The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 32 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.44% 7.26% 7.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.77% 12.78% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 15
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£420 £249 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.84% -42.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £177 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £347 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £82.00 £10.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+720.00% -80.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% -6.66%
Business Intelligence
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 133 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.07% 56.84% 60.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 59 151
Average daily rate £420 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £208 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £63.00 £30.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -7 8 £438 -
Preston -17 3 - - 1
Blackburn - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Business Intelligence
North West

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Intelligence.

1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
4 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (38.64%) Oracle
5 17 (38.64%) Data Modelling
6 16 (36.36%) ETL
6 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
6 16 (36.36%) Data Architecture
7 15 (34.09%) Data Integration
7 15 (34.09%) Web Services
8 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 12 (27.27%) EAI
9 12 (27.27%) Migration
9 12 (27.27%) CA
9 12 (27.27%) Informatica
9 12 (27.27%) ERwin
9 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
13 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 8 (18.18%) Marketing
13 8 (18.18%) PowerCenter

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.82%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (18.18%) PowerCenter
9 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (11.36%) OLAP
11 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
12 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (6.82%) QlikView
12 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (2.27%) OLTP
14 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) ERwin
2 3 (6.82%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (18.18%) Marketing
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Modeller
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (4.55%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Data Integration
2 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) NHS
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Data Modelling
2 16 (36.36%) ETL
2 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 16 (36.36%) Data Architecture
3 12 (27.27%) EAI
3 12 (27.27%) Migration
4 10 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) Time Management
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) DSDM
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Campaign Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) CA
2 12 (27.27%) Informatica
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Business Objects
5 6 (13.64%) Cognos
6 5 (11.36%) IBM
7 4 (9.09%) SAP
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco
9 1 (2.27%) Adobe
9 1 (2.27%) VMware
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Primavera
9 1 (2.27%) Kronos
9 1 (2.27%) Infor
9 1 (2.27%) Tableau