Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 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 > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 171 159
Rank change year-on-year -17 -12 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.085% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £278 £305 £278
90th Percentile £421 £418 £366
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +45.83% +14.29%

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 4,500 4,530 3,515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.75% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,534 2,645 2,037
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £220
90th Percentile £563 £538 £501
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 112 129
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.79 £10.60
90th Percentile £44.48 £35.00 £50.40
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -5.26%

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 22 January 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
Edinburgh +4 3 £325 -7.14% 3
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Scotland region featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) CITP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos

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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CITP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle