Period
to 21 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 562 571 548
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 308 238 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 187 218
England median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £244
90th Percentile £550 £518 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
England median hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.65% -11.90% -61.82%
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +62.16% -11.90% -61.82%

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 87,929 80,840 93,525
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.86% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,324 52,847 61,139
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,717 2,741 3,061
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.93 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.92% +14.71%

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 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 April 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 -4 161 £431 +1.29% 43
South West +35 41 £425 +18.22% 10
South East -26 33 £398 +5.78% 11
Midlands -7 29 £350 +16.67% 9
North of England -15 24 £356 +1.79% 11
West Midlands +1 19 £350 -4.11% 6
East of England -6 19 £381 -15.28% 7
North West -9 11 £356 +1.79% 7
Yorkshire -13 11 £300 -16.38% 4
East Midlands 0 10 £375 +36.36% 3
North East - 1 £400 -
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 159 (51.62%) SQL
3 103 (33.44%) Data Warehouse
4 90 (29.22%) Power BI
5 89 (28.90%) Finance
6 82 (26.62%) SQL Server
7 81 (26.30%) Analytics
8 76 (24.68%) Tableau
9 73 (23.70%) Microsoft
10 70 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 67 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
12 66 (21.43%) Data Modelling
13 59 (19.16%) ETL
14 57 (18.51%) Data Analysis
15 55 (17.86%) Visualisation
16 53 (17.21%) Microsoft Excel
17 49 (15.91%) BusinessObjects
17 49 (15.91%) Business Analysis
18 48 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 47 (15.26%) SAP
20 45 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 40 (12.99%) Cognos
22 37 (12.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 35 (11.36%) Data Management
24 34 (11.04%) QlikView
25 32 (10.39%) Data Quality
26 31 (10.06%) Oracle
27 27 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
28 26 (8.44%) Data Structures

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 17 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.92%) SAS
3 7 (2.27%) Confluence
4 4 (1.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 53 (17.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (2.92%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.65%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.65%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.32%) SAP SEM
6 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (0.97%) Office 365
2 3 (0.97%) PaaS
2 3 (0.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) Internet
1 3 (0.97%) Intranet
2 2 (0.65%) FTP
3 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (33.44%) Data Warehouse
2 90 (29.22%) Power BI
3 82 (26.62%) SQL Server
4 70 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (15.91%) BusinessObjects
6 45 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (12.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (11.04%) QlikView
9 22 (7.14%) Big Data
10 19 (6.17%) Data Lake
11 14 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 14 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 14 (4.55%) OLAP
11 14 (4.55%) Pentaho
12 13 (4.22%) Data Mining
12 13 (4.22%) Star Schema
13 12 (3.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.57%) Hadoop
14 11 (3.57%) Relational Database
14 11 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.90%) JIRA
2 4 (1.30%) ERwin
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.32%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (28.90%) Finance
2 20 (6.49%) Banking
2 20 (6.49%) Marketing
3 10 (3.25%) Retail
4 8 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.97%) Billing
5 3 (0.97%) Legal
6 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.19%) MDX
2 3 (0.97%) .NET
2 3 (0.97%) XML
3 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.32%) HTML
3 1 (0.32%) JSON
3 1 (0.32%) OLE
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.32%) RESTful
3 1 (0.32%) SOAP
3 1 (0.32%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.44%) Data Structures
3 25 (8.12%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 11 (3.57%) User Experience
5 8 (2.60%) NHS
6 6 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.95%) FMCG
7 5 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.97%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.32%) Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (26.30%) Analytics
3 70 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 59 (19.16%) ETL
6 57 (18.51%) Data Analysis
7 55 (17.86%) Visualisation
8 49 (15.91%) Business Analysis
9 48 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (11.36%) Data Management
11 27 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (7.14%) Change Management
13 21 (6.82%) Data Analytics
13 21 (6.82%) Data Governance
14 17 (5.52%) Data Visualisation
15 16 (5.19%) Dashboard Development
15 16 (5.19%) Scrum
16 15 (4.87%) Data Mapping
16 15 (4.87%) Dimensional Modelling
17 14 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 159 (51.62%) SQL
2 19 (6.17%) VBA
3 16 (5.19%) PL/SQL
4 13 (4.22%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.92%) R
6 8 (2.60%) C#
7 7 (2.27%) Python
8 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.65%) Java
11 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (4.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.25%) Degree
3 9 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.27%) ISEB
5 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) CBAP
6 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.39%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.60%) QA
3 7 (2.27%) GDPR
4 4 (1.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.32%) Control-M
2 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (24.68%) Tableau
2 73 (23.70%) Microsoft
3 47 (15.26%) SAP
4 40 (12.99%) Cognos
5 31 (10.06%) Oracle
6 15 (4.87%) IBM
6 15 (4.87%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (3.57%) Informatica
9 7 (2.27%) MuleSoft
9 7 (2.27%) Talend
10 3 (0.97%) Adobe
10 3 (0.97%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.97%) Capita
10 3 (0.97%) HP
10 3 (0.97%) Teradata
11 2 (0.65%) Google
11 2 (0.65%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.65%) MapR
11 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft