Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 160 272
Rank change year-on-year +83 +112 +165
Contract jobs citing Power BI 1,797 1,583 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.90% 1.74% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.51% 7.76% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,124 641
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 5
England median hourly rate £36.70 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.80% +13.95% -
10th Percentile £20.62 £17.13 £11.30
90th Percentile £54.58 £44.70 £38.90
UK median hourly rate £36.70 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +22.33% +39.53% -

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 13,306 20,407 20,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.47% 22.48% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,913 14,205 14,331
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £635
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 227 223
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +32.08%
10th Percentile £14.20 £14.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £58.30 £55.40 £57.38
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +0.72% +28.70%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 +80 808 £475 - 209
South East +80 334 £425 -5.56% 112
North of England +69 270 £400 +2.56% 145
Midlands +85 163 £425 +6.25% 65
North West +62 147 £410 +9.33% 82
West Midlands +76 121 £425 +6.25% 47
East of England +70 112 £420 -6.67% 30
South West +27 108 £475 +8.57% 61
Yorkshire +46 96 £394 +0.96% 43
East Midlands +50 42 £400 -5.88% 18
North East +30 27 £383 -13.56% 20
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,797 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,531 (85.20%) Business Intelligence
3 1,003 (55.82%) SQL
4 798 (44.41%) Microsoft
5 655 (36.45%) Azure
6 508 (28.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 469 (26.10%) SQL Server
8 466 (25.93%) Analytics
9 465 (25.88%) Data Warehouse
10 460 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
11 409 (22.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 396 (22.04%) Visualisation
13 394 (21.93%) Finance
14 378 (21.04%) Tableau
15 338 (18.81%) ETL
16 296 (16.47%) Data Modelling
17 283 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
18 277 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
19 274 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 269 (14.97%) DevOps
21 241 (13.41%) Data Visualisation
22 240 (13.36%) Data Lake
23 224 (12.47%) Python
24 217 (12.08%) SharePoint
25 215 (11.96%) CRM
26 199 (11.07%) T-SQL
27 194 (10.80%) PowerShell
28 189 (10.52%) Migration
29 182 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
30 172 (9.57%) Data Analysis

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
1 217 (12.08%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.17%) SAS
4 15 (0.83%) Confluence
4 15 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (0.61%) IIS
6 9 (0.50%) Apache
6 9 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.45%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.33%) JBoss
9 5 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.28%) Moodle
9 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.28%) Totara
10 4 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 283 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 40 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.72%) SPSS
6 9 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.28%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.056%) InVision
Business Applications
1 182 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.11%) Maximo
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.11%) SAP IBP
11 1 (0.056%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,797 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 655 (36.45%) Azure
3 167 (9.29%) Dynamics 365
4 149 (8.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 130 (7.23%) PowerApps
6 106 (5.90%) AWS
7 91 (5.06%) Office 365
8 88 (4.90%) Serverless
9 77 (4.28%) PaaS
10 69 (3.84%) Microsoft Flow
11 67 (3.73%) Azure Functions
12 58 (3.23%) Data Lake Analytics
13 57 (3.17%) IaaS
14 48 (2.67%) OneDrive
15 43 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
16 30 (1.67%) SaaS
17 19 (1.06%) Google Analytics
18 18 (1.00%) Azure Machine Learning
18 18 (1.00%) GCP
19 15 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.06%) Skype
2 6 (0.33%) HTTP
3 5 (0.28%) Firewall
3 5 (0.28%) FTP
3 5 (0.28%) Internet
3 5 (0.28%) Intranet
3 5 (0.28%) VPN
4 4 (0.22%) DNS
4 4 (0.22%) VoIP
4 4 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.17%) DHCP
5 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.17%) WAN
6 2 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.11%) VLAN
7 1 (0.056%) Broadband
7 1 (0.056%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.056%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.056%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (28.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 469 (26.10%) SQL Server
3 465 (25.88%) Data Warehouse
4 409 (22.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 274 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 240 (13.36%) Data Lake
7 122 (6.79%) Big Data
8 106 (5.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 96 (5.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 95 (5.29%) QlikView
11 80 (4.45%) OLAP
12 64 (3.56%) Relational Database
13 60 (3.34%) HDInsight
14 53 (2.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 47 (2.62%) Hadoop
16 46 (2.56%) NoSQL
17 43 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
19 28 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 148 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 69 (3.84%) Visual Studio Team System
3 68 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 45 (2.50%) JIRA
5 36 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 28 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.50%) ERwin
11 8 (0.45%) Selenium
12 7 (0.39%) Subversion
13 5 (0.28%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.28%) GitLab
14 4 (0.22%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
15 3 (0.17%) Axure RP
15 3 (0.17%) CA Gen
15 3 (0.17%) ER Studio
15 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 394 (21.93%) Finance
2 117 (6.51%) Public Sector
3 74 (4.12%) Retail
4 59 (3.28%) Marketing
5 39 (2.17%) Banking
6 38 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.67%) Law
7 30 (1.67%) Legal
7 30 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 24 (1.34%) Publishing
9 20 (1.11%) Local Government
9 20 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.78%) Front Office
11 9 (0.50%) Electronics
12 7 (0.39%) Games
13 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.28%) Back Office
13 5 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.22%) Housing Association
14 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 724 (40.29%) Developer
2 404 (22.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 372 (20.70%) Analyst
4 247 (13.75%) Power BI Developer
5 164 (9.13%) Data Analyst
6 157 (8.74%) Architect
7 130 (7.23%) Consultant
8 119 (6.62%) SQL Developer
9 116 (6.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 111 (6.18%) Data Engineer
11 77 (4.28%) Power BI Analyst
12 73 (4.06%) Data Architect
13 64 (3.56%) SQL BI Developer
14 59 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
15 57 (3.17%) Azure Engineer
15 57 (3.17%) SQL Analyst
16 55 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 54 (3.01%) Business Analyst
18 50 (2.78%) Azure Developer
19 41 (2.28%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (8.46%) .NET
2 84 (4.67%) HTML
3 58 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 52 (2.89%) XML
5 45 (2.50%) MDX
6 41 (2.28%) Web Services
7 38 (2.11%) JSON
8 37 (2.06%) REST
9 30 (1.67%) CSS
10 29 (1.61%) AngularJS
11 27 (1.50%) React
12 22 (1.22%) Kafka
13 20 (1.11%) SOAP
14 18 (1.00%) .NET Framework
15 16 (0.89%) OAuth
15 16 (0.89%) OpenID
15 16 (0.89%) SAML
16 11 (0.61%) Middleware
17 10 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 277 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 53 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 42 (2.34%) User Experience
6 36 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 29 (1.61%) NHS
8 23 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 23 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (0.83%) Replication
10 13 (0.72%) FMCG
11 10 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.56%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.39%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.39%) PKI
14 6 (0.33%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.28%) Life Science
15 5 (0.28%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 81 (4.51%) Windows
2 28 (1.56%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (0.83%) Unix
5 11 (0.61%) Linux
6 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.056%) Android
9 1 (0.056%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,531 (85.20%) Business Intelligence
2 466 (25.93%) Analytics
3 460 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 396 (22.04%) Visualisation
5 338 (18.81%) ETL
6 296 (16.47%) Data Modelling
7 269 (14.97%) DevOps
8 241 (13.41%) Data Visualisation
9 215 (11.96%) CRM
10 189 (10.52%) Migration
11 172 (9.57%) Data Analysis
12 141 (7.85%) Data Management
13 130 (7.23%) Dashboard Development
14 118 (6.57%) Scrum
15 116 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 106 (5.90%) Data Science
17 105 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
18 86 (4.79%) ERP
19 84 (4.67%) Data Migration
20 80 (4.45%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,003 (55.82%) SQL
2 224 (12.47%) Python
3 199 (11.07%) T-SQL
4 194 (10.80%) PowerShell
5 167 (9.29%) C#
6 111 (6.18%) Java
7 105 (5.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 98 (5.45%) JavaScript
9 86 (4.79%) R
10 50 (2.78%) Scala
11 47 (2.62%) VBA
12 19 (1.06%) PHP
12 19 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 16 (0.89%) C
13 16 (0.89%) C++
14 13 (0.72%) VB
15 12 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.56%) Perl
17 8 (0.45%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 121 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 115 (6.40%) Degree
3 109 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.72%) DBS Check
7 9 (0.50%) ACCA
7 9 (0.50%) CIMA
7 9 (0.50%) PhD
8 8 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (0.45%) ISEB
9 4 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.17%) MCITP
10 3 (0.17%) MCSE
10 3 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.11%) HND
11 2 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.73%) QA
2 63 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.67%) GDPR
4 28 (1.56%) PMO
5 6 (0.33%) SLA
6 4 (0.22%) RMADS
7 1 (0.056%) HL7
7 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.61%) Docker
4 10 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.45%) HDFS
6 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (0.45%) Terraform
2 7 (0.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.33%) Control-M
3 6 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.33%) Puppet
4 4 (0.22%) Ansible
5 3 (0.17%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.17%) Kibana
5 3 (0.17%) SCCM
6 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.11%) Oozie
6 2 (0.11%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.056%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.056%) Salt
7 1 (0.056%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 798 (44.41%) Microsoft
2 378 (21.04%) Tableau
3 139 (7.74%) Oracle
4 97 (5.40%) SAP
5 85 (4.73%) Cognos
6 62 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (3.39%) Databricks
8 46 (2.56%) Google
9 35 (1.95%) Alteryx
10 34 (1.89%) Informatica
11 30 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
12 22 (1.22%) IBM
13 21 (1.17%) Talend
14 18 (1.00%) Sparx
15 16 (0.89%) Palantir
16 15 (0.83%) Cloudera
16 15 (0.83%) Trend Micro
17 12 (0.67%) ServiceNow
18 11 (0.61%) Adobe
19 10 (0.56%) VMware