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MI Analysts generally sit in larger businesses and their role is to provide management with information about the business, otherwise known as KPIs, key performance indicators, metrics, analytics etc. This information is then used by management to make decisions on the resource, time, projects, budgets etc.

Why consider a career as an MI Analyst?
Companies need to be able to make evidence-based decisions so that they do not lose their competitive edges to those companies that do. As an MI Analyst, you can expect to have your analytical mindset put to very good use.
 
Typical role titles include
MI Analyst
Management Information Analyst
Senior MI Analyst
Senior Management Information Analyst
Lead MI Analyst
Lead Management Information Analyst
MI Manager
Management Information Manager
Business Intelligence Analyst
BI Analyst
Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Senior BI Analyst
Junior Business Intelligence Analyst
Junior BI Analyst
Data Analyst
Senior Data Analyst
Junior Data Analyst
Reporting Analyst
 
Career progression example
Junior MI Analyst
MI Analyst
Senior MI Analyst
Lead MI Analyst
MI Manager
Head of MI
 
Salary Benchmarks
At an entry level, junior / graduate MI Analysts on average will be earning between £18k-£25k. At the mid-level you’d be looking to earn £25k-£30k and seniors BI Analysts would be looking to earn £40k+.
 
Contractor rates for Senior MI Analysts would be from £250 - £300 p/day whilst mid-level MI Analysts can expect to earn between £200 - £250 p/day, and rates for Junior MI Analysts would be £150 - £200 p/day.
 
Is it right for me? The skills it takes...
The skills needed can be split into 3 categories; programming skills, critical thinking skills and data analysis skills.
 
Programming skills: SQL | Reporting | ETL.

Critical thinking skills: Analysing | Applying Standards | Information Seeking | Logical Reasoning | Predicting | Transforming Knowledge.

Data analysis skills: Learning a scripting and statistical language | Reporting  - skilled in reporting and data visualisation software, with strong presentation skills | An Analytical and Creative Mind | Advanced Microsoft Excel | Experience with SQL (Structured Query Language) programming/

 What qualifications does it take?
Generally, MI Analysts will not have degrees. But if they do they can come from any area, as it is the analytical mindset and ability to use advanced features in Excel or learn SQL that would make a successful MI Analyst.

 

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  • 17th Oct

    Hot Jobs Chief Data Officer

    — Leading Charity

    Location:
    Reading
    Type:
    Salary:
    £70K - £75K
    Help this great charity formulate their data strategy. Have a real impact by supporting their move to advanced BI, predictive analytics and more. Bring your knowledge of data technology and solutions. Excellent opportunity to come and shape the data strategy and move this charity to being data driven and utilising their data in an effective way.  What you’ll be doing  The Chief Data Officer will have full ownership of the data strategy for this charity. They are looking for someone who can bring a mixture of skills and experience across data strategy, data governance, data technology, predictive analytics and business intelligence. This is an excellent opportunity to really make a material difference for a leading charity for a great cause. They have some great ideas on what they want to do but they need an experienced data professional to help them on their journey.  What experience you’ll need to apply Solid experience across data governance, data strategy and predictive analytics. Excellent ability to influence senior stakeholders and gain buy in for major change. Experience managing a mixture of data professionals including business intelligence specialists and data scientists. Solid experience with CRM systems. Experience in the charity sector is a nice to have. What you’ll get in return for your experience   A competitive salary of up to £74,000, dependent on experience, plus benefits package and an overwhelming sense of doing a great thing for a great charity. What’s next Please get in touch with Alex with an up to date CV today. Don’t hesitate to call / email to discuss the finer details.
  • 13th Nov

    Performance Marketing Manager

    — Media, Tech, Gaming

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £45k
    Global, innovative Media, Tech and Games business new on the Bristol scene. Play a key role in the brand new Digital Acquisition team. Amazing benefits on offer. I’m working with an impressive media and tech company with a focus on gaming who are in the process of relocating their digital acquisition team from San Francisco to Bristol. These guys operate on a global scale, producing some world class mobile games. What you’ll be doing Your role will centre around growing the company’s user base across an exciting portfolio of games. You’ll utilise your digital acquisition skills, optimising targeted ad campaigns on Facebook and Google, alongside your analytical expertise, building reports from extensive sets of data in order to identify further optimisation opportunities. It’ll be up to you to analyse and track results and communicate these effectively to the wider marketing and game teams. Nurturing and driving relationships with key partners, including Facebook, Google and Apple, will also be key. Ultimately they’re looking for someone with a blend of creativity and analytical skills with the ability to build rapport easily and develop strong, long lasting relationships. What experience you’ll need Strong digital acquisition skills across multiple channels. Understanding of pricing online media (CPA, CPM, CPC). Comfortable managing large marketing budgets. It goes without saying you’ll be self-motivated and results orientated with first rate communication and interpersonal skills. Extensive experience using Excel/Google Spreadsheets including data analysis and pivot tables. Exposure to Python, SQL and Tableau would be ideal. Passion for mobile games would be beneficial. What you’ll get in return for your talents   There’s a competitive salary on offer here, entirely dependent on experience but in the region of £35-45k. Not only will you be a part of a brand new and exciting team in modern offices, but you’ll also be entitled to a monthly bonus scheme, unlimited holiday and a Christmas shut down, a generous mobile phone contribution and more. What next? Please get in touch with Hannah to hear more about this role!
  • 13th Nov

    Performance Marketing Specialist

    — Media, Tech, Gaming

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £35k
    Global, innovative Media, Tech and Games business new on the Bristol scene. Play a key role in the brand new Digital Acquisition team. Amazing benefits on offer. I’m working with an impressive media and tech company with a focus on gaming who are in the process of relocating their digital acquisition team from San Francisco to Bristol. These guys operate on a global scale, producing some world class mobile games. What you’ll be doing Your role will focus on supporting the digital acquisition team in their mission of growing the company’s user base across an exciting portfolio of games. You’ll get stuck in running advertising campaigns end to end via Facebook & Google, in addition to analysing and tracking results and communicating these to the wider marketing and game teams. You’ll play a key role in a team of specialists, taking a deep dive in to data, analysing cohort spending, traffic channel evaluation and more. Essentially you will be the vital link between marketing and analytics. What experience you’ll need It goes without saying you’ll be self-motivated and results orientated with first rate communication and interpersonal skills. You’ll be highly analytical with a numerical mind-set. Ability to work independently and juggle multiple projects at any one time. Keen interest and strong knowledge base in digital marketing. Extensive experience using Excel/Google Spreadsheets including data analysis and pivot tables. Exposure to Python, SQL and Tableau would be ideal. Passion for mobile games would be beneficial. What you’ll get in return for your talents There’s a competitive salary on offer here, entirely dependent on experience but in the region of £25-35k. Not only will you be a part of a brand new team in modern offices, you’ll also be entitled to a monthly bonus scheme, unlimited holiday and a Christmas shut down, a generous mobile phone contribution and more. What next? Please get in touch with Hannah to hear more about this role!
  • 12th Nov

    Data Architect

    — Big 4 Consulting firm

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £75000
    Excellent opportunity to join a Big 4 global consultancy. Make a big impact on the data landscape. Play a leading role in shaping the future state of the organisation. This leading global consulting firm are setting up a Chief Data Office department and they're looking for an experienced data architect who has worked in large scale global enterpises. What you’ll be doing  You will be one of the first hires into this chief data office with the responsibility to deliver dimensional models to enable this organisation to deliver more advanced reporting and analytics across their business. What experience you’ll need to apply - Data Architecture experience- Experience of working at enterprise level in a global business- Solid understanding and experience of working with dimensional data models- Deep understanding of data quality, master data management & data warehouses- Excellent understanding of business use cases for analytics and how to provide the data- Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills What you’ll get in return for your experience   A competitive package of up to around £70K - £75K + benefits + bonus. What’s next? Please get in touch with Alex with an up to date CV today. Don’t hesitate to call / email to discuss the finer details.
  • 7th Nov

    Online Merchandiser

    — Hugely successful eCommerce function

    Location:
    Gloucester
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £25k
    Thriving eCommerce offering as part of a multi-channel setup.  Great online role for an eCommerce/Digital candidate.  Largest UK independent within their market.  As the largest independent brand in the UK for their market, this business is looking to add to their thriving eCommerce function. The Online Merchandiser role will involve optimising the look and feel of the website, in turn helping customers find what they need to drive conversions.  What you’ll be doing The eCommerce and Digital team here is around 10 people strong, consisting of a Head of eCommerce, Email Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Manager and additional staff across the main channels. This role will slot between them and focus on ensuring the website is optimised effectively through merchandising – you’ll create promotional content, manage product categories, set up new products, ensure photography is optimal, conduct content reviews and more. The Online Merchandiser will need to have an amazing eye for detail, but also the analytical and creative mind-set to spot opportunities for improvements and offer up suggestions on how to implement these changes.  There is flexibility here to take on someone more experienced who is looking to work in a solid team, or a digitally savvy graduate looking to break into their first eCommerce role.  What experience you’ll need A working knowledge of content management / eCommerce merchandising systems.  Experience working in a fast-paced digital environment.  Able to work well with others as part of a close knit team.  Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail.  Experience working for a retail company, ideally in a digital setting, would be ideal. An understanding of the visual merchandising process, and the value that brings. Passion and eye for design and aesthetics What you’ll get in return for your talents There is a competitive salary on offer of between £20-25k depending on experience. Benefits include a bonus scheme, pension, staff discount and free parking. The offices have a huge amount to offer as well, including gym facilities, regular social events and a café onsite. It’s an environment the team love working in! What’s next?  Get in touch with Hannah to hear more about this one. 
  • 5th Nov

    BI Developer

    — Financial Services Institution

    Location:
    Bath
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £45k
    Design and build data warehouse solutions. Progress reporting and data standards. Shape BI including modern BI tool adoption. This firm require a BI Developer to help manage their data warehouse, support analytics and improve the availability of quality-assured data across the business. The team is looking to expand so anyone who joins will help shape what their roadmap in the coming months ahead. What you'll be doing As the BI Developer, you will ensure that the business can gain access to the data it needs. You'll build and maintain warehouse solutions to enable effective data management, data migration and analytics. This will require a combination of on-premises warehouse development and BI reporting. What you'll need to apply Minimum 3 years’ experience as a SQL/BI Developer SQL Server including SSIS and SSRS Data warehouse design and implementation  Data modelling experience Knowledge of BI visualisation tools e.g. Power BI, Tableau preferred What you'll get in return for your experience A great salary of up to £45,000 plus benefits including the opportunity to implement and shape their modern BI suite. What's next Please get in touch with Scott with an up-to-date CV today. Don't hesitate to email/call to discuss the finer details.
  • 25th Oct

    Lead BI Analyst

    — Growing Financial Services Firm

    Location:
    Salisbury
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £50k
    Lead reporting for the BI and Pricing Teams. Work with modern Cloud, BI and warehouse technologies. Define reporting standards for the Strategy Department. This firm is building out its Strategy Department to enable further data-driven decision-making across Product, IT and Pricing Teams. They require a Lead BI Analyst to lead a small team of analysts to optimise data and reporting activities. What you’ll be doing As the Lead, you will be responsible for all things BI and report into the Director of Strategy. This will require working with numerous teams to understand their data needs and deliver actionable insight. You’ll sit above three BI Analysts to provide support to the team ensuring that necessary data can be acquired and conveyed to the wider business. There won’t be line management responsibilities, instead, this position will be heavily focused on analysis, reporting and decision-making. As this is a brand-new position, you will be paramount in defining standards shaping BI. What you’ll need to apply Minimum of 2 years’ experience in BI or Data Analysis Experience with a modern BI tool (PowerBI, Tableau, QlikView or similar) Solid SQL and Excel  Ability to mentor and guide junior analysts Statistical analysis experience preferred Degree in a numerical discipline preferred  What you’ll get in return for your experience A great salary of up to £50k plus benefits and to work with numerous modern BI and Cloud technologies. What’s next Please get in touch with Adam with an up-to-date CV today, don’t hesitate to call/email to discuss the finer details.
  • 22nd Oct

