Period
to 8 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 8 December 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 of England
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 48 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 +102
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 104 45 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.04% 3.35% 3.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.84% 13.51% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 84
10th Percentile £205 £205 £325
25th Percentile £215 £308 £386
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -9.33%
75th Percentile £500 £494 £488
90th Percentile £585 £583 £500
England median daily rate £500 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +12.99% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 1
10th Percentile £11.75 " "
25th Percentile £12.75 " £12.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £13.00
75th Percentile £27.00 " £14.00
90th Percentile £28.50 " "
England median hourly rate £22.38 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.07% -22.22% +10.85%

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 810 333 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.47% 24.80% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 222 612
10th Percentile £181 £201 £221
25th Percentile £325 £313 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £434 £436
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% -0.57% +1.16%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £538
90th Percentile £625 £584 £624
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 26 15
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.09 £15.50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.63 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.92% +15.44% -2.86%
75th Percentile £26.49 £23.92 £20.25
90th Percentile £46.29 £52.50 £37.79
England median hourly rate £20.90 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.11% +9.76% +17.14%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the East of England

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in the East of England

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in the East of England over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the East of England

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in the East of England

Power Platform
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power Platform in the East of England over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Power Platform in the East of England

Power Platform
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
Essex +9 38 £215 +2.38% 9
Hertfordshire -1 34 £455 -11.22% 25
Cambridgeshire -20 17 £500 +11.11% 15
Norfolk -6 6 £375 +136.95% 1
Suffolk -14 4 - - 4
Bedfordshire -22 3 £275 -31.25% 7
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 of England region with a requirement for Power Platform.

1 90 (86.54%) Power BI
2 84 (80.77%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (54.81%) SQL
4 39 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (34.62%) Azure
6 32 (30.77%) NHS
7 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
8 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Excel
10 22 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (21.15%) Social Skills
11 21 (20.19%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (19.23%) Analytics
13 18 (17.31%) Finance
14 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
15 15 (14.42%) Data Analysis
15 15 (14.42%) Dynamics 365
15 15 (14.42%) Tableau
16 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (13.46%) Information Management
16 14 (13.46%) Migration
17 13 (12.50%) Validation
17 13 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
17 13 (12.50%) .NET
17 13 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
18 12 (11.54%) QlikView
19 11 (10.58%) Data Protection
19 11 (10.58%) Data Quality
20 10 (9.62%) Visualisation
20 10 (9.62%) Information Governance

Power Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.73%) Lorenzo
3 5 (4.81%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 36 (34.62%) Azure
2 15 (14.42%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (9.62%) PowerApps
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (5.77%) Azure Logic Apps
5 6 (5.77%) Power Automate
6 4 (3.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (3.85%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.92%) Yammer
8 1 (0.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.96%) SaaS
8 1 (0.96%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (86.54%) Power BI
2 39 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (20.19%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (14.42%) Tableau
7 12 (11.54%) QlikView
8 9 (8.65%) Hadoop
8 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.77%) Data Mining
10 4 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.85%) Big Data
10 4 (3.85%) OLAP
10 4 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.92%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.81%) MorphX
3 2 (1.92%) Postman
3 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) gulp
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.96%) Yeoman
General
1 22 (21.15%) Social Skills
2 18 (17.31%) Finance
3 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.69%) Marketing
5 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.77%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (5.77%) Retail
7 5 (4.81%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (4.81%) Public Sector
8 4 (3.85%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (52.88%) Analyst
2 22 (21.15%) Developer
3 19 (18.27%) Report Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Data Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Power BI Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Azure Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Azure Developer
10 4 (3.85%) CRM Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Hadoop Specialist
10 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (4.81%) JSON
2 5 (4.81%) Kafka
3 4 (3.85%) REST
4 3 (2.88%) SOAP
5 2 (1.92%) HTML
5 2 (1.92%) MDX
5 2 (1.92%) React
5 2 (1.92%) Web Services
5 2 (1.92%) XML
5 2 (1.92%) XSLT
6 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.96%) CSS
6 1 (0.96%) HTML5
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.96%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.77%) NHS
2 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 13 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 13 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (3.85%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.96%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (80.77%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (19.23%) Analytics
3 15 (14.42%) Data Analysis
4 14 (13.46%) Information Management
4 14 (13.46%) Migration
5 13 (12.50%) Validation
6 11 (10.58%) Data Protection
7 10 (9.62%) CRM
7 10 (9.62%) Information Governance
7 10 (9.62%) Visualisation
8 9 (8.65%) Data Migration
8 9 (8.65%) DevOps
9 8 (7.69%) ETL
9 8 (7.69%) Line Management
9 8 (7.69%) Project Delivery
10 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.73%) ERP
11 6 (5.77%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.77%) Machine Learning
12 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.81%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.65%) VB
4 8 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (4.81%) X++
6 4 (3.85%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.96%) R
8 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) CBAP
2 1 (0.96%) ISEB
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.85%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Alteryx
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) Databricks
5 1 (0.96%) Freshdesk
5 1 (0.96%) Google
5 1 (0.96%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Openreach
5 1 (0.96%) Sage