The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 15 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 3 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.17% 15.22% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 20.29% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate £263 £385 £221
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +74.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.29 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +41.30%
Business Intelligence
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 63.89% 75.00% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 18
Average daily rate £413 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £29.69 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £39.60 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Cognos
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (30.77%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) OLAP
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) DSDM
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (15.38%) OLTP
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) OLAP
3 4 (30.77%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) OLTP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Military
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Cognos BI Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Business Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Report Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) DSDM
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft