Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 152 191
Rank change year-on-year +70 +39 +51
Contract jobs citing Power BI 207 167 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.86% 1.79% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.49% 7.31% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 129 72
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £346
90th Percentile £606 £588 £599
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Central London median hourly rate £22.33 - £21.50
10th Percentile £21.18 - £20.75
90th Percentile £32.70 - £22.25
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £21.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% +51.05% -

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 1,802 2,283 2,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 24.89% 24.42% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,405 1,825 1,739
Central London median daily rate £523 £525 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.48% +0.48% +10.00%
10th Percentile £373 £368 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.65% -42.24%
10th Percentile £21.20 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £86.70 £42.19 £33.25
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.38% -10.98%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Central London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Central London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 December 2019. 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 +53 156 £500 +9.89% 74
City of Westminster +14 15 £482 -19.67%
Southwark - 12 £525 - 1
West End of London +27 10 £450 -14.29% 1
Camden - 1 £500 -
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London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 172 (83.09%) Business Intelligence
3 118 (57.00%) SQL
4 91 (43.96%) Microsoft
5 75 (36.23%) SQL Server
6 71 (34.30%) Finance
7 69 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 69 (33.33%) Azure
8 68 (32.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (28.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 57 (27.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (24.15%) ETL
12 43 (20.77%) Visualisation
13 42 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
14 39 (18.84%) Tableau
15 38 (18.36%) Analytics
16 37 (17.87%) Migration
17 35 (16.91%) Data Modelling
18 30 (14.49%) CRM
19 29 (14.01%) Python
19 29 (14.01%) SharePoint
19 29 (14.01%) C#
20 26 (12.56%) .NET
21 25 (12.08%) Dynamics CRM
22 24 (11.59%) DevOps
23 22 (10.63%) Data Lake
23 22 (10.63%) Java
24 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
25 20 (9.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

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 29 (14.01%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.90%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.90%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (0.97%) Confluence
3 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
Applications
1 39 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.45%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (12.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (2.90%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (1.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.97%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.48%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.48%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 207 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 69 (33.33%) Azure
3 20 (9.66%) Azure Data Factory
4 17 (8.21%) PowerApps
5 14 (6.76%) Office 365
6 13 (6.28%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (3.86%) AWS
8 7 (3.38%) Data Lake Analytics
9 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Flow
10 5 (2.42%) Azure Functions
10 5 (2.42%) Serverless
11 4 (1.93%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (1.93%) IaaS
11 4 (1.93%) PaaS
12 3 (1.45%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.97%) G Suite
13 2 (0.97%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.48%) DHCP
2 1 (0.48%) Intranet
2 1 (0.48%) LAN
2 1 (0.48%) Skype
2 1 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 69 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (32.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (28.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (27.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (10.63%) Data Lake
7 17 (8.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (7.73%) QlikView
9 14 (6.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (6.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.83%) Big Data
12 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
13 8 (3.86%) Spotfire
13 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
14 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (2.90%) OLAP
15 6 (2.90%) Qlik Sense
15 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.35%) JIRA
3 6 (2.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.45%) Selenium
7 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (34.30%) Finance
2 16 (7.73%) Public Sector
3 14 (6.76%) Front Office
4 13 (6.28%) Banking
5 9 (4.35%) Retail
6 8 (3.86%) Marketing
7 5 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.42%) Legal
8 4 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.97%) Electronics
10 2 (0.97%) Games
10 2 (0.97%) Publishing
10 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.48%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.48%) Law
11 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (46.86%) Developer
2 52 (25.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 44 (21.26%) Analyst
4 38 (18.36%) Power BI Developer
5 20 (9.66%) Data Analyst
6 18 (8.70%) Architect
7 14 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 14 (6.76%) SQL Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Consultant
9 12 (5.80%) SSIS Developer
10 11 (5.31%) Data Architect
10 11 (5.31%) Power BI Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) SSAS Developer
12 9 (4.35%) Dashboard Developer
12 9 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.86%) Data Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) SQL BI Developer
14 7 (3.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.56%) .NET
2 18 (8.70%) HTML
3 6 (2.90%) J2EE
3 6 (2.90%) MDX
3 6 (2.90%) Middleware
3 6 (2.90%) MSMQ
4 5 (2.42%) XML
5 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.93%) JSON
5 4 (1.93%) XBRL
6 3 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.45%) Web Services
7 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.97%) CSS
7 2 (0.97%) HTML5
7 2 (0.97%) Kafka
7 2 (0.97%) NumPy
7 2 (0.97%) RESTful
7 2 (0.97%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.76%) User Experience
3 7 (3.38%) Reinsurance
4 6 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.93%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.97%) NHS
7 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.48%) Online Games
8 1 (0.48%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.90%) Windows
2 3 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.97%) VMS
4 1 (0.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (83.09%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (24.15%) ETL
3 43 (20.77%) Visualisation
4 42 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (18.36%) Analytics
6 37 (17.87%) Migration
7 35 (16.91%) Data Modelling
8 30 (14.49%) CRM
9 24 (11.59%) DevOps
10 20 (9.66%) Data Analysis
11 18 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
11 18 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 17 (8.21%) Dashboard Development
13 16 (7.73%) Decision-Making
14 15 (7.25%) Data Integration
14 15 (7.25%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.76%) Business Analysis
15 14 (6.76%) Data Migration
15 14 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (6.28%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (57.00%) SQL
2 29 (14.01%) C#
2 29 (14.01%) Python
3 22 (10.63%) Java
4 20 (9.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 17 (8.21%) PowerShell
5 17 (8.21%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.38%) Scala
7 7 (3.38%) VBA
8 6 (2.90%) C++
8 6 (2.90%) PHP
9 4 (1.93%) R
10 3 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.97%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.48%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.93%) Degree
4 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.97%) ISEB
4 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MCITP
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.66%) QA
2 14 (6.76%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) HDFS
2 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Control-M
1 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.97%) Kibana
1 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.84%) Tableau
3 19 (9.18%) Oracle
4 15 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.83%) Databricks
6 9 (4.35%) Google
7 7 (3.38%) SAP
8 6 (2.90%) CODA
9 2 (0.97%) Cognos
9 2 (0.97%) Informatica
9 2 (0.97%) Siebel
9 2 (0.97%) Twitter
10 1 (0.48%) Apple
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco
10 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.48%) Juniper
10 1 (0.48%) Sybase
10 1 (0.48%) Talend