Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 221 370
Rank change year-on-year +94 +149 +273
Contract jobs citing Power BI 1,679 1,095 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.19% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.00% 5.25% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,208 773 391
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £263
90th Percentile £619 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 3
England median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -6.98% -
10th Percentile £18.33 £15.03 £20.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.90 £22.45
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -6.98% -

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 18,650 20,851 19,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.40% 22.67% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,925 14,633 12,829
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 219 239
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.27 £14.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.31 £54.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +85 891 £475 +2.15% 105
South East +24 267 £450 - 53
North of England +110 197 £413 +17.86% 53
Midlands +37 127 £414 +3.44% 52
North West +79 110 £425 +23.64% 27
South West +16 103 £425 -0.58% 19
West Midlands +47 97 £425 +10.39% 41
East of England +49 80 £450 +12.50% 13
Yorkshire +63 75 £395 +12.86% 16
East Midlands +4 29 £413 +2.48% 10
North East +34 11 £319 -20.81% 10
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1,679 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,469 (87.49%) Business Intelligence
3 967 (57.59%) SQL
4 635 (37.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 597 (35.56%) SQL Server
6 583 (34.72%) Microsoft
7 549 (32.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 476 (28.35%) Data Warehouse
9 451 (26.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 422 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
11 384 (22.87%) Analytics
12 382 (22.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 363 (21.62%) Tableau
14 326 (19.42%) ETL
15 323 (19.24%) Finance
16 286 (17.03%) Visualisation
17 257 (15.31%) Data Modelling
18 253 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
19 250 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
20 224 (13.34%) T-SQL
21 221 (13.16%) Data Analysis
22 190 (11.32%) Python
23 178 (10.60%) C#
24 170 (10.13%) Data Lake
25 163 (9.71%) SharePoint
26 160 (9.53%) Data Science
27 153 (9.11%) DevOps
28 148 (8.81%) Migration
29 146 (8.70%) .NET
29 146 (8.70%) 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
1 163 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 65 (3.87%) Apache Spark
3 36 (2.14%) SAS
4 22 (1.31%) Apache
4 22 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (1.01%) Confluence
7 10 (0.60%) ArcGIS
8 8 (0.48%) R Markdown
9 6 (0.36%) CMS
10 5 (0.30%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.18%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.18%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.12%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.12%) Appian
13 2 (0.12%) IIS
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 250 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.71%) SPSS
6 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Stata
8 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.24%) Weka
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 92 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.36%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.24%) Revive Adserver
9 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.24%) Sprinklr
10 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1,679 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 635 (37.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (8.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 109 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
5 98 (5.84%) Dynamics 365
6 88 (5.24%) Office 365
7 51 (3.04%) PaaS
8 48 (2.86%) PowerApps
9 37 (2.20%) Serverless
10 35 (2.08%) IaaS
11 29 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
12 24 (1.43%) Azure Functions
12 24 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (1.13%) Google Analytics
14 17 (1.01%) Microsoft Flow
15 15 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
15 15 (0.89%) GitHub
16 14 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
17 12 (0.71%) OneDrive
18 11 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.71%) Skype
2 8 (0.48%) Network Security
3 6 (0.36%) SAN
4 5 (0.30%) Internet
5 2 (0.12%) HTTP
5 2 (0.12%) Intranet
5 2 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.12%) RFID
5 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.060%) ATM
6 1 (0.060%) DMZ
6 1 (0.060%) Firewall
6 1 (0.060%) FTP
6 1 (0.060%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.060%) LAN
6 1 (0.060%) SMS
6 1 (0.060%) SSL
6 1 (0.060%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 549 (32.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 476 (28.35%) Data Warehouse
4 451 (26.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 382 (22.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 170 (10.13%) Data Lake
7 137 (8.16%) Big Data
8 112 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 107 (6.37%) QlikView
10 93 (5.54%) BusinessObjects
11 86 (5.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 86 (5.12%) Relational Database
12 82 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 80 (4.76%) Hadoop
14 78 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 55 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
16 54 (3.22%) NoSQL
17 48 (2.86%) OLAP
18 43 (2.56%) HDInsight
18 43 (2.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 113 (6.73%) Visual Studio Team System
2 96 (5.72%) Visual Studio
3 88 (5.24%) JIRA
4 83 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 33 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 26 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (0.66%) ERwin
7 11 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.60%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.60%) RStudio
9 9 (0.54%) Subversion
