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 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 19 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.94% 4.10% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 5.21% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £450 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +62.89%
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%
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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
74 96 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.55% 78.69% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 21
Average daily rate £435 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos
2 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) DSDM
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
4 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (21.43%) ResourceLink
5 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Statistics

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
2 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SSDT
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) ETL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
1 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) DSDM
3 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cognos
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle