Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 83 174
Rank change year-on-year +1 +91 +129
Contract jobs citing Power BI 929 1,790 1,483
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.70% 2.72% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.62% 12.68% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 1,314 1,086
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £309
90th Percentile £613 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £443
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 14
Median hourly rate £21.50 £36.35 £22.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.85% +60.49% +5.35%
10th Percentile £18.50 £17.48 £16.99
90th Percentile £54.98 £51.88 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £36.00 £22.65
% change year-on-year -38.89% +58.94% +5.35%

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 7,362 14,122 20,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.42% 21.47% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,102 9,737 14,409
Median daily rate £488 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +2.13%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £320
90th Percentile £668 £670 £650
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 194 201
Median hourly rate £25.57 £26.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.51% -7.02% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.06 £12.75 £14.38
90th Percentile £61.40 £58.90 £55.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £26.65
% change year-on-year - -2.44% -10.42%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -3 461 £464 -2.37% 123
North of England +17 159 £400 - 81
North West +19 103 £400 -2.44% 54
Midlands +15 100 £400 -5.88% 60
South East -28 86 £400 -11.11% 34
West Midlands +6 64 £430 -0.29% 39
Yorkshire +10 47 £356 -10.94% 21
East Midlands +27 36 £375 -6.25% 21
East of England +5 35 £388 -5.49% 30
South West +10 30 £450 -7.12% 16
North East +24 10 £400 +10.34% 6
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 929 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 768 (82.67%) Business Intelligence
3 484 (52.10%) SQL
4 365 (39.29%) Azure
5 347 (37.35%) Microsoft
6 219 (23.57%) Data Warehouse
7 218 (23.47%) SQL Server
8 194 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (20.67%) Analytics
10 191 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 181 (19.48%) Visualisation
12 178 (19.16%) Data Modelling
13 153 (16.47%) Python
13 153 (16.47%) Finance
14 151 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 140 (15.07%) ETL
16 134 (14.42%) Microsoft Excel
17 132 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
18 127 (13.67%) Tableau
19 114 (12.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 110 (11.84%) PowerApps
21 94 (10.12%) T-SQL
22 92 (9.90%) SharePoint
23 85 (9.15%) DevOps
24 84 (9.04%) Data Analysis
25 81 (8.72%) Data Management
26 80 (8.61%) Data Lake
26 80 (8.61%) Dynamics 365
27 79 (8.50%) Data Visualisation
28 77 (8.29%) Azure Data Factory

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 92 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.05%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.83%) SAS
4 14 (1.51%) ArcGIS
5 11 (1.18%) Confluence
6 9 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.75%) Apache
8 4 (0.43%) Apache Synapse
8 4 (0.43%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.43%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.11%) Kentico
11 1 (0.11%) Luigi
11 1 (0.11%) Moodle
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 134 (14.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.86%) SPSS
6 7 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 32 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.32%) iTrent
7 3 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.22%) Magento
8 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.22%) Primavera
8 2 (0.22%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.22%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 929 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 365 (39.29%) Azure
3 110 (11.84%) PowerApps
4 80 (8.61%) Dynamics 365
5 77 (8.29%) Azure Data Factory
6 58 (6.24%) Power Automate
7 57 (6.14%) Office 365
8 55 (5.92%) AWS
9 37 (3.98%) Logic Apps
10 28 (3.01%) SaaS
11 16 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (1.51%) OneDrive
13 12 (1.29%) Serverless
14 11 (1.18%) IaaS
15 10 (1.08%) PaaS
16 9 (0.97%) GCP
16 9 (0.97%) Google Analytics
17 8 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
18 7 (0.75%) Yammer
19 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.29%) Firewall
2 8 (0.86%) DNS
3 6 (0.65%) HTTP
4 5 (0.54%) Skype
5 4 (0.43%) DHCP
6 3 (0.32%) Internet
6 3 (0.32%) Intranet
6 3 (0.32%) WAN
7 2 (0.22%) LAN
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.11%) 4G
8 1 (0.11%) DAB
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.11%) VLAN
8 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (23.57%) Data Warehouse
2 218 (23.47%) SQL Server
3 191 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 151 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 127 (13.67%) Tableau
6 114 (12.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 80 (8.61%) Data Lake
8 65 (7.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 58 (6.24%) QlikView
10 44 (4.74%) Relational Database
11 39 (4.20%) Big Data
12 36 (3.88%) Qlik Sense
13 27 (2.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 26 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (2.05%) Data Mining
17 18 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
17 18 (1.94%) MySQL
18 17 (1.83%) Hadoop
18 17 (1.83%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 18 (1.94%) JIRA
3 16 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.65%) GitLab
7 5 (0.54%) ERwin
7 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.43%) Hudson
9 3 (0.32%) Maven
9 3 (0.32%) RStudio
9 3 (0.32%) Selenium
9 3 (0.32%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.22%) Ant
10 2 (0.22%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.22%) Gradle
10 2 (0.22%) MorphX
10 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.22%) Sourcetree
General
1 153 (16.47%) Finance
2 77 (8.29%) Public Sector
3 34 (3.66%) Law
4 33 (3.55%) Marketing
5 27 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.48%) Banking
7 21 (2.26%) Retail
7 21 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.05%) Legal
9 16 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.51%) Electronics
11 9 (0.97%) Local Government
12 7 (0.75%) Front Office
13 6 (0.65%) Billing
13 6 (0.65%) Publishing
14 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.43%) Advertising
15 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.43%) Fire and Rescue
16 3 (0.32%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 280 (30.14%) Developer
2 233 (25.08%) Analyst
3 160 (17.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 113 (12.16%) Power BI Developer
5 102 (10.98%) Data Analyst
6 101 (10.87%) Architect
7 88 (9.47%) Data Engineer
8 80 (8.61%) Consultant
9 56 (6.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 44 (4.74%) Power BI Analyst
10 44 (4.74%) SQL Developer
11 40 (4.31%) Business Analyst
12 39 (4.20%) Data Architect
13 38 (4.09%) Power BI Consultant
14 36 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 33 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (2.80%) Azure Architect
17 24 (2.58%) Azure Engineer
18 22 (2.37%) SQL BI Developer
19 19 (2.05%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (6.35%) .NET
2 34 (3.66%) JSON
2 34 (3.66%) Web Services
3 33 (3.55%) XML
4 21 (2.26%) REST
5 18 (1.94%) React
6 17 (1.83%) HTML
7 14 (1.51%) .NET Framework
8 12 (1.29%) CSS
9 11 (1.18%) NumPy
10 10 (1.08%) .NET Core
10 10 (1.08%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.08%) ASP.NET
10 10 (1.08%) Natural Language Processing
10 10 (1.08%) SOAP
10 10 (1.08%) TensorFlow
11 8 (0.86%) PySpark
12 7 (0.75%) Middleware
12 7 (0.75%) scikit-learn
12 7 (0.75%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 132 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.46%) NHS
3 32 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 26 (2.80%) User Experience
6 15 (1.61%) Reference Data
7 10 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (0.86%) FMCG
9 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.65%) CMDB
10 6 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
10 6 (0.65%) Life Science
10 6 (0.65%) VSAM
11 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.32%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.48%) Windows
2 9 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 7 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 6 (0.65%) Linux
5 5 (0.54%) Unix
6 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.11%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (82.67%) Business Intelligence
2 194 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (20.67%) Analytics
4 181 (19.48%) Visualisation
5 178 (19.16%) Data Modelling
6 140 (15.07%) ETL
7 85 (9.15%) DevOps
8 84 (9.04%) Data Analysis
9 81 (8.72%) Data Management
10 79 (8.50%) Data Visualisation
11 69 (7.43%) Migration
12 67 (7.21%) Decision-Making
13 61 (6.57%) Data Science
13 61 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (6.46%) Dashboard Development
15 55 (5.92%) Data Analytics
16 53 (5.71%) Data Architecture
17 52 (5.60%) CRM
18 49 (5.27%) Problem-Solving
19 46 (4.95%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 484 (52.10%) SQL
2 153 (16.47%) Python
3 94 (10.12%) T-SQL
4 54 (5.81%) C#
5 52 (5.60%) R
6 47 (5.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 45 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 43 (4.63%) JavaScript
9 21 (2.26%) Java
10 18 (1.94%) VBA
11 17 (1.83%) VB
12 14 (1.51%) C
13 11 (1.18%) Scala
14 7 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.54%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.43%) COBOL
16 4 (0.43%) PHP
16 4 (0.43%) Ruby
16 4 (0.43%) XPath
16 4 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 37 (3.98%) Degree
4 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.32%) ISEB
7 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.32%) PhD
8 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.22%) MCSE
8 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.22%) RIBA
9 1 (0.11%) APMP
9 1 (0.11%) CRISC
9 1 (0.11%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 36 (3.88%) QA
3 16 (1.72%) PMO
4 7 (0.75%) SLA
5 5 (0.54%) GDPR
6 3 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.32%) NIST
7 2 (0.22%) NCSC
7 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.75%) HDFS
3 6 (0.65%) Docker
4 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.18%) SCCM
2 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.32%) Control-M
4 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.32%) Oozie
5 2 (0.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.22%) CASB
6 1 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 347 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.21%) SAP
3 65 (7.00%) Oracle
4 51 (5.49%) Databricks
5 26 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.51%) Alteryx
7 13 (1.40%) Google
7 13 (1.40%) Informatica
8 11 (1.18%) ESRI
9 7 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (0.65%) Capita
10 6 (0.65%) Dataiku
10 6 (0.65%) Intapp
10 6 (0.65%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.54%) iManage
11 5 (0.54%) Snow
11 5 (0.54%) Splunk
12 4 (0.43%) Dell
12 4 (0.43%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.43%) Talend