Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 162 197
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Scotland median daily rate £425 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -5.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £340 £289 £268
90th Percentile £488 £360 £389
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +2.50% -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +12.50% +28.48% -6.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4746 4065 5866
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2692 2377 3035
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £230
90th Percentile £530 £490 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 125
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.80
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in Scotland

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in Scotland

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in Scotland

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -4 5 £375 +36.61% 1
Edinburgh -11 2 £388 +17.42% 1
Stirling - 2 £475 -
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Business Intelligence Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) Power BI
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) QlikView
6 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) R
7 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (20.00%) Informatica
7 2 (20.00%) SPSS
7 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) ETL

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) Power BI
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) R
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau