Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 2 June 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 BI
England > London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 132 209
Rank change year-on-year +13 +77 +103
Contract jobs citing Power BI 417 879 621
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.21% 2.20% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.13% 8.85% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 652 454
Median daily rate £450 £475 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +1.99% +3.50%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £316
90th Percentile £610 £625 £613
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +11.36% -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +65.29% +22.50% -

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,566 9,933 11,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.22% 24.82% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,196 7,193 8,648
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +3.02%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 60 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £20.36 £19.44 £19.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £56.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Power BI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power BI in London.

Daily rate trend for Power BI in London

Power BI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power BI in London over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power BI in London

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power BI in London.

Hourly rate trend for Power BI in London

Power BI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the London region over the 6 months to 2 June 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
Central London +42 97 £450 -5.26% 22
West London +46 32 £513 +24.24% 5
South London +36 19 £475 - 3
East London +44 4 £293 -38.42%
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI 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 London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 417 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 357 (85.61%) Business Intelligence
3 219 (52.52%) SQL
4 165 (39.57%) Microsoft
5 140 (33.57%) Azure
6 137 (32.85%) SQL Server
7 134 (32.13%) Data Warehouse
8 108 (25.90%) Finance
9 104 (24.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 102 (24.46%) Visualisation
11 97 (23.26%) Analytics
12 96 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
13 94 (22.54%) Tableau
14 89 (21.34%) Data Modelling
15 83 (19.90%) ETL
16 80 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 80 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
17 79 (18.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 76 (18.23%) Microsoft Excel
19 75 (17.99%) DevOps
20 70 (16.79%) T-SQL
21 61 (14.63%) Data Visualisation
22 51 (12.23%) Python
23 43 (10.31%) Azure Data Factory
24 42 (10.07%) Scrum
25 41 (9.83%) C#
26 40 (9.59%) PowerShell
27 39 (9.35%) Git (software)
27 39 (9.35%) Data Analysis
28 36 (8.63%) Azure SQL Database

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 35 (8.39%) SAS
1 35 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.44%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.44%) Confluence
4 2 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.48%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 76 (18.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.36%) SPSS
3 12 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.72%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.48%) Eikon
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.48%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 2 (0.48%) RMDS
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Sage BI
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 417 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 140 (33.57%) Azure
3 43 (10.31%) Azure Data Factory
4 21 (5.04%) PowerApps
5 19 (4.56%) PaaS
6 18 (4.32%) Office 365
7 16 (3.84%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (3.60%) IaaS
9 14 (3.36%) AWS
9 14 (3.36%) Power Automate
10 10 (2.40%) Slack
11 9 (2.16%) Logic Apps
12 7 (1.68%) Google Analytics
12 7 (1.68%) Serverless
13 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (1.20%) Azure Functions
13 5 (1.20%) GCP
14 4 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.96%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.96%) DNS
1 4 (0.96%) Skype
2 3 (0.72%) Firewall
2 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) Broadband
3 1 (0.24%) DHCP
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 134 (32.13%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (24.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (18.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (8.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 34 (8.15%) Data Lake
8 28 (6.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 22 (5.28%) Big Data
10 21 (5.04%) SQL Server 2016
11 18 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (4.08%) Relational Database
13 16 (3.84%) MySQL
14 15 (3.60%) OLAP
14 15 (3.60%) QlikView
15 13 (3.12%) Cosmos DB
15 13 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (2.64%) SAS EBI
16 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 22 (5.28%) Visual Studio
4 20 (4.80%) JIRA
5 12 (2.88%) GitLab
5 12 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (2.40%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.92%) Subversion
8 4 (0.96%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.72%) ERwin
9 3 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.72%) tSQLt
10 1 (0.24%) ER Studio
10 1 (0.24%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 108 (25.90%) Finance
2 30 (7.19%) Public Sector
3 24 (5.76%) Marketing
4 17 (4.08%) Retail
5 16 (3.84%) Banking
6 14 (3.36%) Law
6 14 (3.36%) Legal
7 13 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.16%) Front Office
8 9 (2.16%) Local Government
8 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.96%) Back Office
10 4 (0.96%) Electronics
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.24%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 156 (37.41%) Developer
2 94 (22.54%) Analyst
3 79 (18.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 63 (15.11%) Power BI Developer
5 46 (11.03%) Data Analyst
6 41 (9.83%) SQL Developer
7 38 (9.11%) Consultant
8 35 (8.39%) Data Engineer
9 29 (6.95%) Azure Engineer
10 28 (6.71%) Power BI Analyst
11 25 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 21 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 18 (4.32%) SQL BI Developer
14 16 (3.84%) Architect
14 16 (3.84%) Power BI Consultant
15 15 (3.60%) Data Architect
15 15 (3.60%) SQL Analyst
16 14 (3.36%) Business Analyst
17 13 (3.12%) Azure Developer
17 13 (3.12%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.47%) .NET
2 15 (3.60%) Web Services
3 10 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (2.40%) XML
4 9 (2.16%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.16%) JSON
5 8 (1.92%) REST
6 7 (1.68%) ADO
7 5 (1.20%) MDX
7 5 (1.20%) PySpark
7 5 (1.20%) SOAP
8 4 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.96%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (0.96%) HTML
8 4 (0.96%) Kafka
8 4 (0.96%) Node.js
9 3 (0.72%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.72%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.32%) User Experience
3 13 (3.12%) NHS
4 12 (2.88%) FMCG
5 10 (2.40%) Replication
6 9 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.96%) PMI
8 4 (0.96%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.72%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.72%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.08%) Linux
2 11 (2.64%) Unix
3 9 (2.16%) Windows
4 3 (0.72%) VMS
5 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (85.61%) Business Intelligence
2 102 (24.46%) Visualisation
3 97 (23.26%) Analytics
4 96 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (21.34%) Data Modelling
6 83 (19.90%) ETL
7 75 (17.99%) DevOps
8 61 (14.63%) Data Visualisation
9 42 (10.07%) Scrum
10 39 (9.35%) Data Analysis
11 34 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (7.91%) Data Management
13 25 (6.00%) Migration
14 24 (5.76%) Validation
15 22 (5.28%) Data Analytics
15 22 (5.28%) Data Engineering
15 22 (5.28%) Data Science
16 21 (5.04%) Dimensional Modelling
16 21 (5.04%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (5.04%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 219 (52.52%) SQL
2 70 (16.79%) T-SQL
3 51 (12.23%) Python
4 41 (9.83%) C#
5 40 (9.59%) PowerShell
6 29 (6.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 24 (5.76%) Java
8 17 (4.08%) R
9 16 (3.84%) VBA
10 11 (2.64%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.16%) SAS Macro
11 9 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.92%) Perl
12 8 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.20%) ANSI SQL
13 5 (1.20%) Scala
14 4 (0.96%) VB
15 3 (0.72%) PHP
15 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.88%) Degree
5 4 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.72%) ACCA
6 3 (0.72%) CIMA
6 3 (0.72%) MCITP
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.32%) QA
2 12 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.44%) GDPR
4 4 (0.96%) PMO
5 3 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Kibana
1 3 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.24%) Control-M
2 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 165 (39.57%) Microsoft
2 94 (22.54%) Tableau
3 21 (5.04%) Oracle
4 19 (4.56%) Databricks
5 15 (3.60%) SAP
6 12 (2.88%) Alteryx
7 10 (2.40%) Google
8 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.44%) Talend
10 5 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.20%) StreamSets
11 4 (0.96%) Adobe
11 4 (0.96%) Citrix
11 4 (0.96%) Informatica
12 3 (0.72%) Aderant
12 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.72%) FactSet
12 3 (0.72%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.72%) Intapp
12 3 (0.72%) Sybase