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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BI Analyst
Rank 454 430 416
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 173 188 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 117 104
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -48 157 £400 - 68
London -18 64 £400 - 35
South East -16 26 £295 -27.60% 9
Yorkshire +6 21 £313 -13.79% 4
South West +5 17 £420 +12.00% 2
West Midlands -9 10 £363 -3.33% 5
Scotland -3 9 £350 -6.04% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £295 -34.44% 2
City of London +11 8 £500 +25.00% 6
Wiltshire 0 8 £420 - 1
Edinburgh -7 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Berkshire -9 8 £348 -7.33% 5
Swindon - 8 £420 - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes +11 7 £295 -34.44% 2
West Yorkshire -4 7 £300 -17.24% 3
Sheffield - 6 £325 - 1
Gloucestershire +15 5 £425 -3.95%
East Midlands -4 5 £406 +47.72% 4
Surrey -5 5 £525 +23.52% 1
North West -12 5 £294 -4.08% 6
Bristol 0 4 £388 +3.33% 1
Reading -5 4 £260 - 2
East of England -12 4 £313 -15.25% 2
Shropshire -16 4 - -
Telford -18 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 3 £313 -
Northamptonshire +10 3 £406 - 2
Leeds -3 3 £300 - 1
Cheshire -6 3 £225 -45.45% 1

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 355 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 197 (55.49%) SQL
3 155 (43.66%) Data Warehouse
4 120 (33.80%) Finance
5 85 (23.94%) SQL Server
6 72 (20.28%) Data Modelling
6 72 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (19.72%) Microsoft
8 60 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 59 (16.62%) Analytics
10 58 (16.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (16.06%) BusinessObjects
12 56 (15.77%) ETL
13 52 (14.65%) Oracle
14 49 (13.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 48 (13.52%) Tableau
15 48 (13.52%) Business Analysis
16 47 (13.24%) Data Analysis
16 47 (13.24%) MS Excel
17 46 (12.96%) Cognos
17 46 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (8.73%) Degree
20 30 (8.45%) T-SQL
21 28 (7.89%) SAP
21 28 (7.89%) Management Information System
21 28 (7.89%) QlikView
22 27 (7.61%) Visualisation
22 27 (7.61%) Project Management
23 26 (7.32%) Migration

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (3.10%) SAS
1 11 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 47 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.38%) MS Office
3 7 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.56%) SPSS
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.85%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.56%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (43.66%) Data Warehouse
2 85 (23.94%) SQL Server
3 60 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (16.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (16.06%) BusinessObjects
6 49 (13.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (7.89%) QlikView
8 23 (6.48%) OLAP
9 22 (6.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 21 (5.92%) Big Data
11 20 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (5.07%) Power BI
14 17 (4.79%) SAP BI
15 16 (4.51%) Hadoop
16 14 (3.94%) Data Mining
16 14 (3.94%) SAP BW
17 13 (3.66%) Apache Hive
18 10 (2.82%) Relational Database
19 9 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.10%) Toad
2 8 (2.25%) ERwin
2 8 (2.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.97%) Selenium
4 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.41%) eggPlant
6 3 (0.85%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.28%) JIRA
8 1 (0.28%) JMeter
8 1 (0.28%) MSTest
8 1 (0.28%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.28%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.28%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 120 (33.80%) Finance
2 25 (7.04%) Banking
3 14 (3.94%) Marketing
4 12 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.97%) Legal
5 7 (1.97%) Retail
6 6 (1.69%) Advertising
6 6 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.41%) Games
7 5 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.13%) Back Office
8 4 (1.13%) Billing
9 3 (0.85%) Electronics
9 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.97%) XML
2 5 (1.41%) MDX
3 4 (1.13%) .NET
4 2 (0.56%) CSS
4 2 (0.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.61%) Visualisation
4 25 (7.04%) NHS
5 13 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.54%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.54%) Statistics
8 6 (1.69%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.13%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.13%) Economics
11 3 (0.85%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.85%) FMCG
11 3 (0.85%) Online Games
12 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.13%) Unix
2 1 (0.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (20.28%) Data Modelling
3 59 (16.62%) Analytics
4 56 (15.77%) ETL
5 48 (13.52%) Business Analysis
6 47 (13.24%) Data Analysis
7 46 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (7.61%) Project Management
10 26 (7.32%) Migration
11 25 (7.04%) Kimball Methodology
12 24 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (5.63%) CRM
14 18 (5.07%) Data Migration
15 17 (4.79%) Dashboard Development
15 17 (4.79%) Translating Business Requirements
16 16 (4.51%) Data Management
17 14 (3.94%) Asset Management
17 14 (3.94%) Data Visualisation
17 14 (3.94%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 197 (55.49%) SQL
2 30 (8.45%) T-SQL
3 18 (5.07%) VBA
4 10 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.85%) Java
5 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (8.73%) Degree
2 8 (2.25%) ISEB
2 8 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) ACCA
4 3 (0.85%) CIMA
4 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) ECDL
6 1 (0.28%) MBA
6 1 (0.28%) PhD
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.92%) Data Quality
2 18 (5.07%) QA
3 7 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.41%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.85%) Basel II
5 3 (0.85%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.65%) Oracle
3 48 (13.52%) Tableau
4 46 (12.96%) Cognos
5 28 (7.89%) SAP
6 22 (6.20%) Teradata
7 14 (3.94%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (2.25%) Talend
9 7 (1.97%) EXASOL
9 7 (1.97%) Informatica
9 7 (1.97%) Siebel
10 6 (1.69%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.69%) IBM
11 4 (1.13%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.56%) Charles River
12 2 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (0.56%) Splunk
12 2 (0.56%) Vermilion
13 1 (0.28%) Cadence
13 1 (0.28%) Guidewire
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