Period
to 18 July 2018

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 July 2018 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 171 221
Rank change year-on-year +45 +50 +69
Contract jobs citing Power BI 135 62 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 0.96% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.54% 3.73% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 48 16
City of London median daily rate £450 £455 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +4.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £348 £267 £344
90th Percentile £589 £595 £556
Central London median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +2.33% - -

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 1,791 1,662 1,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.29% 25.80% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,441 1,302 1,384
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £344 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £469
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.61% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.38% +15.36% -30.91%
10th Percentile £17.57 £20.75 £15.83
90th Percentile £33.00 £27.74 £26.72
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.92 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.66% +15.36% -22.81%

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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 July 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 123 (91.11%) Business Intelligence
2 91 (67.41%) SQL
3 72 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 69 (51.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (48.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (38.52%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
8 45 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (31.85%) Finance
10 39 (28.89%) T-SQL
11 32 (23.70%) ETL
11 32 (23.70%) Tableau
12 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (20.74%) Visualisation
12 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (19.26%) C#
13 26 (19.26%) Analytics
14 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
15 18 (13.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 17 (12.59%) Data Visualisation
17 15 (11.11%) .NET
18 14 (10.37%) Data Modelling
19 13 (9.63%) Data Quality
19 13 (9.63%) Python
19 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 12 (8.89%) PowerPivot
21 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
21 11 (8.15%) Office 365
21 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
21 11 (8.15%) SOA

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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 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.93%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.44%) SAS
4 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.74%) FastStats
3 1 (0.74%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.15%) Office 365
3 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.22%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.48%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.48%) IaaS
7 2 (1.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.74%) Route 53
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) DNS
2 4 (2.96%) Skype
3 3 (2.22%) Firewall
3 3 (2.22%) HTTP
3 3 (2.22%) X.509
4 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.74%) DHCP
5 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 69 (51.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (48.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (38.52%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 12 (8.89%) PowerPivot
8 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (5.93%) Big Data
10 8 (5.93%) Data Lake
10 8 (5.93%) Hadoop
10 8 (5.93%) QlikView
10 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
12 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (2.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.48%) JIRA
3 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.74%) Chocolatey
4 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.74%) RStudio
4 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (31.85%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Front Office
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) Advertising
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (57.04%) Developer
2 47 (34.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 21 (15.56%) SQL Developer
4 18 (13.33%) Power BI Developer
5 17 (12.59%) Analyst
6 16 (11.85%) Consultant
7 14 (10.37%) SQL BI Developer
7 14 (10.37%) SSIS Developer
8 12 (8.89%) SSRS Developer
9 11 (8.15%) C# Developer
9 11 (8.15%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (7.41%) T-SQL Developer
11 9 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 8 (5.93%) Data Engineer
12 8 (5.93%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (4.44%) Data Analyst
13 6 (4.44%) Power BI Consultant
13 6 (4.44%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) .NET
2 9 (6.67%) MDX
3 8 (5.93%) XML
4 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (3.70%) JSON
5 5 (3.70%) REST
6 4 (2.96%) Kafka
7 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.22%) JSON Schema
7 3 (2.22%) LDAP
7 3 (2.22%) LINQ
7 3 (2.22%) Lucene
7 3 (2.22%) OAuth
7 3 (2.22%) OAuth2
7 3 (2.22%) Swagger
7 3 (2.22%) Web Services
7 3 (2.22%) WSDL
7 3 (2.22%) XML Schema
7 3 (2.22%) XSLT
8 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) Reinsurance
3 6 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.70%) NHS
5 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.96%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.22%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.22%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.48%) Blog
7 2 (1.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.48%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.48%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (91.11%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (23.70%) ETL
3 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.74%) Visualisation
4 26 (19.26%) Analytics
5 17 (12.59%) Data Visualisation
6 14 (10.37%) Data Modelling
7 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (8.15%) SOA
8 10 (7.41%) Dashboard Development
8 10 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
8 10 (7.41%) Scrum
9 8 (5.93%) CRM
9 8 (5.93%) Data Analytics
10 7 (5.19%) Data Science
10 7 (5.19%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (5.19%) Migration
10 7 (5.19%) SDLC
11 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.44%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (67.41%) SQL
2 39 (28.89%) T-SQL
3 26 (19.26%) C#
4 18 (13.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 13 (9.63%) Python
6 10 (7.41%) R
7 8 (5.93%) VBA
8 7 (5.19%) Java
8 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.96%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.96%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.96%) Scala
10 3 (2.22%) U-SQL
10 3 (2.22%) XPath
11 2 (1.48%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) ES6
12 1 (0.74%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.22%) PMO
3 2 (1.48%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.22%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.48%) Docker
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Kibana
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.70%) Tableau
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
4 4 (2.96%) Google
4 4 (2.96%) SAP
5 3 (2.22%) Cognos
5 3 (2.22%) Talend
6 2 (1.48%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.48%) Citrix
6 2 (1.48%) IBM
6 2 (1.48%) Informatica
6 2 (1.48%) NetApp
6 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.48%) Splunk
6 2 (1.48%) VMware
7 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.74%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.74%) Intapp
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com