Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 7 April 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 Platform
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 128 247
Rank change year-on-year +53 +119 +153
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 1,662 1,796 1,074
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 3.04% 2.03% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.92% 7.31% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,146 1,294 746
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 11
Median hourly rate £35.50 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.90% +22.50% -
10th Percentile £20.62 £18.03 £14.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £43.35 £25.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +42.86% +18.07% +19.32%

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16,755 24,582 19,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.65% 27.73% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,345 17,047 13,323
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 283 240
Median hourly rate £24.31 £18.76 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.60% -6.20% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.03 £11.95 £11.75
90th Percentile £57.38 £63.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.94 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% -5.00% +11.11%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Power Platform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in England.

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in England over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in England.

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power Platform in England over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
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 Platform within the England region over the 6 months to 7 April 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 +51 695 £475 - 134
South East +66 324 £475 +4.40% 87
North of England +57 252 £400 +2.56% 80
Midlands +74 173 £425 - 66
North West +63 148 £400 - 28
West Midlands +61 119 £425 +1.49% 54
South West +24 111 £463 +5.71% 47
East of England +56 100 £423 -6.11% 34
Yorkshire +20 72 £400 +6.67% 43
East Midlands +47 54 £365 -21.08% 12
North East +42 32 £345 -22.03% 9
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Power Platform 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 Platform.

1 1,538 (92.54%) Power BI
2 1,331 (80.08%) Business Intelligence
3 867 (52.17%) SQL
4 752 (45.25%) Microsoft
5 601 (36.16%) Azure
6 426 (25.63%) Data Warehouse
7 417 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 417 (25.09%) Analytics
8 407 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 395 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
10 341 (20.52%) Finance
11 336 (20.22%) Visualisation
12 325 (19.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 312 (18.77%) Tableau
14 289 (17.39%) ETL
15 280 (16.85%) Data Modelling
16 261 (15.70%) Microsoft Excel
16 261 (15.70%) DevOps
17 259 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
18 255 (15.34%) SharePoint
19 220 (13.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 211 (12.70%) Data Lake
21 200 (12.03%) Data Visualisation
22 199 (11.97%) Python
23 198 (11.91%) PowerApps
24 187 (11.25%) PowerShell
25 177 (10.65%) T-SQL
26 167 (10.05%) CRM
27 166 (9.99%) Migration
28 147 (8.84%) Data Analysis

Power Platform
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
1 255 (15.34%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.95%) SAS
3 24 (1.44%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.02%) Confluence
5 15 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (0.84%) IIS
7 12 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.42%) CMS
10 7 (0.42%) JBoss
10 7 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 261 (15.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.56%) SPSS
6 12 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 143 (8.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.18%) ContrOCC
8 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.12%) Eikon
9 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.12%) RMDS
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CCM
9 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 601 (36.16%) Azure
2 198 (11.91%) PowerApps
3 128 (7.70%) Dynamics 365
4 125 (7.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 121 (7.28%) Office 365
6 90 (5.42%) Microsoft Flow
7 83 (4.99%) PaaS
8 77 (4.63%) AWS
9 61 (3.67%) IaaS
10 54 (3.25%) Serverless
11 50 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
12 44 (2.65%) OneDrive
13 42 (2.53%) Azure Functions
14 30 (1.81%) Data Lake Analytics
15 27 (1.62%) SaaS
16 19 (1.14%) Google Analytics
17 18 (1.08%) GCP
18 17 (1.02%) Yammer
19 13 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
20 10 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.32%) Skype
2 19 (1.14%) Intranet
3 8 (0.48%) DNS
4 7 (0.42%) FTP
4 7 (0.42%) HTTP
4 7 (0.42%) Internet
5 6 (0.36%) Firewall
5 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.24%) PBX
7 3 (0.18%) Extranet
7 3 (0.18%) VPN
8 2 (0.12%) DHCP
8 2 (0.12%) PSTN
8 2 (0.12%) SAN
8 2 (0.12%) VoIP
9 1 (0.060%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.060%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.060%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.060%) WebEx
9 1 (0.060%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,538 (92.54%) Power BI
2 426 (25.63%) Data Warehouse
3 417 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 407 (24.49%) SQL Server
5 325 (19.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 220 (13.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 211 (12.70%) Data Lake
8 109 (6.56%) Big Data
9 84 (5.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 80 (4.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 77 (4.63%) QlikView
12 65 (3.91%) OLAP
13 64 (3.85%) HDInsight
14 48 (2.89%) Hadoop
15 45 (2.71%) Relational Database
16 41 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 32 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
18 31 (1.87%) NoSQL
19 30 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
20 28 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 116 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 70 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.41%) JIRA
4 36 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 29 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 22 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 15 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.60%) ERwin
11 9 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.48%) Artifactory
12 8 (0.48%) GitLab
12 8 (0.48%) Subversion
13 7 (0.42%) Selenium
14 6 (0.36%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.36%) Maven
15 4 (0.24%) NetBeans
15 4 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
16 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
General
1 341 (20.52%) Finance
2 103 (6.20%) Public Sector
3 58 (3.49%) Retail
4 54 (3.25%) Marketing
5 38 (2.29%) Law
6 37 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.81%) Banking
7 30 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (1.68%) Legal
9 19 (1.14%) Local Government
9 19 (1.14%) Publishing
9 19 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.66%) Front Office
11 10 (0.60%) Electronics
12 9 (0.54%) Back Office
13 6 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.24%) Billing
14 4 (0.24%) Games
14 4 (0.24%) Housing Association
14 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 649 (39.05%) Developer
2 335 (20.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 317 (19.07%) Analyst
4 217 (13.06%) Power BI Developer
5 153 (9.21%) Architect
6 145 (8.72%) Data Analyst
7 127 (7.64%) Consultant
8 103 (6.20%) SQL Developer
9 102 (6.14%) Data Engineer
10 100 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 75 (4.51%) Data Architect
12 73 (4.39%) Power BI Analyst
13 66 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
14 57 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
15 54 (3.25%) SQL BI Developer
16 48 (2.89%) Business Analyst
17 46 (2.77%) Azure Developer
17 46 (2.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 44 (2.65%) SQL Analyst
19 37 (2.23%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (7.46%) .NET
2 90 (5.42%) HTML
3 55 (3.31%) XML
4 44 (2.65%) Web Services
5 41 (2.47%) CSS
5 41 (2.47%) JSON
6 40 (2.41%) ASP.NET
7 37 (2.23%) REST
8 32 (1.93%) AngularJS
9 28 (1.68%) React
10 26 (1.56%) MDX
11 22 (1.32%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (0.90%) OAuth
13 14 (0.84%) jQuery
13 14 (0.84%) OpenID
13 14 (0.84%) SAML
14 13 (0.78%) EDI
14 13 (0.78%) Kafka
14 13 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 259 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 49 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (2.77%) User Experience
5 41 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 31 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 29 (1.74%) NHS
8 24 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 16 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.90%) Replication
11 15 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.84%) FMCG
13 11 (0.66%) PKI
14 9 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (0.48%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
16 6 (0.36%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.24%) Life Science
18 3 (0.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 108 (6.50%) Windows
2 45 (2.71%) Windows Server
3 37 (2.23%) Linux
4 21 (1.26%) Unix
5 20 (1.20%) VMS
6 18 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.72%) Android
7 12 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.48%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.060%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,331 (80.08%) Business Intelligence
2 417 (25.09%) Analytics
3 395 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 336 (20.22%) Visualisation
5 289 (17.39%) ETL
6 280 (16.85%) Data Modelling
7 261 (15.70%) DevOps
8 200 (12.03%) Data Visualisation
9 167 (10.05%) CRM
10 166 (9.99%) Migration
11 147 (8.84%) Data Analysis
12 139 (8.36%) Data Management
13 130 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 103 (6.20%) Dashboard Development
15 100 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
16 94 (5.66%) Scrum
17 87 (5.23%) Data Science
18 78 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
19 75 (4.51%) Data Migration
19 75 (4.51%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 867 (52.17%) SQL
2 199 (11.97%) Python
3 187 (11.25%) PowerShell
4 177 (10.65%) T-SQL
5 135 (8.12%) C#
6 99 (5.96%) Java
7 87 (5.23%) JavaScript
8 80 (4.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 64 (3.85%) R
10 45 (2.71%) VBA
11 32 (1.93%) Scala
12 22 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.14%) C
13 19 (1.14%) PHP
14 18 (1.08%) VB
15 15 (0.90%) C++
16 9 (0.54%) Perl
17 8 (0.48%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.42%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 147 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 125 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 84 (5.05%) Degree
4 43 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.30%) ACCA
8 5 (0.30%) CIMA
8 5 (0.30%) ISEB
9 4 (0.24%) PhD
10 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.18%) MCITP
10 3 (0.18%) MCSE
10 3 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.12%) PMP
11 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.07%) QA
2 43 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.38%) GDPR
4 21 (1.26%) PMO
5 6 (0.36%) SLA
6 4 (0.24%) RMADS
7 3 (0.18%) HL7
8 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 75 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.60%) Docker
4 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (0.60%) Terraform
2 8 (0.48%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.36%) Ansible
3 6 (0.36%) SCDPM
4 5 (0.30%) Control-M
4 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.24%) Puppet
6 3 (0.18%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.18%) Kibana
6 3 (0.18%) Oozie
7 2 (0.12%) SCCM
7 2 (0.12%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.060%) CASB
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 752 (45.25%) Microsoft
2 312 (18.77%) Tableau
3 114 (6.86%) Oracle
4 91 (5.48%) SAP
5 64 (3.85%) Cognos
6 58 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
7 43 (2.59%) Databricks
8 41 (2.47%) Informatica
9 37 (2.23%) Google
10 30 (1.81%) Alteryx
11 26 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
12 23 (1.38%) Sparx
13 18 (1.08%) Nintex
14 17 (1.02%) IBM
15 15 (0.90%) Trend Micro
16 14 (0.84%) ServiceNow
16 14 (0.84%) Talend
17 12 (0.72%) Adobe
17 12 (0.72%) Cloudera
18 9 (0.54%) VMware