Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 56 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 +47
Contract jobs citing Power BI 152 67 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.90% 3.71% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.14% 14.16% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 49 128
10th Percentile £414 £323 £375
25th Percentile £491 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £586 £563 £550
90th Percentile £622 £628 £625
Central London median daily rate £505 £475 £485
% change year-on-year +6.32% -2.06% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile " " £21.17
25th Percentile £21.25 " £21.19
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £21.92
75th Percentile £23.75 " £23.06
90th Percentile " " £23.32
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - £21.92

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 887 473 1,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.78% 26.16% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 358 1,224
10th Percentile £399 £363 £388
25th Percentile £488 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £660 £600 £609
90th Percentile £738 £675 £686
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
10th Percentile " £18.20 £21.20
25th Percentile £8.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% -50.63% +98.07%
75th Percentile £34.38 £38.25 £49.13
90th Percentile £45.85 £38.85 £52.95
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £44.57
% change year-on-year +2.27% -50.63% +98.07%

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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 21 October 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 126 (82.89%) Business Intelligence
3 114 (75.00%) SQL
4 61 (40.13%) Finance
4 61 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 56 (36.84%) Azure
7 46 (30.26%) Visualisation
8 45 (29.61%) Social Skills
9 44 (28.95%) Analytics
10 41 (26.97%) Data Visualisation
11 37 (24.34%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (23.68%) QlikView
12 36 (23.68%) Release Management
13 34 (22.37%) SQL Server
14 33 (21.71%) Software Testing
14 33 (21.71%) Qlik Sense
14 33 (21.71%) Backlog Prioritisation
15 32 (21.05%) Backlog Management
15 32 (21.05%) User Stories
15 32 (21.05%) Software Engineering
15 32 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (19.74%) SharePoint
16 30 (19.74%) PowerApps
17 29 (19.08%) ETL
18 25 (16.45%) Data Modelling
19 24 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 24 (15.79%) Insurtech
20 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
20 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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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 30 (19.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Jupyter
Applications
1 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.29%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.66%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 152 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 56 (36.84%) Azure
3 30 (19.74%) PowerApps
4 20 (13.16%) Power Automate
5 17 (11.18%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (9.87%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (7.89%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (7.24%) AWS
9 8 (5.26%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 8 (5.26%) Collibra
10 6 (3.95%) Azure Logic Apps
11 5 (3.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 5 (3.29%) GitHub
11 5 (3.29%) Slack
11 5 (3.29%) Workato
12 2 (1.32%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (1.32%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.32%) Azure Stack
12 2 (1.32%) Azure Storage
12 2 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) DHCP
1 1 (0.66%) DNS
1 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.34%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (23.68%) QlikView
3 34 (22.37%) SQL Server
4 33 (21.71%) Qlik Sense
5 24 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (13.82%) Tableau
8 20 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (10.53%) Data Lake
10 14 (9.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (5.92%) Metadata
12 7 (4.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (2.63%) Power Query
14 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
15 3 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (1.97%) DB2
15 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.58%) JIRA
1 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.32%) Appium
4 2 (1.32%) Maven
4 2 (1.32%) Selenium
4 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.32%) TestNG
4 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.32%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.66%) AppVeyor
5 1 (0.66%) GitLab
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.66%) Toad
5 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (40.13%) Finance
2 45 (29.61%) Social Skills
3 18 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.58%) Marketing
5 8 (5.26%) Legal
6 5 (3.29%) Banking
7 4 (2.63%) Law
7 4 (2.63%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.97%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.32%) Advertising
9 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.32%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.66%) Front Office
10 1 (0.66%) International Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Local Government
10 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.66%) Retail
10 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (40.79%) Analyst
2 41 (26.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 40 (26.32%) Developer
4 34 (22.37%) Business Analyst
5 33 (21.71%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 33 (21.71%) Data Business Analyst
6 32 (21.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 32 (21.05%) SQL Analyst
7 26 (17.11%) SQL Data Analyst
8 15 (9.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (9.21%) Data Engineer
10 11 (7.24%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (6.58%) Power BI Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Data Analyst
12 8 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (3.95%) Architect
13 6 (3.95%) Consultant
14 5 (3.29%) Insurance Systems Analyst
15 4 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
15 4 (2.63%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) .NET
2 10 (6.58%) CSS
3 9 (5.92%) HTML
4 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.29%) MDX
5 4 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.63%) jQuery
5 4 (2.63%) React
6 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.97%) WCF
7 2 (1.32%) LINQ
7 2 (1.32%) PySpark
7 2 (1.32%) Web Services
7 2 (1.32%) WinForms
8 1 (0.66%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.66%) Pandas
8 1 (0.66%) REST
8 1 (0.66%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.66%) Shiny
8 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.63%) Reinsurance
3 3 (1.97%) iSeries
3 3 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.97%) User Experience
4 2 (1.32%) Derivative
4 2 (1.32%) NHS
4 2 (1.32%) Wiki
5 1 (0.66%) BYOD
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.66%) EPoS
5 1 (0.66%) FMCG
5 1 (0.66%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
1 8 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (82.89%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.26%) Visualisation
4 44 (28.95%) Analytics
5 41 (26.97%) Data Visualisation
6 36 (23.68%) Release Management
7 33 (21.71%) Backlog Prioritisation
7 33 (21.71%) Software Testing
8 32 (21.05%) Backlog Management
8 32 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 32 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (21.05%) User Stories
9 29 (19.08%) ETL
10 25 (16.45%) Data Modelling
11 24 (15.79%) Insurtech
12 19 (12.50%) Data Management
12 19 (12.50%) Scrum
13 17 (11.18%) Data Analytics
14 16 (10.53%) CRM
14 16 (10.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 114 (75.00%) SQL
2 20 (13.16%) C#
3 18 (11.84%) Python
3 18 (11.84%) T-SQL
4 15 (9.87%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (5.26%) R
6 8 (5.26%) VBA
7 5 (3.29%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.63%) VB
9 3 (1.97%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) C
10 2 (1.32%) VBScript
11 1 (0.66%) C++
11 1 (0.66%) Java
11 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.66%) ACCA
5 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CIMA
5 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.63%) IFRS
2 4 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) Basel III
3 2 (1.32%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.32%) PMO
3 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.66%) SCOM
1 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.55%) Databricks
3 6 (3.95%) Alteryx
4 5 (3.29%) Nintex
4 5 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.97%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.97%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.97%) StreamSets
5 3 (1.97%) Workday
6 1 (0.66%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.66%) Civica
6 1 (0.66%) Dataiku
6 1 (0.66%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) Liquidlogic
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle
6 1 (0.66%) SAP