Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 135 179
Rank change year-on-year +48 +44 +53
Contract jobs citing Power BI 161 134 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.73% 1.91% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 7.58% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 111 57
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% -6.00%
10th Percentile £402 £320 £355
90th Percentile £643 £588 £623
Central London median daily rate £500 £453 £460
% change year-on-year +10.50% -1.63% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £21.92 - £21.50
10th Percentile £21.17 - £20.75
90th Percentile £23.32 - £22.25
Central London median hourly rate £22.33 - £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 1,449 1,768 1,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.61% 25.22% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,144 1,414 1,392
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £388 £370 £363
90th Percentile £684 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £29.80 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.57% +8.35% -38.89%
10th Percentile £21.20 £18.60 £20.75
90th Percentile £86.70 £48.05 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £39.78 £29.80 £25.99
% change year-on-year +33.52% +14.63% -42.24%

Power BI
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

Power BI
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 November 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 November 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 - 12 £525 -
Moorgate - 7 - -
Power BI
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 133 (82.61%) Business Intelligence
3 105 (65.22%) SQL
4 73 (45.34%) SQL Server
5 69 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 62 (38.51%) Data Warehouse
7 60 (37.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (37.27%) Azure
8 59 (36.65%) Finance
9 56 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (32.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (31.68%) ETL
12 36 (22.36%) Tableau
13 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Excel
14 32 (19.88%) C#
15 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (18.01%) Migration
17 28 (17.39%) Data Modelling
18 27 (16.77%) .NET
19 25 (15.53%) Visualisation
19 25 (15.53%) DevOps
20 24 (14.91%) Analytics
20 24 (14.91%) Python
21 23 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 23 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
22 21 (13.04%) SharePoint
23 19 (11.80%) PowerShell
23 19 (11.80%) Data Lake
24 18 (11.18%) Kimball Methodology
24 18 (11.18%) Mentoring

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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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.73%) WebLogic Integration
3 3 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.24%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Jupyter
Applications
1 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (3.73%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.62%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.62%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 161 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 60 (37.27%) Azure
3 23 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (7.45%) PowerApps
5 9 (5.59%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (5.59%) Office 365
6 7 (4.35%) Azure Functions
6 7 (4.35%) Data Lake Analytics
6 7 (4.35%) Serverless
7 6 (3.73%) AWS
8 4 (2.48%) IaaS
8 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Flow
8 4 (2.48%) PaaS
9 3 (1.86%) GCP
10 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.62%) GitHub
11 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.86%) VPN
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.62%) DHCP
2 1 (0.62%) LAN
2 1 (0.62%) Skype
2 1 (0.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (45.34%) SQL Server
2 62 (38.51%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (37.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 53 (32.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 19 (11.80%) Data Lake
8 17 (10.56%) QlikView
9 13 (8.07%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2017
11 10 (6.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (6.21%) Big Data
11 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (4.35%) Hadoop
13 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.73%) OLAP
14 6 (3.73%) Spotfire
15 5 (3.11%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (3.73%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.11%) JIRA
5 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.86%) Selenium
7 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.62%) RStudio
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (36.65%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Banking
3 13 (8.07%) Front Office
4 9 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.97%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.73%) Marketing
7 4 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.48%) Retail
8 3 (1.86%) Publishing
9 2 (1.24%) Games
9 2 (1.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.62%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (48.45%) Developer
2 45 (27.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 29 (18.01%) Power BI Developer
4 24 (14.91%) Analyst
5 19 (11.80%) Architect
6 15 (9.32%) Data Analyst
7 11 (6.83%) SQL Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Data Architect
9 9 (5.59%) Dashboard Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Data Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) SSRS Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.35%) SSAS Developer
11 7 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Azure Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) SQL BI Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.77%) .NET
2 7 (4.35%) MDX
3 6 (3.73%) J2EE
3 6 (3.73%) Middleware
3 6 (3.73%) MSMQ
4 5 (3.11%) Web Services
5 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.48%) JSON
5 4 (2.48%) Kafka
5 4 (2.48%) XBRL
5 4 (2.48%) XML
6 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.86%) HTML
7 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.24%) CSS
7 2 (1.24%) HTML5
7 2 (1.24%) NumPy
7 2 (1.24%) RESTful
7 2 (1.24%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) Reinsurance
3 6 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.11%) User Experience
5 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.24%) NHS
5 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.24%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.62%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) Online Games
6 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.73%) Windows
2 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.24%) VMS
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Unix
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (82.61%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (31.68%) ETL
3 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.01%) Migration
5 28 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 25 (15.53%) DevOps
6 25 (15.53%) Visualisation
7 24 (14.91%) Analytics
8 18 (11.18%) Kimball Methodology
8 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
9 16 (9.94%) Data Integration
10 15 (9.32%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.70%) Data Analysis
12 13 (8.07%) Dashboard Development
13 12 (7.45%) Acceptance Criteria
13 12 (7.45%) CRM
13 12 (7.45%) Wealth Management
14 11 (6.83%) Business Analysis
14 11 (6.83%) Data Migration
14 11 (6.83%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 105 (65.22%) SQL
2 32 (19.88%) C#
3 24 (14.91%) Python
4 19 (11.80%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 13 (8.07%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.21%) Java
8 7 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.35%) Scala
9 6 (3.73%) VBA
10 5 (3.11%) R
11 2 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.62%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.48%) Degree
3 2 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 9 (5.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.24%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.62%) HDFS
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) Control-M
1 2 (1.24%) Kibana
1 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.36%) Tableau
3 14 (8.70%) Oracle
4 13 (8.07%) Databricks
5 6 (3.73%) CODA
6 5 (3.11%) SAP
7 4 (2.48%) Google
8 2 (1.24%) Cognos
8 2 (1.24%) Informatica
8 2 (1.24%) Twitter
9 1 (0.62%) Aareon
9 1 (0.62%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (0.62%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.62%) Birst
9 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.62%) Darktrace
9 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.62%) Meraki
9 1 (0.62%) Palantir
9 1 (0.62%) Zscaler