The first table below looks at the demand for PowerPivot skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerPivot over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPivot
Rank 511 516 576
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +60
Contract jobs citing PowerPivot 61 50 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.026%
As % of the Applications category 0.88% 0.77% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £379 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £600 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £344 £688
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6925 6523 7471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.05% 12.83% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3830 3544 3862
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 677 777
Average hourly rate £15.06 £16.00 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%

PowerPivot
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerPivot within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

PowerPivot Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PowerPivot
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerPivot within the UK.

PowerPivot Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PowerPivot
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerPivot within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

PowerPivot Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PowerPivot
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerPivot within the UK.

PowerPivot Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PowerPivot
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerPivot within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 59 £330 -12.87% 10
London +31 34 £350 -7.59% 6
West Midlands 0 12 £300 -5.88%
City of London +25 9 £355 -4.05% 1
East of England -27 4 £165 -60.71%
South West - 4 £225 -
Essex - 3 - -
East Midlands -3 2 £400 -
Birmingham -6 2 £256 -19.60%
Staffordshire - 2 £175 -
Reading -5 1 - -
Berkshire -8 1 - - 1
South East -17 1 - - 1
Worcester - 1 £190 -
North West - 1 £288 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £190 -
Manchester - 1 £288 - 2
Teddington - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

PowerPivot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerPivot also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerPivot.

1 80 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (67.86%) SQL
3 75 (66.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 61 (54.46%) SharePoint
6 57 (50.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 52 (46.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (44.64%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (40.18%) MDX
11 42 (37.50%) PerformancePoint
12 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 32 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (23.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (20.54%) ETL
15 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 21 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
18 19 (16.96%) T-SQL
19 15 (13.39%) OLAP
19 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio
19 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (13.39%) ProClarity
19 15 (13.39%) QlikView
20 14 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 14 (12.50%) Business Analysis
21 13 (11.61%) Data Modelling
22 12 (10.71%) Analytics
23 11 (9.82%) Finance
24 10 (8.93%) Business Objects

PowerPivot
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerPivot also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerPivot. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (54.46%) SharePoint
2 21 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.89%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (66.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 70 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 57 (50.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (46.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (44.64%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (37.50%) PerformancePoint
7 32 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (23.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (13.39%) OLAP
10 15 (13.39%) ProClarity
10 15 (13.39%) QlikView
11 8 (7.14%) Star Schema
12 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.68%) Big Data
13 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.79%) Subversion
4 2 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Billing
3 7 (6.25%) Marketing
4 4 (3.57%) Advertising
5 3 (2.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (58.93%) Developer
2 38 (33.93%) Analyst
3 28 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Business Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Report Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Excel Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Report Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Architect
11 2 (1.79%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.18%) MDX
2 9 (8.04%) .NET
3 4 (3.57%) XML
4 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 3 (2.68%) HTML
5 2 (1.79%) CSS
5 2 (1.79%) XSLT
5 2 (1.79%) WCF
6 1 (0.89%) WPF
6 1 (0.89%) WF
6 1 (0.89%) LINQ
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.89%) HTML5
6 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.89%) REST
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.46%) NHS
3 4 (3.57%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Open Source
4 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.79%) Online Games
4 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.89%) Statistics
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (20.54%) ETL
3 20 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 13 (11.61%) Data Modelling
7 12 (10.71%) Analytics
8 10 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.93%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.04%) Data Management
10 8 (7.14%) Workflow
10 8 (7.14%) UML
10 8 (7.14%) BPMN
11 7 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.36%) Inmon Methodology
13 5 (4.46%) Information Management
13 5 (4.46%) Data Analysis
14 4 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (2.68%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (67.86%) SQL
2 19 (16.96%) T-SQL
3 14 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 9 (8.04%) VBA
5 8 (7.14%) C#
6 5 (4.46%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.68%) C
8 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (7.14%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Business Objects
3 8 (7.14%) Actuate
3 8 (7.14%) Informatica
4 6 (5.36%) Tableau
4 6 (5.36%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle
6 4 (3.57%) Cognos
7 3 (2.68%) Talend
7 3 (2.68%) Cadence
7 3 (2.68%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.79%) SAP
8 2 (1.79%) Dundas
9 1 (0.89%) Omniture
9 1 (0.89%) Google
9 1 (0.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.89%) IBM
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