Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 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 Platform
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 219 352
Rank change year-on-year +105 +133 +296
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 1,801 1,152 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.16% 1.25% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.56% 5.72% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,280 811 397
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 13 13 3
England median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -6.98% -
10th Percentile £18.65 £15.31 £20.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £33.00 £22.45
UK median hourly rate £23.58 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +12.26% -2.33% -

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 23,819 20,135 12,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.61% 21.81% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,458 13,839 8,484
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 274 177
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.13 £62.10
UK median hourly rate £23.08 £18.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.80% -0.29% -3.11%

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 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 +82 939 £475 +2.15% 113
South East +33 294 £450 +2.86% 62
North of England +114 201 £413 +17.86% 56
Midlands +58 150 £425 +6.25% 56
West Midlands +67 117 £425 +10.39% 44
South West +17 117 £425 -1.16% 22
North West +77 114 £425 +21.43% 30
East of England +56 85 £450 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire +56 75 £390 +11.43% 16
East Midlands +1 32 £413 +2.48% 11
North East +32 11 £319 -20.81% 10
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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 1,680 (93.28%) Power BI
2 1,479 (82.12%) Business Intelligence
3 989 (54.91%) SQL
4 704 (39.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 673 (37.37%) Microsoft
6 617 (34.26%) SQL Server
7 550 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 474 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
9 452 (25.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 438 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
11 386 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 384 (21.32%) Analytics
13 364 (20.21%) Tableau
14 327 (18.16%) ETL
15 325 (18.05%) Finance
16 285 (15.82%) Visualisation
17 264 (14.66%) Data Modelling
18 253 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
19 252 (13.99%) Microsoft Excel
19 252 (13.99%) SharePoint
20 224 (12.44%) T-SQL
21 220 (12.22%) Data Analysis
22 207 (11.49%) C#
23 193 (10.72%) Python
24 177 (9.83%) Migration
25 173 (9.61%) PowerShell
25 173 (9.61%) Data Lake
26 171 (9.49%) .NET
27 165 (9.16%) DevOps
28 160 (8.88%) Data Science

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
1 252 (13.99%) SharePoint
2 64 (3.55%) Apache Spark
3 36 (2.00%) SAS
4 31 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 29 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (1.28%) Apache
7 17 (0.94%) Confluence
8 14 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.56%) ArcGIS
10 9 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.44%) R Markdown
12 7 (0.39%) CMS
13 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.17%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.11%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 252 (13.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.67%) SPSS
6 9 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.28%) Stata
9 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.22%) Weka
Business Applications
1 104 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.56%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.33%) Elite 3E
9 5 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.28%) Sprinklr
9 5 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
10 4 (0.22%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
12 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 704 (39.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (8.55%) Office 365
3 147 (8.16%) Azure Data Factory
4 141 (7.83%) PowerApps
5 128 (7.11%) Dynamics 365
6 111 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
7 58 (3.22%) PaaS
8 55 (3.05%) Microsoft Flow
9 50 (2.78%) Serverless
10 36 (2.00%) IaaS
11 34 (1.89%) Azure Functions
12 31 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
13 24 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (1.11%) ShareGate
15 19 (1.05%) OneDrive
16 18 (1.00%) Google Analytics
17 16 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
17 16 (0.89%) SaaS
18 15 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
18 15 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.28%) Skype
2 10 (0.56%) SAN
3 9 (0.50%) Intranet
3 9 (0.50%) VPN
4 8 (0.44%) Network Security
4 8 (0.44%) WAN
5 7 (0.39%) Internet
6 4 (0.22%) DNS
7 2 (0.11%) HTTP
7 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.11%) RFID
7 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.056%) DMZ
8 1 (0.056%) Extranet
8 1 (0.056%) Firewall
8 1 (0.056%) FTP
8 1 (0.056%) SMTP
8 1 (0.056%) SSL
8 1 (0.056%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,680 (93.28%) Power BI
2 617 (34.26%) SQL Server
3 550 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 474 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 452 (25.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 386 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 173 (9.61%) Data Lake
8 136 (7.55%) Big Data
9 116 (6.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 108 (6.00%) QlikView
11 94 (5.22%) Relational Database
12 93 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
13 85 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 84 (4.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 81 (4.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 78 (4.33%) Hadoop
17 55 (3.05%) NoSQL
17 55 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
18 49 (2.72%) OLAP
19 43 (2.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 112 (6.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 103 (5.72%) Visual Studio
3 88 (4.89%) JIRA
4 85 (4.72%) Git (software)
5 34 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 26 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.61%) ERwin
8 11 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.56%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.56%) RStudio
10 9 (0.50%) Subversion
11 4 (0.22%) git-flow
12 3 (0.17%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.17%) Selenium
12 3 (0.17%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.17%) tSQLt
12 3 (0.17%) webpack
General
1 325 (18.05%) Finance
2 98 (5.44%) Retail
3 77 (4.28%) Banking
4 65 (3.61%) Marketing
5 50 (2.78%) Legal
6 33 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 33 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.61%) Front Office
8 24 (1.33%) Back Office
9 23 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.05%) Publishing
11 16 (0.89%) Law
12 14 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.72%) Electronics
14 9 (0.50%) Billing
15 7 (0.39%) Advertising
16 6 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.28%) French Language
18 4 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 728 (40.42%) Developer
2 361 (20.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 331 (18.38%) Analyst
4 225 (12.49%) Power BI Developer
5 176 (9.77%) SQL Developer
6 157 (8.72%) Consultant
7 137 (7.61%) Architect
8 120 (6.66%) Data Analyst
9 115 (6.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 77 (4.28%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 77 (4.28%) SQL BI Developer
11 74 (4.11%) Data Engineer
12 67 (3.72%) Azure Developer
13 66 (3.66%) Power BI Analyst
14 65 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
15 64 (3.55%) Business Analyst
15 64 (3.55%) Power BI Consultant
16 60 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
17 47 (2.61%) Data Architect
17 47 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (9.49%) .NET
2 81 (4.50%) HTML
3 80 (4.44%) MDX
4 67 (3.72%) CSS
4 67 (3.72%) JSON
5 65 (3.61%) ASP.NET
6 61 (3.39%) XML
7 48 (2.67%) Web Services
8 38 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 38 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 38 (2.11%) jQuery
9 37 (2.05%) REST
10 24 (1.33%) HTML5
10 24 (1.33%) Kafka
11 23 (1.28%) RESTful
12 18 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (0.89%) CSS3
14 14 (0.78%) .NET Core
15 12 (0.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 253 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (3.55%) User Experience
4 55 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.00%) Data Structures
6 48 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 29 (1.61%) NHS
9 28 (1.55%) Replication
10 17 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (0.94%) FMCG
11 16 (0.89%) Clustering
12 11 (0.61%) PKI
13 10 (0.56%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.50%) Linked Data
14 9 (0.50%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (4.33%) Windows
2 26 (1.44%) Unix
3 18 (1.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.39%) Linux
6 5 (0.28%) VMS
7 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.17%) Android
8 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.056%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,479 (82.12%) Business Intelligence
2 438 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (21.32%) Analytics
4 327 (18.16%) ETL
5 285 (15.82%) Visualisation
6 264 (14.66%) Data Modelling
7 220 (12.22%) Data Analysis
8 177 (9.83%) Migration
9 165 (9.16%) DevOps
10 160 (8.88%) Data Science
11 153 (8.50%) CRM
12 140 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
12 140 (7.77%) Scrum
13 136 (7.55%) Data Visualisation
14 115 (6.39%) Dashboard Development
15 110 (6.11%) Data Management
16 102 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 94 (5.22%) Data Analytics
18 86 (4.78%) Kimball Methodology
19 77 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 989 (54.91%) SQL
2 224 (12.44%) T-SQL
3 207 (11.49%) C#
4 193 (10.72%) Python
5 173 (9.61%) PowerShell
6 139 (7.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 100 (5.55%) JavaScript
8 83 (4.61%) R
9 67 (3.72%) VBA
10 59 (3.28%) Java
11 32 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.33%) VB
14 21 (1.17%) C
15 18 (1.00%) Scala
16 16 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.67%) C++
18 12 (0.67%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 104 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 87 (4.83%) Degree
3 67 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.00%) Master's Degree
5 18 (1.00%) PhD
6 14 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.39%) MCSE
8 7 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.33%) MCSA
10 5 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.17%) CFA
11 3 (0.17%) ISEB
11 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.17%) MBA
11 3 (0.17%) OCP
11 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 52 (2.89%) QA
3 29 (1.61%) GDPR
4 16 (0.89%) PMO
5 7 (0.39%) SLA
6 5 (0.28%) IFRS
7 4 (0.22%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.056%) GMP
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.056%) PSD2
9 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.83%) Docker
3 14 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.28%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.056%) HDFS
7 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (1.44%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.89%) Kibana
3 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.72%) Ansible
4 13 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.56%) Puppet
6 9 (0.50%) Grafana
6 9 (0.50%) SCOM
7 5 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.17%) Ambari
9 3 (0.17%) Demisto
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.17%) SCCM
10 2 (0.11%) Terraform
11 1 (0.056%) Automic
11 1 (0.056%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.056%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 673 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 364 (20.21%) Tableau
3 117 (6.50%) Oracle
4 89 (4.94%) SAP
5 58 (3.22%) Databricks
6 39 (2.17%) Cognos
7 36 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
9 31 (1.72%) Google
10 23 (1.28%) Alteryx
11 21 (1.17%) Informatica
12 20 (1.11%) Adobe
12 20 (1.11%) Talend
13 17 (0.94%) Workday
14 16 (0.89%) MuleSoft
15 15 (0.83%) ServiceNow
16 12 (0.67%) Cloudera
17 11 (0.61%) IBM
17 11 (0.61%) JD Edwards
18 10 (0.56%) Dell