Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Power BI
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 82 144
Rank change year-on-year +34 +62 +4
Contract jobs citing Power BI 130 90 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.00% 2.18% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.03% 12.10% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 63 14
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £343
90th Percentile £588 £598 £605
South East median daily rate £431 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £22.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.09% - -
South East median hourly rate £19.31 £22.65 -
% change year-on-year -14.75% - -

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 649 744 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.95% 18.02% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 484 505
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £22.33 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +224.75% -48.38% +355.26%
10th Percentile £18.25 £15.13 £14.20
90th Percentile £82.50 £29.00 £55.60
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +158.62%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Power BI in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Power BI in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
Reading +31 90 £463 - 11
Slough +7 3 £458 +30.71% 1
Bracknell +29 2 - - 1
Newbury -4 2 £475 +5.56% 2
Wokingham - 1 £375 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 130 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 124 (95.38%) Business Intelligence
3 102 (78.46%) Azure
4 97 (74.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (73.85%) Data Lake
6 95 (73.08%) DevOps
6 95 (73.08%) Microsoft
6 95 (73.08%) SQL
7 90 (69.23%) Analytics
8 89 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (60.00%) Visual Studio
10 57 (43.85%) PowerShell
11 53 (40.77%) Infrastructure as Code
12 52 (40.00%) Data Management
13 50 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
14 47 (36.15%) HDInsight
15 45 (34.62%) Data-Driven Testing
15 45 (34.62%) Test Automation
15 45 (34.62%) Security Testing
16 42 (32.31%) PaaS
17 40 (30.77%) IaaS
18 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (26.15%) Continuous Delivery
18 34 (26.15%) Big Data
19 31 (23.85%) Data Lake Analytics
20 30 (23.08%) Windows
21 29 (22.31%) Virtual Machines
22 27 (20.77%) Data Modelling
23 24 (18.46%) ITIL
23 24 (18.46%) ITIL V3

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.85%) Apache
2 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 130 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 102 (78.46%) Azure
3 42 (32.31%) PaaS
4 40 (30.77%) IaaS
5 31 (23.85%) Data Lake Analytics
6 11 (8.46%) iPaaS
6 11 (8.46%) SaaS
6 11 (8.46%) Serverless
7 6 (4.62%) AWS
8 4 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.54%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Flow
10 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (74.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 96 (73.85%) Data Lake
3 47 (36.15%) HDInsight
4 34 (26.15%) Big Data
5 22 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (10.77%) NoSQL
7 11 (8.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (8.46%) Cosmos DB
7 11 (8.46%) Data Mart
7 11 (8.46%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.54%) QlikView
13 1 (0.77%) OLAP
13 1 (0.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 78 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 50 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Legal
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (36.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (27.69%) Analyst
3 24 (18.46%) Service Analyst
4 23 (17.69%) Service Transition Analyst
4 23 (17.69%) Transition Analyst
5 20 (15.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 20 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (14.62%) Data Engineer
7 17 (13.08%) Architect
8 12 (9.23%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 11 (8.46%) Azure DevOps
10 10 (7.69%) Integration Architect
11 9 (6.92%) Azure Architect
11 9 (6.92%) Data Analyst
12 8 (6.15%) Lead DevOps
13 7 (5.38%) Developer
13 7 (5.38%) Technical Engineer
14 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 6 (4.62%) Data Architect
15 5 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) REST
1 11 (8.46%) SOAP
2 1 (0.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.77%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.15%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.77%) Blog
5 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.77%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (0.77%) Industry 4.0
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.77%) NHS
5 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (3.08%) VMS
3 2 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (95.38%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (73.08%) DevOps
3 90 (69.23%) Analytics
4 89 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (40.77%) Infrastructure as Code
6 52 (40.00%) Data Management
7 45 (34.62%) Data-Driven Testing
7 45 (34.62%) Security Testing
7 45 (34.62%) Test Automation
8 34 (26.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (20.77%) Data Modelling
10 24 (18.46%) ITIL
10 24 (18.46%) ITIL V3
11 23 (17.69%) Release Management
12 22 (16.92%) Scrum
13 18 (13.85%) Data Science
14 16 (12.31%) ETL
14 16 (12.31%) Machine Learning
15 15 (11.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (73.08%) SQL
2 57 (43.85%) PowerShell
3 18 (13.85%) Python
4 14 (10.77%) R
5 13 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Degree
2 12 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 12 (9.23%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (22.31%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 95 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) Tableau
3 12 (9.23%) Databricks
4 10 (7.69%) Informatica
5 3 (2.31%) SAP
6 2 (1.54%) Marketo
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle
6 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.77%) Alteryx