Period
to 23 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 575 569 596
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 235 320 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 236 176
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £303 £260
90th Percentile £514 £511 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
England median hourly rate £25.19 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.50% +2.33% +4.88%
10th Percentile £24.31 £21.00 £16.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £23.86 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £25.19 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.50% +2.33% +4.88%

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 77,709 88,355 84,079
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 94.78% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,573 58,463 55,015
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,563 2,847 2,534
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% -1.58%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +24 109 £413 -5.71% 39
South East +21 44 £425 +7.32% 15
North of England +34 28 £300 -11.11% 20
Midlands +38 22 £375 -6.25% 16
West Midlands +27 18 £375 -6.25% 13
South West -64 16 £350 -17.65% 3
East of England +17 15 £455 +13.75% 8
North West +10 12 £363 +3.57% 7
Yorkshire +21 10 £275 -35.29% 13
North East +25 6 £381 +38.64%
East Midlands +29 4 £350 +11.11% 3
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 125 (53.19%) Power BI
2 125 (53.19%) Power Platform
3 115 (48.94%) SQL
4 70 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 63 (26.81%) Microsoft
6 60 (25.53%) Tableau
6 60 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (25.11%) SQL Server
8 57 (24.26%) Analytics
9 52 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
10 51 (21.70%) Finance
11 50 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (21.28%) Visualisation
12 44 (18.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 42 (17.87%) Data Analysis
13 42 (17.87%) Data Modelling
14 38 (16.17%) ETL
14 38 (16.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (15.74%) Azure
16 36 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 32 (13.62%) Business Analysis
18 26 (11.06%) SAP
19 25 (10.64%) Data Quality
20 24 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
21 20 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
21 20 (8.51%) Dashboard Development
22 19 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
22 19 (8.09%) T-SQL
22 19 (8.09%) Degree

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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.83%) SAS
3 5 (2.13%) CMS
3 5 (2.13%) Confluence
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.28%) SPSS
5 3 (1.28%) Stata
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.85%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 125 (53.19%) Power Platform
2 37 (15.74%) Azure
3 8 (3.40%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (2.55%) AWS
4 6 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.70%) Office 365
5 4 (1.70%) PowerApps
6 3 (1.28%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.28%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.85%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) AdWords
8 1 (0.43%) GCP
8 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (53.19%) Power BI
2 60 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (25.11%) SQL Server
4 44 (18.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (16.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (7.23%) Big Data
9 16 (6.81%) QlikView
10 13 (5.53%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.40%) Data Lake
12 8 (3.40%) Qlik Sense
13 7 (2.98%) OLAP
14 6 (2.55%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (2.55%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.55%) SAP HANA
14 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) JIRA
2 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.28%) Balsamiq
3 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (21.70%) Finance
2 17 (7.23%) Public Sector
2 17 (7.23%) Retail
3 15 (6.38%) Marketing
4 9 (3.83%) Legal
4 9 (3.83%) Publishing
5 5 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.28%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) German Language
8 2 (0.85%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.85%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.98%) MDX
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.96%) NHS
3 11 (4.68%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.55%) User Experience
6 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.28%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.85%) Tandem
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.43%) FMCG
9 1 (0.43%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.85%) Windows
1 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (24.26%) Analytics
3 50 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.28%) Visualisation
4 42 (17.87%) Data Analysis
4 42 (17.87%) Data Modelling
5 38 (16.17%) ETL
6 32 (13.62%) Business Analysis
7 24 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.51%) Dashboard Development
9 19 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (7.66%) Data Science
11 17 (7.23%) Migration
12 15 (6.38%) Project Management
12 15 (6.38%) Statistics
13 14 (5.96%) Data Governance
13 14 (5.96%) Decision-Making
14 13 (5.53%) Data Analytics
14 13 (5.53%) Machine Learning
14 13 (5.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 115 (48.94%) SQL
2 19 (8.09%) T-SQL
3 17 (7.23%) R
4 15 (6.38%) Python
5 12 (5.11%) VBA
6 6 (2.55%) C
7 3 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.85%) C#
8 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.43%) Cypher
9 1 (0.43%) Scala
9 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (8.09%) Degree
2 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.70%) ISEB
4 4 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) MBA
6 1 (0.43%) MBCS
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.70%) GDPR
3 3 (1.28%) QA
4 2 (0.85%) PMO
5 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (26.81%) Microsoft
2 60 (25.53%) Tableau
3 26 (11.06%) SAP
4 16 (6.81%) Oracle
5 10 (4.26%) Alteryx
6 8 (3.40%) Cognos
7 6 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.13%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) Adobe
9 3 (1.28%) Informatica
10 2 (0.85%) Ariba
10 2 (0.85%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.85%) Sparx
10 2 (0.85%) Temenos
10 2 (0.85%) Workday
11 1 (0.43%) Databricks
11 1 (0.43%) Google
11 1 (0.43%) Liquidlogic
11 1 (0.43%) Omniture
11 1 (0.43%) Palantir