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In an effort to keep information systems (IS) curriculum current with emerging technologies, this research reports the result of a survey of marketplace demand for database, data warehousing and business intelligence skills. Sample job and skills data were obtained from’s online postings for jobs that required a bachelor’s degree in IS or equivalent qualifications. Cluster analysis revealed some skill overlap among the three job categories. Significant skills for each category of jobs, along with skill and vendor rankings, are reported.


Copyright © 2009 International Association for Computer Information Systems. Citation: Shirani, A. & Roldan, M. L. (2009). Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Skills for Information Systems Graduates: Analysis Based on Marketplace Demand. Issues in Information Systems. Volume X, No 2. 2009. 333 - 339.