Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 89 187
Rank change year-on-year +12 +98 +163
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 837 2,059 1,398
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 3.06% 2.66% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.63% 9.05% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 1,456 1,054
Median daily rate £425 £450 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +0.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £319 £313
90th Percentile £625 £615 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 11
Median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +63.64% +2.33%
10th Percentile £15.05 £17.85 £16.16
90th Percentile £59.28 £73.75 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.34 £22.00
% change year-on-year +56.70% +1.52% +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 8,696 22,753 22,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.83% 29.39% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,790 15,722 15,589
Median daily rate £500 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.71% +2.69%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
90th Percentile £680 £660 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 356 308
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.08% +29.80% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.37 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £82.50 £58.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +62.79% +22.86% -12.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +8 433 £450 -5.26% 111
North of England +14 114 £388 -8.82% 89
South East -2 93 £425 - 79
Midlands +17 76 £375 -11.76% 36
North West +14 71 £400 -8.57% 61
East of England +48 47 £400 -11.11% 30
West Midlands -9 40 £435 +2.35% 27
East Midlands +56 36 £368 -13.53% 9
Yorkshire +23 34 £350 -12.50% 16
South West +8 30 £438 +2.94% 28
North East +37 10 £375 -16.67% 12
South Coast - 1 - -
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 710 (84.83%) Power BI
2 615 (73.48%) Business Intelligence
3 374 (44.68%) SQL
4 368 (43.97%) Microsoft
5 365 (43.61%) Azure
6 199 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
7 185 (22.10%) PowerApps
8 181 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
9 180 (21.51%) SQL Server
10 169 (20.19%) Analytics
11 168 (20.07%) Data Modelling
12 156 (18.64%) SharePoint
13 139 (16.61%) Visualisation
14 137 (16.37%) Finance
15 129 (15.41%) Python
16 128 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 120 (14.34%) ETL
18 118 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 113 (13.50%) Dynamics 365
20 109 (13.02%) Tableau
21 106 (12.66%) Office 365
22 105 (12.54%) Microsoft Excel
23 101 (12.07%) DevOps
24 97 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
25 89 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 83 (9.92%) C#
27 82 (9.80%) Data Analysis
28 80 (9.56%) Migration
29 78 (9.32%) .NET
30 76 (9.08%) Data Lake

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
1 156 (18.64%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.27%) Confluence
3 13 (1.55%) SAS
4 10 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.08%) ArcGIS
6 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.48%) Apache
8 4 (0.48%) IIS
8 4 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.36%) JBoss
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 105 (12.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.72%) SPSS
5 5 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Sketch
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 50 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.36%) Avolution ABACUS
5 3 (0.36%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.24%) Aligne
6 2 (0.24%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.24%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.24%) Primavera
6 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.24%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 365 (43.61%) Azure
2 185 (22.10%) PowerApps
3 113 (13.50%) Dynamics 365
4 106 (12.66%) Office 365
5 75 (8.96%) Power Automate
6 70 (8.36%) Azure Data Factory
7 54 (6.45%) Logic Apps
8 46 (5.50%) AWS
9 34 (4.06%) Serverless
10 30 (3.58%) OneDrive
11 29 (3.46%) Azure Functions
12 26 (3.11%) Yammer
13 17 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
14 16 (1.91%) PaaS
15 14 (1.67%) IaaS
16 12 (1.43%) GCP
17 10 (1.19%) Amazon S3
17 10 (1.19%) SaaS
18 8 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
19 7 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.43%) DNS
2 6 (0.72%) Internet
3 5 (0.60%) DHCP
3 5 (0.60%) Firewall
3 5 (0.60%) Skype
4 4 (0.48%) WAN
4 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.36%) HTTP
5 3 (0.36%) Intranet
5 3 (0.36%) SAN
5 3 (0.36%) SMTP
5 3 (0.36%) VLAN
5 3 (0.36%) Wireless
6 2 (0.24%) OpenScape
6 2 (0.24%) SNMP
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 710 (84.83%) Power BI
2 181 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
3 180 (21.51%) SQL Server
4 128 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 118 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 109 (13.02%) Tableau
7 89 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 76 (9.08%) Data Lake
9 75 (8.96%) Azure SQL Database
10 47 (5.62%) Relational Database
11 36 (4.30%) QlikView
12 29 (3.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 27 (3.23%) Big Data
14 23 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 19 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
16 18 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (1.43%) Hadoop
17 12 (1.43%) Snowflake Schema
17 12 (1.43%) Star Schema
18 11 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 37 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.27%) JIRA
3 16 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (1.31%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.72%) GitLab
8 6 (0.72%) JUnit
8 6 (0.72%) NUnit
9 4 (0.48%) Ant
9 4 (0.48%) RStudio
10 3 (0.36%) ERwin
10 3 (0.36%) Maven
11 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.24%) Hudson
11 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 137 (16.37%) Finance
2 72 (8.60%) Public Sector
3 36 (4.30%) Marketing
4 22 (2.63%) Banking
5 19 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (2.15%) Retail
7 17 (2.03%) Law
7 17 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.79%) Electronics
9 10 (1.19%) Local Government
10 9 (1.08%) Advertising
11 8 (0.96%) Front Office
12 6 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.60%) Housing Association
13 5 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.48%) Back Office
15 3 (0.36%) Billing
15 3 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 262 (31.30%) Developer
2 144 (17.20%) Analyst
3 123 (14.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 90 (10.75%) Power BI Developer
5 89 (10.63%) Consultant
6 85 (10.16%) Architect
7 72 (8.60%) Data Engineer
8 52 (6.21%) Data Analyst
9 39 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 32 (3.82%) Business Analyst
11 31 (3.70%) Data Architect
11 31 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (3.35%) Power BI Analyst
12 28 (3.35%) SQL Developer
13 24 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 23 (2.75%) Azure Engineer
14 23 (2.75%) Power BI Consultant
15 22 (2.63%) Azure Architect
16 21 (2.51%) Azure Developer
17 19 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (9.32%) .NET
2 39 (4.66%) XML
3 36 (4.30%) Web Services
4 35 (4.18%) JSON
5 27 (3.23%) REST
6 20 (2.39%) CSS
7 19 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 19 (2.27%) HTML
7 19 (2.27%) React
8 18 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 16 (1.91%) Middleware
10 12 (1.43%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.43%) Node.js
11 9 (1.08%) RESTful
11 9 (1.08%) SOAP
12 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Graph
12 8 (0.96%) OAuth
13 7 (0.84%) .NET Core
13 7 (0.84%) MDX
13 7 (0.84%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.06%) NHS
4 31 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 22 (2.63%) User Experience
6 14 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (1.55%) FMCG
8 8 (0.96%) Life Science
8 8 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.84%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.72%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.60%) CMDB
12 4 (0.48%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.48%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.48%) Social Media
13 3 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.36%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.63%) Windows
2 10 (1.19%) Windows 10
3 9 (1.08%) Linux
4 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.48%) Unix
4 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.36%) VMS
6 2 (0.24%) Android
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (73.48%) Business Intelligence
2 199 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (20.19%) Analytics
4 168 (20.07%) Data Modelling
5 139 (16.61%) Visualisation
6 120 (14.34%) ETL
7 101 (12.07%) DevOps
8 82 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 80 (9.56%) Migration
10 67 (8.00%) Scrum
11 60 (7.17%) Data Visualisation
12 58 (6.93%) CRM
13 56 (6.69%) Data Management
14 53 (6.33%) Decision-Making
14 53 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 49 (5.85%) Data Science
16 48 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
17 45 (5.38%) Project Management
18 40 (4.78%) Data Migration
19 39 (4.66%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 374 (44.68%) SQL
2 129 (15.41%) Python
3 83 (9.92%) C#
4 69 (8.24%) PowerShell
5 66 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 63 (7.53%) JavaScript
7 49 (5.85%) R
8 40 (4.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 36 (4.30%) Java
10 17 (2.03%) VBA
11 12 (1.43%) VB
12 10 (1.19%) TypeScript
13 8 (0.96%) C
14 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.48%) DataFlex
15 4 (0.48%) U-SQL
15 4 (0.48%) XPath
15 4 (0.48%) XQuery
16 2 (0.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 65 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 46 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.30%) Degree
4 10 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.36%) PhD
9 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.24%) ISEB
9 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.24%) MCSE
9 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.24%) RIBA
10 1 (0.12%) ACCA
10 1 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.73%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.27%) QA
3 10 (1.19%) PMO
4 9 (1.08%) SLA
5 4 (0.48%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.12%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) NCSC
7 1 (0.12%) NIST
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.60%) Docker
4 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.84%) Kubernetes
1 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (0.84%) SCCM
2 5 (0.60%) Terraform
3 4 (0.48%) Ansible
4 3 (0.36%) Control-M
4 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.36%) Oozie
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.24%) CASB
5 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.24%) Grafana
5 2 (0.24%) Kibana
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.24%) Puppet
5 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 368 (43.97%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.57%) SAP
3 50 (5.97%) Databricks
4 39 (4.66%) Oracle
5 18 (2.15%) Talend
6 15 (1.79%) Nintex
7 10 (1.19%) Alteryx
7 10 (1.19%) Google
7 10 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.84%) Capita
8 7 (0.84%) Dell
8 7 (0.84%) Informatica
9 6 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.72%) Splunk
10 5 (0.60%) Blue Prism
10 5 (0.60%) ESRI
11 4 (0.48%) Cognos
11 4 (0.48%) Snow
11 4 (0.48%) Workday