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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 39 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.82% 2.63% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.25% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £362 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% +37.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £387 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.06 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -40.00%
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
310 400 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.73% 80.97% 59.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 233 68
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 16
Average hourly rate £26.26 £23.15 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +12.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £18.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 2015.

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
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 30 June 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Preston +1 1 - - 2
Business Intelligence
North West

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (34.38%) Cognos
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 10 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (21.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
6 7 (21.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.63%) ETL
8 5 (15.63%) SAS
8 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (12.50%) Base SAS
9 4 (12.50%) Data Security
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
4 7 (21.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.50%) Base SAS
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (6.25%) SQLBase
7 2 (6.25%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (6.25%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (6.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) ERwin
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Cognos BI Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SAS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SAS BI Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) NHS Information Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAS Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
1 5 (15.63%) ETL
1 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
1 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (12.50%) Data Security
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Logistics
4 2 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) DSDM
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Cognos
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) HP