Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 29 91
Rank change year-on-year -17 +62 +8
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 51 29 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.81% 5.66% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.97% 19.86% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 27
10th Percentile £343 £234 £213
25th Percentile £413 £313 £344
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £363 £425
Median % change year-on-year +34.48% -14.71% -
75th Percentile £575 £388 £456
90th Percentile £600 £438 £538
England median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.86%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 465 146 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 34.73% 28.52% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 80 310
10th Percentile £144 £208 £180
25th Percentile £300 £302 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £354 £425
Median % change year-on-year +20.08% -16.72% +6.25%
75th Percentile £524 £413 £519
90th Percentile £600 £489 £564
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
10th Percentile £12.35 " £11.15
25th Percentile £12.88 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.81% - +28.00%
75th Percentile £24.32 £18.00 £17.00
90th Percentile £33.40 £38.40 £20.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.39% -0.39% +20.00%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the East Midlands

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in the East Midlands

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the East Midlands

Power Platform
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Derbyshire -5 13 £450 +5.88% 8
Nottinghamshire -21 13 £525 +46.85% 13
Leicestershire -15 10 £500 +33.33% 10
Northamptonshire -5 9 £425 +71.72% 4
Lincolnshire - 2 £550 - 3
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Power Platform.

1 43 (84.31%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (82.35%) Power BI
3 22 (43.14%) Azure
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.49%) Social Skills
7 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
8 11 (21.57%) Analytics
9 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (17.65%) Data Lake
10 9 (17.65%) Data Engineering
10 9 (17.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 8 (15.69%) Databricks
11 8 (15.69%) Data Quality
11 8 (15.69%) SAP
11 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (11.76%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (11.76%) DevOps
13 6 (11.76%) PowerShell

Power Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP EWM
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Travel Management
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Azure
2 9 (17.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (9.80%) PowerApps
5 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.84%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (7.84%) IaaS
5 4 (7.84%) PaaS
5 4 (7.84%) SaaS
6 3 (5.88%) Azure Logic Apps
6 3 (5.88%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.88%) Yammer
7 2 (3.92%) Azure Functions
7 2 (3.92%) Power Automate
7 2 (3.92%) Serverless
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Storage
8 1 (1.96%) Fivetran
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (82.35%) Power BI
2 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
4 9 (17.65%) Data Lake
4 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (9.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
8 4 (7.84%) Power Query
8 4 (7.84%) SAP BW
8 4 (7.84%) Tableau
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.92%) Big Data
10 2 (3.92%) MySQL
11 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.49%) Social Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 4 (7.84%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Retail
6 2 (3.92%) Marketing
6 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Data Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Power BI Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Power BI Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Azure Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Data Business Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) Kafka
2 2 (3.92%) SAML
2 2 (3.92%) SAP TM
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) OAuth
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.96%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (21.57%) Analytics
2 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
3 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Data Engineering
5 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps
6 6 (11.76%) ETL
7 5 (9.80%) Business Analytics
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) Data Security
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.88%) Migration
9 3 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) R
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.96%) PMP
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
2 2 (3.92%) PMO
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Terraform
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Databricks
2 8 (15.69%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.96%) VMware