10 4 (0.24%) git-flow
11 3 (0.18%) Balsamiq
11 3 (0.18%) Selenium
11 3 (0.18%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.18%) tSQLt
11 3 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 323 (19.24%) Finance
2 94 (5.60%) Retail
3 77 (4.59%) Banking
4 63 (3.75%) Marketing
5 49 (2.92%) Legal
6 33 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.73%) Front Office
9 23 (1.37%) Back Office
10 22 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.13%) Publishing
12 16 (0.95%) Law
13 14 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.71%) Electronics
15 10 (0.60%) Billing
16 6 (0.36%) Advertising
16 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.30%) French Language
18 4 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 665 (39.61%) Developer
2 360 (21.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 323 (19.24%) Analyst
4 226 (13.46%) Power BI Developer
5 176 (10.48%) SQL Developer
6 141 (8.40%) Consultant
7 120 (7.15%) Data Analyst
8 117 (6.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 116 (6.91%) Architect
10 78 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 77 (4.59%) SQL BI Developer
12 73 (4.35%) Data Engineer
13 66 (3.93%) Power BI Analyst
14 64 (3.81%) Power BI Consultant
15 62 (3.69%) Azure Engineer
15 62 (3.69%) Business Analyst
16 55 (3.28%) Azure Developer
17 47 (2.80%) Data Architect
17 47 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
18 43 (2.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (8.70%) .NET
2 80 (4.76%) MDX
3 63 (3.75%) JSON
4 58 (3.45%) XML
5 52 (3.10%) ASP.NET
6 44 (2.62%) CSS
6 44 (2.62%) HTML
7 35 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 35 (2.08%) Web Services
8 31 (1.85%) REST
9 27 (1.61%) .NET Framework
10 24 (1.43%) Kafka
11 21 (1.25%) jQuery
12 16 (0.95%) RESTful
13 14 (0.83%) HTML5
14 13 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (0.66%) ADO
16 11 (0.66%) LINQ
16 11 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 253 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (3.57%) User Experience
4 54 (3.22%) Data Structures
5 52 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 29 (1.73%) NHS
9 28 (1.67%) Replication
10 17 (1.01%) FMCG
11 16 (0.95%) Clustering
12 15 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.60%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.60%) Linked Data
14 9 (0.54%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.54%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.48%) Equities
15 8 (0.48%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (3.99%) Windows
2 26 (1.55%) Unix
3 13 (0.77%) Windows 10
4 12 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.48%) Linux
6 5 (0.30%) VMS
7 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.18%) Android
8 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.060%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,469 (87.49%) Business Intelligence
2 422 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (22.87%) Analytics
4 326 (19.42%) ETL
5 286 (17.03%) Visualisation
6 257 (15.31%) Data Modelling
7 221 (13.16%) Data Analysis
8 160 (9.53%) Data Science
9 153 (9.11%) DevOps
10 148 (8.81%) Migration
11 138 (8.22%) CRM
12 137 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
13 136 (8.10%) Data Visualisation
14 132 (7.86%) Scrum
15 116 (6.91%) Dashboard Development
16 110 (6.55%) Data Management
17 98 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 95 (5.66%) Data Analytics
19 86 (5.12%) Kimball Methodology
20 78 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 967 (57.59%) SQL
2 224 (13.34%) T-SQL
3 190 (11.32%) Python
4 178 (10.60%) C#
5 142 (8.46%) PowerShell
6 137 (8.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 82 (4.88%) R
8 77 (4.59%) JavaScript
9 66 (3.93%) VBA
10 53 (3.16%) Java
11 30 (1.79%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.37%) VB
14 21 (1.25%) C
15 18 (1.07%) Scala
16 14 (0.83%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.77%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.71%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.71%) Perl
19 11 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 88 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 83 (4.94%) Degree
3 53 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.07%) Master's Degree
4 18 (1.07%) PhD
5 17 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.42%) MCSE
9 7 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.36%) MCSA
11 5 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) CFA
12 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.18%) MBA
12 3 (0.18%) OCP
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.30%) Data Quality
2 46 (2.74%) QA
3 30 (1.79%) GDPR
4 16 (0.95%) PMO
5 6 (0.36%) SLA
6 5 (0.30%) IFRS
7 4 (0.24%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.060%) GMP
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.060%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.060%) PSD2
9 1 (0.060%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.91%) Docker
3 15 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.95%) Kibana
3 13 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.71%) Ansible
5 10 (0.60%) Puppet
6 9 (0.54%) Grafana
6 9 (0.54%) SCOM
7 5 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.18%) Ambari
9 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.18%) SCCM
10 2 (0.12%) Terraform
11 1 (0.060%) Automic
11 1 (0.060%) Control-M
11 1 (0.060%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.060%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.060%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.060%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 583 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 363 (21.62%) Tableau
3 117 (6.97%) Oracle
4 88 (5.24%) SAP
5 55 (3.28%) Databricks
6 37 (2.20%) Cognos
7 36 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
9 30 (1.79%) Google
10 23 (1.37%) Alteryx
11 21 (1.25%) Informatica
12 20 (1.19%) Talend
13 17 (1.01%) Workday
14 16 (0.95%) Adobe
14 16 (0.95%) MuleSoft
15 14 (0.83%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.77%) Cloudera
17 10 (0.60%) Teradata
18 9 (0.54%) Greenplum
18 9 (0.54%) IBM