The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst
Rank 471 433 484
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 129 150 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 100 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £553 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £368 £345
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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
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 28 November 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 -70 124 £375 -9.09% 49
London -28 52 £425 -3.40% 11
South East -31 28 £375 - 8
City of London +11 12 £386 -9.11% 6
Berkshire +11 10 £325 -18.75% 5
West Midlands -3 10 £328 +9.16% 4
South West -26 9 £353 -11.87% 12
North West +5 7 £294 +13.52% 4
East of England -9 7 £363 +2.11% 6
West Yorkshire +1 6 £275 -21.42%
Yorkshire -3 6 £275 -21.42% 1
Hampshire -21 6 £338 -20.58% 2
Manchester -6 5 £313 -19.87% 2
Leeds -15 5 £275 -21.42%
Surrey -9 4 £225 -47.05% 1
Slough - 4 £325 - 1
Birmingham -6 3 £305 +1.66%
Hertfordshire -7 3 - - 3
Essex -12 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Scotland -12 3 £335 -16.25% 3
Gloucestershire -14 3 £305 -23.75% 5
East Midlands - 3 £275 - 3
Reading - 3 £325 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £325 - 1
Hitchin - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £275 -
Wales - 2 £325 - 1
South Wales - 2 £325 - 1
Merseyside -2 1 - -
Liverpool -2 1 - -

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 138 (52.87%) SQL
3 87 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 62 (23.75%) Finance
7 59 (22.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (18.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (16.48%) Microsoft
9 43 (16.48%) Business Objects
10 39 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (14.18%) Data Modelling
12 35 (13.41%) Cognos
13 34 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (13.03%) Analytics
14 33 (12.64%) Oracle
15 32 (12.26%) QlikView
16 31 (11.88%) ETL
17 30 (11.49%) MS Excel
18 27 (10.34%) SharePoint
19 22 (8.43%) SAS
20 21 (8.05%) Crystal Reports
20 21 (8.05%) SAP
20 21 (8.05%) Marketing
20 21 (8.05%) Business Analysis
20 21 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
21 20 (7.66%) Data Analysis
22 19 (7.28%) Kimball Methodology
23 18 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
23 18 (6.90%) T-SQL

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 27 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.43%) SAS
3 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 30 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.83%) PowerPivot
3 8 (3.07%) MS Office
4 7 (2.68%) SPSS
5 4 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.77%) MS Project
7 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.53%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) BPCS
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) Broadband
1 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 59 (22.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (18.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (12.26%) QlikView
7 21 (8.05%) Crystal Reports
7 21 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (6.51%) OLAP
9 17 (6.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (5.36%) SAP BI
11 13 (4.98%) Relational Database
12 11 (4.21%) SAP BW
13 8 (3.07%) Big Data
14 7 (2.68%) OLAP Cube
14 7 (2.68%) Star Schema
14 7 (2.68%) DB2
14 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (2.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Toad
2 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.15%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) JMeter
3 2 (0.77%) VisualVM
3 2 (0.77%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 62 (23.75%) Finance
2 21 (8.05%) Marketing
3 10 (3.83%) Banking
3 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.68%) Retail
5 5 (1.92%) Games
5 5 (1.92%) Legal
5 5 (1.92%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.15%) Advertising
6 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.15%) Billing
7 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.77%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.13%) MDX
2 7 (2.68%) .NET
3 5 (1.92%) HTML
4 4 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.53%) Web Services
5 2 (0.77%) jQuery
5 2 (0.77%) XML
5 2 (0.77%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) XSLT
6 1 (0.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.13%) NHS
3 10 (3.83%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.30%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.15%) Informatics
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.77%) Online Games
8 2 (0.77%) GIS
9 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) Social Media
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.38%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.30%) UNIX
2 3 (1.15%) Windows
2 3 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (14.18%) Data Modelling
3 34 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (13.03%) Analytics
4 31 (11.88%) ETL
5 21 (8.05%) Business Analysis
6 20 (7.66%) Data Analysis
7 19 (7.28%) Kimball Methodology
8 15 (5.75%) Technical Analysis
9 12 (4.60%) Data Management
10 11 (4.21%) User Stories
11 9 (3.45%) ERP
11 9 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.07%) Scrum
12 8 (3.07%) Migration
13 7 (2.68%) Master Data Management
13 7 (2.68%) Inmon Methodology
13 7 (2.68%) DSDM
14 6 (2.30%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 138 (52.87%) SQL
2 18 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.92%) VBA
4 4 (1.53%) C#
4 4 (1.53%) VBScript
5 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.15%) SAS Macro
6 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.77%) C
6 2 (0.77%) Java
6 2 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (4.98%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) ISEB
3 2 (0.77%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.38%) MCSE
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) Basel III
4 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (16.48%) Microsoft
1 43 (16.48%) Business Objects
2 35 (13.41%) Cognos
3 33 (12.64%) Oracle
4 21 (8.05%) SAP
5 17 (6.51%) Hyperion
6 13 (4.98%) Tableau
7 12 (4.60%) IBM
8 9 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.30%) Netezza
10 5 (1.92%) Teradata
11 4 (1.53%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.77%) Google
12 2 (0.77%) Sybase
12 2 (0.77%) Adobe
13 1 (0.38%) Sun
13 1 (0.38%) Calypso
13 1 (0.38%) Informatica
13 1 (0.38%) Embarcadero
13 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
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