The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Intelligence Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst
Rank 431 416 473
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 149 155 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 70
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £197 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £383
% change year-on-year
- -15.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.56% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Intelligence Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Business Intelligence Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Business Intelligence Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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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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
England -21 137 £350 -9.67% 39
London -14 70 £400 -5.88% 22
West Midlands +2 23 £300 +20.00%
South East -13 20 £388 +19.23% 4
City of London +17 17 £425 - 8
Yorkshire +18 14 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire - 12 £313 - 1
Hampshire -9 9 £406 -
Birmingham - 9 £275 -
Scotland -19 7 £390 +122.85% 2
Surrey +2 6 £348 -18.23% 2
East of England -18 6 £363 +35.51% 2
Edinburgh -18 5 £400 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £356 - 1
Leeds - 4 £200 - 1
Halifax - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire -3 2 - -
South West -30 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Wales - 2 £336 - 2
South Wales - 2 £336 - 2
Dorset +8 1 £550 +31.89%
Bournemouth +6 1 £550 +31.89%
Staffordshire +3 1 £325 +36.84%
Manchester 0 1 - - 4
Hertfordshire -1 1 £500 +112.76% 1
Glasgow -8 1 £225 +28.57% 1
Berkshire -14 1 £400 +18.51%
North West -14 1 - - 6
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Intelligence Analyst in their job title.

1 304 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 155 (50.99%) SQL
3 121 (39.80%) Data Warehouse
4 89 (29.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (25.99%) SQL Server
6 75 (24.67%) Finance
7 71 (23.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (20.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 58 (19.08%) ETL
10 54 (17.76%) Microsoft
11 50 (16.45%) Oracle
12 49 (16.12%) Business Analysis
13 45 (14.80%) Data Modelling
14 44 (14.47%) Analytics
15 40 (13.16%) Business Objects
16 34 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (10.86%) MS Excel
18 29 (9.54%) Cognos
18 29 (9.54%) SAP
19 28 (9.21%) MDX
20 27 (8.88%) T-SQL
21 24 (7.89%) SharePoint
22 23 (7.57%) Data Analysis
23 22 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
23 22 (7.24%) Telecoms
24 21 (6.91%) QlikView
25 20 (6.58%) SAS
25 20 (6.58%) Dimensional Modelling
26 19 (6.25%) Tableau
26 19 (6.25%) Oracle Database

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Intelligence Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.58%) SAS
3 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.93%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.99%) SPSS
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Cognos TM1
1 7 (2.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) Broadband
1 1 (0.33%) FTP
1 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (39.80%) Data Warehouse
2 89 (29.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 79 (25.99%) SQL Server
4 71 (23.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (20.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (6.91%) QlikView
8 19 (6.25%) Oracle Database
9 17 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (5.59%) OLAP
10 15 (4.93%) Relational Database
11 14 (4.61%) Big Data
12 13 (4.28%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (3.95%) SAP BI
14 11 (3.62%) PerformancePoint
15 10 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (3.29%) MS Access
16 8 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.66%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) Toad
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 75 (24.67%) Finance
2 22 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.93%) Marketing
4 11 (3.62%) Banking
5 10 (3.29%) Retail
6 8 (2.63%) Games
7 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.97%) Advertising
7 6 (1.97%) Publishing
8 5 (1.64%) Billing
8 5 (1.64%) German Language
9 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.21%) MDX
2 9 (2.96%) HTML
3 7 (2.30%) .NET
4 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.32%) XML
6 2 (0.66%) CSS
6 2 (0.66%) WCF
6 2 (0.66%) jQuery
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Avro
7 1 (0.33%) XSLT
7 1 (0.33%) Flash
7 1 (0.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.95%) NHS
2 8 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (2.63%) Visualisation
2 8 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.66%) DTV
6 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.66%) FMCG
7 1 (0.33%) Social Media
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.33%) Economics
7 1 (0.33%) Statistics
7 1 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.66%) UNIX
2 1 (0.33%) Linux
2 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (19.08%) ETL
3 49 (16.12%) Business Analysis
4 45 (14.80%) Data Modelling
5 44 (14.47%) Analytics
6 23 (7.57%) Data Analysis
7 22 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (6.58%) Dimensional Modelling
9 17 (5.59%) Kimball Methodology
10 15 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (4.61%) Migration
11 14 (4.61%) Project Management
12 13 (4.28%) Data Management
13 12 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (3.62%) Data Architecture
15 10 (3.29%) Test Strategy
15 10 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 155 (50.99%) SQL
2 27 (8.88%) T-SQL
3 11 (3.62%) PL/SQL
4 9 (2.96%) VBA
5 7 (2.30%) C#
6 6 (1.97%) SAS Macro
7 4 (1.32%) Java
8 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.66%) VB6
9 2 (0.66%) C
9 2 (0.66%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) Korn
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (4.61%) Degree
2 10 (3.29%) ISEB
3 8 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 54 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.45%) Oracle
3 40 (13.16%) Business Objects
4 29 (9.54%) SAP
4 29 (9.54%) Cognos
5 19 (6.25%) Tableau
6 14 (4.61%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (3.95%) IBM
8 5 (1.64%) Informatica
8 5 (1.64%) Teradata
8 5 (1.64%) Google
9 4 (1.32%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.32%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.66%) Netezza
10 2 (0.66%) Dundas
11 1 (0.33%) Omniture
11 1 (0.33%) Sybase
11 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.33%) Charles River
11 1 (0.33%) Siebel
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