Period
to 1 March 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 March 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 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 78 128
Rank change year-on-year +11 +50 +46
Contract jobs citing Power BI 70 118 132
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.11% 2.56% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.86% 10.94% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 101 103
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £374 £375 £320
90th Percentile £673 £625 £575
Central London median daily rate £469 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -1.32% - +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.45 £22.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.02% - -
Central London median hourly rate £42.98 £22.33 -
% change year-on-year +92.45% - -

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 505 1,079 1,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.46% 23.39% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 841 1,391
Median daily rate £550 £510 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -5.12% +2.38%
10th Percentile £339 £363 £400
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £528 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.50% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £23.45 £25.00 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.20% -32.60% +33.66%
10th Percentile £21.73 £22.17 £28.00
90th Percentile £25.18 £35.13 £47.91
Median hourly rate £42.98 £25.00 £36.05
% change year-on-year +71.90% -30.64% +31.07%

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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 1 March 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

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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 1 March 2021. 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
Moorgate +18 1 £475 -
Power BI
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 70 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 58 (82.86%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (62.86%) Azure
4 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
5 35 (50.00%) Analytics
6 34 (48.57%) SQL
7 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
9 22 (31.43%) DevOps
10 21 (30.00%) C#
10 21 (30.00%) SharePoint
10 21 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 19 (27.14%) .NET
12 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
13 18 (25.71%) TDD
13 18 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (25.71%) React
14 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
14 17 (24.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 16 (22.86%) QA
15 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
16 15 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET Core
16 15 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (21.43%) TypeScript
16 15 (21.43%) AngularJS

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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 21 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.86%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 44 (62.86%) Azure
3 15 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (17.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (11.43%) AWS
6 4 (5.71%) GCP
6 4 (5.71%) IaaS
7 3 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.86%) Azure Stack
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (2.86%) PaaS
8 2 (2.86%) SaaS
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.43%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.43%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.43%) Serverless
9 1 (1.43%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (18.57%) Tableau
5 9 (12.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (10.00%) Big Data
8 6 (8.57%) Data Lake
9 5 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (4.29%) BigQuery
10 3 (4.29%) Sisense
10 3 (4.29%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.86%) Looker
11 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.86%) Yellowfin
12 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.43%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.29%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Power BI Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Principal Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) .NET
2 18 (25.71%) React
3 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (4.29%) CSS
4 3 (4.29%) Kafka
4 3 (4.29%) MDX
5 2 (2.86%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.86%) D3.js
5 2 (2.86%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) Redux
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) COM
6 1 (1.43%) Django
6 1 (1.43%) JSON
6 1 (1.43%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (82.86%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (50.00%) Analytics
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.43%) DevOps
5 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
6 18 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (25.71%) TDD
7 17 (24.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
9 14 (20.00%) ETL
10 13 (18.57%) Information Security
10 13 (18.57%) Project Roadmap
11 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
11 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.43%) Data Analytics
13 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
14 6 (8.57%) Data Science
15 5 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) C#
3 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 15 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 12 (17.14%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.29%) Java
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) R
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Databricks
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Cadence
5 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.43%) Charles River
5 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) Nintex
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com