Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 724 753
Rank change year-on-year -44 +29 -22
Contract jobs citing MicroStrategy 121 163 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 90 100
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.58%
10th Percentile £370 £325 £299
90th Percentile £594 £576 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £374 £375
% change year-on-year +23.75% -0.33% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
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 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 43542 47842 49835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 45.27% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27042 29233 29405
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1722 2107
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year - -5.27% +5.56%

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 18 November 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 14 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 18 November 2017. 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 +5 109 £450 - 6
London -19 65 £450 -10.00% 3
UK excluding London +10 55 £463 +23.75% 4
South East +1 23 - -
North of England +60 8 £475 +18.75% 2
Scotland -4 8 £350 - 1
North West +23 7 £475 +26.67% 1
Midlands +24 5 £475 +31.03% 1
South West +12 5 £463 +15.63%
East Midlands +6 4 £500 +122.22%
Wales +10 3 - -
East of England -18 3 £500 +8.11%
West Midlands +34 1 £400 +10.34% 1
Yorkshire +21 1 £365 -23.16% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 80 (66.12%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (37.19%) Analytics
3 44 (36.36%) SQL
4 43 (35.54%) Tableau
5 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (30.58%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (29.75%) Finance
8 29 (23.97%) ETL
9 26 (21.49%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (19.83%) Oracle
11 23 (19.01%) Scrum
11 23 (19.01%) Hadoop
11 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (17.36%) SAS
12 21 (17.36%) Data Modelling
13 17 (14.05%) QlikView
13 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
14 16 (13.22%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (13.22%) Visualisation
14 16 (13.22%) Data Analysis
15 15 (12.40%) Business Analysis
15 15 (12.40%) Project Management
15 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Excel
16 14 (11.57%) Cognos
16 14 (11.57%) Banking
16 14 (11.57%) Big Data
17 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (10.74%) Python
18 12 (9.92%) SAP
18 12 (9.92%) SoapUI

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 21 (17.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.31%) Simulink
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.65%) SPSS
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 12 (9.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 11 (9.09%) Force.com
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) SAN
2 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (21.49%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (19.01%) Hadoop
4 17 (14.05%) QlikView
4 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
5 14 (11.57%) Big Data
6 10 (8.26%) IBM InfoSphere
6 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (6.61%) Data Mining
7 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (5.79%) Essbase
8 7 (5.79%) Spotfire
9 5 (4.13%) Apache Hive
9 5 (4.13%) DataStage
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (4.13%) Power BI
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.31%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) SoapUI
2 10 (8.26%) Ant
2 10 (8.26%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.79%) JIRA
4 5 (4.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.48%) Subversion
6 2 (1.65%) JMeter
6 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.83%) GoCD
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (29.75%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Marketing
4 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.61%) Retail
6 6 (4.96%) Electronics
6 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 2 (1.65%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) Analyst
3 20 (16.53%) MicroStrategy Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Administrator
5 11 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Salesforce Administrator
6 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Consultant
8 8 (6.61%) Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Data Business Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) MicroStrategy Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) MicroStrategy Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.13%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) Ajax
2 11 (9.09%) JSON
3 6 (4.96%) Web Services
4 5 (4.13%) XML
5 3 (2.48%) .NET
5 3 (2.48%) CSS
5 3 (2.48%) HTML
5 3 (2.48%) jQuery
5 3 (2.48%) WPF
6 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.83%) MFC
7 1 (0.83%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.83%) OAuth
7 1 (0.83%) ODBC
7 1 (0.83%) STL
7 1 (0.83%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
7 1 (0.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.79%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.13%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.31%) Music Streaming
6 3 (2.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Social Network
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.26%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Unix
2 3 (2.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (66.12%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (37.19%) Analytics
3 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.97%) ETL
5 23 (19.01%) Scrum
6 21 (17.36%) Data Modelling
7 16 (13.22%) Data Analysis
7 16 (13.22%) Visualisation
8 15 (12.40%) Business Analysis
8 15 (12.40%) Project Management
9 9 (7.44%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (6.61%) Data Ingestion
10 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.79%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.79%) Statistics
12 6 (4.96%) Actionable Insight
12 6 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (4.96%) Dimensional Modelling
12 6 (4.96%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (4.96%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) SQL
2 13 (10.74%) Python
3 11 (9.09%) Apex Code
4 10 (8.26%) R
4 10 (8.26%) SOQL
5 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.13%) C#
7 5 (4.13%) VBA
8 4 (3.31%) Java
8 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.31%) PhD
4 3 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.48%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.65%) PMO
4 1 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
1 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (35.54%) Tableau
2 24 (19.83%) Oracle
3 16 (13.22%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (11.57%) Cognos
5 12 (9.92%) SAP
6 11 (9.09%) Teradata
7 10 (8.26%) IBM
8 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.61%) Hyperion
9 8 (6.61%) Netezza
10 6 (4.96%) Informatica
10 6 (4.96%) Vertica
11 5 (4.13%) Talend
12 3 (2.48%) Cloudera
13 2 (1.65%) Alteryx
13 2 (1.65%) Apple
13 2 (1.65%) Hortonworks
14 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.83%) Sybase