Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 137 172
Rank change year-on-year +54 +35 +30
Contract jobs citing Power BI 124 121 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.51% 1.77% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.03% 7.20% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 68
City of London median daily rate £500 £469 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.31% +0.83%
10th Percentile £400 £312 £338
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
Central London median daily rate £483 £469 £454
% change year-on-year +2.93% +3.31% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.33 - £21.50
10th Percentile £21.17 - £20.75
90th Percentile £23.50 - £22.25
Central London median hourly rate £28.67 - £21.50

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 1,124 1,681 1,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.72% 24.61% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 1,346 1,487
City of London median daily rate £515 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £375 £381 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.09 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +33.66% -38.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £29.50 £23.38
90th Percentile £46.50 £65.61 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +34.87% -38.89%

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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

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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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 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 - 8 £525 -
Moorgate - 7 - -
Power BI
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 104 (83.87%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (62.90%) SQL
4 57 (45.97%) Microsoft
5 49 (39.52%) Finance
5 49 (39.52%) Azure
6 44 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
8 36 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (24.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (20.97%) ETL
13 24 (19.35%) Visualisation
14 23 (18.55%) Tableau
15 22 (17.74%) SharePoint
16 21 (16.94%) .NET
16 21 (16.94%) Analytics
17 19 (15.32%) Migration
17 19 (15.32%) PowerApps
18 18 (14.52%) C#
19 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
20 16 (12.90%) DevOps
20 16 (12.90%) Data Lake
20 16 (12.90%) PowerShell
21 15 (12.10%) Python
22 14 (11.29%) Azure Data Factory
22 14 (11.29%) Dashboard Development
23 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
23 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel

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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 22 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.61%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.81%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 124 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 49 (39.52%) Azure
3 19 (15.32%) PowerApps
4 14 (11.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Flow
5 10 (8.06%) Office 365
6 9 (7.26%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (4.84%) Azure Functions
7 6 (4.84%) Serverless
8 5 (4.03%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (3.23%) AWS
10 3 (2.42%) OneDrive
10 3 (2.42%) Yammer
11 2 (1.61%) IaaS
11 2 (1.61%) PaaS
12 1 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.81%) GCP
12 1 (0.81%) GitHub
12 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) VLAN
3 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
3 36 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (24.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (12.90%) Data Lake
7 12 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (8.06%) QlikView
9 9 (7.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 8 (6.45%) Big Data
10 8 (6.45%) OLAP
10 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (4.84%) Hadoop
12 6 (4.84%) Spotfire
13 5 (4.03%) PowerPivot
13 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2017
14 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
15 3 (2.42%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.42%) JIRA
1 3 (2.42%) Selenium
1 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.61%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (39.52%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Banking
2 6 (4.84%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.03%) Front Office
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
4 4 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (1.61%) Games
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Developer
2 34 (27.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 28 (22.58%) Power BI Developer
4 15 (12.10%) Analyst
5 13 (10.48%) SQL Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Architect
7 10 (8.06%) Data Analyst
8 9 (7.26%) Dashboard Developer
8 9 (7.26%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Consultant
10 7 (5.65%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.65%) Power BI Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) SSAS Developer
10 7 (5.65%) SSRS Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Data Engineer
11 6 (4.84%) Test Leader
12 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 4 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.94%) .NET
2 4 (3.23%) MDX
2 4 (3.23%) XBRL
3 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.61%) HTML
4 2 (1.61%) J2EE
4 2 (1.61%) Middleware
4 2 (1.61%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.61%) NumPy
4 2 (1.61%) RESTful
4 2 (1.61%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.81%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.81%) Kafka
5 1 (0.81%) Swagger
5 1 (0.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.65%) User Experience
2 4 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.42%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.42%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.42%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.61%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Online Games
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (83.87%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.97%) ETL
4 24 (19.35%) Visualisation
5 21 (16.94%) Analytics
6 19 (15.32%) Migration
7 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
8 16 (12.90%) DevOps
9 14 (11.29%) Dashboard Development
10 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
11 12 (9.68%) Decision-Making
11 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.87%) Data Analysis
12 11 (8.87%) Wealth Management
13 10 (8.06%) Acceptance Criteria
13 10 (8.06%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (8.06%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (8.06%) SDLC
14 9 (7.26%) ERP
15 8 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (62.90%) SQL
2 18 (14.52%) C#
3 16 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 15 (12.10%) Python
5 11 (8.87%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.84%) Scala
7 5 (4.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (4.03%) Java
8 4 (3.23%) R
9 3 (2.42%) VB
9 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.61%) C++
10 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.61%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.81%) U-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) MCITP
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
2 7 (5.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) HDFS
2 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Control-M
1 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.42%) Puppet
2 2 (1.61%) Kibana
3 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (45.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.55%) Tableau
3 10 (8.06%) Oracle
4 7 (5.65%) Databricks
5 5 (4.03%) SAP
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.42%) Sybase
7 2 (1.61%) CODA
7 2 (1.61%) Cognos
7 2 (1.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.81%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (0.81%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.81%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.81%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.81%) MapR
8 1 (0.81%) Meraki
8 1 (0.81%) Palantir
8 1 (0.81%) Splunk