Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 91 160
Rank change year-on-year -5 +69 +86
Contract jobs citing Power BI 533 770 797
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.65% 2.74% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.27% 11.28% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 602 577
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £312 £325 £335
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
England median daily rate £436 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.06% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £34.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.31% +60.93% -
10th Percentile £20.00 £20.07 £19.51
90th Percentile £36.75 £37.89 £24.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £36.70 £23.58
% change year-on-year -42.78% +55.67% +9.65%

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 4,731 6,828 10,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.53% 24.34% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,350 4,976 8,019
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £495 £488 £485
% change year-on-year +1.54% +0.52% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 42
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +42.86% -9.79%
10th Percentile £20.60 £18.25 £16.83
90th Percentile £68.00 £64.88 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.80 £31.25
% change year-on-year -3.09% -17.45% -4.58%

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 5 March 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power BI in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 5 March 2021. 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 +19 85 £469 -1.32% 40
West London +8 17 £500 +33.33% 5
South London +30 5 £363 -23.68% 2
East London +30 3 £500 +21.21% 12
North London +9 2 £300 -29.41% 1
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 533 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 434 (81.43%) Business Intelligence
3 249 (46.72%) Azure
4 243 (45.59%) SQL
5 193 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 144 (27.02%) Analytics
7 131 (24.58%) Finance
8 127 (23.83%) SQL Server
9 123 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (21.76%) Data Warehouse
11 112 (21.01%) Visualisation
12 105 (19.70%) Data Modelling
13 103 (19.32%) Python
14 96 (18.01%) Tableau
15 87 (16.32%) DevOps
16 86 (16.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 84 (15.76%) ETL
18 73 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
19 66 (12.38%) Microsoft Excel
20 65 (12.20%) SharePoint
21 58 (10.88%) Azure Data Factory
21 58 (10.88%) PowerApps
22 54 (10.13%) Data Analysis
23 53 (9.94%) C#
24 52 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 51 (9.57%) Data Visualisation
26 50 (9.38%) Data Lake
27 49 (9.19%) Decision-Making
27 49 (9.19%) .NET
28 48 (9.01%) JavaScript

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 65 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.88%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (1.88%) SAS
3 9 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.94%) Jupyter
5 4 (0.75%) Apache
6 3 (0.56%) Confluence
7 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) Moodle
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 66 (12.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.56%) SPSS
7 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 23 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.38%) Magento
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.38%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.38%) Sonata
6 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.19%) iTrent
7 1 (0.19%) Primavera
7 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 533 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 249 (46.72%) Azure
3 58 (10.88%) Azure Data Factory
3 58 (10.88%) PowerApps
4 41 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
5 38 (7.13%) AWS
6 30 (5.63%) Microsoft 365
7 25 (4.69%) Power Automate
8 20 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (3.00%) Logic Apps
10 13 (2.44%) GCP
11 10 (1.88%) Serverless
12 7 (1.31%) Google Analytics
12 7 (1.31%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.31%) PaaS
13 6 (1.13%) Azure Functions
14 5 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.94%) IaaS
14 5 (0.94%) SaaS
15 4 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.13%) HTTP
2 3 (0.56%) Intranet
2 3 (0.56%) Skype
2 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.38%) Firewall
3 2 (0.38%) LAN
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) FTP
4 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.19%) RTMP
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) VLAN
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 116 (21.76%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (18.01%) Tableau
4 86 (16.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (9.38%) Data Lake
7 43 (8.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (6.38%) QlikView
9 31 (5.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 28 (5.25%) Big Data
11 23 (4.32%) Relational Database
12 20 (3.75%) Qlik Sense
13 16 (3.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 15 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 11 (2.06%) Pentaho
18 10 (1.88%) Hadoop
18 10 (1.88%) MySQL
18 10 (1.88%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (2.81%) JIRA
3 12 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.94%) ER Studio
6 5 (0.94%) ERwin
6 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.56%) GitLab
8 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.38%) kappa
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.38%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.19%) Hudson
10 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 131 (24.58%) Finance
2 41 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 18 (3.38%) Banking
3 18 (3.38%) Manufacturing
3 18 (3.38%) Marketing
4 15 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.69%) Electronics
6 8 (1.50%) Retail
7 7 (1.31%) Law
8 6 (1.13%) Local Government
9 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.75%) Billing
10 4 (0.75%) Front Office
10 4 (0.75%) Legal
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 144 (27.02%) Developer
2 127 (23.83%) Analyst
3 70 (13.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 65 (12.20%) Data Engineer
5 62 (11.63%) Data Analyst
6 57 (10.69%) Power BI Developer
7 51 (9.57%) Architect
8 47 (8.82%) Consultant
9 27 (5.07%) Business Analyst
10 24 (4.50%) Azure Engineer
10 24 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 24 (4.50%) Power BI Consultant
11 21 (3.94%) Power BI Analyst
12 20 (3.75%) SQL Analyst
13 19 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 18 (3.38%) Data Architect
15 17 (3.19%) Technical Leader
16 15 (2.81%) Azure Architect
17 14 (2.63%) SQL Developer
18 13 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.19%) .NET
2 35 (6.57%) React
3 23 (4.32%) AngularJS
3 23 (4.32%) Web Services
4 19 (3.56%) ASP.NET
5 18 (3.38%) ASP.NET Core
6 17 (3.19%) JSON
7 14 (2.63%) NumPy
8 13 (2.44%) Kafka
9 12 (2.25%) SciPy
10 9 (1.69%) HTML
10 9 (1.69%) TensorFlow
10 9 (1.69%) XML
11 8 (1.50%) .NET Core
11 8 (1.50%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (1.50%) scikit-learn
11 8 (1.50%) Velocity
12 7 (1.31%) CSS
12 7 (1.31%) Keras
12 7 (1.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (4.32%) User Experience
4 18 (3.38%) NHS
5 17 (3.19%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.69%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.13%) FMCG
10 5 (0.94%) Life Science
10 5 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.75%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.75%) VSAM
12 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.94%) Windows
2 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.19%) Linux
3 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (81.43%) Business Intelligence
2 144 (27.02%) Analytics
3 123 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (21.01%) Visualisation
5 105 (19.70%) Data Modelling
6 87 (16.32%) DevOps
7 84 (15.76%) ETL
8 54 (10.13%) Data Analysis
9 51 (9.57%) Data Visualisation
10 49 (9.19%) Decision-Making
11 44 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (6.94%) CRM
14 36 (6.75%) Data Science
15 35 (6.57%) Data Architecture
15 35 (6.57%) Data Management
16 33 (6.19%) Mentoring
16 33 (6.19%) Scrum
17 32 (6.00%) Dashboard Development
18 31 (5.82%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 243 (45.59%) SQL
2 103 (19.32%) Python
3 53 (9.94%) C#
4 48 (9.01%) JavaScript
5 41 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 40 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 27 (5.07%) R
8 26 (4.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 19 (3.56%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.25%) VBA
11 11 (2.06%) Java
12 10 (1.88%) Scala
13 8 (1.50%) VB
14 7 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.94%) C
16 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.38%) Ruby
18 1 (0.19%) X++
18 1 (0.19%) XPath
18 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.25%) Degree
4 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.13%) PhD
6 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.38%) ISEB
6 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.19%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.13%) Data Quality
2 23 (4.32%) QA
3 10 (1.88%) GDPR
3 10 (1.88%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) IFRS
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.94%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) HDFS
3 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) SCCM
2 4 (0.75%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.38%) Ansible
3 2 (0.38%) Oozie
3 2 (0.38%) Terraform
4 1 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Grafana
4 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Packer
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 193 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.44%) Databricks
3 40 (7.50%) Oracle
4 33 (6.19%) SAP
5 15 (2.81%) Alteryx
6 11 (2.06%) Google
6 11 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.69%) ESRI
7 9 (1.69%) Informatica
7 9 (1.69%) Splunk
8 6 (1.13%) Nintex
9 5 (0.94%) Dataiku
10 4 (0.75%) StreamSets
10 4 (0.75%) Workday
11 2 (0.38%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.38%) Cognos
11 2 (0.38%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.38%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.38%) Sage
11 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow