Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 109 210
Rank change year-on-year +28 +101 +155
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 894 1,891 1,270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.86% 2.28% 1.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.21% 7.85% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 1,357 911
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £313
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £445 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -1.11% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -2.33%
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.98 £15.58
90th Percentile £69.00 £73.75 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +11.36% +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 9,712 24,103 20,960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.08% 29.01% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,495 16,608 14,496
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £308
90th Percentile £688 £656 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 349 295
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% +20.51% -7.14%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £71.05 £74.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.88 £19.00
% change year-on-year +59.96% +15.16% -

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +19 394 £450 -5.26% 83
South East +63 186 £475 +5.56% 51
North of England +35 119 £375 -11.76% 56
Midlands +42 90 £425 - 57
North West +25 83 £370 -12.94% 33
West Midlands +21 64 £445 -1.11% 37
East of England +42 46 £430 -7.03% 27
South West +7 40 £438 +2.94% 21
Yorkshire +31 27 £400 -4.48% 14
East Midlands +46 26 £363 -12.12% 20
North East +35 9 £440 +30.37% 9
South Coast - 1 - -
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 807 (90.27%) Power BI
2 702 (78.52%) Business Intelligence
3 451 (50.45%) SQL
4 387 (43.29%) Azure
5 360 (40.27%) Microsoft
6 241 (26.96%) Data Warehouse
7 237 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
8 231 (25.84%) Analytics
9 215 (24.05%) SQL Server
10 185 (20.69%) Data Modelling
11 184 (20.58%) DevOps
12 178 (19.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 151 (16.89%) ETL
13 151 (16.89%) Visualisation
14 148 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 143 (16.00%) Tableau
16 137 (15.32%) Finance
17 135 (15.10%) Microsoft Excel
18 124 (13.87%) PowerApps
19 121 (13.53%) Python
20 120 (13.42%) SharePoint
21 109 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
22 106 (11.86%) Data Lake
23 96 (10.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 91 (10.18%) Scrum
25 86 (9.62%) C#
25 86 (9.62%) Data Analysis
26 82 (9.17%) T-SQL
26 82 (9.17%) PowerShell
27 80 (8.95%) Office 365

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
1 120 (13.42%) SharePoint
2 51 (5.70%) SAS
3 18 (2.01%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.01%) Confluence
4 12 (1.34%) IIS
4 12 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.45%) JBoss
6 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.34%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.22%) Apache
8 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 135 (15.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.57%) SPSS
6 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.11%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.11%) InVision
8 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 56 (6.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.34%) ContrOCC
5 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.34%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.22%) Aligne
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.22%) Eikon
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.22%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.22%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 2 (0.22%) RMDS
6 2 (0.22%) SAP CCM
6 2 (0.22%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 387 (43.29%) Azure
2 124 (13.87%) PowerApps
3 80 (8.95%) Office 365
4 72 (8.05%) Dynamics 365
5 62 (6.94%) AWS
6 60 (6.71%) Azure Data Factory
7 54 (6.04%) PaaS
8 50 (5.59%) Power Automate
9 40 (4.47%) IaaS
10 27 (3.02%) Logic Apps
11 23 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (2.35%) Serverless
13 18 (2.01%) OneDrive
14 15 (1.68%) GCP
15 12 (1.34%) Google Analytics
15 12 (1.34%) SaaS
15 12 (1.34%) Slack
16 11 (1.23%) Amazon S3
16 11 (1.23%) Azure Functions
17 10 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.23%) Internet
2 9 (1.01%) DNS
2 9 (1.01%) Skype
3 8 (0.89%) HTTP
4 6 (0.67%) Intranet
5 5 (0.56%) FTP
6 4 (0.45%) Firewall
7 3 (0.34%) DHCP
7 3 (0.34%) SMTP
7 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.34%) Wireless
8 2 (0.22%) Broadband
8 2 (0.22%) SNMP
8 2 (0.22%) VLAN
8 2 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.11%) Network Security
9 1 (0.11%) PSTN
9 1 (0.11%) SAN
9 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 807 (90.27%) Power BI
2 241 (26.96%) Data Warehouse
3 215 (24.05%) SQL Server
4 178 (19.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 148 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 106 (11.86%) Data Lake
7 96 (10.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 58 (6.49%) Big Data
9 44 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 34 (3.80%) QlikView
11 33 (3.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 29 (3.24%) Hadoop
13 26 (2.91%) HDInsight
13 26 (2.91%) Relational Database
14 23 (2.57%) Amazon Redshift
15 22 (2.46%) Pentaho
16 21 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (2.35%) SAS EBI
17 20 (2.24%) SAP BW
18 18 (2.01%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 65 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.69%) Visual Studio
3 30 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.24%) JIRA
5 24 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (1.68%) GitLab
7 12 (1.34%) Artifactory
8 10 (1.12%) Maven
8 10 (1.12%) Subversion
9 9 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.89%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.67%) ERwin
12 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.56%) JUnit
13 5 (0.56%) NUnit
14 4 (0.45%) Ant
14 4 (0.45%) webpack
15 3 (0.34%) RStudio
General
1 137 (15.32%) Finance
2 67 (7.49%) Public Sector
3 37 (4.14%) Marketing
4 22 (2.46%) Retail
5 21 (2.35%) Banking
6 20 (2.24%) Law
7 19 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.45%) Electronics
9 13 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.23%) Front Office
10 11 (1.23%) Local Government
11 6 (0.67%) Advertising
12 5 (0.56%) Police
13 4 (0.45%) Back Office
13 4 (0.45%) Billing
13 4 (0.45%) Housing Association
13 4 (0.45%) Publishing
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 316 (35.35%) Developer
2 155 (17.34%) Analyst
3 145 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 115 (12.86%) Power BI Developer
5 82 (9.17%) Architect
6 64 (7.16%) Consultant
7 61 (6.82%) Data Analyst
8 59 (6.60%) Data Engineer
9 47 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 46 (5.15%) SQL Developer
11 43 (4.81%) Data Architect
12 36 (4.03%) Power BI Analyst
13 35 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
14 34 (3.80%) Business Analyst
15 32 (3.58%) Azure Engineer
16 24 (2.68%) SQL BI Developer
17 23 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 23 (2.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 22 (2.46%) Data Scientist
19 20 (2.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (8.95%) .NET
2 31 (3.47%) Web Services
3 29 (3.24%) XML
4 25 (2.80%) AngularJS
5 24 (2.68%) JSON
6 23 (2.57%) .NET Framework
7 22 (2.46%) HTML
8 20 (2.24%) React
8 20 (2.24%) REST
9 19 (2.13%) CSS
10 18 (2.01%) OAuth
11 16 (1.79%) SAML
12 14 (1.57%) Node.js
12 14 (1.57%) OpenID
13 13 (1.45%) Middleware
14 12 (1.34%) .NET Core
14 12 (1.34%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.34%) Entity Framework
14 12 (1.34%) SOAP
15 11 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 109 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.24%) NHS
4 25 (2.80%) Data Structures
5 22 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.01%) User Experience
7 15 (1.68%) Replication
8 14 (1.57%) FMCG
9 13 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.67%) PKI
12 6 (0.67%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.67%) Social Media
13 4 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.45%) Blog
13 4 (0.45%) Life Science
13 4 (0.45%) LIMS
13 4 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.93%) Windows
2 33 (3.69%) Linux
3 25 (2.80%) Unix
4 22 (2.46%) VMS
5 8 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Android
8 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (78.52%) Business Intelligence
2 237 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (25.84%) Analytics
4 185 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 184 (20.58%) DevOps
6 151 (16.89%) ETL
6 151 (16.89%) Visualisation
7 91 (10.18%) Scrum
8 86 (9.62%) Data Analysis
9 79 (8.84%) Migration
10 78 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (8.39%) Data Management
12 73 (8.17%) Data Visualisation
13 70 (7.83%) CRM
14 51 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (5.59%) Data Analytics
15 50 (5.59%) Data Science
15 50 (5.59%) Project Management
16 49 (5.48%) Machine Learning
17 48 (5.37%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 451 (50.45%) SQL
2 121 (13.53%) Python
3 86 (9.62%) C#
4 82 (9.17%) PowerShell
4 82 (9.17%) T-SQL
5 65 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 64 (7.16%) Java
7 49 (5.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 44 (4.92%) R
9 26 (2.91%) VBA
10 24 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.35%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.01%) VB
13 14 (1.57%) Perl
14 13 (1.45%) C
15 12 (1.34%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.23%) SAS Macro
17 8 (0.89%) Scala
18 4 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
18 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 60 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.69%) Degree
4 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.56%) PhD
7 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.34%) ACCA
8 3 (0.34%) CIMA
8 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
10 1 (0.11%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.36%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.01%) QA
3 10 (1.12%) GDPR
4 8 (0.89%) PMO
5 5 (0.56%) SLA
6 2 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) NCSC
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.67%) Docker
4 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.12%) Ansible
1 10 (1.12%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.01%) Terraform
3 6 (0.67%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.45%) Oozie
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.34%) Kibana
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 3 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.22%) Grafana
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 360 (40.27%) Microsoft
2 143 (16.00%) Tableau
3 56 (6.26%) SAP
4 55 (6.15%) Oracle
5 35 (3.91%) Databricks
6 31 (3.47%) Informatica
7 19 (2.13%) Talend
8 17 (1.90%) Google
9 13 (1.45%) Alteryx
9 13 (1.45%) Nintex
10 12 (1.34%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.01%) Hortonworks
12 8 (0.89%) Adobe
12 8 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.78%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.67%) StreamSets
15 5 (0.56%) Cognos
15 5 (0.56%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.56%) Remedy
15 5 (0.56%) Xamarin