Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 211 345
Rank change year-on-year +113 +134 +228
Contract jobs citing Power BI 1,878 1,253 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.41% 1.34% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.02% 5.90% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,333 928 450
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £300
90th Percentile £619 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £426 £425
% change year-on-year +5.57% +0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 6
England median hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.36% +2.33% -
10th Percentile £17.83 £16.16 £20.75
90th Percentile £73.75 £42.50 £36.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +59.09% +2.33% -

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 17,039 21,234 20,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.83% 22.74% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,780 14,986 13,647
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £308
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 215 261
England median hourly rate £32.58 £32.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +4.92% +7.02%
10th Percentile £13.49 £13.81 £13.50
90th Percentile £64.25 £56.02 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +5.26%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Power BI in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in England

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor 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 14 October 2019. 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 +80 901 £475 +4.40% 195
South East +91 349 £425 -3.68% 72
North of England +108 248 £425 +17.65% 136
North West +66 158 £438 +25.00% 80
Midlands +92 153 £425 +10.03% 99
South West +15 129 £425 -1.16% 46
West Midlands +102 128 £400 +3.90% 73
East of England +77 88 £450 +12.50% 43
Yorkshire +73 82 £413 +10.00% 43
East Midlands +11 24 £425 +7.94% 23
North East +25 8 £450 +25.00% 13
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 1,878 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,606 (85.52%) Business Intelligence
3 1,065 (56.71%) SQL
4 754 (40.15%) Azure
5 749 (39.88%) Microsoft
6 589 (31.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 576 (30.67%) SQL Server
8 539 (28.70%) Data Warehouse
9 520 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
10 494 (26.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 432 (23.00%) Analytics
12 412 (21.94%) Tableau
13 385 (20.50%) Finance
14 379 (20.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 369 (19.65%) Visualisation
16 367 (19.54%) ETL
17 317 (16.88%) Data Modelling
18 269 (14.32%) C#
19 266 (14.16%) Microsoft Excel
20 238 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
21 231 (12.30%) Data Lake
22 227 (12.09%) Python
23 218 (11.61%) DevOps
24 212 (11.29%) .NET
25 209 (11.13%) Migration
26 202 (10.76%) SharePoint
27 201 (10.70%) Data Analysis
28 197 (10.49%) T-SQL
29 194 (10.33%) CRM
30 179 (9.53%) Dynamics 365

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
1 202 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.93%) Apache Spark
3 29 (1.54%) Confluence
4 28 (1.49%) SAS
5 19 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (0.91%) Apache
7 12 (0.64%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.53%) ArcGIS
8 10 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.48%) CMS
10 8 (0.43%) Jupyter
10 8 (0.43%) R Markdown
11 7 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.32%) WebLogic Integration
13 5 (0.27%) Moodle
13 5 (0.27%) Totara
Applications
1 266 (14.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.59%) SPSS
7 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.16%) Stata
9 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 150 (7.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.43%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.27%) Elite 3E
10 4 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.21%) Sprinklr
11 3 (0.16%) Primavera
12 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.11%) Revive Adserver
12 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,878 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 754 (40.15%) Azure
3 179 (9.53%) Dynamics 365
4 161 (8.57%) Azure Data Factory
5 135 (7.19%) Office 365
6 132 (7.03%) AWS
7 92 (4.90%) PowerApps
8 91 (4.85%) Serverless
9 65 (3.46%) Azure Functions
9 65 (3.46%) PaaS
10 61 (3.25%) Data Lake Analytics
11 46 (2.45%) IaaS
12 34 (1.81%) OneDrive
13 32 (1.70%) GitHub
14 28 (1.49%) SaaS
15 26 (1.38%) Azure Machine Learning
15 26 (1.38%) Microsoft Flow
16 21 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
17 17 (0.91%) GCP
17 17 (0.91%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.54%) Skype
2 8 (0.43%) Intranet
2 8 (0.43%) VPN
3 5 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (0.27%) DHCP
3 5 (0.27%) VLAN
4 4 (0.21%) DNS
4 4 (0.21%) Firewall
4 4 (0.21%) Internet
4 4 (0.21%) WAN
4 4 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.16%) HTTP
5 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.11%) Extranet
6 2 (0.11%) FTP
6 2 (0.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.053%) RFID
7 1 (0.053%) SAN
7 1 (0.053%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (31.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 576 (30.67%) SQL Server
3 539 (28.70%) Data Warehouse
4 494 (26.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 379 (20.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 231 (12.30%) Data Lake
7 139 (7.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 130 (6.92%) Big Data
9 124 (6.60%) QlikView
10 110 (5.86%) Relational Database
11 90 (4.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 86 (4.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 69 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
14 64 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 54 (2.88%) OLAP
16 52 (2.77%) Hadoop
17 45 (2.40%) SQL Server 2017
18 44 (2.34%) Cosmos DB
18 44 (2.34%) HDInsight
19 43 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 105 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 91 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 82 (4.37%) JIRA
4 69 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 29 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 26 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 16 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.80%) ERwin
10 10 (0.53%) RStudio
10 10 (0.53%) Selenium
11 8 (0.43%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.21%) Subversion
12 4 (0.21%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.16%) Balsamiq
13 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.11%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 385 (20.50%) Finance
2 133 (7.08%) Public Sector
3 89 (4.74%) Retail
4 69 (3.67%) Banking
5 52 (2.77%) Marketing
6 49 (2.61%) Legal
7 37 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.92%) Front Office
9 28 (1.49%) Publishing
10 24 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 21 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.80%) Law
13 13 (0.69%) Local Government
14 12 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.43%) Back Office
16 7 (0.37%) Advertising
16 7 (0.37%) Electronics
17 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.27%) Games
17 5 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 744 (39.62%) Developer
2 413 (21.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 404 (21.51%) Analyst
4 256 (13.63%) Power BI Developer
5 176 (9.37%) Architect
6 145 (7.72%) Data Analyst
7 144 (7.67%) Consultant
8 133 (7.08%) SQL Developer
9 128 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 78 (4.15%) Data Engineer
11 70 (3.73%) Power BI Analyst
12 69 (3.67%) Business Analyst
13 67 (3.57%) Data Architect
14 66 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 64 (3.41%) SQL BI Developer
16 58 (3.09%) Power BI Consultant
17 57 (3.04%) Azure Developer
18 55 (2.93%) Azure Engineer
19 45 (2.40%) Data Scientist
20 43 (2.29%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (11.29%) .NET
2 92 (4.90%) ASP.NET
3 91 (4.85%) MDX
4 90 (4.79%) XML
5 89 (4.74%) JSON
6 62 (3.30%) REST
7 56 (2.98%) HTML
8 49 (2.61%) Web Services
9 45 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 45 (2.40%) CSS
10 24 (1.28%) Kafka
10 24 (1.28%) SOAP
11 20 (1.06%) React
12 18 (0.96%) .NET Framework
13 16 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (0.80%) .NET Core
14 15 (0.80%) HTML5
14 15 (0.80%) J2EE
15 13 (0.69%) jQuery
16 12 (0.64%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 238 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 54 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 44 (2.34%) User Experience
5 43 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 32 (1.70%) NHS
7 24 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 23 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (0.91%) Replication
11 13 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 11 (0.59%) Equities
12 11 (0.59%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.59%) FMCG
13 10 (0.53%) Credit Risk
13 10 (0.53%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.48%) e-Learning
14 9 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 66 (3.51%) Windows
2 20 (1.06%) Windows 10
3 18 (0.96%) Linux
4 14 (0.75%) Unix
5 11 (0.59%) VMS
6 8 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.053%) Android
10 1 (0.053%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.053%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.053%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,606 (85.52%) Business Intelligence
2 520 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (23.00%) Analytics
4 369 (19.65%) Visualisation
5 367 (19.54%) ETL
6 317 (16.88%) Data Modelling
7 218 (11.61%) DevOps
8 209 (11.13%) Migration
9 201 (10.70%) Data Analysis
10 194 (10.33%) CRM
11 176 (9.37%) Data Visualisation
12 148 (7.88%) Scrum
13 144 (7.67%) Data Science
14 131 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
15 111 (5.91%) Data Migration
16 108 (5.75%) Data Management
17 104 (5.54%) Machine Learning
18 99 (5.27%) Project Management
19 98 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
20 91 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,065 (56.71%) SQL
2 269 (14.32%) C#
3 227 (12.09%) Python
4 197 (10.49%) T-SQL
5 167 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 162 (8.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 146 (7.77%) JavaScript
8 103 (5.48%) R
9 91 (4.85%) Java
10 54 (2.88%) VBA
11 31 (1.65%) Scala
12 26 (1.38%) VB
13 22 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.12%) C
15 17 (0.91%) U-SQL
16 14 (0.75%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.53%) C++
17 10 (0.53%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.53%) VB6
18 9 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 106 (5.64%) Degree
2 85 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.22%) PhD
7 20 (1.06%) DBS Check
8 16 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.53%) MCSE
10 10 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.48%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.43%) MCSA
13 6 (0.32%) ACCA
13 6 (0.32%) CIMA
13 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.32%) PMP
14 3 (0.16%) CFA
14 3 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.01%) Data Quality
2 80 (4.26%) QA
3 27 (1.44%) GDPR
4 22 (1.17%) PMO
5 4 (0.21%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.11%) SLA
8 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 51 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.75%) Docker
3 11 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.43%) HDFS
4 8 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (0.48%) Ansible
2 9 (0.48%) Kibana
2 9 (0.48%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.48%) Puppet
2 9 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (0.43%) SCCM
3 8 (0.43%) Terraform
4 7 (0.37%) Control-M
5 6 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.27%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.16%) SCOM
9 2 (0.11%) Ambari
9 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 749 (39.88%) Microsoft
2 412 (21.94%) Tableau
3 148 (7.88%) Oracle
4 103 (5.48%) SAP
5 99 (5.27%) Databricks
6 57 (3.04%) Cognos
7 44 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
8 32 (1.70%) Google
9 29 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.49%) Alteryx
11 25 (1.33%) Informatica
12 21 (1.12%) Talend
13 20 (1.06%) Palantir
14 18 (0.96%) Cloudera
15 15 (0.80%) Workday
16 12 (0.64%) Adobe
17 10 (0.53%) Hortonworks
17 10 (0.53%) IBM
17 10 (0.53%) MuleSoft
18 9 (0.48%) Intapp