Period
to 27 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 105 214
Rank change year-on-year +11 +109 +150
Contract jobs citing Power BI 650 1,873 1,246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.56% 2.34% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.25% 10.68% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 1,346 932
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £290 £319 £306
90th Percentile £638 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £435 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -3.33% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 13
Median hourly rate £30.85 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +59.09% +2.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £17.83 £16.93
90th Percentile £53.70 £73.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £26.70 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -23.71% +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 5,777 17,536 21,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.76% 21.87% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,812 12,085 15,205
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 239 221
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.62 £12.73 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.21 £60.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.87
% change year-on-year - +25.61% -7.12%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +6 316 £475 - 85
South East +35 108 £450 - 47
North of England +11 81 £400 -5.88% 57
Midlands +25 59 £375 -11.76% 31
North West +13 50 £400 -8.68% 26
East of England +39 36 £428 -6.30% 23
West Midlands +1 34 £450 +5.88% 15
East Midlands +61 25 £365 -14.12% 16
Yorkshire +27 25 £383 -8.66% 24
South West +14 17 £400 - 21
North East +39 7 £450 +5.88% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 650 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 568 (87.38%) Business Intelligence
3 341 (52.46%) SQL
4 285 (43.85%) Azure
5 271 (41.69%) Microsoft
6 181 (27.85%) Analytics
7 174 (26.77%) Data Warehouse
7 174 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
8 164 (25.23%) SQL Server
9 160 (24.62%) Data Modelling
10 134 (20.62%) Visualisation
11 129 (19.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 114 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 110 (16.92%) DevOps
14 109 (16.77%) Python
15 106 (16.31%) ETL
16 100 (15.38%) Tableau
17 99 (15.23%) Finance
17 99 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
18 92 (14.15%) PowerApps
19 88 (13.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 87 (13.38%) Data Lake
21 82 (12.62%) Data Analysis
22 79 (12.15%) SharePoint
23 78 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
24 74 (11.38%) Scrum
25 63 (9.69%) C#
26 62 (9.54%) Data Visualisation
27 61 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
27 61 (9.38%) T-SQL

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 79 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.08%) Confluence
3 17 (2.62%) SAS
4 10 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.92%) ArcGIS
6 5 (0.77%) IIS
7 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.15%) Moodle
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 99 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.31%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.15%) Sketch
7 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 26 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.46%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.31%) Aligne
6 2 (0.31%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.31%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.31%) Primavera
6 2 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.15%) iTrent
7 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 650 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 285 (43.85%) Azure
3 92 (14.15%) PowerApps
4 61 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
5 57 (8.77%) Azure Data Factory
6 54 (8.31%) Office 365
7 47 (7.23%) AWS
8 40 (6.15%) Power Automate
9 26 (4.00%) PaaS
10 23 (3.54%) IaaS
11 22 (3.38%) Logic Apps
12 14 (2.15%) GCP
13 11 (1.69%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (1.23%) OneDrive
16 7 (1.08%) SaaS
16 7 (1.08%) Serverless
17 6 (0.92%) Google Analytics
18 4 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.38%) DNS
2 4 (0.62%) DHCP
2 4 (0.62%) Internet
2 4 (0.62%) Skype
3 3 (0.46%) VLAN
3 3 (0.46%) WAN
3 3 (0.46%) Wireless
4 2 (0.31%) Firewall
4 2 (0.31%) SMTP
4 2 (0.31%) SNMP
5 1 (0.15%) Broadband
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (26.77%) Data Warehouse
2 164 (25.23%) SQL Server
3 129 (19.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 88 (13.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 87 (13.38%) Data Lake
7 49 (7.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 38 (5.85%) Relational Database
9 29 (4.46%) QlikView
10 27 (4.15%) Big Data
11 23 (3.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 23 (3.54%) Hadoop
12 18 (2.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (2.46%) HDInsight
14 15 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
15 13 (2.00%) Star Schema
16 11 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (1.69%) Data Mining
16 11 (1.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.23%) JIRA
4 18 (2.77%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.85%) GitLab
6 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.77%) Artifactory
9 5 (0.77%) JUnit
9 5 (0.77%) NUnit
10 4 (0.62%) Ant
10 4 (0.62%) Maven
10 4 (0.62%) Subversion
11 3 (0.46%) ERwin
11 3 (0.46%) RStudio
12 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.31%) Gradle
12 2 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 99 (15.23%) Finance
2 49 (7.54%) Public Sector
3 27 (4.15%) Marketing
4 19 (2.92%) Banking
4 19 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (2.46%) Law
5 16 (2.46%) Retail
6 12 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.69%) Electronics
8 10 (1.54%) Local Government
8 10 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.08%) Front Office
10 5 (0.77%) Billing
10 5 (0.77%) Housing Association
11 4 (0.62%) Advertising
11 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Police
12 3 (0.46%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 221 (34.00%) Developer
2 122 (18.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 106 (16.31%) Analyst
4 91 (14.00%) Power BI Developer
5 61 (9.38%) Architect
6 52 (8.00%) Consultant
6 52 (8.00%) Data Engineer
7 41 (6.31%) Data Analyst
8 31 (4.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 30 (4.62%) SQL Developer
10 29 (4.46%) Data Architect
11 27 (4.15%) Power BI Analyst
12 26 (4.00%) Business Analyst
13 22 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 21 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.92%) Azure Architect
15 19 (2.92%) Power BI Consultant
16 18 (2.77%) Senior Developer
17 17 (2.62%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.92%) .NET
2 34 (5.23%) XML
3 30 (4.62%) Web Services
4 24 (3.69%) JSON
4 24 (3.69%) REST
5 17 (2.62%) .NET Framework
6 16 (2.46%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.00%) React
8 11 (1.69%) Node.js
9 10 (1.54%) CSS
10 9 (1.38%) HTML
11 8 (1.23%) Middleware
11 8 (1.23%) SOAP
12 7 (1.08%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.08%) MDX
12 7 (1.08%) PySpark
12 7 (1.08%) SAML
13 6 (0.92%) ASP.NET Core
13 6 (0.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.00%) NHS
4 20 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.77%) User Experience
6 13 (2.00%) FMCG
7 11 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.62%) Blog
10 4 (0.62%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.62%) CMDB
10 4 (0.62%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.62%) Replication
10 4 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.62%) Social Media
11 3 (0.46%) Life Science
11 3 (0.46%) PMI
11 3 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.46%) Windows
2 17 (2.62%) Linux
3 10 (1.54%) VMS
4 9 (1.38%) Unix
5 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (87.38%) Business Intelligence
2 181 (27.85%) Analytics
3 174 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (24.62%) Data Modelling
5 134 (20.62%) Visualisation
6 110 (16.92%) DevOps
7 106 (16.31%) ETL
8 82 (12.62%) Data Analysis
9 74 (11.38%) Scrum
10 62 (9.54%) Data Visualisation
11 58 (8.92%) Data Management
12 54 (8.31%) Migration
13 51 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (6.92%) Data Science
14 45 (6.92%) Decision-Making
15 44 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
16 41 (6.31%) Data Analytics
16 41 (6.31%) Project Management
17 40 (6.15%) Data Architecture
18 36 (5.54%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 341 (52.46%) SQL
2 109 (16.77%) Python
3 63 (9.69%) C#
4 61 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 44 (6.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 43 (6.62%) JavaScript
7 39 (6.00%) Java
8 38 (5.85%) R
9 34 (5.23%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.77%) VBA
11 13 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.38%) VB
13 6 (0.92%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.77%) Perl
14 5 (0.77%) SAS Macro
15 4 (0.62%) C
15 4 (0.62%) XPath
15 4 (0.62%) XQuery
16 3 (0.46%) DataFlex
Qualifications
1 51 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.00%) Degree
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.62%) PhD
6 3 (0.46%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.31%) ISEB
7 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.31%) MCSE
7 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.31%) RIBA
8 1 (0.15%) CISM
8 1 (0.15%) CISSP
8 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.77%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.77%) QA
3 10 (1.54%) PMO
4 5 (0.77%) GDPR
4 5 (0.77%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) GxP
5 1 (0.15%) NCSC
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.46%) Docker
3 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.31%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.62%) Ansible
2 4 (0.62%) Oozie
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (0.62%) SCCM
3 3 (0.46%) Control-M
3 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.46%) Kibana
3 3 (0.46%) Terraform
4 2 (0.31%) CASB
4 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.31%) Grafana
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 271 (41.69%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.38%) Tableau
3 45 (6.92%) Databricks
4 39 (6.00%) SAP
5 35 (5.38%) Oracle
6 17 (2.62%) Informatica
7 16 (2.46%) Talend
8 9 (1.38%) Alteryx
8 9 (1.38%) Hortonworks
8 9 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (1.38%) Nintex
9 8 (1.23%) Google
9 8 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.08%) Dell
10 7 (1.08%) Splunk
11 6 (0.92%) Capita
11 6 (0.92%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.77%) Cognos
12 5 (0.77%) StreamSets
13 4 (0.62%) Cloudera