Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 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
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 131 168
Rank change year-on-year +51 +37 +26
Contract jobs citing Power BI 141 182 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.70% 2.04% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.33% 8.14% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 97
Median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £321
90th Percentile £594 £588 £593
London median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +4.65% -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +48.94% +9.30% -

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 1,244 2,235 2,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.81% 25.01% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 1,733 1,900
Median daily rate £500 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +23.13%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year - +26.13% -14.62%

Power BI
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

Power BI
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

Power BI
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power BI in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

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

Power BI
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 4 April 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
City of London +35 103 £475 - 54
City of Westminster +30 13 £438 -15.87%
West End of London +35 6 £500 -16.67% 1
Southwark +54 3 £525 -12.50%
Power BI
London

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 Central London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 141 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 120 (85.11%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (53.90%) SQL
4 60 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 38 (26.95%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (26.24%) Visualisation
6 37 (26.24%) Azure
7 31 (21.99%) Finance
7 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
8 27 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 26 (18.44%) Analytics
10 25 (17.73%) ETL
10 25 (17.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (17.73%) Tableau
11 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (16.31%) Python
12 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (12.77%) CRM
15 17 (12.06%) T-SQL
15 17 (12.06%) Java
15 17 (12.06%) DevOps
16 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
16 16 (11.35%) Data Modelling
16 16 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
16 16 (11.35%) Data Visualisation
17 15 (10.64%) Data Analysis
17 15 (10.64%) User Experience
17 15 (10.64%) PowerApps
18 14 (9.93%) Salesforce.com

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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 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.96%) SAS
3 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.71%) Mule
4 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.13%) SPSS
3 2 (1.42%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 141 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 37 (26.24%) Azure
3 15 (10.64%) PowerApps
4 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Flow
5 9 (6.38%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (4.26%) Office 365
7 4 (2.84%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (2.13%) Azure Functions
8 3 (2.13%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.13%) Serverless
8 3 (2.13%) Yammer
9 2 (1.42%) AWS
9 2 (1.42%) GCP
10 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.71%) IaaS
10 1 (0.71%) PaaS
10 1 (0.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.95%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
3 25 (17.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (8.51%) Data Lake
7 11 (7.80%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (6.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.96%) Big Data
9 7 (4.96%) QlikView
10 6 (4.26%) OLAP
10 6 (4.26%) Spotfire
10 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (2.84%) BigQuery
11 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.84%) PowerPivot
11 4 (2.84%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (2.13%) Essbase
12 3 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.71%) GitLab
5 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (21.99%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Marketing
2 10 (7.09%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.67%) Banking
4 7 (4.96%) Law
5 6 (4.26%) Front Office
5 6 (4.26%) Legal
6 5 (3.55%) Retail
7 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.42%) Electronics
8 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) Analyst
3 28 (19.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 20 (14.18%) Power BI Developer
5 16 (11.35%) Data Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Power BI Analyst
7 12 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Consultant
8 9 (6.38%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
12 5 (3.55%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
12 5 (3.55%) Data Scientist
12 5 (3.55%) SQL Data Analyst
12 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) HTML
2 12 (8.51%) .NET
3 5 (3.55%) XML
4 4 (2.84%) REST
4 4 (2.84%) Web Services
5 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.13%) MDX
5 3 (2.13%) SOAP
6 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.42%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.42%) JSON
6 2 (1.42%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.71%) D3.js
7 1 (0.71%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.71%) NumPy
7 1 (0.71%) ODBC
7 1 (0.71%) PySpark
7 1 (0.71%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) User Experience
2 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.84%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Online Games
7 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.84%) Linux
2 3 (2.13%) Unix
2 3 (2.13%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (85.11%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (26.24%) Visualisation
3 26 (18.44%) Analytics
4 25 (17.73%) ETL
5 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.77%) CRM
7 17 (12.06%) DevOps
8 16 (11.35%) Data Modelling
8 16 (11.35%) Data Visualisation
9 15 (10.64%) Data Analysis
10 13 (9.22%) Data Science
11 12 (8.51%) Migration
12 11 (7.80%) Data Management
12 11 (7.80%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (6.38%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.96%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.96%) Dashboard Development
14 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 76 (53.90%) SQL
2 23 (16.31%) Python
3 17 (12.06%) Java
3 17 (12.06%) T-SQL
4 13 (9.22%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.80%) C#
6 7 (4.96%) R
7 6 (4.26%) C++
7 6 (4.26%) PHP
7 6 (4.26%) VBA
8 3 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (2.13%) VB
8 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.42%) Scala
10 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.71%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) MCITP
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) ACCA
5 1 (0.71%) CIMA
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.26%) QA
3 3 (2.13%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Kibana
2 2 (1.42%) Control-M
2 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 60 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.73%) Tableau
3 14 (9.93%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (6.38%) Oracle
5 8 (5.67%) SAP
6 6 (4.26%) Databricks
7 3 (2.13%) Aderant
7 3 (2.13%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.13%) Google
7 3 (2.13%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.13%) iManage
7 3 (2.13%) Intapp
7 3 (2.13%) Sybase
8 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.42%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.71%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.71%) MapR
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) Talend
9 1 (0.71%) Veritas