Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 28 July 2021 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
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 73 111
Rank change year-on-year +22 +38 +28
Contract jobs citing Power BI 161 94 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 4.32% 3.28% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.71% 12.69% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 68 165
10th Percentile £363 £339 £343
25th Percentile £414 £409 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £544
90th Percentile £624 £600 £618
London median daily rate £500 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £21.30 " £21.35
25th Percentile £21.37 " £21.50
Median hourly rate £22.98 - £22.00
75th Percentile £24.82 " £22.50
90th Percentile £25.03 " £22.65
London median hourly rate £23.45 £27.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -14.73% +17.02% +6.82%

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 Central London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 817 741 2,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 21.94% 25.87% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 557 1,879
10th Percentile £406 £375 £388
25th Percentile £463 £431 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £642 £613 £600
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
10th Percentile " £18.80 "
25th Percentile £8.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -62.67% +7.14% +57.30%
75th Percentile £23.75 £39.25 £39.84
90th Percentile £26.74 £42.65 £52.82
London median hourly rate £28.31 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +2.95% +12.24% -18.33%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Power BI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power BI in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Power BI in Central London

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Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power BI in Central London over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power BI in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power BI in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Power BI in Central London

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Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. 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
City of London +11 151 £500 +9.11% 45
City of Westminster +12 4 £240 -33.79% 1
West End of London +3 3 £368 -8.03% 3
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London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 161 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 132 (81.99%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (52.17%) SQL
4 75 (46.58%) Azure
5 70 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (43.48%) Analytics
6 66 (40.99%) Microsoft
7 62 (38.51%) Social Skills
8 47 (29.19%) SQL Server
9 42 (26.09%) SharePoint
9 42 (26.09%) Finance
9 42 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 39 (24.22%) JavaScript
11 38 (23.60%) C#
12 37 (22.98%) Software Engineering
13 35 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (21.12%) DevOps
15 33 (20.50%) Tableau
16 32 (19.88%) Visualisation
17 29 (18.01%) .NET
18 28 (17.39%) React
19 27 (16.77%) Data Modelling
19 27 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (16.15%) QA
20 26 (16.15%) AngularJS
20 26 (16.15%) TypeScript
21 25 (15.53%) Data Visualisation
21 25 (15.53%) TDD
21 25 (15.53%) Active Directory
22 24 (14.91%) ASP.NET

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 42 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Jupyter
Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.59%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 161 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 75 (46.58%) Azure
3 23 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (10.56%) AWS
5 16 (9.94%) Microsoft 365
6 14 (8.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 14 (8.70%) PowerApps
7 12 (7.45%) Power Automate
8 9 (5.59%) Slack
8 9 (5.59%) Workato
9 8 (4.97%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 6 (3.73%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (3.11%) Azure Logic Apps
12 4 (2.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 4 (2.48%) GCP
12 4 (2.48%) Google Analytics
13 3 (1.86%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (1.86%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (1.86%) GitHub
13 3 (1.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) DHCP
1 1 (0.62%) DNS
1 1 (0.62%) Skype
1 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.19%) SQL Server
2 35 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (20.50%) Tableau
4 17 (10.56%) Data Lake
5 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (8.70%) QlikView
6 14 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (8.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (7.45%) Metadata
8 12 (7.45%) Qlik Sense
8 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (3.73%) Big Data
9 6 (3.73%) DB2
10 4 (2.48%) BigQuery
10 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.86%) Looker
11 3 (1.86%) PowerPivot
11 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (8.70%) JIRA
3 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.62%) AppVeyor
6 1 (0.62%) GoCD
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (38.51%) Social Skills
2 42 (26.09%) Finance
3 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (11.18%) Marketing
5 14 (8.70%) Public Sector
6 8 (4.97%) Legal
7 3 (1.86%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (1.86%) Law
7 3 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.24%) Advertising
8 2 (1.24%) Banking
8 2 (1.24%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.24%) Local Government
8 2 (1.24%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Front Office
9 1 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (31.06%) Analyst
2 38 (23.60%) Developer
3 22 (13.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 21 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 20 (12.42%) SQL Analyst
6 15 (9.32%) Business Analyst
7 14 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
7 14 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 13 (8.07%) Data Analyst
9 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 12 (7.45%) Data Engineer
9 12 (7.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 12 (7.45%) SQL Data Analyst
10 11 (6.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Consultant
11 6 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Architect
12 5 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.01%) .NET
2 28 (17.39%) React
3 26 (16.15%) AngularJS
4 24 (14.91%) ASP.NET
5 22 (13.66%) ASP.NET Core
6 15 (9.32%) CSS
7 13 (8.07%) HTML
8 5 (3.11%) MDX
9 4 (2.48%) jQuery
10 3 (1.86%) Kafka
11 2 (1.24%) .NET Core
11 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.24%) D3.js
11 2 (1.24%) Material-UI
11 2 (1.24%) PySpark
11 2 (1.24%) Redux
12 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.62%) Spring
12 1 (0.62%) WCF
12 1 (0.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.73%) iSeries
4 4 (2.48%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.86%) Derivative
6 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.24%) NHS
6 2 (1.24%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.62%) BYOD
7 1 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) IVR
7 1 (0.62%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Smart City
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.86%) Windows
1 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.24%) Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Solaris
3 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (81.99%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (43.48%) Analytics
3 37 (22.98%) Software Engineering
4 34 (21.12%) DevOps
5 32 (19.88%) Visualisation
6 27 (16.77%) Data Modelling
6 27 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (15.53%) Data Visualisation
7 25 (15.53%) TDD
8 24 (14.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (14.91%) Data Analysis
8 24 (14.91%) Mentoring
8 24 (14.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 22 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (13.66%) ETL
10 17 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (10.56%) Release Management
11 15 (9.32%) Investment Management
12 14 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.17%) SQL
2 42 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 39 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 38 (23.60%) C#
5 26 (16.15%) TypeScript
6 16 (9.94%) Python
7 10 (6.21%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (3.73%) R
9 6 (3.73%) VBA
10 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.24%) Java
10 2 (1.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) C++
11 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 7 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) CISA
5 1 (0.62%) CISM
5 1 (0.62%) CISSP
5 1 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.62%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.15%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.24%) Basel III
3 2 (1.24%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.24%) IFRS
3 2 (1.24%) PMO
4 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.62%) NCSC
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (0.62%) SCOM
1 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (40.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) Databricks
3 10 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.59%) Alteryx
4 9 (5.59%) Nintex
5 4 (2.48%) Google
6 3 (1.86%) Adobe
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle
6 3 (1.86%) SAP
6 3 (1.86%) Workday
7 2 (1.24%) Cadence
8 1 (0.62%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.62%) Civica
8 1 (0.62%) Dataiku
8 1 (0.62%) Informatica
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.62%) StreamSets
8 1 (0.62%) Veritas