The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Intelligence Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI) Consultant
Rank 553 515 507
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 67 96 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.87% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Intelligence Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Intelligence Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Intelligence Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -48 59 £450 - 32
London -19 24 £500 +9.89% 10
South West 0 9 £355 - 5
West Midlands +6 7 £475 +90.00% 3
City of London -7 7 £525 +22.09% 5
North West -27 7 £400 -5.88% 4
South East -17 5 £394 +12.50% 5
Manchester -7 4 £375 -17.12% 4
Warwickshire - 4 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £365 +4.28%
East of England -3 2 £365 +4.28%
Cheshire -11 2 £375 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £360 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £409 - 2
Birmingham +3 1 - - 3
Midlands +1 1 - -
South Wales 0 1 £600 +81.13%
Cardiff -2 1 £600 +81.13%
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Wales -4 1 £600 +81.13%
Hampshire -9 1 £413 +25.00%
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 2
Bristol - 1 £375 - 2
Newbury - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Peterborough - 1 £380 -
Gloucester - 1 £368 - 2
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £500 -

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 156 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (36.54%) SQL
3 56 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (32.69%) SQL Server
6 49 (31.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (29.49%) SAP
7 46 (29.49%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (28.85%) Microsoft
9 44 (28.21%) ETL
10 38 (24.36%) SAP BI
11 37 (23.72%) SAP BW
12 30 (19.23%) Finance
13 28 (17.95%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (16.03%) Analytics
15 24 (15.38%) T-SQL
16 18 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (11.54%) Cognos
16 18 (11.54%) Data Modelling
17 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
18 15 (9.62%) Oracle
18 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (9.62%) MDX
19 13 (8.33%) OLAP
20 12 (7.69%) Project Management
20 12 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
20 12 (7.69%) Tableau
21 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
22 9 (5.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) SAS
2 2 (1.28%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.92%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.92%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.92%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.64%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.64%) Maximo
4 1 (0.64%) Agresso
4 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 54 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (32.69%) SQL Server
4 49 (31.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 46 (29.49%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (24.36%) SAP BI
7 37 (23.72%) SAP BW
8 28 (17.95%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (8.33%) OLAP
11 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (4.49%) QlikView
14 6 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Power View
15 5 (3.21%) Cognos Report Studio
15 5 (3.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 5 (3.21%) SAP HANA
15 5 (3.21%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Retail
3 4 (2.56%) Marketing
4 3 (1.92%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) MDX
2 6 (3.85%) ODBC
2 6 (3.85%) OLE
3 3 (1.92%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) J2EE
3 3 (1.92%) Web Services
3 3 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.64%) SOAP
4 1 (0.64%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.85%) NHS
1 6 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.21%) Visualisation
2 5 (3.21%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (3.21%) Wiki
3 1 (0.64%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.64%) Social Media
3 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.28%) UNIX
2 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (28.21%) ETL
3 25 (16.03%) Analytics
4 18 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.69%) Project Management
6 12 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (5.13%) Coaching
8 7 (4.49%) ETL Development
8 7 (4.49%) Information Management
8 7 (4.49%) Data Analysis
9 6 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 6 (3.85%) Data Management
9 6 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 6 (3.85%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.21%) Logistics
10 5 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) SQL
2 24 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 9 (5.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 8 (5.13%) ABAP
5 6 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.56%) Java
7 2 (1.28%) C#
7 2 (1.28%) VBA
7 2 (1.28%) Python
7 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.64%) R
8 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) HNC
4 1 (0.64%) HND
4 1 (0.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) Basel II
2 1 (0.64%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (29.49%) SAP
2 45 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.54%) Cognos
4 15 (9.62%) Oracle
5 12 (7.69%) Tableau
6 7 (4.49%) Teradata
6 7 (4.49%) IBM
7 4 (2.56%) Netezza
8 2 (1.28%) Siebel
9 1 (0.64%) Sybase
9 1 (0.64%) EMC
9 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.64%) Sage
9 1 (0.64%) Vitria
9 1 (0.64%) ATG
9 1 (0.64%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.64%) Endeca
9 1 (0.64%) Talend
9 1 (0.64%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow