The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Intelligence (BI)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 27 33 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 6 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.88% 4.18% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 5.42% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 18
Median daily rate £415 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £440 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £69.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.56% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -43.75% +39.13%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 176 332 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 84.62% 77.03% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 204 188
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 25
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +1 4 £480 - 2
Blackburn - 2 £350 - 1
Business Intelligence
North West

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) NHS
8 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (11.11%) Power BI
9 1 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (5.56%) Big Data

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) Power BI
7 1 (5.56%) Big Data
7 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Information Management
3 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Talend