    Marketing Data Specialist

    — Global Games Developer

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £25000 - £35000
    Join an international games developer building out a new team in Bristol. Work with some globally known brands.   Modern technology, flat structure and amazing benefits. I’m working with an impressive media and tech company with a focus on mobile gaming who are in the process of relocating their digital acquisition team from the US to Bristol. These guys operate on a global scale, producing some world class mobile games. What you’ll be doingYour role will focus on supporting the data side of this company’s digital acquisition team in their mission of growing the company’s user base across an exciting portfolio of games. You’ll play a key role in a team of specialists, taking a deep dive in to data, analysing cohort spending, traffic channel evaluation and more. Essentially you will be the vital link between marketing and analytics.You’ll get stuck in running advertising campaigns end to end via Facebook & Google, in addition to analysing and tracking results and communicating these to the wider marketing and game teams. What experience you’ll need to apply•    A degree from a technical or numerical field (e.g. Maths, Science, Computer Science or Business). •    Statistical programming experience with R or Python•    The ability to pull data from SQL databases as well as visualize it with a tool like Tableau or Power BI.•    Communication skills are key in this one as you’ll be interacting with people across the business as well as stakeholders outside of it. •    Extensive experience using Excel/Google Spreadsheets including data analysis and pivot tables.•    An interest in both Digital Marketing and Data Analysis would be perfect. •    Passion for mobile games would also be beneficial.  What you’ll get in return for your experience There’s a competitive salary on offer here, entirely dependent on experience but in the region of £25-35k. Not only will you be a part of a brand-new team in modern offices, you’ll also be entitled to a performance related monthly bonus scheme, unlimited holiday and a Christmas shut down, a generous mobile phone contribution, share options and more. What's next?If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch with Adam with your updated CV and we’ll handle the rest. 
  • 22nd Oct

    Marketing Data Scientist

    — Global Games Developer

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £35000 - £45000
    Join an international games developer building out a new team in Work with some globally known brands.   Modern technology, flat structure and amazing benefits. I’m working with an impressive media and tech company with a focus on mobile gaming who are in the process of relocating their digital acquisition team from the US to Bristol. These guys operate on a global scale, producing some world class mobile games. What you’ll be doingYour role will centre around growing the company’s user base across an exciting portfolio of games. You’ll utilise your digital acquisition skills, optimising targeted ad campaigns on Facebook and Google, alongside your analytical expertise, building reports from extensive sets of data in order to identify further optimisation opportunities. It’ll be up to you to analyse and track results and communicate these effectively to the wider marketing and game teams.  Nurturing and driving relationships with key partners, including Facebook, Google and Apple, will also be key. Ultimately they’re looking for someone with a blend of creativity and analytical skills with the ability to build rapport easily and develop strong, long lasting relationships.  What experience you’ll need to apply•    At least 2 years experience in a similar role. •    Statistical programming experience with R or Python.•    The ability to pull data from SQL databases as well as visualize it with a tool like Tableau or Power BI.•    Understanding of pricing online media (CPA, CPM, CPC).•    Comfortable managing large marketing budgets. •    Strong digital acquisition skills across multiple channels.•    Passion for mobile games would also be beneficial.  What you’ll get in return for your experience There’s a competitive salary on offer here, entirely dependent on experience but in the region of £35K - £45K. Not only will you be a part of a brand-new team in modern offices, you’ll also be entitled to a performance related monthly bonus scheme, unlimited holiday and a Christmas shut down, a generous mobile phone contribution, share options and more. What's next?If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch with Adam with your updated CV and we’ll handle the rest.
  • 22nd Oct

