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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 34 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 14 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.29% 3.05% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.91% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -38.66%
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
355 409 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.33% 78.05% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 258 69
Average daily rate £375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £19.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £48.65 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 3 £275 -38.88% 2
Blackpool +2 2 £513 +37.76%
Business Intelligence
North West

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 14 (36.84%) Cognos
4 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle
6 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
7 9 (23.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (21.05%) ETL
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
10 6 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (13.16%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (13.16%) Cognos Report Studio
11 5 (13.16%) SAS
11 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
12 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
12 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (10.53%) DSDM

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (13.16%) SAS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.53%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.89%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (23.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
7 5 (13.16%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (10.53%) Base SAS
9 2 (5.26%) SQLBase
9 2 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (5.26%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.63%) SSDT
10 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) ERwin
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Cognos BI Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.89%) SAS Developer
6 3 (7.89%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) NHS Information Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SAS BI Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) NHS
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
1 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
1 4 (10.53%) Reference Data
1 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
1 9 (23.68%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) ETL
3 6 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (13.16%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) DSDM
5 4 (10.53%) Data Security
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Logistics
7 2 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.26%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cognos
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) HP