Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 538 474
Rank change year-on-year -53 -64 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 263 397 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 275 322
UK median daily rate £400 £396 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.61% +1.07%
10th Percentile £263 £217 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +1.79% -9.09% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 18
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% -51.76% +84.78%
10th Percentile £16.10 £20.50 £16.86
90th Percentile £30.48 £24.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year -14.63% +9.74% -13.12%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90422 104428 107002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58668 67939 66296
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2875 3108 4133
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.80 £47.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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
England -48 248 £400 - 44
UK excluding London -17 154 £356 +1.79% 24
London -54 106 £456 +14.06% 21
South East -32 42 £375 -10.71% 6
Midlands +32 41 £320 -8.57% 4
West Midlands +43 28 £323 -14.00%
South West +1 22 £398 +5.65% 4
North of England +29 21 £350 +3.70% 7
East of England +2 15 £438 +32.08% 2
North West +28 14 £350 +3.70% 5
East Midlands +1 12 £288 -17.86% 4
Scotland +52 11 £475 +43.94%
Yorkshire +27 7 £331 -5.36% 2
Wales +1 2 £248 -23.85% 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 263 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 153 (58.17%) SQL
3 88 (33.46%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (27.76%) SQL Server
5 70 (26.62%) Finance
6 68 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (19.39%) Data Analysis
10 50 (19.01%) Microsoft
11 49 (18.63%) Business Analysis
12 48 (18.25%) Tableau
13 47 (17.87%) Microsoft Excel
14 46 (17.49%) BusinessObjects
14 46 (17.49%) Analytics
15 44 (16.73%) Data Modelling
15 44 (16.73%) ETL
16 41 (15.59%) Power BI
17 34 (12.93%) QlikView
17 34 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (12.17%) Oracle
19 27 (10.27%) T-SQL
20 26 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
21 24 (9.13%) Visualisation
22 20 (7.60%) Management Information System
22 20 (7.60%) Retail
23 19 (7.22%) Data Quality
24 17 (6.46%) Migration
24 17 (6.46%) CRM

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.42%) SAS
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (17.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.52%) SPSS
5 3 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (1.14%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.14%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.76%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.38%) Primavera
3 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (33.46%) Data Warehouse
2 73 (27.76%) SQL Server
3 68 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (17.49%) BusinessObjects
6 41 (15.59%) Power BI
7 34 (12.93%) QlikView
7 34 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.18%) OLAP
8 11 (4.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (3.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 10 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.42%) Big Data
10 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (3.04%) Hadoop
11 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (3.04%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.80%) JIRA
3 9 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.28%) ERwin
5 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.76%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.38%) Toad
6 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 70 (26.62%) Finance
2 20 (7.60%) Retail
3 12 (4.56%) Marketing
4 11 (4.18%) Banking
5 8 (3.04%) Front Office
6 6 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.94%) .NET
2 4 (1.52%) MDX
3 3 (1.14%) SAP MI
4 2 (0.76%) JSON
4 2 (0.76%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) ODBC
5 1 (0.38%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.70%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.66%) NHS
5 4 (1.52%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.14%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.76%) Life Science
7 2 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.38%) Fintech
8 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.38%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.38%) Online Games
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.39%) Data Analysis
4 49 (18.63%) Business Analysis
5 46 (17.49%) Analytics
6 44 (16.73%) Data Modelling
6 44 (16.73%) ETL
7 26 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (9.13%) Visualisation
9 17 (6.46%) CRM
9 17 (6.46%) Data Management
9 17 (6.46%) Migration
9 17 (6.46%) Use Case
10 15 (5.70%) Dashboard Development
10 15 (5.70%) Data Visualisation
11 13 (4.94%) Dimensional Modelling
11 13 (4.94%) Scrum
12 12 (4.56%) Business Analytics
12 12 (4.56%) Wireframes
13 11 (4.18%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (58.17%) SQL
2 27 (10.27%) T-SQL
3 14 (5.32%) VBA
4 11 (4.18%) R
5 8 (3.04%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.66%) C#
6 7 (2.66%) Python
7 6 (2.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.52%) C
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (5.70%) Degree
2 8 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.28%) ISEB
4 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) CBAP
5 2 (0.76%) IIBA
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.22%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.66%) QA
3 5 (1.90%) PMO
4 4 (1.52%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.76%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) GCP
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (18.25%) Tableau
3 32 (12.17%) Oracle
4 16 (6.08%) SAP
5 14 (5.32%) Cognos
6 9 (3.42%) Informatica
6 9 (3.42%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (2.28%) Alteryx
7 6 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.90%) Teradata
9 4 (1.52%) Google
10 3 (1.14%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.38%) Brio
11 1 (0.38%) Coremetrics
11 1 (0.38%) IBM
11 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.38%) Omniture
11 1 (0.38%) Sage
11 1 (0.38%) Vertica
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £440 Per Day Ltd Co. basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £43000 - £45000 Per Day to £45000 p.a.
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Rate: Competitive day rate offered to the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago