Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 127 181
Rank change year-on-year +34 +54 +46
Contract jobs citing Power BI 164 138 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.62% 1.97% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.22% 7.62% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 52
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -0.83% +0.83%
10th Percentile £370 £343 £285
90th Percentile £650 £575 £587
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
City of 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
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +2.33% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,604 1,812 1,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.61% 25.92% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,282 1,432 1,359
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +12.43%
10th Percentile £388 £369 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.25 £25.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.29% -14.40% +36.80%
10th Percentile £22.05 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £70.10 £37.09 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.25 £25.99
% change year-on-year +100.29% -14.40% +36.80%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the City of London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
London Bridge - 7 £550 -
Moorgate - 4 - -
Power BI
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 164 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 135 (82.32%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (63.41%) SQL
4 87 (53.05%) SQL Server
5 76 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (40.85%) Microsoft
7 65 (39.63%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (36.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 59 (35.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 58 (35.37%) Azure
11 53 (32.32%) Finance
12 48 (29.27%) ETL
13 41 (25.00%) Tableau
14 37 (22.56%) C#
14 37 (22.56%) Microsoft Excel
15 32 (19.51%) Visualisation
16 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (18.29%) Data Modelling
18 29 (17.68%) .NET
18 29 (17.68%) Analytics
19 26 (15.85%) Python
20 25 (15.24%) Migration
21 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (13.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 21 (12.80%) Data Lake
24 20 (12.20%) SharePoint
25 19 (11.59%) DevOps
26 18 (10.98%) Azure Data Factory
26 18 (10.98%) Banking
27 17 (10.37%) Data Integration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 20 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.66%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.66%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.66%) WebLogic Integration
3 5 (3.05%) SAS
4 4 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.61%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.66%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (3.66%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.61%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 164 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 58 (35.37%) Azure
3 18 (10.98%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (6.71%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (6.10%) Office 365
6 8 (4.88%) PowerApps
7 6 (3.66%) IaaS
7 6 (3.66%) PaaS
8 5 (3.05%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (2.44%) AWS
9 4 (2.44%) GCP
10 3 (1.83%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.83%) Serverless
11 2 (1.22%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.22%) Slack
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.61%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Flow
12 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) VPN
2 2 (1.22%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (53.05%) SQL Server
2 76 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (39.63%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (36.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (35.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (13.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 21 (12.80%) Data Lake
8 17 (10.37%) QlikView
9 13 (7.93%) SQL Server 2017
10 12 (7.32%) Big Data
11 11 (6.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (3.66%) MySQL
14 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
15 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.88%) JIRA
2 8 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (4.27%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.83%) Selenium
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.22%) ERwin
5 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.61%) Protractor
6 1 (0.61%) RStudio
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (32.32%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Banking
3 14 (8.54%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.10%) Front Office
5 8 (4.88%) Retail
6 6 (3.66%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.44%) Marketing
8 4 (2.44%) Publishing
9 2 (1.22%) Advertising
9 2 (1.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.61%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 74 (45.12%) Developer
2 40 (24.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 33 (20.12%) Analyst
4 22 (13.41%) Power BI Developer
5 19 (11.59%) Architect
6 17 (10.37%) Data Analyst
7 15 (9.15%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Data Architect
8 9 (5.49%) Data Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) SQL BI Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Power BI Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) SSRS Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Consultant
11 6 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) SSAS Developer
11 6 (3.66%) SSIS Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) .NET
2 8 (4.88%) JSON
2 8 (4.88%) Web Services
2 8 (4.88%) XML
3 7 (4.27%) Middleware
4 6 (3.66%) J2EE
4 6 (3.66%) MSMQ
5 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.05%) MDX
6 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.44%) HTML
6 4 (2.44%) REST
6 4 (2.44%) XBRL
7 3 (1.83%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.83%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.83%) Kafka
7 3 (1.83%) RESTful
8 2 (1.22%) CSS
8 2 (1.22%) NumPy
8 2 (1.22%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.27%) Reinsurance
3 6 (3.66%) Replication
3 6 (3.66%) User Experience
4 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.83%) NHS
6 3 (1.83%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.66%) Windows
2 2 (1.22%) VMS
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Unix
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (82.32%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (29.27%) ETL
3 32 (19.51%) Visualisation
4 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.29%) Data Modelling
6 29 (17.68%) Analytics
7 25 (15.24%) Migration
8 19 (11.59%) DevOps
9 17 (10.37%) Data Integration
9 17 (10.37%) Kimball Methodology
10 16 (9.76%) CRM
10 16 (9.76%) Data Analysis
11 15 (9.15%) Test Automation
12 14 (8.54%) Data Migration
13 11 (6.71%) Business Analysis
13 11 (6.71%) Data Architecture
13 11 (6.71%) Data Science
14 10 (6.10%) Data Management
14 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 104 (63.41%) SQL
2 37 (22.56%) C#
3 26 (15.85%) Python
4 16 (9.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 16 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.54%) Java
5 14 (8.54%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.27%) VBA
7 5 (3.05%) R
8 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.61%) U-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.66%) Degree
1 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.22%) Docker
1 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Control-M
1 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
1 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 41 (25.00%) Tableau
3 13 (7.93%) Oracle
4 7 (4.27%) Databricks
5 6 (3.66%) CODA
6 5 (3.05%) Cognos
7 4 (2.44%) Google
7 4 (2.44%) SAP
8 2 (1.22%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.22%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.22%) Informatica
8 2 (1.22%) Twitter
9 1 (0.61%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (0.61%) Birst
9 1 (0.61%) Darktrace
9 1 (0.61%) Meraki
9 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.61%) StreamSets
9 1 (0.61%) Zscaler