    Junior Data Analyst

    — Global Games Developer

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £25000 - £30000
    Join an international games developer building out a new team in Bristol. Work with some globally known brands.   Modern technology, flat structure and amazing benefits. I’m working with an impressive media and tech company with a focus on mobile gaming who are in the process of relocating their digital acquisition team from the US to Bristol. These guys operate on a global scale, producing some world class mobile games. What you’ll be doingThis role will allow you to learn the ropes of this company’s digital acquisition strategy and assist with growing their user base across an exciting portfolio of games. You will join a team of specialists and it will allow you to dive into both the marketing and data sides of the business. You’ll be looking into the data generated by their marketing activities with the goal of finding trends and insights that can be conveyed to the rest of the team to deliver value to their strategies. You will also get stuck in helping to run advertising campaigns end to end via Facebook & Google.This is a broad role that will let you get stuck in with a wide range of tools and technologies.   What experience you’ll need to apply•    A degree from a technical or numerical field (e.g. Maths, Science, Computer Science or Business). •    Some statistical programming experience with R or Python•    Advanced Excel/Google Sheets skills (think pivot tables, VBA & macros)•    Previous experience using Data Visualisation software like; Tableau, Power BI or QlikView•    Be able to query SQL databases•    Be able to show your problem solving and analytical skills.•    You should be able to work well both in a team or on your own•    Passion for mobile games would also be beneficial.  What you’ll get in return for your experience There’s a competitive salary on offer here, entirely dependent on experience but in the region of £25K - £30K. Not only will you be a part of a brand-new team in modern offices, you’ll also be entitled to a performance related monthly bonus scheme, unlimited holiday and a Christmas shut down, a generous mobile phone contribution, share options and more. What's next?If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch with Adam with your updated CV and we’ll handle the rest.  If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch with Adam with your updated CV and we’ll handle the rest.
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Alistair Rogers, Data Scientist

  • Alistair is an experienced Data Scientist with working with clients across government, healthcare and banking sectors.
  • While successfully working in London as a Data Scientist for one of the Big Four professional service companies, he was planning to move to Bristol and approached us to get an understanding of the local market, especially opportunities and skills in demand within Data in the South West well ahead of the move.
  • We advised on opportunities and businesses in and around Bristol as well as in-demand skill sets so he could gather relevant exposure in advance.
  • Once ready to make the move, we were able to match Alistair perfectly with an open opportunity. Equipping him with tips and advice, we guided him through the interview process and negotiated the salary that was in line with his expectations. Alistair started as a Data Scientist with OnCorps, a start-up FinTech firm. 

"Alex and ADLIB were fantastic to work with and absolutely made the daunting experience of finding a job in a new city a lot easier! They take the time to understand the fields that they are recruiting for and even go to developer meetups to learn more about the areas that they recruit in. Would definitely recommend working with Alex and ADLIB."  

Alistair Rogers, Data Scientist

SunLife

Two niche hires in record time

  • SunLife are a financial services company and one of the largest life insurance companies in the world.
  • As part of a small restructure, they were looking to expand their Performance Optimisation team, by adding two analysts.
  • Low quality of applications and scarcity of top analytics talent can make finding specialists extremely difficult.
  • By tapping into existing candidate pools and relationships, we were able to suggest a range of suitable candidates with a wide range of experience, resulting in SunLife making two great Performance Analyst hires.

“ADLIB helped Sunlife hire two great analysts in record time , who are already embedded in to the team and delivering great pieces of work.”

Billy Mohan, Digital Performance Manager at SunLife
 

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