Period
to 25 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 517 577 552
Rank change year-on-year +60 -25 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 205 282 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 201 230
England median daily rate £425 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +4.06%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 15
England median hourly rate £22.55 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.83% -50.00% +62.79%
10th Percentile £20.94 £15.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £27.84 £22.81 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £25.52 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +45.84% -50.00% +62.79%

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 61,083 86,378 87,864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 94.68% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40,198 57,802 58,947
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,384 2,591 2,588
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +1.08% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.71 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +1.08% +2.78%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 +110 112 £475 +3.83% 25
South East +68 42 £425 +13.26% 14
North of England +34 22 £363 +11.54% 23
East of England +46 16 £320 -22.42% 15
Yorkshire +42 12 £338 +12.50% 4
Midlands +38 10 £348 +2.96% 9
West Midlands +39 8 £330 -4.00% 7
North West +20 8 £380 +1.33% 18
North East +20 2 £438 +34.62% 1
East Midlands +18 2 £410 +31.20% 1
South West -36 2 £375 -13.54% 5
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 120 (58.54%) SQL
3 113 (55.12%) Power BI
3 113 (55.12%) Power Platform
4 76 (37.07%) Tableau
5 61 (29.76%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 55 (26.83%) Finance
7 52 (25.37%) Analytics
7 52 (25.37%) Visualisation
8 50 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (21.95%) Microsoft
10 43 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (19.51%) ETL
11 40 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 31 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (12.68%) Python
15 25 (12.20%) T-SQL
15 25 (12.20%) Data Modelling
15 25 (12.20%) Azure
16 24 (11.71%) Data Visualisation
17 23 (11.22%) Data Analysis
17 23 (11.22%) Degree
18 20 (9.76%) Oracle
18 20 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 19 (9.27%) Data Quality
19 19 (9.27%) Dashboard Development
20 17 (8.29%) R
20 17 (8.29%) Alteryx

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 11 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.44%) Confluence
3 3 (1.46%) CMS
3 3 (1.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 113 (55.12%) Power Platform
2 25 (12.20%) Azure
3 13 (6.34%) AWS
4 7 (3.41%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (3.41%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.93%) Azure Machine Learning
5 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Flow
6 5 (2.44%) PowerApps
6 5 (2.44%) SaaS
7 4 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.46%) Office 365
9 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.49%) AdWords
10 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.49%) IaaS
10 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Broadband
2 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (55.12%) Power BI
2 61 (29.76%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 31 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (7.80%) Data Lake
8 13 (6.34%) QlikView
9 10 (4.88%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.90%) Big Data
10 8 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.93%) Data Mining
12 5 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 4 (1.95%) PowerPivot
14 3 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.46%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (4.88%) JIRA
2 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.46%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.49%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.49%) ERwin
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (26.83%) Finance
2 17 (8.29%) Marketing
3 8 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.41%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.93%) Retail
6 5 (2.44%) Advertising
6 5 (2.44%) Banking
6 5 (2.44%) Publishing
6 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Automotive
7 3 (1.46%) Local Government
8 2 (0.98%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.95%) MDX
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) Kafka
3 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.39%) NHS
4 7 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.95%) User Experience
7 2 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.98%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.98%) Tandem
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.49%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (25.37%) Analytics
2 52 (25.37%) Visualisation
3 50 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (19.51%) ETL
5 25 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 24 (11.71%) Data Visualisation
7 23 (11.22%) Data Analysis
8 19 (9.27%) Dashboard Development
9 17 (8.29%) Business Analysis
9 17 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.80%) Mathematics
11 14 (6.83%) Migration
12 13 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.85%) Computer Science
13 12 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (5.37%) Data Management
15 10 (4.88%) Machine Learning
16 9 (4.39%) Kimball Methodology
16 9 (4.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 120 (58.54%) SQL
2 26 (12.68%) Python
3 25 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 17 (8.29%) R
5 8 (3.90%) VBA
6 4 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (0.98%) C#
7 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.49%) Cypher
8 1 (0.49%) Korn
8 1 (0.49%) Scala
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (11.22%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.44%) Postgraduate
3 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.46%) ACCA
5 3 (1.46%) CIMA
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) HNC
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.27%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.44%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) PMO
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (37.07%) Tableau
2 45 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.76%) Oracle
4 17 (8.29%) Alteryx
5 14 (6.83%) SAP
6 7 (3.41%) Google
7 5 (2.44%) Cognos
8 4 (1.95%) DoubleClick
8 4 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.46%) Ariba
9 3 (1.46%) Informatica
10 2 (0.98%) Citrix
10 2 (0.98%) HP
10 2 (0.98%) VMware
10 2 (0.98%) Workday
11 1 (0.49%) Databricks
11 1 (0.49%) Datameer
11 1 (0.49%) Facebook
11 1 (0.49%) Netezza
11 1 (0.49%) Openreach