Period
to

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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 62 63 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 +54
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 2,551 1,597 1,329
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 3.59% 3.47% 3.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.12% 9.91% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,875 1,090 932
10th Percentile £350 £305 £313
25th Percentile £413 £365 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.42% +4.41% -
75th Percentile £600 £550 £530
90th Percentile £688 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 25
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £19.30
25th Percentile £18.46 £14.04 £26.25
Median hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -54.35% +103.77%
75th Percentile £35.00 £24.46 £51.75
90th Percentile £63.00 £50.84 £62.45
UK median hourly rate £24.75 £21.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +15.12% -51.69% +96.47%

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 25,215 16,114 13,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.52% 34.99% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,543 11,618 9,689
10th Percentile £321 £315 £300
25th Percentile £439 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 265 206
10th Percentile £13.88 £11.64 £12.56
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +3.90%
75th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £38.60
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.15 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -1 1,348 £525 +5.00% 303
South East +41 272 £525 +20.34% 162
North of England -15 245 £450 +14.29% 152
Midlands -7 223 £450 - 106
West Midlands -16 183 £450 -2.17% 70
North West -10 152 £475 +26.67% 62
South West +5 117 £465 -4.91% 56
East of England -2 104 £428 -2.17% 63
Yorkshire -27 71 £431 +7.81% 44
East Midlands -6 38 £444 +5.03% 35
North East +10 23 £515 +28.75% 47
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 2,089 (81.89%) Power BI
2 1,684 (66.01%) Business Intelligence
3 1,147 (44.96%) Azure
4 1,097 (43.00%) SQL
5 1,029 (40.34%) Microsoft
6 719 (28.19%) Agile
7 655 (25.68%) Social Skills
8 578 (22.66%) Analytics
9 537 (21.05%) PowerApps
10 521 (20.42%) Finance
11 493 (19.33%) SQL Server
12 477 (18.70%) DevOps
13 424 (16.62%) Data Warehouse
14 410 (16.07%) Visualisation
15 389 (15.25%) Data Modelling
16 388 (15.21%) SharePoint
17 379 (14.86%) Microsoft Excel
18 374 (14.66%) ETL
19 373 (14.62%) Python
20 330 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
21 316 (12.39%) Tableau
22 310 (12.15%) Dynamics 365
23 309 (12.11%) Migration
24 305 (11.96%) Power Automate
25 304 (11.92%) Microsoft 365
26 275 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 264 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
28 262 (10.27%) CI/CD
29 261 (10.23%) Data Analysis
30 249 (9.76%) Scrum

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
1 388 (15.21%) SharePoint
2 74 (2.90%) Confluence
3 70 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 43 (1.69%) SAS
5 32 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 30 (1.18%) Apache
7 15 (0.59%) Sitefinity
8 14 (0.55%) IIS
8 14 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.35%) CMS
10 9 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.31%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.12%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.078%) Mule
15 2 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 379 (14.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 89 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.67%) SPSS
7 11 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.24%) Stata
9 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.078%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 137 (5.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.31%) Endur
4 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.24%) Primavera
5 6 (0.24%) Workfront
6 5 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (0.12%) Avolution ABACUS
8 3 (0.12%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,147 (44.96%) Azure
2 537 (21.05%) PowerApps
3 310 (12.15%) Dynamics 365
4 305 (11.96%) Power Automate
5 304 (11.92%) Microsoft 365
6 245 (9.60%) Azure Data Factory
7 171 (6.70%) Azure Logic Apps
8 170 (6.66%) AWS
9 118 (4.63%) SaaS
10 114 (4.47%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 108 (4.23%) PaaS
