
3 5 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.91%) ERwin
4 3 (1.91%) tSQLt
5 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.27%) webpack
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Retail
3 11 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.46%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (35.03%) Developer
2 40 (25.48%) Analyst
3 32 (20.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 31 (19.75%) Data Analyst
5 24 (15.29%) SQL Analyst
6 23 (14.65%) MicroStrategy Developer
7 22 (14.01%) SQL Data Analyst
8 20 (12.74%) SAS Analyst
8 20 (12.74%) SAS Data Analyst
9 18 (11.46%) Tableau Analyst
10 15 (9.55%) SQL Developer
11 12 (7.64%) Architect
12 11 (7.01%) Consultant
13 10 (6.37%) MicroStrategy Engineer
14 9 (5.73%) Analyst Developer
14 9 (5.73%) MicroStrategy Consultant
14 9 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (5.73%) Senior Developer
14 9 (5.73%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
14 9 (5.73%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) .NET
2 6 (3.82%) CSS
2 6 (3.82%) HTML
2 6 (3.82%) MDX
3 5 (3.18%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.18%) NumPy
3 5 (3.18%) React
3 5 (3.18%) scikit-learn
4 4 (2.55%) Kafka
4 4 (2.55%) SciPy
4 4 (2.55%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) LESS
5 2 (1.27%) REST
5 2 (1.27%) Sass
5 2 (1.27%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.64%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (0.64%) Memcached
6 1 (0.64%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.64%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 63 (40.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.55%) User Experience
3 8 (5.10%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.91%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.91%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.27%) Social Media
5 2 (1.27%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.64%) Linux
2 8 (5.10%) Unix
3 7 (4.46%) AIX
4 3 (1.91%) VMS
4 3 (1.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (56.05%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (45.86%) Visualisation
3 65 (41.40%) Analytics
4 63 (40.13%) Data Analysis
5 60 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (35.03%) Data Modelling
7 36 (22.93%) ETL
8 33 (21.02%) Data Visualisation
8 33 (21.02%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (16.56%) Scrum
10 22 (14.01%) Data Protection
10 22 (14.01%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (12.74%) Dashboard Development
12 16 (10.19%) Data Science
13 14 (8.92%) Coaching
13 14 (8.92%) E-Commerce
13 14 (8.92%) Machine Learning
14 13 (8.28%) Kimball Methodology
15 11 (7.01%) Data Analytics
15 11 (7.01%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 102 (64.97%) SQL
2 24 (15.29%) Python
3 17 (10.83%) R
4 11 (7.01%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.37%) C#
5 10 (6.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 10 (6.37%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.55%) Java
10 3 (1.91%) C
10 3 (1.91%) PHP
10 3 (1.91%) Scala
11 1 (0.64%) Clojure
11 1 (0.64%) Julia
11 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Degree
1 4 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (1.91%) CFA
3 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) IFRS
1 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Ansible
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.64%) Oozie
2 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (39.49%) Tableau
2 25 (15.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.38%) Cognos
4 15 (9.55%) Oracle
5 11 (7.01%) Teradata
6 10 (6.37%) Talend
7 8 (5.10%) Alteryx
8 7 (4.46%) Informatica
9 6 (3.82%) Netezza
10 5 (3.18%) Adobe
10 5 (3.18%) SAP
11 4 (2.55%) Ab Initio
11 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.91%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.91%) Greenplum
13 2 (1.27%) Hortonworks
13 2 (1.27%) Sybase
14 1 (0.64%) Apple
14 1 (0.64%) StreamSets