Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

BI Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 573 588 527
Rank change year-on-year +15 -61 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 305 249 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 173 251
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £215
90th Percentile £510 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% -51.76%
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% -51.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 90,126 83,895 96,718
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,668 54,743 63,720
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,912 2,688 2,853
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in England

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in England

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in England

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in England

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 141 £425 -10.53% 47
South East -6 53 £396 +5.60% 13
South West +31 49 £425 +13.33% 13
North of England -10 26 £344 -1.79% 14
Midlands -31 20 £363 +13.28% 12
East of England -1 16 £388 -11.43% 10
North West -11 14 £350 - 9
West Midlands -44 12 £363 +11.54% 6
Yorkshire -13 9 £438 +32.08% 5
East Midlands +1 8 £370 +28.70% 6
North East - 3 £275 -
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Business Intelligence Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 305 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 145 (47.54%) SQL
3 107 (35.08%) Power BI
4 94 (30.82%) Finance
5 89 (29.18%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (23.61%) Analytics
6 72 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (22.62%) Microsoft Excel
8 67 (21.97%) Microsoft
9 66 (21.64%) SQL Server
10 61 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 55 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (17.05%) Visualisation
13 50 (16.39%) Tableau
14 44 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (14.43%) Business Analysis
15 43 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 41 (13.44%) ETL
17 39 (12.79%) Data Analysis
18 35 (11.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 35 (11.48%) User Stories
19 34 (11.15%) Oracle
20 31 (10.16%) BusinessObjects
21 29 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
21 29 (9.51%) SAP
22 28 (9.18%) Data Quality
23 24 (7.87%) Dimensional Modelling
24 23 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
25 22 (7.21%) Management Information System

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.61%) SAS
3 5 (1.64%) Confluence
4 3 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.33%) SAP EP
Applications
1 69 (22.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.66%) Global One
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.66%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.98%) Office 365
3 3 (0.98%) PaaS
3 3 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.64%) SMS
2 4 (1.31%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (35.08%) Power BI
2 89 (29.18%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (21.64%) SQL Server
4 44 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (11.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (10.16%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (6.23%) Data Lake
9 18 (5.90%) Big Data
10 16 (5.25%) QlikView
11 15 (4.92%) Data Mining
12 13 (4.26%) Qlik Sense
13 11 (3.61%) MySQL
13 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
14 9 (2.95%) Hadoop
14 9 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (2.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (2.30%) OLAP
16 7 (2.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (2.95%) JIRA
3 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.66%) ERwin
4 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.33%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.33%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (30.82%) Finance
2 20 (6.56%) Banking
3 15 (4.92%) Legal
4 14 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.26%) Marketing
6 11 (3.61%) Retail
7 8 (2.62%) Automotive
7 8 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.64%) Publishing
9 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.98%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.98%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.28%) .NET
2 5 (1.64%) MDX
3 2 (0.66%) XML
3 2 (0.66%) XSLT
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.33%) Kafka
4 1 (0.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 72 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.25%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.97%) Reinsurance
5 5 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.98%) NHS
6 3 (0.98%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.98%) User Experience
7 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.66%) Social Media
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) Fintech
8 1 (0.33%) FMCG
8 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.33%) Linux
1 1 (0.33%) Unix
1 1 (0.33%) Windows
1 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.61%) Analytics
3 61 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 55 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (17.05%) Visualisation
6 44 (14.43%) Business Analysis
7 41 (13.44%) ETL
8 39 (12.79%) Data Analysis
9 35 (11.48%) User Stories
10 29 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (7.87%) Dimensional Modelling
12 20 (6.56%) Decision-Making
13 18 (5.90%) Dashboard Development
13 18 (5.90%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (5.57%) Data Analytics
14 17 (5.57%) Data Science
15 15 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (4.59%) Data Mapping
16 14 (4.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 145 (47.54%) SQL
2 21 (6.89%) T-SQL
3 16 (5.25%) VBA
4 14 (4.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.97%) R
7 5 (1.64%) C#
7 5 (1.64%) Python
8 4 (1.31%) VB
8 4 (1.31%) VBScript
9 3 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.33%) ABAP
10 1 (0.33%) Java
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (5.57%) Degree
2 10 (3.28%) ISEB
2 10 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.98%) MBA
5 2 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.33%) CBAP
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.18%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.95%) QA
3 8 (2.62%) PMO
4 3 (0.98%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.33%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 67 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.39%) Tableau
3 34 (11.15%) Oracle
4 29 (9.51%) SAP
5 21 (6.89%) Cognos
6 15 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.95%) IBM
8 6 (1.97%) Teradata
9 4 (1.31%) Capita
9 4 (1.31%) Google
9 4 (1.31%) Workday
10 3 (0.98%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.98%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.98%) Talend
11 2 (0.66%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.66%) Infor
11 2 (0.66%) Informatica
11 2 (0.66%) MapR
11 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.66%) Netezza