12 99 (3.88%) Serverless
13 80 (3.14%) IaaS
14 77 (3.02%) Azure Functions
15 65 (2.55%) GCP
16 59 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
17 48 (1.88%) OneDrive
18 45 (1.76%) GitHub
19 44 (1.72%) Snowflake
20 40 (1.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.22%) Firewall
2 28 (1.10%) DNS
3 24 (0.94%) DHCP
4 16 (0.63%) Intranet
5 14 (0.55%) VPN
6 12 (0.47%) Internet
7 10 (0.39%) SAN
8 6 (0.24%) LAN
8 6 (0.24%) WAN
9 5 (0.20%) HTTP
9 5 (0.20%) MPLS
9 5 (0.20%) Skype
10 4 (0.16%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.16%) SSL
10 4 (0.16%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.078%) AMQP
11 2 (0.078%) CTI
11 2 (0.078%) IPsec
11 2 (0.078%) VLAN
11 2 (0.078%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,089 (81.89%) Power BI
2 493 (19.33%) SQL Server
3 424 (16.62%) Data Warehouse
4 316 (12.39%) Tableau
5 275 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 247 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 220 (8.62%) Data Lake
8 164 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 157 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
10 111 (4.35%) Big Data
11 80 (3.14%) Relational Database
12 65 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
13 61 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 60 (2.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 60 (2.35%) Power Query
15 56 (2.20%) Metadata
16 49 (1.92%) MySQL
17 48 (1.88%) QlikView
18 46 (1.80%) Hadoop
19 45 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 172 (6.74%) JIRA
2 100 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 69 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 58 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.37%) GitLab
6 33 (1.29%) Bitbucket
7 29 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 26 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 21 (0.82%) Artifactory
10 18 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 18 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (0.71%) Zephyr
11 14 (0.55%) Selenium
12 13 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.35%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.35%) SonarQube
13 9 (0.35%) Subversion
14 7 (0.27%) ERwin
14 7 (0.27%) PowerDesigner
15 6 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 655 (25.68%) Social Skills
2 521 (20.42%) Finance
3 330 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 206 (8.08%) Public Sector
5 127 (4.98%) Presentation Skills
6 125 (4.90%) Banking
7 110 (4.31%) Marketing
8 84 (3.29%) Retail
9 51 (2.00%) Law
10 45 (1.76%) Telecoms
11 44 (1.72%) Legal
12 41 (1.61%) Manufacturing
13 37 (1.45%) Influencing Skills
14 35 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
15 33 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
16 32 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (1.10%) Publishing
18 26 (1.02%) Electronics
19 19 (0.74%) Financial Institution
19 19 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 655 (25.68%) Developer
2 621 (24.34%) Analyst
3 307 (12.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 251 (9.84%) Data Analyst
5 213 (8.35%) Data Engineer
6 209 (8.19%) Architect
7 208 (8.15%) Power BI Developer
8 185 (7.25%) Consultant
9 150 (5.88%) Business Analyst
10 105 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
10 105 (4.12%) SQL Developer
11 99 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 85 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 78 (3.06%) Power BI Analyst
14 77 (3.02%) Project Manager
15 68 (2.67%) SQL BI Developer
16 54 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
17 52 (2.04%) Report Analyst
18 51 (2.00%) SharePoint Developer
19 48 (1.88%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (7.72%) .NET
2 77 (3.02%) HTML
3 67 (2.63%) CSS
4 59 (2.31%) React
5 54 (2.12%) JSON
6 53 (2.08%) Web Services
7 51 (2.00%) REST
8 46 (1.80%) Node.js
9 45 (1.76%) HTML5
10 42 (1.65%) XML
11 38 (1.49%) AngularJS
12 35 (1.37%) Kafka
13 33 (1.29%) ASP.NET
13 33 (1.29%) RESTful
14 32 (1.25%) jQuery
15 31 (1.22%) MDX
16 27 (1.06%) ARM Templates
16 27 (1.06%) PySpark
17 23 (0.90%) ADO
17 23 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 90 (3.53%) User Experience
2 70 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 69 (2.70%) NHS
4 57 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 36 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 33 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 27 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
10 26 (1.02%) Hedge funds
11 25 (0.98%) Cloud Native
12 22 (0.86%) IoT
13 21 (0.82%) Market Risk
14 19 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
15 18 (0.71%) Graphic Design
15 18 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.71%) Mobile App
15 18 (0.71%) Wiki
16 15 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 91 (3.57%) Windows
2 33 (1.29%) Windows Server
3 29 (1.14%) Unix
4 25 (0.98%) Linux
5 22 (0.86%) Windows 10
6 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.51%) VMS
9 12 (0.47%) Android
10 11 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.078%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.039%) AIX
15 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,684 (66.01%) Business Intelligence
2 719 (28.19%) Agile
3 578 (22.66%) Analytics
4 477 (18.70%) DevOps
5 410 (16.07%) Visualisation
6 389 (15.25%) Data Modelling
7 374 (14.66%) ETL
8 309 (12.11%) Migration
9 264 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 262 (10.27%) CI/CD
11 261 (10.23%) Data Analysis
12 249 (9.76%) Scrum
13 233 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
14 208 (8.15%) Data Visualisation
15 190 (7.45%) CRM
16 176 (6.90%) Dashboard Development
17 159 (6.23%) Data Management
18 152 (5.96%) Data Analytics
19 143 (5.61%) Data Migration
20 140 (5.49%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,097 (43.00%) SQL
2 373 (14.62%) Python
3 234 (9.17%) C#
4 195 (7.64%) PowerShell
5 168 (6.59%) JavaScript
6 166 (6.51%) T-SQL
7 102 (4.00%) R
8 100 (3.92%) Java
9 93 (3.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 79 (3.10%) VBA
11 65 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 39 (1.53%) C
13 36 (1.41%) TypeScript
14 29 (1.14%) VB
15 27 (1.06%) Bash
16 22 (0.86%) Scala
17 21 (0.82%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.39%) C++
19 7 (0.27%) Shell Script
20 6 (0.24%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 167 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 131 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 100 (3.92%) Degree
4 28 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.74%) PMP
7 16 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (0.43%) FFIEC
10 7 (0.27%) ISEB
10 7 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.24%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.20%) CISSP
12 5 (0.20%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.16%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (7.10%) Data Quality
2 112 (4.39%) QA
3 49 (1.92%) GDPR
3 49 (1.92%) PMO
4 33 (1.29%) Accessibility
5 18 (0.71%) NIST
6 14 (0.55%) SLA
7 11 (0.43%) GLBA
7 11 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.31%) NCSC
10 5 (0.20%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.16%) GxP
12 3 (0.12%) COBIT
12 3 (0.12%) GRC
12 3 (0.12%) IFRS
12 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.078%) IFRS 17
System Software
1 97 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 22 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.71%) Docker
5 16 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.31%) Firmware
7 7 (0.27%) HDFS
8 2 (0.078%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.039%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (1.76%) Ansible
2 42 (1.65%) Terraform
3 37 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 30 (1.18%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.59%) Kibana
6 9 (0.35%) SCCM
7 8 (0.31%) logstash
8 6 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.20%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.16%) Automic
10 4 (0.16%) WSUS
11 2 (0.078%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.078%) Control-M
11 2 (0.078%) Grafana
11 2 (0.078%) Nessus
11 2 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.078%) Puppet
11 2 (0.078%) SCOM
12 1 (0.039%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,029 (40.34%) Microsoft
2 209 (8.19%) Databricks
3 174 (6.82%) Oracle
4 102 (4.00%) SAP
5 98 (3.84%) Google
6 57 (2.23%) Informatica
7 49 (1.92%) Alteryx
8 47 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 36 (1.41%) Adobe
10 35 (1.37%) Sitecore
11 30 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 28 (1.10%) Talend
12 28 (1.10%) VMware
13 19 (0.74%) Pega
14 18 (0.71%) Cognos
14 18 (0.71%) Splunk
15 13 (0.51%) Cloudera
15 13 (0.51%) IBM
16 12 (0.47%) NetApp
16 12 (0.47%) Teradata