Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 138 230
Rank change year-on-year +56 +92 +151
Contract jobs citing Power BI 1,178 1,632 1,127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.79% 1.97% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.94% 8.73% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 1,212 814
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £618 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.94% +13.25% -
10th Percentile £17.77 £19.22 £13.68
90th Percentile £59.30 £34.00 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £23.58 £20.00
% change year-on-year +50.58% +17.88% +15.01%

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 9,103 18,693 20,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.60% 22.55% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,020 12,947 14,585
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £474
% change year-on-year +3.16% +0.32% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 222 214
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.53% +7.50%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.25 £14.08
90th Percentile £53.00 £57.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

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 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +11 441 £450 -5.26% 70
South East +79 260 £475 +5.56% 38
North of England +64 175 £381 -7.58% 38
Midlands +93 140 £425 - 29
North West +47 105 £400 -5.88% 26
West Midlands +71 93 £445 +4.71% 26
East of England +55 80 £425 -5.56% 27
South West +45 75 £450 +2.86% 17
East Midlands +59 47 £365 -14.10% 3
Yorkshire +29 46 £375 -9.09% 2
North East +35 24 £340 -4.90% 10
South Coast - 1 - -
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 1,178 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 998 (84.72%) Business Intelligence
3 654 (55.52%) SQL
4 490 (41.60%) Microsoft
5 416 (35.31%) Azure
6 323 (27.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 320 (27.16%) SQL Server
8 310 (26.32%) Analytics
9 305 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
10 299 (25.38%) Data Warehouse
11 256 (21.73%) Visualisation
12 246 (20.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 245 (20.80%) DevOps
14 243 (20.63%) Data Modelling
15 234 (19.86%) Finance
16 220 (18.68%) ETL
17 217 (18.42%) Tableau
18 209 (17.74%) Microsoft Excel
19 180 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
20 165 (14.01%) Data Visualisation
21 160 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 149 (12.65%) Python
23 148 (12.56%) Data Lake
24 147 (12.48%) T-SQL
25 134 (11.38%) SharePoint
26 125 (10.61%) Data Analysis
26 125 (10.61%) Data Management
27 116 (9.85%) PowerShell
28 114 (9.68%) Migration
29 111 (9.42%) Security Cleared

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
1 134 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.58%) SAS
3 19 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (1.19%) Confluence
6 13 (1.10%) IIS
7 12 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.59%) ArcGIS
8 7 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (0.51%) JBoss
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
11 3 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.25%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.17%) Apache
12 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.17%) CMS
12 2 (0.17%) OnBase
Applications
1 209 (17.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (1.70%) SPSS
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.17%) InVision
Business Applications
1 86 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.25%) ContrOCC
6 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.25%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.17%) Eikon
7 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.17%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 2 (0.17%) RMDS
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,178 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 416 (35.31%) Azure
3 105 (8.91%) PowerApps
4 81 (6.88%) PaaS
5 80 (6.79%) Dynamics 365
6 74 (6.28%) Azure Data Factory
7 70 (5.94%) AWS
8 62 (5.26%) IaaS
9 47 (3.99%) Power Automate
10 41 (3.48%) Office 365
11 36 (3.06%) Logic Apps
12 32 (2.72%) Serverless
13 31 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
14 25 (2.12%) OneDrive
15 24 (2.04%) Azure Functions
16 22 (1.87%) SaaS
17 16 (1.36%) GCP
18 14 (1.19%) Google Analytics
19 13 (1.10%) Data Lake Analytics
20 10 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.02%) Skype
2 8 (0.68%) Internet
3 7 (0.59%) FTP
4 6 (0.51%) DNS
4 6 (0.51%) Firewall
4 6 (0.51%) HTTP
5 3 (0.25%) Intranet
5 3 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.17%) SMTP
6 2 (0.17%) SNMP
6 2 (0.17%) VLAN
6 2 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.085%) Broadband
7 1 (0.085%) DHCP
7 1 (0.085%) PPP
7 1 (0.085%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (27.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 320 (27.16%) SQL Server
3 299 (25.38%) Data Warehouse
4 246 (20.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 160 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 148 (12.56%) Data Lake
7 78 (6.62%) Big Data
8 59 (5.01%) Azure SQL Database
9 54 (4.58%) HDInsight
10 47 (3.99%) QlikView
11 40 (3.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 36 (3.06%) OLAP
13 35 (2.97%) Hadoop
14 33 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 30 (2.55%) Relational Database
16 27 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
17 24 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
18 23 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
19 21 (1.78%) NoSQL
19 21 (1.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 100 (8.49%) Visual Studio
2 61 (5.18%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 33 (2.80%) JIRA
5 24 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 22 (1.87%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.10%) GitLab
8 11 (0.93%) Artifactory
9 10 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.76%) ERwin
10 9 (0.76%) Subversion
11 7 (0.59%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.59%) Maven
12 5 (0.42%) NetBeans
12 5 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (0.25%) CA Gen
13 3 (0.25%) RStudio
13 3 (0.25%) tSQLt
General
1 234 (19.86%) Finance
2 73 (6.20%) Public Sector
3 44 (3.74%) Retail
4 42 (3.57%) Marketing
5 33 (2.80%) Law
6 30 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (1.70%) Banking
9 19 (1.61%) Legal
10 16 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.27%) Local Government
12 10 (0.85%) Publishing
13 9 (0.76%) Electronics
13 9 (0.76%) Front Office
14 6 (0.51%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.34%) Back Office
17 3 (0.25%) Advertising
17 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 436 (37.01%) Developer
2 237 (20.12%) Analyst
3 236 (20.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 167 (14.18%) Power BI Developer
5 112 (9.51%) Data Analyst
6 97 (8.23%) Architect
7 76 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 75 (6.37%) Consultant
9 74 (6.28%) Data Engineer
10 67 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 63 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 56 (4.75%) Power BI Analyst
13 53 (4.50%) Azure Engineer
14 46 (3.90%) Data Architect
15 38 (3.23%) SQL BI Developer
16 34 (2.89%) Business Analyst
17 33 (2.80%) SQL Analyst
18 31 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 30 (2.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
20 28 (2.38%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (6.88%) .NET
2 38 (3.23%) XML
3 31 (2.63%) Web Services
4 30 (2.55%) JSON
4 30 (2.55%) REST
5 28 (2.38%) HTML
6 20 (1.70%) SAML
7 19 (1.61%) OAuth
7 19 (1.61%) OpenID
8 17 (1.44%) .NET Framework
9 16 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.36%) Middleware
9 16 (1.36%) SOAP
10 15 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 15 (1.27%) Kafka
11 14 (1.19%) MDX
12 10 (0.85%) .NET Core
12 10 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (0.76%) ADO
14 8 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.14%) User Experience
4 30 (2.55%) Algorithms
5 27 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 22 (1.87%) NHS
8 16 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.27%) FMCG
9 15 (1.27%) Replication
10 14 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.68%) PKI
13 7 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (0.59%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.59%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.42%) Life Science
15 4 (0.34%) Blog
15 4 (0.34%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 89 (7.56%) Windows
2 36 (3.06%) Linux
3 26 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.04%) Unix
5 22 (1.87%) VMS
6 20 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (84.72%) Business Intelligence
2 310 (26.32%) Analytics
3 305 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (21.73%) Visualisation
5 245 (20.80%) DevOps
6 243 (20.63%) Data Modelling
7 220 (18.68%) ETL
8 165 (14.01%) Data Visualisation
9 125 (10.61%) Data Analysis
9 125 (10.61%) Data Management
10 114 (9.68%) Migration
11 104 (8.83%) Scrum
12 103 (8.74%) CRM
13 101 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 76 (6.45%) Dashboard Development
15 75 (6.37%) Data Science
16 70 (5.94%) Requirements Gathering
17 67 (5.69%) Data Migration
17 67 (5.69%) Test Automation
18 66 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 654 (55.52%) SQL
2 149 (12.65%) Python
3 147 (12.48%) T-SQL
4 116 (9.85%) PowerShell
5 93 (7.89%) C#
6 83 (7.05%) Java
7 75 (6.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 52 (4.41%) JavaScript
9 49 (4.16%) R
10 41 (3.48%) VBA
11 26 (2.21%) Shell Script
12 25 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 19 (1.61%) PHP
14 16 (1.36%) VB
15 15 (1.27%) C++
16 14 (1.19%) Perl
17 13 (1.10%) C
17 13 (1.10%) Scala
18 10 (0.85%) SAS Macro
19 7 (0.59%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 111 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 96 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 61 (5.18%) Degree
4 36 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.51%) PhD
9 4 (0.34%) ACCA
9 4 (0.34%) CIMA
9 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.25%) MCITP
10 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) HND
11 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.17%) PMP
11 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.31%) QA
2 37 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.44%) GDPR
4 9 (0.76%) PMO
5 4 (0.34%) RMADS
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) HL7
8 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
2 42 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.51%) Docker
4 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.85%) Terraform
2 9 (0.76%) Ansible
3 8 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.25%) Kibana
6 3 (0.25%) Oozie
6 3 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.085%) Control-M
8 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.085%) Puppet
8 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.085%) SCCM
8 1 (0.085%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 490 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 217 (18.42%) Tableau
3 92 (7.81%) Oracle
4 64 (5.43%) SAP
5 43 (3.65%) Informatica
6 37 (3.14%) Cognos
7 32 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (2.55%) Databricks
9 27 (2.29%) Google
10 20 (1.70%) Alteryx
11 18 (1.53%) Sparx
11 18 (1.53%) Talend
12 17 (1.44%) Trend Micro
13 15 (1.27%) IBM
14 13 (1.10%) Cloudera
15 10 (0.85%) Adobe
16 9 (0.76%) Hortonworks
16 9 (0.76%) ServiceNow
17 7 (0.59%) Red Hat
18 5 (0.42%) Hyperion