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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI) Consultant
Rank 486 466 427
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 92 109 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 56 51
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -8.04%
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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -30 89 £425 +6.25% 50
London +7 48 £438 +9.37% 23
South East -22 14 £350 -17.64% 6
City of London +19 9 £460 +15.00% 6
North West -25 6 £388 -13.88% 6
West Midlands -6 4 £650 +85.71% 3
East of England +13 3 £475 +13.09%
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £350 -7.59% 1
Yorkshire -11 3 £375 +7.14% 4
Hampshire -13 3 - -
Midlands - 3 £375 -
Hertfordshire +11 2 £475 +13.09%
East Midlands -10 2 £425 - 4
Berkshire -10 2 £435 -4.91% 2
West Yorkshire -13 2 £375 +7.14% 2
South West -20 2 - - 3
Manchester -21 2 - - 2
Derbyshire - 2 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (36.75%) SQL
3 58 (34.94%) SQL Server
4 55 (33.13%) ETL
5 52 (31.33%) SAP
5 52 (31.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (28.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (28.92%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
8 41 (24.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (22.89%) SAP BI
10 37 (22.29%) SAP BW
11 35 (21.08%) Finance
12 32 (19.28%) Analytics
13 21 (12.65%) Data Modelling
14 20 (12.05%) Oracle
15 19 (11.45%) Cognos
15 19 (11.45%) MDX
16 18 (10.84%) Tableau
17 16 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (9.64%) T-SQL
18 15 (9.04%) ABAP
18 15 (9.04%) MS Excel
18 15 (9.04%) Visualisation
19 14 (8.43%) OLAP
20 12 (7.23%) Data Integration
20 12 (7.23%) ERP
21 11 (6.63%) Integration Testing
22 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
22 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.61%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.81%) SAS
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (4.82%) SAP ERP
3 7 (4.22%) SAP SRM
4 3 (1.81%) ResourceLink
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.60%) Maximo
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.60%) Agresso
6 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.94%) SQL Server
2 52 (31.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (28.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (28.92%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (24.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 38 (22.89%) SAP BI
6 37 (22.29%) SAP BW
7 16 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (8.43%) OLAP
9 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (5.42%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (4.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (4.82%) QlikView
12 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database
13 6 (3.61%) SAP HANA
13 6 (3.61%) Big Data
13 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (3.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (3.01%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (21.08%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Advertising
2 6 (3.61%) Retail
3 5 (3.01%) Marketing
4 4 (2.41%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.45%) MDX
2 7 (4.22%) Web Services
2 7 (4.22%) XML
3 6 (3.61%) ODBC
3 6 (3.61%) OLE
4 4 (2.41%) SOAP
5 3 (1.81%) .NET
5 3 (1.81%) J2EE
6 2 (1.20%) HTML
6 2 (1.20%) CSS
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.60%) Middleware
7 1 (0.60%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) Visualisation
2 12 (7.23%) Data Integration
3 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.61%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.41%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.41%) FMCG
6 3 (1.81%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.20%) UNIX
1 2 (1.20%) Windows
1 2 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (33.13%) ETL
3 32 (19.28%) Analytics
4 21 (12.65%) Data Modelling
5 12 (7.23%) ERP
6 11 (6.63%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.42%) CRM
8 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.42%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (4.82%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.22%) Data Management
10 7 (4.22%) Project Management
11 6 (3.61%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (3.61%) Data Protection
12 5 (3.01%) Business Analysis
13 4 (2.41%) Validation
13 4 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (2.41%) Unit Testing
13 4 (2.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.75%) SQL
2 16 (9.64%) T-SQL
3 15 (9.04%) ABAP
4 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (3.01%) Java
6 4 (2.41%) C
7 3 (1.81%) R
8 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.20%) VBA
8 2 (1.20%) Python
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) Degree
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 52 (31.33%) SAP
2 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.05%) Oracle
4 19 (11.45%) Cognos
5 18 (10.84%) Tableau
6 10 (6.02%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.01%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (3.01%) IBM
8 3 (1.81%) Teradata
9 2 (1.20%) Adobe
9 2 (1.20%) Siebel
9 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) CODA
10 1 (0.60%) Sage
10 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.60%) MKS
10 1 (0.60%) EMC
10 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
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