Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 141 179
Rank change year-on-year +39 +38 +33
Contract jobs citing Power BI 152 112 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.36% 1.60% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.11% 6.37% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 86 41
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £265
90th Percentile £618 £563 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +2.27% - -

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 1,669 1,759 1,711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.92% 25.14% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,317 1,458 1,355
City of London median daily rate £530 £521 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.68% +4.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £408 £363 £327
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £489
% change year-on-year +2.44% +4.86% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.30% -0.38% +17.55%
10th Percentile £30.45 £20.63 £21.67
90th Percentile £57.35 £36.90 £23.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.34
% change year-on-year +16.67% +34.32% +17.55%

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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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 - 1 £600 -
Power BI
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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
2 129 (84.87%) Business Intelligence
3 99 (65.13%) SQL
4 70 (46.05%) SQL Server
5 64 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
7 51 (33.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 51 (33.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 47 (30.92%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (26.32%) Finance
12 37 (24.34%) Visualisation
13 33 (21.71%) Analytics
14 32 (21.05%) ETL
15 26 (17.11%) Tableau
16 23 (15.13%) T-SQL
17 21 (13.82%) Python
17 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Excel
17 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (13.16%) Data Analysis
19 19 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 17 (11.18%) SharePoint
20 17 (11.18%) Migration
21 16 (10.53%) C#
21 16 (10.53%) Data Modelling
21 16 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
21 16 (10.53%) Big Data
21 16 (10.53%) Data Lake
22 15 (9.87%) Greenfield Project

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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 17 (11.18%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.24%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.29%) SAS
4 3 (1.97%) Apache
4 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.32%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.32%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.66%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 152 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 51 (33.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.24%) Office 365
4 10 (6.58%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (4.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.29%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.97%) PaaS
9 2 (1.32%) Apigee
9 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.32%) IaaS
9 2 (1.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.66%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.66%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.66%) G Suite
10 1 (0.66%) Serverless
10 1 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) SAN
2 3 (1.97%) DNS
2 3 (1.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) X.509
3 2 (1.32%) Skype
4 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 64 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (33.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 47 (30.92%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (10.53%) Big Data
6 16 (10.53%) Data Lake
7 13 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (7.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (7.24%) Hadoop
9 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (4.61%) MySQL
11 7 (4.61%) OLAP
11 7 (4.61%) QlikView
12 6 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.95%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.29%) JIRA
4 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.32%) ERwin
6 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.66%) Hudson
7 1 (0.66%) NUnit
7 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.66%) Protractor
7 1 (0.66%) Selenium
7 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (26.32%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Banking
3 14 (9.21%) Retail
4 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.29%) Marketing
6 4 (2.63%) Front Office
7 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.97%) Law
7 3 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (49.34%) Developer
2 49 (32.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 29 (19.08%) Power BI Developer
4 26 (17.11%) Analyst
5 16 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 13 (8.55%) Architect
7 12 (7.89%) Consultant
8 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) Analyst Developer
9 9 (5.92%) DBA
9 9 (5.92%) SQL DBA
10 8 (5.26%) Power BI Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) Data Architect
11 7 (4.61%) Data Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 5 (3.29%) Data Visualisation Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) .NET
2 9 (5.92%) MDX
3 7 (4.61%) JSON
3 7 (4.61%) XML
4 5 (3.29%) Kafka
4 5 (3.29%) Web Services
5 4 (2.63%) REST
6 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.97%) JSON Schema
6 3 (1.97%) LDAP
6 3 (1.97%) LINQ
6 3 (1.97%) Lucene
6 3 (1.97%) OAuth
6 3 (1.97%) OAuth2
6 3 (1.97%) SAP XI
6 3 (1.97%) Swagger
6 3 (1.97%) WSDL
6 3 (1.97%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.97%) XSLT
7 2 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.87%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.26%) Replication
4 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.29%) NHS
4 5 (3.29%) User Experience
5 4 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.32%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Equities
7 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Unix
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (84.87%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.34%) Visualisation
4 33 (21.71%) Analytics
5 32 (21.05%) ETL
6 20 (13.16%) Data Analysis
7 17 (11.18%) Migration
8 16 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 16 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
9 15 (9.87%) Scrum
10 14 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (8.55%) Data Science
12 10 (6.58%) Data Analytics
12 10 (6.58%) Data Management
12 10 (6.58%) Decision-Making
13 9 (5.92%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.92%) Data Governance
13 9 (5.92%) Data Migration
14 8 (5.26%) Data Integration
14 8 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 99 (65.13%) SQL
2 23 (15.13%) T-SQL
3 21 (13.82%) Python
4 19 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (10.53%) C#
6 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.92%) Java
8 7 (4.61%) R
9 5 (3.29%) VBA
10 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.97%) XPath
12 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.97%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.66%) MCSA
6 1 (0.66%) PhD
6 1 (0.66%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.32%) Docker
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Automic
1 1 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.11%) Tableau
3 12 (7.89%) Oracle
4 8 (5.26%) SAP
5 7 (4.61%) Cognos
6 5 (3.29%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.97%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.97%) IBM
8 2 (1.32%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.32%) Talend
9 1 (0.66%) Adobe
9 1 (0.66%) BISAM
9 1 (0.66%) Cadence
9 1 (0.66%) Casewise
9 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.66%) Genesys
9 1 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.66%) Pega
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com