Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 573 568 551
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 -87
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 307 287 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 193 253
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £306 £276 £230
90th Percentile £525 £535 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 9
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.66 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.79% +14.70% -2.27%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.33 £20.50
90th Percentile £23.86 £58.75 £24.35
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.66 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.79% +14.70% -2.27%

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 89,320 86,581 93,675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.87% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,457 57,357 61,708
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,836 2,565 2,977
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.89%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +2 145 £450 - 41
South West +13 58 £425 +3.03% 8
South East +3 52 £400 +14.29% 11
Midlands -38 24 £338 -8.78% 8
West Midlands -28 18 £400 +23.08% 4
North of England -31 18 £318 -2.31% 14
East of England -9 10 £400 -3.03% 9
Yorkshire -10 8 £425 +44.68% 6
East Midlands -3 6 £313 -17.22% 4
North West -31 5 £350 +3.70% 7
North East - 4 £288 - 1
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 157 (51.14%) SQL
3 124 (40.39%) Power BI
4 98 (31.92%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (26.06%) SQL Server
7 76 (24.76%) Visualisation
8 74 (24.10%) Finance
9 70 (22.80%) Analytics
10 65 (21.17%) Microsoft Excel
11 59 (19.22%) Microsoft
12 56 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (17.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 53 (17.26%) Tableau
14 50 (16.29%) Data Modelling
15 49 (15.96%) Data Analysis
15 49 (15.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 42 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (13.36%) User Stories
19 38 (12.38%) Data Science
20 37 (12.05%) Dimensional Modelling
21 36 (11.73%) Business Analysis
21 36 (11.73%) ETL
22 33 (10.75%) Oracle
23 30 (9.77%) Data Visualisation
24 27 (8.79%) Data Quality
24 27 (8.79%) BusinessObjects
25 25 (8.14%) Data Mining

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 16 (5.21%) SAS
2 9 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) Apache
3 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.33%) Confluence
3 1 (0.33%) SAP EP
Applications
1 65 (21.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.95%) SPSS
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Global One
1 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.30%) SMS
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (40.39%) Power BI
2 98 (31.92%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (26.06%) SQL Server
4 53 (17.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (15.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (8.79%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (8.14%) Data Mining
9 17 (5.54%) QlikView
9 17 (5.54%) Relational Database
10 15 (4.89%) Qlik Sense
11 13 (4.23%) Big Data
11 13 (4.23%) MySQL
12 10 (3.26%) Data Lake
12 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (2.93%) BigQuery
13 9 (2.93%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.33%) Toad
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (24.10%) Finance
2 19 (6.19%) Retail
3 18 (5.86%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.54%) Legal
5 15 (4.89%) Marketing
6 14 (4.56%) Banking
7 11 (3.58%) Automotive
8 7 (2.28%) Publishing
9 5 (1.63%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.98%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.61%) .NET
2 4 (1.30%) MDX
3 3 (0.98%) XML
3 3 (0.98%) XSLT
4 1 (0.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.26%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.28%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.28%) Reinsurance
5 5 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.30%) Social Media
7 3 (0.98%) NHS
8 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.33%) AS400
9 1 (0.33%) e-Health
9 1 (0.33%) Equities
9 1 (0.33%) Fintech
9 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) LIMS
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.33%) Unix
2 1 (0.33%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (24.76%) Visualisation
3 70 (22.80%) Analytics
4 56 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (16.29%) Data Modelling
6 49 (15.96%) Data Analysis
7 43 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (13.36%) User Stories
10 38 (12.38%) Data Science
11 37 (12.05%) Dimensional Modelling
12 36 (11.73%) Business Analysis
12 36 (11.73%) ETL
13 30 (9.77%) Data Visualisation
14 25 (8.14%) Decision-Making
15 22 (7.17%) People Management
16 16 (5.21%) Dashboard Development
16 16 (5.21%) Data Analytics
17 15 (4.89%) Mathematics
18 14 (4.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 157 (51.14%) SQL
2 25 (8.14%) T-SQL
3 15 (4.89%) PL/SQL
4 14 (4.56%) VBA
5 12 (3.91%) Python
5 12 (3.91%) R
6 6 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 6 (1.95%) Java
6 6 (1.95%) MATLAB
6 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.63%) C
7 5 (1.63%) C++
7 5 (1.63%) VB
7 5 (1.63%) VBScript
8 3 (0.98%) C#
9 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.33%) ABAP
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) Korn
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (7.17%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.63%) DV Cleared
3 5 (1.63%) ISEB
4 4 (1.30%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) MBA
6 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.79%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.61%) QA
3 6 (1.95%) PMO
4 4 (1.30%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 59 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.26%) Tableau
3 33 (10.75%) Oracle
4 15 (4.89%) SAP
5 11 (3.58%) Google
6 8 (2.61%) Cognos
7 5 (1.63%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.63%) Workday
8 4 (1.30%) Teradata
9 3 (0.98%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.65%) Birst
10 2 (0.65%) Netezza
10 2 (0.65%) Splunk
10 2 (0.65%) Talend
10 2 (0.65%) Trillium
11 1 (0.33%) Adobe
11 1 (0.33%) HP
11 1 (0.33%) IBM
11 1 (0.33%) Omniture
11 1 (0.33%) Progress