Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 185 232
Rank change year-on-year +52 +47 +46
Contract jobs citing Power BI 136 62 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 0.90% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.56% 3.66% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 51 15
City of London median daily rate £450 £458 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -8.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £341 £325 £345
90th Percentile £596 £613 £570
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +9.59%
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 1,798 1,694 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.68% 24.70% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,418 1,349 1,333
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £460
% change year-on-year +1.94% +11.96% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.09% -38.89% +80.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £41.68 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.09% -38.89% +93.55%

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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 22 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 122 (89.71%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (69.85%) SQL
3 76 (55.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 63 (46.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (36.03%) Finance
8 46 (33.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (33.09%) Microsoft
10 41 (30.15%) ETL
11 40 (29.41%) T-SQL
12 36 (26.47%) Visualisation
13 30 (22.06%) Tableau
14 28 (20.59%) Analytics
14 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Excel
17 23 (16.91%) C#
18 22 (16.18%) Data Visualisation
19 20 (14.71%) Data Modelling
20 18 (13.24%) Python
21 16 (11.76%) Data Quality
22 14 (10.29%) Relational Database
22 14 (10.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
23 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
23 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
23 12 (8.82%) Oracle
24 11 (8.09%) Data Management
24 11 (8.09%) R
24 11 (8.09%) Hadoop

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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 9 (6.62%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.15%) SAS
3 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.74%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.15%) Office 365
3 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.68%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.21%) IaaS
5 3 (2.21%) PaaS
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Firewall
1 2 (1.47%) Skype
2 1 (0.74%) Broadband
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (55.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 68 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 63 (46.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (33.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (10.29%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (8.09%) Hadoop
9 10 (7.35%) QlikView
9 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (6.62%) Big Data
11 8 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (5.15%) Data Lake
13 6 (4.41%) RDBMS
14 5 (3.68%) MySQL
14 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
14 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (3.68%) Spotfire
15 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.41%) Subversion
3 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.74%) RStudio
5 1 (0.74%) Toad
General
1 49 (36.03%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Front Office
3 5 (3.68%) Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Back Office
4 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (55.88%) Developer
2 56 (41.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 30 (22.06%) SQL Developer
4 24 (17.65%) Analyst
5 20 (14.71%) SQL BI Developer
6 17 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 17 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
7 15 (11.03%) Power BI Developer
8 14 (10.29%) SSRS Developer
9 13 (9.56%) Data Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) Consultant
10 11 (8.09%) T-SQL Developer
11 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 9 (6.62%) SSAS Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Data Analyst
13 8 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Senior Developer
14 6 (4.41%) Business Developer
14 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
14 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) .NET
1 7 (5.15%) Kafka
1 7 (5.15%) XML
2 6 (4.41%) MDX
3 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
5 1 (0.74%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.41%) Reinsurance
4 5 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.47%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.41%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (89.71%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (30.15%) ETL
3 36 (26.47%) Visualisation
4 28 (20.59%) Analytics
5 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (16.18%) Data Visualisation
7 20 (14.71%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.09%) Data Management
9 10 (7.35%) Dashboard Development
9 10 (7.35%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.88%) Data Integration
10 8 (5.88%) Data Science
10 8 (5.88%) Migration
11 7 (5.15%) Change Management
11 7 (5.15%) CRM
11 7 (5.15%) Data Analytics
12 6 (4.41%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.41%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (4.41%) Master Data Management
12 6 (4.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (69.85%) SQL
2 40 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 23 (16.91%) C#
4 18 (13.24%) Python
5 14 (10.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.09%) R
8 10 (7.35%) VBA
9 5 (3.68%) Scala
10 4 (2.94%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.21%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Java
12 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.74%) PHP
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.47%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.06%) Tableau
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle
4 6 (4.41%) Google
5 4 (2.94%) Alteryx
5 4 (2.94%) Informatica
5 4 (2.94%) Talend
6 3 (2.21%) Cognos
7 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.47%) Citrix
7 2 (1.47%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) NetApp
7 2 (1.47%) SAP
7 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Capita
8 1 (0.74%) Intapp
8 1 (0.74%) Splunk
8 1 (0.74%) Teradata
8 1 (0.74%) WorldPay