Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 553 527
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 335 310 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 243 249
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £230
90th Percentile £538 £524 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year -4.58% +12.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +14.29% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,011 91,868 102,819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.80% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,133 59,980 65,551
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,784 3,231 3,883
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 15 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 19 January 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
England +22 320 £411 +2.81% 100
London -8 180 £443 +4.24% 46
UK excluding London -2 149 £375 -4.58% 61
South East -14 41 £368 -7.94% 11
Midlands +19 34 £370 -0.34% 14
West Midlands +24 28 £370 -4.52% 10
South West +16 26 £420 +5.46% 11
North of England +8 20 £338 -10.00% 10
East of England -8 18 £388 -8.82% 8
North West -4 9 £331 -1.12% 7
Yorkshire -6 9 £338 -15.63% 2
Scotland -13 9 £363 +9.85% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £363 +21.85% 4
North East +48 1 £400 +33.33% 1
Wales +8 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 192 (57.31%) SQL
3 122 (36.42%) Data Warehouse
4 106 (31.64%) SQL Server
5 95 (28.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 91 (27.16%) Finance
7 90 (26.87%) ETL
8 80 (23.88%) Analytics
9 77 (22.99%) Data Modelling
10 75 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 72 (21.49%) Tableau
14 66 (19.70%) Microsoft
15 65 (19.40%) Power BI
16 64 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 62 (18.51%) Visualisation
18 60 (17.91%) Data Analysis
19 58 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
20 57 (17.01%) Business Analysis
21 56 (16.72%) BusinessObjects
22 49 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
23 43 (12.84%) QlikView
24 40 (11.94%) SAP
25 35 (10.45%) Oracle
26 34 (10.15%) Cognos
26 34 (10.15%) Data Management
27 31 (9.25%) Data Quality
28 25 (7.46%) T-SQL
29 23 (6.87%) Data Visualisation

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 13 (3.88%) SAS
1 13 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.19%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 58 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (2.39%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.30%) SAP SEM
6 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) FTP
2 1 (0.30%) Intranet
2 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (36.42%) Data Warehouse
2 106 (31.64%) SQL Server
3 95 (28.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (19.40%) Power BI
6 64 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (16.72%) BusinessObjects
8 43 (12.84%) QlikView
9 21 (6.27%) Big Data
10 18 (5.37%) Relational Database
11 17 (5.07%) Pentaho
12 15 (4.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 15 (4.48%) OLAP
13 14 (4.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (4.18%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (3.88%) Hadoop
15 12 (3.58%) Data Mining
16 11 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 11 (3.28%) Data Lake
16 11 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.28%) JIRA
2 5 (1.49%) ERwin
3 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.30%) MSTest
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 91 (27.16%) Finance
2 21 (6.27%) Marketing
3 19 (5.67%) Banking
4 14 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.88%) Retail
6 8 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.19%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 2 (0.60%) Billing
9 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.07%) MDX
2 6 (1.79%) .NET
3 4 (1.19%) JDBC
3 4 (1.19%) ODBC
4 3 (0.90%) XML
5 2 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) jQuery
6 1 (0.30%) JSON
6 1 (0.30%) OLE
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.30%) RESTful
6 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.07%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.88%) NHS
5 10 (2.99%) User Experience
6 9 (2.69%) FMCG
6 9 (2.69%) Reference Data
7 7 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.19%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.19%) Wiki
9 2 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.60%) Fintech
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) New Media
10 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (26.87%) ETL
3 80 (23.88%) Analytics
4 77 (22.99%) Data Modelling
5 74 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (18.51%) Visualisation
7 60 (17.91%) Data Analysis
8 57 (17.01%) Business Analysis
9 49 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (10.15%) Data Management
11 23 (6.87%) Data Visualisation
12 19 (5.67%) Data Analytics
12 19 (5.67%) Use Case
13 18 (5.37%) Project Management
14 17 (5.07%) ITIL
15 16 (4.78%) Change Management
15 16 (4.78%) Scrum
16 15 (4.48%) Data Governance
17 14 (4.18%) Business Analytics
17 14 (4.18%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 192 (57.31%) SQL
2 25 (7.46%) T-SQL
3 19 (5.67%) VBA
4 16 (4.78%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.18%) C#
6 11 (3.28%) R
7 10 (2.99%) Python
8 9 (2.69%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.09%) VB
10 5 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.19%) C
12 3 (0.90%) Java
13 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (4.18%) Degree
2 9 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.90%) ISEB
5 2 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.60%) ECDL
5 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) IIBA
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.25%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.69%) QA
3 7 (2.09%) GDPR
4 4 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.90%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.60%) PMO
7 1 (0.30%) IFRS
7 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (21.49%) Tableau
2 66 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.94%) SAP
4 35 (10.45%) Oracle
5 34 (10.15%) Cognos
6 18 (5.37%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (2.99%) Informatica
7 10 (2.99%) Jaspersoft
8 8 (2.39%) IBM
9 5 (1.49%) BMC
9 5 (1.49%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.49%) Remedy
9 5 (1.49%) Talend
10 4 (1.19%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.90%) Adobe
11 3 (0.90%) Capita
11 3 (0.90%) HP
11 3 (0.90%) Netezza
11 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.60%) Hyperion