Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 114 156
Rank change year-on-year +38 +42 +30
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 111 150 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.63% 2.22% 1.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.47% 7.33% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 117 76
Median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +4.00%
10th Percentile £378 £348 £325
90th Percentile £594 £580 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.50

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 1,310 2,047 1,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.04% 30.33% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,016 1,601 1,333
Median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 16
Median hourly rate £26.44 £18.25 £20.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.88% -11.46% -2.56%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £24.88 £50.88
Median hourly rate £23.47 £18.88 £20.61
% change year-on-year +24.31% -8.41% -2.56%

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 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform 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 Platform in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
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 Platform within the City of London region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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 +48 3 £525 -12.50%
Moorgate - 3 - -
Power Platform
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 106 (95.50%) Power BI
2 91 (81.98%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (56.76%) SQL
4 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
5 30 (27.03%) Azure
6 29 (26.13%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (26.13%) Finance
7 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
8 24 (21.62%) Visualisation
9 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (18.02%) Tableau
11 20 (18.02%) ETL
12 19 (17.12%) PowerApps
12 19 (17.12%) Analytics
12 19 (17.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
15 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (12.61%) PowerShell
16 13 (11.71%) DevOps
16 13 (11.71%) T-SQL
17 12 (10.81%) .NET
17 12 (10.81%) Python
17 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
17 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
17 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Flow
18 11 (9.91%) Data Lake
18 11 (9.91%) C#
19 10 (9.01%) Migration

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 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) SAS
3 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.90%) Mule
4 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.80%) SPSS
3 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.03%) Azure
2 19 (17.12%) PowerApps
3 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Flow
4 10 (9.01%) Office 365
5 7 (6.31%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.70%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.70%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.70%) Serverless
7 3 (2.70%) Yammer
8 2 (1.80%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.90%) AWS
9 1 (0.90%) GCP
9 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.90%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Skype
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.90%) DHCP
2 1 (0.90%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (95.50%) Power BI
2 29 (26.13%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
4 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (17.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (9.91%) Data Lake
8 9 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (6.31%) QlikView
10 6 (5.41%) OLAP
11 5 (4.50%) Big Data
11 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (4.50%) Spotfire
11 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
13 3 (2.70%) BigQuery
13 3 (2.70%) PowerPivot
13 3 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (2.70%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.90%) GitLab
3 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Selenium
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Front Office
3 6 (5.41%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.60%) Law
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 23 (20.72%) Analyst
4 20 (18.02%) Power BI Developer
5 14 (12.61%) Data Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Power BI Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Data Scientist
10 5 (4.50%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (3.60%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Tableau Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) MDX
3 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.80%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) JSON
4 2 (1.80%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.80%) XML
5 1 (0.90%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.90%) D3.js
5 1 (0.90%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.90%) LDAP
5 1 (0.90%) NumPy
5 1 (0.90%) REST
5 1 (0.90%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) User Experience
3 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.70%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.90%) Online Games
6 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) Windows
1 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
2 3 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (81.98%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (21.62%) Visualisation
3 20 (18.02%) ETL
4 19 (17.12%) Analytics
5 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.71%) DevOps
7 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.01%) Data Science
8 10 (9.01%) Migration
9 9 (8.11%) Data Management
9 9 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.21%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (6.31%) Dashboard Development
11 7 (6.31%) Wealth Management
12 6 (5.41%) Data Integration
12 6 (5.41%) ERP
13 5 (4.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.76%) SQL
2 14 (12.61%) PowerShell
3 13 (11.71%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.81%) Python
5 11 (9.91%) C#
6 6 (5.41%) VBA
7 5 (4.50%) R
8 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (3.60%) Java
9 3 (2.70%) VB
9 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.80%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) PHP
10 2 (1.80%) Scala
11 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) MCITP
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) ACCA
3 1 (0.90%) CIMA
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) PMO
4 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Kibana
2 2 (1.80%) Control-M
2 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.02%) Tableau
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) SAP
5 4 (3.60%) Databricks
6 3 (2.70%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.70%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.70%) Sybase
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.90%) Adobe
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos
8 1 (0.90%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.90%) MapR
8 1 (0.90%) Mitel
8 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) Veritas