Period
to 18 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 214 252
Rank change year-on-year +39 +38 +55
Contract jobs citing Power BI 79 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 0.40% 0.085%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 1.49% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 23 6
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.49% -11.70%
10th Percentile £338 £378 £400
90th Percentile £561 £573 £508
Central London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 1788 1747 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.85% 26.92% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1391 1729
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +9.20%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +44.00% +1.40%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £23.49
% change year-on-year -38.89% +91.59% -21.71%

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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 18 December 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 78 (98.73%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
3 42 (53.16%) SQL
4 40 (50.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
6 36 (45.57%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (45.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (40.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (29.11%) Finance
9 22 (27.85%) Data Modelling
9 22 (27.85%) ETL
10 20 (25.32%) T-SQL
11 17 (21.52%) Kimball Methodology
12 15 (18.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
14 11 (13.92%) Dimensional Modelling
14 11 (13.92%) MDX
14 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (12.66%) Analytics
15 10 (12.66%) PowerPivot
16 8 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (10.13%) Migration
16 8 (10.13%) Tableau
16 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (10.13%) Dashboard Development
16 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (10.13%) Visualisation
17 7 (8.86%) IBM
17 7 (8.86%) 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 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.33%) Office 365
4 4 (5.06%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.53%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (2.53%) GitHub
5 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.53%) Yammer
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.27%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.27%) Route 53
6 1 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
2 40 (50.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (45.57%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (45.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (40.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (12.66%) PowerPivot
6 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (6.33%) IBM PureData
8 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (5.06%) OLAP
10 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (3.80%) Data Lake
10 3 (3.80%) QlikView
11 2 (2.53%) Big Data
11 2 (2.53%) HDInsight
11 2 (2.53%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.27%) Chocolatey
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Legal
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Power BI Developer
4 13 (16.46%) SQL Developer
4 13 (16.46%) SSIS Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) SSAS Developer
6 10 (12.66%) SSRS Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Business Developer
7 9 (11.39%) SQL BI Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Architect
11 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
11 4 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
12 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) MDX
2 7 (8.86%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) Web Services
4 3 (3.80%) COM
4 3 (3.80%) JSON
4 3 (3.80%) SOAP
4 3 (3.80%) XML
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) PySpark
5 2 (2.53%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) WCF
6 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.27%) DCOM
6 1 (1.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) JDBC
6 1 (1.27%) WPF
6 1 (1.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.27%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.27%) RIA
4 1 (1.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
1 7 (8.86%) Unix
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (98.73%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (27.85%) Data Modelling
2 22 (27.85%) ETL
3 17 (21.52%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (12.66%) Analytics
7 8 (10.13%) Dashboard Development
7 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 8 (10.13%) Visualisation
8 7 (8.86%) CRM
9 6 (7.59%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (7.59%) ETL Development
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.06%) Data Management
11 4 (5.06%) Data Validation
11 4 (5.06%) Scrum
11 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.06%) Use Case
11 4 (5.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 20 (25.32%) T-SQL
3 15 (18.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 7 (8.86%) C#
5 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.06%) Python
8 3 (3.80%) R
8 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) VB
9 2 (2.53%) VBA
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) MUMPS
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) VB6
10 1 (1.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Ansible
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Terraform
1 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Tableau
3 7 (8.86%) IBM
4 5 (6.33%) Netezza
5 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.53%) Omniture
7 1 (1.27%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Sitecore