Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 109 161
Rank change year-on-year +39 +52 +25
Contract jobs citing Power BI 95 205 151
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.86% 2.35% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.43% 8.97% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 160 122
Median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +1.65%
10th Percentile £356 £349 £326
90th Percentile £616 £618 £588
London median daily rate £450 £475 £464
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.48% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £22.00
London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -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 831 2,285 2,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 25.05% 26.20% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 1,788 1,886
Median daily rate £508 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £368 £388 £363
90th Percentile £685 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% +22.09%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +10.46%

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 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power BI in Central London

Power BI
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 5 July 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 +32 80 £454 -4.42% 26
City of Westminster +32 1 £325 -23.53%
Power BI
London

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 95 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 81 (85.26%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (55.79%) SQL
4 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
5 29 (30.53%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
5 29 (30.53%) Azure
6 28 (29.47%) Visualisation
7 23 (24.21%) Tableau
7 23 (24.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (23.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (22.11%) Analytics
9 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
10 19 (20.00%) Finance
11 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (17.89%) DevOps
13 16 (16.84%) ETL
13 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
13 16 (16.84%) C#
14 15 (15.79%) Data Modelling
14 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (13.68%) Python
16 11 (11.58%) Java
17 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (9.47%) SAS
18 9 (9.47%) Data Visualisation
18 9 (9.47%) Azure SQL Database
19 8 (8.42%) Kimball Methodology
19 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
19 8 (8.42%) JavaScript

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 9 (9.47%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.16%) SPSS
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.05%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 95 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 29 (30.53%) Azure
3 6 (6.32%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (3.16%) AWS
4 3 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.16%) Power Automate
4 3 (3.16%) PowerApps
5 2 (2.11%) GCP
5 2 (2.11%) GitHub
5 2 (2.11%) Logic Apps
6 1 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.05%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.05%) IaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Office 365
6 1 (1.05%) PaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) Data Warehouse
1 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (23.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (6.32%) Data Lake
7 5 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.26%) OLAP
7 5 (5.26%) SAS EBI
8 4 (4.21%) Big Data
8 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.21%) QlikView
8 4 (4.21%) Spotfire
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.16%) Base SAS
9 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.16%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.11%) GitLab
3 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
2 7 (7.37%) Marketing
3 5 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.21%) Law
4 4 (4.21%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) Front Office
5 3 (3.16%) Legal
6 2 (2.11%) Local Government
7 1 (1.05%) Electronics
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 21 (22.11%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Power BI Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Power BI Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.21%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Product Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) .NET
2 6 (6.32%) XML
3 5 (5.26%) Node.js
4 4 (4.21%) Web Services
5 3 (3.16%) .NET Core
5 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.16%) MDX
5 3 (3.16%) REST
5 3 (3.16%) SOAP
5 3 (3.16%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.11%) JSON
6 2 (2.11%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (2.11%) React
6 2 (2.11%) RESTful
7 1 (1.05%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) User Experience
4 3 (3.16%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Unix
2 4 (4.21%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Solaris
3 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (85.26%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (29.47%) Visualisation
3 21 (22.11%) Analytics
4 17 (17.89%) DevOps
5 16 (16.84%) ETL
6 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.47%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (8.42%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.42%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (7.37%) Data Science
10 6 (6.32%) Data Analytics
10 6 (6.32%) Decision-Making
10 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.32%) Scrum
11 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (5.26%) Data Engineering
11 5 (5.26%) Data Management
11 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) SQL
2 16 (16.84%) C#
2 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
3 13 (13.68%) Python
4 11 (11.58%) Java
5 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.37%) R
7 6 (6.32%) VBA
8 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (3.16%) SAS Macro
10 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.11%) Perl
11 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.11%) VB
12 1 (1.05%) MUMPS
12 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) ACCA
3 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.05%) CIMA
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.05%) MCITP
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Grafana
1 2 (2.11%) Kibana
2 1 (1.05%) Control-M
2 1 (1.05%) Oozie
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.21%) Tableau
3 5 (5.26%) Alteryx
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) SAP
5 3 (3.16%) Databricks
6 2 (2.11%) Aderant
6 2 (2.11%) iManage
6 2 (2.11%) Intapp
6 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.05%) Cognos
7 1 (1.05%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.05%) MapR
7 1 (1.05%) Nintex
7 1 (1.05%) Sybase
7 1 (1.05%) Talend