Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 159 284
Rank change year-on-year +83 +125 +168
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 1,912 1,644 846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.94% 1.80% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.72% 6.96% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,320 1,168 596
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.71%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £606 £575 £593
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 6
England median hourly rate £36.35 £27.73 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.09% +28.98% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.82 £12.88
90th Percentile £52.88 £44.70 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +39.53% -

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 19,663 23,607 17,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.20% 25.88% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,460 16,469 12,260
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 301 210
England median hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.94% -11.67% +4.28%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £78.75 £48.40 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +5.26%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Power Platform in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power Platform in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor 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 25 January 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 +82 846 £475 - 250
South East +65 349 £425 -5.56% 98
North of England +62 288 £400 +6.67% 160
Midlands +91 186 £425 - 85
North West +62 165 £425 +16.44% 102
West Midlands +79 135 £438 +9.38% 64
South West +7 125 £468 +8.72% 83
East of England +77 115 £410 -8.89% 67
Yorkshire +38 94 £400 +8.11% 34
East Midlands +36 50 £425 - 20
North East +31 29 £375 -15.25% 24
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 1,785 (93.36%) Power BI
2 1,516 (79.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1,026 (53.66%) SQL
4 918 (48.01%) Microsoft
5 738 (38.60%) Azure
6 535 (27.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 525 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
8 481 (25.16%) SQL Server
9 472 (24.69%) Analytics
10 467 (24.42%) Data Warehouse
11 439 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 417 (21.81%) Visualisation
13 410 (21.44%) Finance
14 373 (19.51%) Tableau
15 331 (17.31%) ETL
16 324 (16.95%) SharePoint
17 291 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 278 (14.54%) DevOps
18 278 (14.54%) Data Modelling
19 273 (14.28%) Microsoft Excel
20 270 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
21 254 (13.28%) Data Lake
22 245 (12.81%) Data Visualisation
22 245 (12.81%) CRM
23 235 (12.29%) PowerApps
24 227 (11.87%) Python
25 225 (11.77%) PowerShell
26 223 (11.66%) C#
27 215 (11.24%) Dynamics CRM
28 207 (10.83%) .NET

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
1 324 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 26 (1.36%) Confluence
4 15 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.52%) SAS
8 9 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.47%) IIS
9 8 (0.42%) Apache
9 8 (0.42%) CMS
10 7 (0.37%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.31%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.26%) Moodle
12 5 (0.26%) Totara
12 5 (0.26%) WordPress
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 273 (14.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 51 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 33 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (0.68%) SPSS
6 7 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 215 (11.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.10%) Maximo
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.10%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 738 (38.60%) Azure
2 235 (12.29%) PowerApps
3 202 (10.56%) Dynamics 365
4 166 (8.68%) Office 365
5 159 (8.32%) Azure Data Factory
6 124 (6.49%) Microsoft Flow
7 117 (6.12%) AWS
8 107 (5.60%) Serverless
9 83 (4.34%) Azure Functions
9 83 (4.34%) PaaS
10 67 (3.50%) Data Lake Analytics
11 61 (3.19%) OneDrive
12 60 (3.14%) IaaS
13 51 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
14 38 (1.99%) SaaS
15 28 (1.46%) Azure Machine Learning
16 23 (1.20%) GitHub
17 19 (0.99%) Yammer
18 18 (0.94%) GCP
19 16 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.36%) Skype
2 19 (0.99%) Intranet
3 11 (0.58%) WAN
4 9 (0.47%) VPN
5 7 (0.37%) DHCP
5 7 (0.37%) DNS
5 7 (0.37%) Firewall
6 6 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (0.31%) LAN
7 5 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (0.26%) Extranet
7 5 (0.26%) VLAN
8 4 (0.21%) HTTP
8 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.21%) VoIP
8 4 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.16%) Internet
10 2 (0.10%) FTP
11 1 (0.052%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,785 (93.36%) Power BI
2 535 (27.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 481 (25.16%) SQL Server
4 467 (24.42%) Data Warehouse
5 439 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 291 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 254 (13.28%) Data Lake
8 125 (6.54%) Big Data
9 112 (5.86%) Azure SQL Database
10 97 (5.07%) QlikView
11 95 (4.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 83 (4.34%) Relational Database
13 78 (4.08%) OLAP
14 65 (3.40%) HDInsight
15 57 (2.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 50 (2.62%) Hadoop
17 46 (2.41%) NoSQL
18 44 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
19 38 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
20 35 (1.83%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 146 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 74 (3.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 65 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 55 (2.88%) JIRA
5 34 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 30 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 24 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.52%) Selenium
10 8 (0.42%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.37%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.21%) ERwin
12 4 (0.21%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (0.16%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.16%) ER Studio
13 3 (0.16%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.16%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.16%) webpack
General
1 410 (21.44%) Finance
2 129 (6.75%) Public Sector
3 68 (3.56%) Retail
4 58 (3.03%) Marketing
5 42 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 39 (2.04%) Banking
7 27 (1.41%) Legal
7 27 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (1.36%) Law
9 25 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.26%) Publishing
11 17 (0.89%) Local Government
12 13 (0.68%) Back Office
13 9 (0.47%) Electronics
14 8 (0.42%) Front Office
15 7 (0.37%) Games
15 7 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.26%) Advertising
17 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 779 (40.74%) Developer
2 397 (20.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 363 (18.99%) Analyst
4 226 (11.82%) Power BI Developer
5 183 (9.57%) Architect
6 154 (8.05%) Data Analyst
7 153 (8.00%) Consultant
8 115 (6.01%) SQL Developer
9 113 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 109 (5.70%) Data Engineer
11 77 (4.03%) Data Architect
12 69 (3.61%) Power BI Analyst
13 60 (3.14%) SQL BI Developer
14 57 (2.98%) Azure Developer
14 57 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
15 53 (2.77%) Azure Engineer
15 53 (2.77%) Business Analyst
16 52 (2.72%) SQL Analyst
17 49 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 45 (2.35%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (10.83%) .NET
2 106 (5.54%) HTML
3 94 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 78 (4.08%) XML
5 61 (3.19%) JSON
6 60 (3.14%) MDX
7 54 (2.82%) Web Services
8 52 (2.72%) REST
9 50 (2.62%) CSS
10 39 (2.04%) AngularJS
11 36 (1.88%) React
12 23 (1.20%) .NET Framework
13 21 (1.10%) SOAP
14 20 (1.05%) Kafka
15 19 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (0.78%) HTML5
16 15 (0.78%) jQuery
17 11 (0.58%) OAuth
17 11 (0.58%) OpenID
17 11 (0.58%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 270 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (2.72%) User Experience
5 46 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 31 (1.62%) Algorithms
7 28 (1.46%) Hedge funds
8 24 (1.26%) NHS
8 24 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.58%) Private Cloud
10 11 (0.58%) Replication
11 10 (0.52%) FMCG
11 10 (0.52%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.47%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.37%) Tandem
15 6 (0.31%) PKI
15 6 (0.31%) Taxonomies
16 5 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 94 (4.92%) Windows
2 40 (2.09%) Windows Server
3 18 (0.94%) Linux
3 18 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (0.63%) Android
4 12 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.26%) Unix
7 5 (0.26%) VMS
7 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,516 (79.29%) Business Intelligence
2 525 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (24.69%) Analytics
4 417 (21.81%) Visualisation
5 331 (17.31%) ETL
6 278 (14.54%) Data Modelling
6 278 (14.54%) DevOps
7 245 (12.81%) CRM
7 245 (12.81%) Data Visualisation
8 206 (10.77%) Migration
9 167 (8.73%) Data Analysis
10 135 (7.06%) Scrum
11 122 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 121 (6.33%) Dashboard Development
12 121 (6.33%) Data Management
13 110 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
14 107 (5.60%) Data Science
15 97 (5.07%) Machine Learning
16 94 (4.92%) ERP
17 88 (4.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1,026 (53.66%) SQL
2 227 (11.87%) Python
3 225 (11.77%) PowerShell
4 223 (11.66%) C#
5 173 (9.05%) T-SQL
6 142 (7.43%) JavaScript
7 109 (5.70%) Java
8 104 (5.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 86 (4.50%) R
10 47 (2.46%) Scala
11 46 (2.41%) VBA
12 22 (1.15%) PHP
13 17 (0.89%) C++
14 13 (0.68%) C
14 13 (0.68%) VB
15 11 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.58%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.47%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.47%) Perl
17 8 (0.42%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 126 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 118 (6.17%) Degree
4 44 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.52%) PhD
8 8 (0.42%) ACCA
8 8 (0.42%) CIMA
8 8 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.37%) ISEB
10 6 (0.31%) MCSA
10 6 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.26%) MCSE
12 4 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.21%) PMP
13 3 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.55%) QA
2 67 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.57%) PMO
4 26 (1.36%) GDPR
5 4 (0.21%) RMADS
5 4 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.052%) HL7
6 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (0.73%) Docker
4 12 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.42%) HDFS
6 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
1 11 (0.58%) Terraform
2 9 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.42%) Puppet
3 8 (0.42%) SCCM
3 8 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.37%) Control-M
5 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.26%) Ansible
6 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.16%) SCOM
9 2 (0.10%) Kibana
9 2 (0.10%) Oozie
9 2 (0.10%) Salt
9 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.052%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 918 (48.01%) Microsoft
2 373 (19.51%) Tableau
3 136 (7.11%) Oracle
4 98 (5.13%) SAP
5 89 (4.65%) Cognos
6 66 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 62 (3.24%) Databricks
8 41 (2.14%) Google
9 37 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
10 35 (1.83%) Alteryx
11 26 (1.36%) Informatica
12 20 (1.05%) IBM
12 20 (1.05%) Sparx
13 19 (0.99%) Talend
14 18 (0.94%) Cloudera
15 17 (0.89%) Nintex
15 17 (0.89%) Palantir
16 15 (0.78%) Trend Micro
17 13 (0.68%) VMware
18 10 (0.52%) Xamarin