Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 77 108
Rank change year-on-year +29 +31 +47
Contract jobs citing Power BI 121 83 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.47% 2.41% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.93% 10.20% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 119
10th Percentile £361 £363 £324
25th Percentile £414 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £525
90th Percentile £614 £600 £618
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £21.30 " "
25th Percentile £21.37 " £22.25
Median hourly rate £22.98 - £22.50
75th Percentile £24.82 " £22.75
90th Percentile £25.03 " "
Central London median hourly rate £23.45 - £22.50

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 578 814 1,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.35% 23.64% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 613 1,361
10th Percentile £384 £363 £406
25th Percentile £456 £415 £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +0.96%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £613
90th Percentile £701 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Median hourly rate £8.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -68.00% -28.57% +57.30%
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% -28.57% +33.33%

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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 11 May 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

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 102 (84.30%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (50.41%) Analytics
4 58 (47.93%) Azure
5 55 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (42.15%) Social Skills
8 50 (41.32%) SQL
9 42 (34.71%) SQL Server
9 42 (34.71%) SharePoint
10 40 (33.06%) PowerShell
11 39 (32.23%) C#
11 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
12 34 (28.10%) DevOps
13 32 (26.45%) Software Engineering
14 31 (25.62%) React
15 30 (24.79%) Finance
15 30 (24.79%) Active Directory
15 30 (24.79%) .NET
16 29 (23.97%) TDD
16 29 (23.97%) TypeScript
16 29 (23.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (23.97%) AngularJS
17 28 (23.14%) Tableau
17 28 (23.14%) QA
17 28 (23.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 27 (22.31%) Mentoring
18 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET
19 26 (21.49%) Octopus Deploy
19 26 (21.49%) Azure Active Directory

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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 42 (34.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.48%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.79%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 58 (47.93%) Azure
3 26 (21.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (11.57%) AWS
5 11 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (5.79%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (5.79%) Slack
7 6 (4.96%) Power Automate
7 6 (4.96%) PowerApps
8 5 (4.13%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (4.13%) GCP
9 4 (3.31%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (3.31%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (2.48%) PaaS
11 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.65%) Azure Stack
11 2 (1.65%) SaaS
12 1 (0.83%) Azure Key Vault
12 1 (0.83%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) DHCP
1 1 (0.83%) DNS
1 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.14%) Tableau
3 25 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (4.96%) Big Data
7 6 (4.96%) Data Lake
7 6 (4.96%) DB2
8 5 (4.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (3.31%) BigQuery
9 4 (3.31%) QlikView
10 3 (2.48%) Looker
10 3 (2.48%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (2.48%) Sisense
10 3 (2.48%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.65%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (42.15%) Social Skills
2 30 (24.79%) Finance
3 12 (9.92%) Marketing
4 11 (9.09%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.13%) Legal
7 4 (3.31%) Banking
8 2 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.65%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Analyst
2 29 (23.97%) Developer
3 21 (17.36%) Technical Leader
4 13 (10.74%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (9.92%) SQL Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Principal Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Architect
9 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Power BI Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.62%) React
2 30 (24.79%) .NET
3 29 (23.97%) AngularJS
4 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET
5 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET Core
6 11 (9.09%) CSS
7 10 (8.26%) HTML
8 3 (2.48%) jQuery
8 3 (2.48%) Kafka
9 2 (1.65%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.65%) D3.js
9 2 (1.65%) Redux
10 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.83%) COM
10 1 (0.83%) Django
10 1 (0.83%) LDAP
10 1 (0.83%) MDX
10 1 (0.83%) WCF
10 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.96%) iSeries
4 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.65%) Derivative
5 2 (1.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) BYOD
6 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Linux
1 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.83%) Solaris
1 1 (0.83%) Unix
1 1 (0.83%) Windows
1 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (84.30%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (50.41%) Analytics
3 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (28.10%) DevOps
5 32 (26.45%) Software Engineering
6 29 (23.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (23.97%) TDD
7 28 (23.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 27 (22.31%) Mentoring
9 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (14.05%) Data Modelling
10 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (13.22%) Data Analysis
12 14 (11.57%) Investment Management
12 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
13 13 (10.74%) Competitor Analysis
13 13 (10.74%) Information Security
13 13 (10.74%) Project Roadmap
14 12 (9.92%) Data Analytics
14 12 (9.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) SQL
2 40 (33.06%) PowerShell
3 39 (32.23%) C#
3 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.97%) TypeScript
5 10 (8.26%) Python
6 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.31%) R
8 3 (2.48%) Java
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.83%) MCSE
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.14%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) Basel III
3 1 (0.83%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 55 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.79%) Nintex
4 6 (4.96%) Alteryx
5 4 (3.31%) Databricks
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle
6 3 (2.48%) SAP
6 3 (2.48%) Workday
7 2 (1.65%) Cadence
7 2 (1.65%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas