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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 53 49 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +50
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 96 78 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.83% 3.87% 3.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.11% 13.40% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 49
10th Percentile £199 £205 £218
25th Percentile £372 £233 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £428 £413 £474
Median % change year-on-year +3.76% -13.03% +5.40%
75th Percentile £488 £522 £572
90th Percentile £615 £613 £600
England median daily rate £501 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.37% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 1
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 -
25th Percentile £14.69 £13.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate £26.98 £22.70 £28.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.88% -20.37% -
75th Percentile £35.00 £29.06 £28.75
90th Percentile - £37.63 -
England median hourly rate £23.25 £22.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +5.68% -52.17% +95.12%

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 793 582 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.62% 28.90% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 348 398
10th Percentile £185 £200 £229
25th Percentile £313 £318 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £474 £475
Median % change year-on-year +0.26% -0.26% +2.15%
75th Percentile £625 £540 £538
90th Percentile £691 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 15
10th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £15.71
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £19.31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year -25.30% -9.07% +34.24%
75th Percentile £23.75 £30.00 £39.31
90th Percentile £35.50 £46.40 £54.42
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -4.76%

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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

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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

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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 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the East of England

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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

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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 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Power Platform in the East of England

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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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +6 34 £427 +98.37% 4
Cambridgeshire -23 24 £420 -11.58% 4
Hertfordshire +1 21 £575 +8.49% 10
Bedfordshire 0 14 £520 +73.33% 5
Suffolk -7 1 - - 1
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 84 (87.50%) Power BI
2 70 (72.92%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (66.67%) SQL
4 36 (37.50%) Azure
5 31 (32.29%) Analytics
6 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
7 22 (22.92%) Data Modelling
7 22 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (21.88%) Migration
9 20 (20.83%) Agile
9 20 (20.83%) ETL
10 19 (19.79%) Oracle
11 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (18.75%) Data Analytics
11 18 (18.75%) Social Skills
11 18 (18.75%) CI/CD
12 17 (17.71%) AWS
12 17 (17.71%) DevOps
12 17 (17.71%) JIRA
13 16 (16.67%) Confluence
13 16 (16.67%) Bitbucket
13 16 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
14 15 (15.63%) QA
15 14 (14.58%) Data Analysis
15 14 (14.58%) Tableau
16 13 (13.54%) Finance
16 13 (13.54%) Scrum
16 13 (13.54%) Informatica
17 12 (12.50%) BusinessObjects

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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 16 (16.67%) Confluence
2 12 (12.50%) SAS
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 36 (37.50%) Azure
2 17 (17.71%) AWS
3 12 (12.50%) GCP
4 11 (11.46%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (11.46%) Tricentis Tosca
5 10 (10.42%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (4.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 4 (4.17%) Azure Service Bus
7 4 (4.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 4 (4.17%) GitHub
7 4 (4.17%) IaaS
7 4 (4.17%) PaaS
7 4 (4.17%) Trello
8 3 (3.13%) PowerApps
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (2.08%) Snowflake
10 1 (1.04%) dbt
10 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (1.04%) DKIM
2 1 (1.04%) DMARC
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (87.50%) Power BI
2 22 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (14.58%) Tableau
5 12 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (12.50%) MySQL
5 12 (12.50%) Pentaho
6 11 (11.46%) Impala
6 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
7 10 (10.42%) Big Data
7 10 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (8.33%) Data Lake
9 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.17%) QlikView
12 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.08%) Looker
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) JIRA
2 16 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 12 (12.50%) GitLab
3 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.46%) Zephyr
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.08%) MLflow
6 2 (2.08%) RStudio
7 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 18 (18.75%) Social Skills
2 13 (13.54%) Finance
3 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.29%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (4.17%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Report Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Data Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) QA Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Azure Data Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Azure Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) HTML
2 3 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (2.08%) CSS
3 2 (2.08%) Django
3 2 (2.08%) Flask
3 2 (2.08%) HTML5
3 2 (2.08%) Kafka
3 2 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.08%) Shiny
3 2 (2.08%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (2.08%) Spring
4 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.04%) React
4 1 (1.04%) REST
4 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) NHS
2 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.29%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.17%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) iPad
5 3 (3.13%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.08%) Life Science
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.04%) DataPower
7 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Unix
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.92%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (32.29%) Analytics
3 22 (22.92%) Data Modelling
4 21 (21.88%) Migration
5 20 (20.83%) Agile
5 20 (20.83%) ETL
6 18 (18.75%) CI/CD
6 18 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 17 (17.71%) DevOps
8 16 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
9 14 (14.58%) Data Analysis
10 13 (13.54%) Scrum
11 12 (12.50%) Visualisation
12 11 (11.46%) Data Migration
12 11 (11.46%) Data Reconciliation
12 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
12 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
13 10 (10.42%) Decision-Making
14 9 (9.38%) Data Interpretation
15 8 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 64 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 12 (12.50%) Python
3 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.21%) R
4 5 (5.21%) VBA
5 2 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) Lua
6 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 12 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (8.33%) Degree
3 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (2.08%) Control-M
2 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) Oracle
3 13 (13.54%) Informatica
4 12 (12.50%) Talend
5 9 (9.38%) Databricks
6 4 (4.17%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.08%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.08%) MapR
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.04%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) Perforce
8 1 (1.04%) SAP