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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 24 May 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 BI
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 83 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +57
Contract jobs citing Power BI 2,052 1,345 1,219
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.91% 2.90% 2.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.01% 13.74% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 904 858
10th Percentile £337 £292 £313
25th Percentile £413 £363 £365
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £588 £550 £530
90th Percentile £675 £625 £608
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 23
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £19.38
25th Percentile £18.46 £13.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate £22.75 £21.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -54.35% +103.77%
75th Percentile £35.00 £23.75 £51.75
90th Percentile £63.00 £38.75 £65.60
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -52.81% +97.12%

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 13,669 9,789 9,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.41% 21.13% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,905 6,781 6,602
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £411 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £653 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £549 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +9.80% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 170 135
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.39 £14.45
25th Percentile £21.50 £17.88 £18.13
Median hourly rate £43.42 £24.25 £24.71
Median % change year-on-year +79.03% -1.86% -17.63%
75th Percentile £65.00 £47.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.55 £59.80
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £24.71
% change year-on-year +69.81% +7.24% -13.30%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Power BI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power BI in England.

Daily rate trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power BI in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Power BI in England

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power BI in England.

Hourly rate trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power BI in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Power BI in England

Power BI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
London +2 1,099 £525 +5.00% 238
South East +38 229 £513 +28.13% 139
North of England -19 198 £450 +20.00% 91
Midlands -28 166 £450 - 74
West Midlands -31 137 £450 - 45
North West -12 124 £463 +23.33% 42
South West -8 97 £463 -1.33% 42
East of England -2 88 £425 +1.49% 46
Yorkshire -27 57 £425 +11.11% 25
East Midlands -11 28 £425 +6.58% 29
North East +3 18 £528 +77.31% 25
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI 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 England region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 2,052 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,601 (78.02%) Business Intelligence
3 1,003 (48.88%) SQL
4 820 (39.96%) Azure
5 690 (33.63%) Microsoft
6 577 (28.12%) Agile
7 554 (27.00%) Analytics
8 515 (25.10%) Social Skills
9 440 (21.44%) Finance
10 411 (20.03%) SQL Server
11 407 (19.83%) Data Warehouse
12 393 (19.15%) Visualisation
13 374 (18.23%) Data Modelling
14 363 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
15 349 (17.01%) Python
16 344 (16.76%) DevOps
17 339 (16.52%) ETL
18 302 (14.72%) Tableau
19 290 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
20 259 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 254 (12.38%) PowerApps
22 247 (12.04%) Data Analysis
23 239 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 227 (11.06%) SharePoint
25 222 (10.82%) Migration
26 220 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
27 213 (10.38%) Azure Data Factory
28 212 (10.33%) Scrum
29 204 (9.94%) Power Automate
30 196 (9.55%) Data Visualisation

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 227 (11.06%) SharePoint
2 67 (3.27%) Apache Spark
3 58 (2.83%) Confluence
4 42 (2.05%) SAS
5 29 (1.41%) Apache
6 15 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.63%) IIS
8 9 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.39%) CMS
10 5 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.097%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.097%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.049%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.049%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.049%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.049%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.049%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 363 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 76 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.83%) SPSS
7 11 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.29%) Stata
9 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.097%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 61 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.39%) Endur
4 6 (0.29%) Primavera
4 6 (0.29%) Workfront
5 5 (0.24%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
7 3 (0.15%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.15%) Cloudability
7 3 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2,052 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 820 (39.96%) Azure
3 254 (12.38%) PowerApps
4 213 (10.38%) Azure Data Factory
5 204 (9.94%) Power Automate
6 159 (7.75%) Microsoft 365
7 146 (7.12%) Dynamics 365
8 130 (6.34%) AWS
9 94 (4.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 91 (4.43%) Azure Logic Apps
11 71 (3.46%) Serverless
12 55 (2.68%) GCP
13 53 (2.58%) PaaS
14 50 (2.44%) Azure Functions
15 42 (2.05%) Snowflake
16 39 (1.90%) Google Analytics
17 38 (1.85%) SaaS
18 37 (1.80%) Amazon S3
18 37 (1.80%) GitHub
19 36 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.88%) DNS
2 17 (0.83%) Firewall
3 13 (0.63%) DHCP
4 12 (0.58%) VPN
5 9 (0.44%) Internet
6 5 (0.24%) Intranet
7 4 (0.19%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (0.19%) MPLS
7 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.15%) SSL
9 2 (0.097%) DKIM
9 2 (0.097%) Skype
10 1 (0.049%) 5G
10 1 (0.049%) Broadband
10 1 (0.049%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.049%) DMARC
10 1 (0.049%) FTP
10 1 (0.049%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.049%) RTMP
10 1 (0.049%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (20.03%) SQL Server
2 407 (19.83%) Data Warehouse
3 302 (14.72%) Tableau
4 259 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 239 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 195 (9.50%) Data Lake
7 155 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 142 (6.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 106 (5.17%) Big Data
10 72 (3.51%) Relational Database
11 64 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
12 58 (2.83%) Power Query
13 57 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 55 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 47 (2.29%) Hadoop
16 46 (2.24%) QlikView
17 43 (2.10%) Metadata
17 43 (2.10%) MySQL
17 43 (2.10%) Pentaho
18 42 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 142 (6.92%) JIRA
2 77 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 58 (2.83%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.71%) GitLab
6 33 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 26 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 26 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (1.02%) Artifactory
9 19 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (0.88%) Zephyr
11 17 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.44%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.34%) ERwin
14 7 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
15 6 (0.29%) RStudio
15 6 (0.29%) webpack
16 5 (0.24%) Mocha
17 3 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 515 (25.10%) Social Skills
2 440 (21.44%) Finance
3 290 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
4 170 (8.28%) Public Sector
5 112 (5.46%) Presentation Skills
6 98 (4.78%) Banking
7 97 (4.73%) Marketing
8 69 (3.36%) Retail
9 39 (1.90%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.71%) Legal
10 35 (1.71%) Organisational Skills
11 34 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
12 33 (1.61%) Law
12 33 (1.61%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.51%) Documentation Skills
13 31 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 26 (1.27%) Publishing
15 23 (1.12%) Electronics
16 19 (0.93%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 563 (27.44%) Analyst
2 516 (25.15%) Developer
3 298 (14.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 237 (11.55%) Data Analyst
5 204 (9.94%) Data Engineer
6 200 (9.75%) Power BI Developer
7 135 (6.58%) Business Analyst
8 134 (6.53%) Consultant
9 117 (5.70%) Architect
10 104 (5.07%) SQL Developer
11 94 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 81 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
13 78 (3.80%) Power BI Analyst
14 67 (3.27%) SQL BI Developer
