Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 107 156
Rank change year-on-year +25 +49 +21
Contract jobs citing Power BI 104 152 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.52% 2.23% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.67% 8.65% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 118 80
Median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £367 £351 £325
90th Percentile £594 £591 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% +4.65% -

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 975 1,757 1,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.60% 25.72% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1,394 1,492
Median daily rate £500 £534 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% +1.67% +6.87%
10th Percentile £363 £402 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £677
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% +0.74%
10th Percentile £24.50 £27.38 £20.06
90th Percentile £37.13 £56.50 £38.41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +23.13%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Power BI as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power BI in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Power BI in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power BI in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power BI in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power BI in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Power BI in the City of London

Power BI
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 8 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
London Bridge +48 3 £525 -12.50%
Moorgate - 3 - -
Power BI
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 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 City of London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 104 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 89 (85.58%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (58.65%) SQL
4 41 (39.42%) Microsoft
5 30 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (28.85%) Azure
6 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 26 (25.00%) Finance
8 24 (23.08%) Visualisation
9 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Excel
10 20 (19.23%) ETL
10 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (19.23%) Tableau
10 20 (19.23%) Analytics
11 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 16 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (14.42%) DevOps
13 15 (14.42%) PowerApps
14 12 (11.54%) Data Analysis
14 12 (11.54%) Python
14 12 (11.54%) .NET
14 12 (11.54%) T-SQL
15 11 (10.58%) C#
15 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
15 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
15 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Flow
16 10 (9.62%) Data Science
16 10 (9.62%) Data Lake

Power BI
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 16 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) SAS
3 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.96%) Mule
4 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 104 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 30 (28.85%) Azure
3 15 (14.42%) PowerApps
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Flow
5 6 (5.77%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (5.77%) Office 365
6 4 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.88%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.88%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.88%) Serverless
7 3 (2.88%) Yammer
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.96%) AWS
8 1 (0.96%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.96%) GCP
8 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.62%) Data Lake
7 8 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (5.77%) OLAP
8 6 (5.77%) QlikView
9 5 (4.81%) Big Data
9 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.85%) SAS EBI
10 4 (3.85%) Spotfire
11 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.88%) DTS
11 3 (2.88%) Essbase
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (2.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.96%) GitLab
4 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.96%) Selenium
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.96%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Marketing
4 5 (4.81%) Front Office
5 4 (3.85%) Law
5 4 (3.85%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (45.19%) Developer
2 25 (24.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 24 (23.08%) Analyst
4 17 (16.35%) Power BI Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Data Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Power BI Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) SQL Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Consultant
10 6 (5.77%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Data Scientist
11 5 (4.81%) SQL Data Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Data Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 3 (2.88%) Applications Support
13 3 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.88%) MDX
4 2 (1.92%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.92%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) JSON
4 2 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.96%) D3.js
5 1 (0.96%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.96%) LDAP
5 1 (0.96%) NumPy
5 1 (0.96%) REST
5 1 (0.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (6.73%) User Experience
2 3 (2.88%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.88%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) Online Games
4 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Unix
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (85.58%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 20 (19.23%) Analytics
3 20 (19.23%) ETL
4 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.42%) DevOps
5 12 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.62%) Data Science
7 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.65%) Data Management
8 9 (8.65%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (8.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (8.65%) Migration
9 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.73%) Dashboard Development
11 6 (5.77%) Data Integration
11 6 (5.77%) ERP
11 6 (5.77%) Wealth Management
12 5 (4.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.65%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) Python
2 12 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 11 (10.58%) C#
3 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.77%) VBA
5 5 (4.81%) Java
5 5 (4.81%) R
6 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.88%) VB
7 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.92%) C++
8 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.92%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.92%) Scala
8 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) MCITP
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) ACCA
3 1 (0.96%) CIMA
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) PMO
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Kibana
2 2 (1.92%) Control-M
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 41 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.23%) Tableau
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle
4 6 (5.77%) SAP
5 4 (3.85%) Databricks
6 3 (2.88%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.88%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.88%) Sybase
7 2 (1.92%) Google
7 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe
8 1 (0.96%) Cognos
8 1 (0.96%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.96%) MapR
8 1 (0.96%) Mitel
8 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.96%) Veritas