Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 731 719
Rank change year-on-year -27 -12 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 121 157 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 101 104
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £362 £338 £325
90th Percentile £615 £600 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Business Intelligence Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK 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
England -5 113 £500 +11.11% 18
London -3 69 £500 +5.26% 8
UK excluding London -12 48 £488 +8.33% 11
South East -7 16 £469 +4.17% 3
North of England +58 13 £419 -6.94% 3
North West +22 10 £419 -7.46% 3
Midlands +1 8 £613 +22.50% 3
West Midlands +22 6 £613 +19.80% 3
Scotland -15 6 £250 -44.13% 1
East of England -19 4 £488 +21.88%
Wales +12 2 £519 +38.33%
East Midlands -15 2 £613 +22.50%
North East - 2 £600 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £350 -22.22%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Business Intelligence Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (37.19%) SQL
3 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
4 33 (27.27%) Power BI
5 32 (26.45%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (26.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (24.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
8 24 (19.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (19.01%) SAP
10 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (16.53%) Analytics
11 20 (16.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 19 (15.70%) Finance
13 17 (14.05%) Oracle
13 17 (14.05%) ETL
14 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (11.57%) Data Modelling
16 13 (10.74%) SAP BW
16 13 (10.74%) Migration
16 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.74%) Dashboard Development
17 12 (9.92%) T-SQL
18 11 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
18 11 (9.09%) Tableau
19 10 (8.26%) SAP HANA
19 10 (8.26%) Big Data
19 10 (8.26%) Data Lake
19 10 (8.26%) Data Integration
19 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development

Business Intelligence Consultant 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 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.13%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.31%) Apache
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.65%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 2 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 33 (27.27%) Power BI
3 32 (26.45%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (26.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (24.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (19.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (16.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.74%) SAP BW
8 11 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (8.26%) Big Data
9 10 (8.26%) Data Lake
9 10 (8.26%) SAP HANA
10 9 (7.44%) PowerPivot
11 8 (6.61%) BigQuery
11 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (5.79%) QlikView
13 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (4.13%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) MDX
2 2 (1.65%) RESTful
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.65%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) COM
3 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.83%) Spring
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.65%) NHS
3 2 (1.65%) User Experience
4 1 (0.83%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (16.53%) Analytics
3 17 (14.05%) ETL
4 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.57%) Data Modelling
6 13 (10.74%) Dashboard Development
6 13 (10.74%) Migration
7 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.26%) Data Integration
7 10 (8.26%) Data Strategy
8 7 (5.79%) Business Analytics
8 7 (5.79%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.79%) Visualisation
9 6 (4.96%) CRM
9 6 (4.96%) Data Management
9 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.13%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (3.31%) Coaching
11 4 (3.31%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (3.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) SQL
2 12 (9.92%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (3.31%) Python
5 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.65%) ABAP
6 2 (1.65%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) R
6 2 (1.65%) VBA
7 1 (0.83%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) GCP
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.01%) SAP
3 17 (14.05%) Oracle
4 11 (9.09%) Tableau
5 8 (6.61%) Google
6 4 (3.31%) Cognos
7 3 (2.48%) Informatica
7 3 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.48%) Splunk
8 2 (1.65%) Birst
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.83%) Teradata
9 1 (0.83%) TIBCO