Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 161 189
Rank change year-on-year +48 +28 +63
Contract jobs citing Power BI 197 147 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.33% 1.61% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.96% 6.40% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 120 50
Central London median daily rate £475 £461 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +1.37% +1.11%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £267
90th Percentile £600 £589 £581
London median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.33% -
10th Percentile £21.35 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £22.65 £23.00 £22.25
London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +32.56% -

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 2,199 2,297 1,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 26.02% 25.18% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,715 1,843 1,470
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 3
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +39.53% +13.16%
10th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £56.50 £37.60 £22.85
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +1.64% +10.91%

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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 26 June 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

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 26 June 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 +46 162 £475 +4.40% 34
West End of London +5 7 £488 -2.50% 1
Southwark - 7 £575 -
City of Westminster -22 1 £425 -29.17%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £400 -
Camden - 1 £500 -
Power BI
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 157 (79.70%) Business Intelligence
3 131 (66.50%) SQL
4 88 (44.67%) SQL Server
5 77 (39.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (34.52%) Data Warehouse
7 65 (32.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 64 (32.49%) Microsoft
9 63 (31.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 57 (28.93%) Finance
11 45 (22.84%) Visualisation
12 43 (21.83%) ETL
13 41 (20.81%) Analytics
14 40 (20.30%) Tableau
15 39 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
17 32 (16.24%) Python
18 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (13.71%) Data Modelling
20 26 (13.20%) T-SQL
20 26 (13.20%) Banking
21 24 (12.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
22 23 (11.68%) C#
23 22 (11.17%) Migration
24 21 (10.66%) Data Analysis
25 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 20 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
26 19 (9.64%) Oracle
26 19 (9.64%) .NET

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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 18 (9.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.09%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.05%) Apache
4 5 (2.54%) SAS
5 3 (1.52%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.02%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) R Markdown
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.51%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 197 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 65 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.61%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (5.08%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (4.06%) Office 365
7 6 (3.05%) PaaS
8 5 (2.54%) Apigee
8 5 (2.54%) Azure Functions
8 5 (2.54%) IaaS
8 5 (2.54%) PowerApps
8 5 (2.54%) Serverless
9 4 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.52%) OneDrive
11 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.02%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.02%) Taleo
12 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) SAN
2 3 (1.52%) Skype
3 2 (1.02%) VPN
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (44.67%) SQL Server
2 77 (39.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (34.52%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (32.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 63 (31.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 16 (8.12%) Data Lake
7 16 (8.12%) QlikView
8 15 (7.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (7.61%) Big Data
8 15 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (6.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2017
11 9 (4.57%) Hadoop
12 8 (4.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
12 8 (4.06%) Spotfire
12 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (3.05%) JIRA
4 5 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.52%) Subversion
6 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.02%) ERwin
6 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.02%) RStudio
7 1 (0.51%) Hudson
7 1 (0.51%) NUnit
7 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.51%) Protractor
7 1 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (28.93%) Finance
2 26 (13.20%) Banking
3 14 (7.11%) Investment Banking
3 14 (7.11%) Retail
4 8 (4.06%) Front Office
5 7 (3.55%) Law
6 6 (3.05%) Marketing
7 5 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.03%) Legal
9 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.02%) Advertising
10 2 (1.02%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) Billing
11 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 88 (44.67%) Developer
2 51 (25.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 41 (20.81%) Analyst
4 28 (14.21%) Power BI Developer
5 22 (11.17%) SQL Developer
6 21 (10.66%) Architect
7 16 (8.12%) Consultant
8 15 (7.61%) Data Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) Analyst Developer
10 12 (6.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (5.58%) DBA
11 11 (5.58%) SQL DBA
12 10 (5.08%) Power BI Analyst
12 10 (5.08%) SQL BI Developer
13 9 (4.57%) Data Architect
13 9 (4.57%) Data Engineer
14 7 (3.55%) Senior Developer
15 6 (3.05%) Business Analyst
15 6 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 6 (3.05%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.64%) .NET
2 9 (4.57%) MDX
3 8 (4.06%) JSON
3 8 (4.06%) XML
4 6 (3.05%) Kafka
5 5 (2.54%) REST
5 5 (2.54%) Web Services
6 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.03%) HTML
7 3 (1.52%) Middleware
7 3 (1.52%) SAP XI
8 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.02%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (1.02%) Bokeh
8 2 (1.02%) CSS
8 2 (1.02%) HTML5
8 2 (1.02%) Pandas
8 2 (1.02%) RESTful
8 2 (1.02%) SciPy
8 2 (1.02%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.08%) Replication
4 7 (3.55%) User Experience
5 6 (3.05%) NHS
6 5 (2.54%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.54%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.03%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.02%) Clustering
8 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.51%) Equities
9 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.58%) Windows
2 5 (2.54%) VMS
3 2 (1.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (79.70%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (22.84%) Visualisation
3 43 (21.83%) ETL
4 41 (20.81%) Analytics
5 39 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (13.71%) Data Modelling
7 22 (11.17%) Migration
8 21 (10.66%) Data Analysis
9 20 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (9.14%) Data Science
10 18 (9.14%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (8.63%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (6.60%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.09%) DevOps
13 12 (6.09%) Scrum
14 11 (5.58%) CRM
14 11 (5.58%) Dashboard Development
14 11 (5.58%) Data Governance
14 11 (5.58%) Data Management
14 11 (5.58%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 131 (66.50%) SQL
2 32 (16.24%) Python
3 26 (13.20%) T-SQL
4 24 (12.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 23 (11.68%) C#
6 14 (7.11%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.57%) Java
8 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.06%) R
9 7 (3.55%) VBA
10 4 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.02%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.02%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) CBAP
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PhD
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.51%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) SCOM
2 1 (0.51%) Automic
2 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.30%) Tableau
3 19 (9.64%) Oracle
4 8 (4.06%) Cognos
4 8 (4.06%) SAP
5 6 (3.05%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.54%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.03%) Databricks
7 4 (2.03%) StreamSets
8 3 (1.52%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.52%) IBM
9 2 (1.02%) Aderant
9 2 (1.02%) Google
9 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.02%) Talend
10 1 (0.51%) BISAM
10 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.51%) Pega
10 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Xero