15 62 (3.02%) Project Manager
16 52 (2.53%) Report Analyst
17 44 (2.14%) Data Architect
18 41 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
19 40 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 40 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (4.43%) .NET
2 57 (2.78%) HTML
3 43 (2.10%) React
4 42 (2.05%) CSS
5 36 (1.75%) JSON
6 33 (1.61%) Web Services
7 31 (1.51%) HTML5
7 31 (1.51%) MDX
8 30 (1.46%) Kafka
9 26 (1.27%) PySpark
9 26 (1.27%) XML
10 25 (1.22%) REST
11 22 (1.07%) jQuery
11 22 (1.07%) RESTful
12 19 (0.93%) ADO
12 19 (0.93%) Pandas
13 17 (0.83%) Spark Streaming
14 15 (0.73%) .NET Framework
15 14 (0.68%) Node.js
15 14 (0.68%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 73 (3.56%) User Experience
2 68 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.17%) NHS
4 47 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 34 (1.66%) Algorithms
7 27 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (1.17%) Cloud Native
8 24 (1.17%) Hedge funds
9 21 (1.02%) Market Risk
10 18 (0.88%) Graphic Design
11 16 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
12 14 (0.68%) Animation
12 14 (0.68%) CMDB
12 14 (0.68%) Taxonomies
13 13 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.63%) Wiki
14 12 (0.58%) Legacy Systems
14 12 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 58 (2.83%) Windows
2 29 (1.41%) Unix
3 19 (0.93%) Linux
4 15 (0.73%) Windows 10
4 15 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.49%) VMS
7 7 (0.34%) Android
7 7 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.097%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,601 (78.02%) Business Intelligence
2 577 (28.12%) Agile
3 554 (27.00%) Analytics
4 393 (19.15%) Visualisation
5 374 (18.23%) Data Modelling
6 344 (16.76%) DevOps
7 339 (16.52%) ETL
8 247 (12.04%) Data Analysis
9 222 (10.82%) Migration
10 220 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 212 (10.33%) Scrum
12 196 (9.55%) Data Visualisation
13 187 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
14 180 (8.77%) CI/CD
15 174 (8.48%) Dashboard Development
16 147 (7.16%) Data Analytics
17 121 (5.90%) Data Management
18 119 (5.80%) Decision-Making
18 119 (5.80%) Project Management
19 117 (5.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,003 (48.88%) SQL
2 349 (17.01%) Python
3 162 (7.89%) T-SQL
4 143 (6.97%) C#
4 143 (6.97%) PowerShell
5 111 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 97 (4.73%) R
7 87 (4.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 78 (3.80%) VBA
9 69 (3.36%) Java
10 62 (3.02%) PL/SQL
11 35 (1.71%) C
12 28 (1.36%) VB
13 22 (1.07%) Bash
13 22 (1.07%) Scala
14 19 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 10 (0.49%) C++
16 6 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.29%) SPARQL
17 5 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 96 (4.68%) SC Cleared
3 95 (4.63%) Degree
4 24 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 19 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (0.78%) PMP
7 13 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (0.49%) FFIEC
10 6 (0.29%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.19%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.15%) APMP
13 3 (0.15%) CISSP
13 3 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (8.38%) Data Quality
2 85 (4.14%) QA
3 48 (2.34%) PMO
4 34 (1.66%) GDPR
5 26 (1.27%) Accessibility
6 12 (0.58%) NIST
7 10 (0.49%) GLBA
7 10 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.34%) SLA
9 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.19%) GxP
10 4 (0.19%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.15%) COBIT
11 3 (0.15%) GRC
11 3 (0.15%) IFRS
11 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.15%) NCSC
11 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.097%) IFRS 17
System Software
1 60 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.83%) Docker
3 15 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.39%) Firmware
5 8 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.24%) HDFS
7 2 (0.097%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (2.10%) Ansible
2 27 (1.32%) Terraform
3 15 (0.73%) Kibana
4 11 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.39%) logstash
7 7 (0.34%) SCCM
8 5 (0.24%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.19%) Automic
9 4 (0.19%) WSUS
10 3 (0.15%) SCOM
11 2 (0.097%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.097%) Control-M
11 2 (0.097%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.097%) Grafana
11 2 (0.097%) Nessus
11 2 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.097%) Puppet
12 1 (0.049%) NetVault Backup
12 1 (0.049%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 690 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 194 (9.45%) Databricks
3 157 (7.65%) Oracle
4 86 (4.19%) SAP
5 69 (3.36%) Google
6 56 (2.73%) Informatica
7 47 (2.29%) Alteryx
8 37 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (1.46%) Talend
10 29 (1.41%) Adobe
11 25 (1.22%) ServiceNow
12 17 (0.83%) Cognos
12 17 (0.83%) Splunk
13 14 (0.68%) Cloudera
14 12 (0.58%) Teradata
15 11 (0.54%) IBM
16 10 (0.49%) VMware
16 10 (0.49%) Workday
17 9 (0.44%) Cisco
18 7 (0.34%) MicroStrategy