Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 60 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 +30 +37
Contract jobs citing Power BI 148 81 174
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.33% 3.47% 2.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.97% 13.66% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 56 134
10th Percentile £380 £297 £366
25th Percentile £422 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £458 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.11% -3.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £550
90th Percentile £625 £600 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £21.30 " £21.35
25th Percentile £21.37 " £21.50
Median hourly rate £22.98 - £22.00
75th Percentile £24.82 " £22.50
90th Percentile £25.03 " £22.65
Central London median hourly rate £22.98 - £22.00

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 741 593 1,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.69% 25.42% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 440 1,410
10th Percentile £406 £375 £392
25th Percentile £463 £431 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £518 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% -
75th Percentile £650 £606 £613
90th Percentile £719 £688 £676
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £8.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -78.67% +7.14% +59.09%
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -62.67% +7.14% +55.56%

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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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 124 (83.78%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (54.05%) SQL
4 69 (46.62%) Azure
5 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (43.24%) Analytics
7 58 (39.19%) Social Skills
7 58 (39.19%) Microsoft
8 44 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 41 (27.70%) Finance
10 40 (27.03%) PowerShell
11 39 (26.35%) SharePoint
12 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 36 (24.32%) C#
13 36 (24.32%) Software Engineering
14 32 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (21.62%) DevOps
15 31 (20.95%) Visualisation
16 28 (18.92%) Tableau
17 26 (17.57%) .NET
17 26 (17.57%) React
18 25 (16.89%) Data Modelling
18 25 (16.89%) Data Visualisation
19 24 (16.22%) QA
19 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (16.22%) TypeScript
19 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
20 23 (15.54%) TDD
21 22 (14.86%) Active Directory
21 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET

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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 39 (26.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.03%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.08%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 148 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 69 (46.62%) Azure
3 20 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (10.81%) AWS
5 15 (10.14%) Microsoft 365
6 14 (9.46%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (7.43%) PowerApps
8 9 (6.08%) Power Automate
8 9 (6.08%) Slack
8 9 (6.08%) Workato
9 8 (5.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (3.38%) Azure Logic Apps
11 4 (2.70%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 4 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (2.03%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (2.03%) GCP
12 3 (2.03%) GitHub
12 3 (2.03%) PaaS
13 2 (1.35%) Azure Functions
13 2 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) DHCP
1 1 (0.68%) DNS
1 1 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 32 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (18.92%) Tableau
4 16 (10.81%) Data Lake
5 15 (10.14%) QlikView
5 15 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (8.78%) Qlik Sense
6 13 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (8.11%) Metadata
8 11 (7.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (7.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.05%) Big Data
9 6 (4.05%) DB2
10 5 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.03%) BigQuery
11 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.03%) Looker
11 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.03%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (9.46%) JIRA
3 6 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.68%) AppVeyor
6 1 (0.68%) GoCD
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (39.19%) Social Skills
2 41 (27.70%) Finance
3 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.14%) Marketing
5 13 (8.78%) Public Sector
6 8 (5.41%) Legal
7 3 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.03%) Law
8 2 (1.35%) Advertising
8 2 (1.35%) Banking
8 2 (1.35%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (32.43%) Analyst
2 33 (22.30%) Developer
3 22 (14.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 21 (14.19%) SQL Analyst
5 20 (13.51%) Technical Leader
6 16 (10.81%) Business Analyst
7 15 (10.14%) Data Business Analyst
8 13 (8.78%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 13 (8.78%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 13 (8.78%) SharePoint Developer
8 13 (8.78%) SQL Data Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Data Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) Data Analyst
11 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (4.05%) Business Systems Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 5 (3.38%) Consultant
13 5 (3.38%) Power BI Analyst
14 4 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.57%) .NET
1 26 (17.57%) React
2 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
3 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET
4 20 (13.51%) ASP.NET Core
5 15 (10.14%) CSS
6 13 (8.78%) HTML
7 5 (3.38%) MDX
8 4 (2.70%) jQuery
9 3 (2.03%) Kafka
10 2 (1.35%) .NET Core
10 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.35%) Material-UI
10 2 (1.35%) PySpark
10 2 (1.35%) Redux
11 1 (0.68%) HTML5 Canvas
11 1 (0.68%) LDAP
11 1 (0.68%) Spring
11 1 (0.68%) WCF
11 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.05%) iSeries
4 4 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.03%) Derivative
6 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.35%) NHS
6 2 (1.35%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) BYOD
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.03%) Windows
1 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Solaris
3 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (83.78%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (43.24%) Analytics
4 36 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 32 (21.62%) DevOps
6 31 (20.95%) Visualisation
7 25 (16.89%) Data Modelling
7 25 (16.89%) Data Visualisation
8 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (15.54%) TDD
10 22 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (14.86%) Data Analysis
10 22 (14.86%) Mentoring
10 22 (14.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 21 (14.19%) ETL
12 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (12.16%) Release Management
14 15 (10.14%) Investment Management
14 15 (10.14%) User Stories
15 14 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.05%) SQL
2 40 (27.03%) PowerShell
3 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 36 (24.32%) C#
5 24 (16.22%) TypeScript
6 16 (10.81%) Python
7 10 (6.76%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (4.05%) R
8 6 (4.05%) VBA
9 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.35%) Java
9 2 (1.35%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.22%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.35%) Basel III
3 2 (1.35%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.35%) IFRS
3 2 (1.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (14.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Databricks
3 10 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (6.08%) Alteryx
4 9 (6.08%) Nintex
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle
5 3 (2.03%) Workday
6 2 (1.35%) Cadence
6 2 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Anaplan
7 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.68%) Civica
7 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.68%) Dataiku
7 1 (0.68%) Informatica
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.68%) StreamSets
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas