Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Business Intelligence (BI)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 36 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.96% 6.08% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 7.42% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 32
Lancashire median daily rate £610 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.69% -27.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £313
90th Percentile £755 £383 £524
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £64.54 £59.31 £27.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.81% +117.73% -52.77%
10th Percentile £45.50 £26.59 £22.05
90th Percentile £69.07 £69.07 £39.06
North West median hourly rate £46.21 £59.31 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.09% +79.73% -50.75%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 371 539 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.08% 81.91% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 358 512
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +19.21%
10th Percentile £293 £213 £275
90th Percentile £607 £556 £649
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.77 £16.74
90th Percentile £65.89 £63.77 £49.07
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Lancashire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -9 13 £363 +11.54%
Blackpool +12 8 £610 +81.41% 2
Blackburn - 1 £500 -
Business Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (36.11%) Cognos
4 12 (33.33%) Tableau
5 10 (27.78%) Analytics
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.22%) Informatica
6 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 8 (22.22%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.22%) Data Management
6 8 (22.22%) Data Integration
7 7 (19.44%) Data Architecture
7 7 (19.44%) QA
7 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
7 7 (19.44%) ETL
8 6 (16.67%) SAS
8 6 (16.67%) Unix
8 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (16.67%) CA
8 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 6 (16.67%) ERwin
8 6 (16.67%) Data Security
8 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (16.67%) Metadata Management

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring 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 6 (16.67%) SAS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 6 (16.67%) Big Data
3 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (16.67%) Data Lake
3 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (16.67%) HBase
3 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (16.67%) Pentaho
3 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
6 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) ERwin
2 2 (5.56%) webpack
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Data Architect
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Cognos BI Developer
5 5 (13.89%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) HTML5
1 2 (5.56%) Laravel
2 1 (2.78%) MDX
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Analytics
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 8 (22.22%) Data Management
3 7 (19.44%) Data Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
3 7 (19.44%) ETL
4 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 6 (16.67%) Data Security
4 6 (16.67%) Data Strategy
4 6 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 6 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 6 (16.67%) Open Source
4 6 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (16.67%) SFIA
4 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ECDL
3 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Cognos
2 12 (33.33%) Tableau
3 8 (22.22%) Informatica
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Curam
7 1 (2.78%) SAP