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 3 months to 24 June 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.

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

MicroStrategy
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 601 583
Rank change year-on-year +57 -18  
Contract jobs citing MicroStrategy 57 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 36
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £393 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

MicroStrategy
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MicroStrategy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MicroStrategy over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 15 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England +70 57 £475 - 14
London +19 30 £465 -4.61% 9
South East +44 23 £513 +36.66% 4
Berkshire - 22 £513 -
Maidenhead - 4 £513 -
Gloucester - 2 £488 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £488 -
South West - 2 £488 -
East of England - 2 £500 - 1
City of London -4 1 £800 +68.42% 2
Luton - 1 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MicroStrategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MicroStrategy.

1 95 (69.85%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (48.53%) SQL
3 61 (44.85%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (41.91%) Finance
5 52 (38.24%) Analytics
6 46 (33.82%) ETL
7 43 (31.62%) Data Modelling
8 37 (27.21%) Tableau
9 31 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 26 (19.12%) Hadoop
12 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Excel
13 22 (16.18%) Oracle
14 19 (13.97%) Cognos
14 19 (13.97%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (12.50%) Data Analysis
15 17 (12.50%) Visualisation
15 17 (12.50%) QlikView
15 17 (12.50%) SAS
15 17 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.76%) R
16 16 (11.76%) Big Data
17 15 (11.03%) Data Quality
17 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
17 15 (11.03%) Teradata
17 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
18 14 (10.29%) Data Management

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 17 (12.50%) SAS
2 14 (10.29%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.94%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.62%) SPSS
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.21%) S-PLUS
5 2 (1.47%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.74%) Simulink
6 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.47%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (1.47%) SAP MDG
3 2 (1.47%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (5.15%) SaaS
4 3 (2.21%) Office 365
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.47%) Veeva
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
1 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (44.85%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 26 (19.12%) Hadoop
4 19 (13.97%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (12.50%) QlikView
6 16 (11.76%) Big Data
7 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
8 14 (10.29%) Apache Hive
8 14 (10.29%) Spotfire
9 13 (9.56%) DB2
9 13 (9.56%) Impala
10 12 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (7.35%) NoSQL
12 8 (5.88%) Data Lake
12 8 (5.88%) Power BI
12 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (5.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (5.15%) MySQL
14 6 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (7.35%) ERwin
3 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.68%) JIRA
4 4 (2.94%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.94%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.47%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.47%) Toad
5 2 (1.47%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.74%) GoCD
General
1 57 (41.91%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.82%) Banking
4 9 (6.62%) Marketing
4 9 (6.62%) Retail
5 4 (2.94%) German Language
5 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (24.26%) Developer
2 25 (18.38%) Analyst
3 21 (15.44%) Architect
4 17 (12.50%) MicroStrategy Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Data Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 9 (6.62%) Consultant
7 9 (6.62%) MI Specialist
8 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Information Specialist
9 7 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.41%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) JSON
1 4 (2.94%) XML
2 3 (2.21%) Web Services
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.74%) D3.js
4 1 (0.74%) J2EE
4 1 (0.74%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (0.74%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.74%) Node.js
4 1 (0.74%) OAuth
4 1 (0.74%) pytest
4 1 (0.74%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.68%) FMCG
4 4 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.21%) Fintech
6 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Android
2 1 (0.74%) Unix
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (69.85%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (38.24%) Analytics
3 46 (33.82%) ETL
4 43 (31.62%) Data Modelling
5 17 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.29%) Data Management
8 12 (8.82%) Project Management
9 11 (8.09%) Data Analytics
10 10 (7.35%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (6.62%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.62%) Coaching
11 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.88%) CRM
12 8 (5.88%) Data Architecture
12 8 (5.88%) Data Strategy
12 8 (5.88%) Quality Management
12 8 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.53%) SQL
2 16 (11.76%) R
3 13 (9.56%) Python
4 10 (7.35%) Java
5 9 (6.62%) Scala
6 7 (5.15%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.41%) C
7 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.68%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.68%) Perl
9 4 (2.94%) VBA
10 2 (1.47%) PHP
10 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.74%) C#
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.74%) JCL
11 1 (0.74%) Ruby
11 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.47%) ACCA
3 2 (1.47%) CIMA
3 2 (1.47%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) HDFS
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Oozie
2 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) Tableau
2 22 (16.18%) Oracle
3 19 (13.97%) Cognos
4 15 (11.03%) Teradata
5 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.56%) Netezza
6 11 (8.09%) Informatica
6 11 (8.09%) Talend
7 10 (7.35%) Ab Initio
8 9 (6.62%) Progress
9 8 (5.88%) SAP
10 7 (5.15%) Cloudera
10 7 (5.15%) Omniture
11 6 (4.41%) Brio
11 6 (4.41%) Hortonworks
11 6 (4.41%) IBM
12 5 (3.68%) Adobe
12 5 (3.68%) Coremetrics
12 5 (3.68%) Vertica
13 3 (2.21%) Workday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago