Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 17 September 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 Platform
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 48 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 +40 +41
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 153 78 170
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.21% 4.34% 2.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.32% 12.72% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 56 130
10th Percentile £363 £320 £374
25th Percentile £450 £417 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £578 £566 £575
90th Percentile £625 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile " " £21.35
25th Percentile £21.25 " £21.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £22.00
75th Percentile £23.75 " £22.50
90th Percentile " " £22.65
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - £22.00

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,352 613 2,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.25% 34.13% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,026 485 1,695
10th Percentile £370 £313 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% -
75th Percentile £643 £588 £600
90th Percentile £721 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 18
10th Percentile £13.85 £16.00 £17.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £18.13 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% -4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £28.06 £33.88 £23.55
90th Percentile £41.78 £42.20 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Power Platform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Power Platform 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 Platform.

1 141 (92.16%) Power BI
2 117 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
3 94 (61.44%) SQL
4 65 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (36.60%) Azure
6 55 (35.95%) Microsoft
7 54 (35.29%) Finance
8 45 (29.41%) Analytics
9 44 (28.76%) Social Skills
10 42 (27.45%) SharePoint
11 41 (26.80%) Visualisation
12 35 (22.88%) Data Visualisation
12 35 (22.88%) PowerApps
13 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
14 29 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (18.30%) Release Management
16 27 (17.65%) QlikView
16 27 (17.65%) Software Engineering
16 27 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
17 26 (16.99%) Tableau
17 26 (16.99%) Data Modelling
17 26 (16.99%) ETL
18 24 (15.69%) Backlog Management
18 24 (15.69%) Backlog Prioritisation
18 24 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
19 23 (15.03%) C#
19 23 (15.03%) Software Testing
19 23 (15.03%) User Stories
19 23 (15.03%) Qlik Sense

Power Platform
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 (27.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.23%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 56 (36.60%) Azure
2 35 (22.88%) PowerApps
3 27 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (13.73%) Power Automate
5 12 (7.84%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (6.54%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (5.23%) AWS
7 8 (5.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 8 (5.23%) Slack
7 8 (5.23%) Workato
8 6 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (3.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 5 (3.27%) Azure Logic Apps
10 4 (2.61%) GitHub
11 3 (1.96%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.96%) Collibra
11 3 (1.96%) Serverless
12 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.31%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (1.31%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) DHCP
1 1 (0.65%) DNS
1 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (92.16%) Power BI
2 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 28 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (17.65%) QlikView
5 26 (16.99%) Tableau
6 23 (15.03%) Qlik Sense
7 15 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (9.15%) Data Lake
8 14 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (8.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (7.84%) Metadata
10 12 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.31%) Power Query
13 2 (1.31%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) JIRA
2 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.96%) Subversion
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.65%) AppVeyor
5 1 (0.65%) GoCD
5 1 (0.65%) Toad
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (35.29%) Finance
2 44 (28.76%) Social Skills
3 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.80%) Marketing
5 11 (7.19%) Legal
6 8 (5.23%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.61%) Law
8 3 (1.96%) Banking
8 3 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.31%) Advertising
9 2 (1.31%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.31%) Retail
10 1 (0.65%) Front Office
10 1 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.65%) Local Government
10 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (35.95%) Analyst
2 39 (25.49%) Developer
3 31 (20.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 27 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
5 26 (16.99%) Business Analyst
6 25 (16.34%) Data Business Analyst
7 23 (15.03%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 23 (15.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 21 (13.73%) SQL Data Analyst
9 14 (9.15%) Data Engineer
9 14 (9.15%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (6.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (6.54%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.58%) Consultant
11 7 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
13 5 (3.27%) Architect
13 5 (3.27%) Power BI Analyst
13 5 (3.27%) Power BI Developer
14 4 (2.61%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.50%) CSS
2 12 (7.84%) .NET
2 12 (7.84%) HTML
3 9 (5.88%) React
4 8 (5.23%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.27%) MDX
7 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (2.61%) jQuery
8 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.31%) PySpark
9 1 (0.65%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Graph
9 1 (0.65%) Pandas
9 1 (0.65%) RESTful
9 1 (0.65%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.65%) Shiny
9 1 (0.65%) Tailwind CSS
9 1 (0.65%) WCF
9 1 (0.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.96%) Derivative
3 3 (1.96%) NHS
3 3 (1.96%) User Experience
4 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.31%) iSeries
4 2 (1.31%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.65%) BYOD
5 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.65%) FMCG
5 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.65%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.23%) Windows
1 8 (5.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (29.41%) Analytics
4 41 (26.80%) Visualisation
5 35 (22.88%) Data Visualisation
6 29 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (18.30%) Release Management
8 27 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 26 (16.99%) Data Modelling
9 26 (16.99%) ETL
10 24 (15.69%) Backlog Management
10 24 (15.69%) Backlog Prioritisation
11 23 (15.03%) Software Testing
11 23 (15.03%) User Stories
12 20 (13.07%) Insurtech
13 19 (12.42%) Data Analysis
14 18 (11.76%) DevOps
15 17 (11.11%) Scrum
16 16 (10.46%) CRM
17 14 (9.15%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (61.44%) SQL
2 23 (15.03%) C#
3 22 (14.38%) PowerShell
4 19 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.11%) Python
6 13 (8.50%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.54%) R
8 9 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 7 (4.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (3.92%) VBA
11 5 (3.27%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.96%) Scala
13 2 (1.31%) C
14 1 (0.65%) C++
14 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) ACCA
4 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.65%) CIMA
4 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.65%) MCSE
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.61%) IFRS
4 3 (1.96%) PMO
5 2 (1.31%) Basel III
5 2 (1.31%) CRD IV
5 2 (1.31%) GDPR
5 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (35.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.19%) Databricks
3 9 (5.88%) Alteryx
3 9 (5.88%) Nintex
3 9 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.96%) StreamSets
4 3 (1.96%) Workday
5 1 (0.65%) Anaplan
5 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.65%) Civica
5 1 (0.65%) Dataiku
5 1 (0.65%) Informatica
5 1 (0.65%) Liquidlogic
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) SAP