The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Consultant was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BI Consultant
UK
Rank 532 583 521
Rank change year-on-year +51 -62  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 61 61 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 55
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £361 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Business Intelligence Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Intelligence Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 58 £460 +2.22% 16
London +48 31 £475 +4.10% 9
South East +19 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +30 7 £388 +25.00% 1
City of London +8 6 £463 +2.77% 6
North West +19 4 £388 -22.50% 1
West Midlands - 4 £445 - 1
Reading +20 3 £400 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £445 -
Yorkshire +15 2 £525 +5.00%
East of England -1 2 £275 -32.30% 1
East Midlands -6 2 £550 +50.68% 1
Oxfordshire -13 2 - -
Wales - 2 £350 - 1
Loughborough - 2 £550 -
Leicestershire - 2 £550 -
Warrington +29 1 £388 -3.12%
Cheshire +25 1 £388 -3.12%
Scotland +20 1 - -
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
Hampshire +10 1 £450 -5.26%
Leeds +8 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire +7 1 £500 -
Merseyside 0 1 £350 -30.00%
South West 0 1 £475 +31.03%
South Wales - 1 £350 - 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £488 -

Business Intelligence Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (35.92%) SQL
3 48 (33.80%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (25.35%) SQL Server
6 35 (24.65%) SAP
6 35 (24.65%) Microsoft
7 34 (23.94%) Power BI
8 32 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (21.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 29 (20.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (19.72%) ETL
12 26 (18.31%) Tableau
13 25 (17.61%) Analytics
14 21 (14.79%) Oracle
14 21 (14.79%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (14.08%) SAP BW
16 18 (12.68%) SAP HANA
16 18 (12.68%) QlikView
17 16 (11.27%) Visualisation
17 16 (11.27%) T-SQL
17 16 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (11.27%) Dashboard Development
18 15 (10.56%) Business Analysis
19 14 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
20 13 (9.15%) MS Excel
21 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
22 11 (7.75%) ABAP
22 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2016
23 10 (7.04%) Finance

Business Intelligence Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (4.93%) SAS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) SPSS
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.52%) Primavera
3 3 (2.11%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.41%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP AFS
5 1 (0.70%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.70%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (2.11%) Boomi
3 3 (2.11%) IaaS
3 3 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (33.80%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (25.35%) SQL Server
4 34 (23.94%) Power BI
5 32 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (21.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 29 (20.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (14.79%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (14.08%) SAP BW
10 18 (12.68%) QlikView
10 18 (12.68%) SAP HANA
11 14 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (7.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (7.04%) Big Data
14 9 (6.34%) Qlik Sense
15 6 (4.23%) OLAP
15 6 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (4.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (4.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (7.04%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Banking
2 6 (4.23%) Retail
3 4 (2.82%) Front Office
3 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
4 2 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) German Language
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) .NET
2 6 (4.23%) MDX
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Avro
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (0.70%) Middleware
3 1 (0.70%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.11%) FMCG
2 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.41%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.70%) Replication
4 1 (0.70%) Social Network
4 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.41%) Unix
2 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (19.72%) ETL
3 25 (17.61%) Analytics
4 16 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.27%) Dashboard Development
4 16 (11.27%) Visualisation
5 15 (10.56%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.04%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.04%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.63%) Data Analytics
7 8 (5.63%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (5.63%) Migration
8 7 (4.93%) Data Management
9 5 (3.52%) Data Extraction
9 5 (3.52%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (2.82%) Business Analytics
10 4 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.92%) SQL
2 16 (11.27%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.75%) ABAP
4 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.23%) C#
6 5 (3.52%) VBA
7 4 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (2.11%) Java
8 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.41%) R
10 1 (0.70%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.70%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.23%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) MCSE
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) Basel II
2 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (24.65%) Microsoft
1 35 (24.65%) SAP
2 26 (18.31%) Tableau
3 21 (14.79%) Oracle
4 4 (2.82%) Cognos
5 3 (2.11%) Dell
5 3 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.11%) Teradata
5 3 (2.11%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.11%) VMware
6 2 (1.41%) Informatica
6 2 (1.41%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.41%) Talend
7 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.70%) Birst
7 1 (0.70%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago