Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 177 273
Rank change year-on-year +82 +96 +155
Contract jobs citing Power BI 794 728 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.62% 1.65% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.16% 6.83% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 509 345
London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £350 £317 £311
90th Percentile £638 £600 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
London median hourly rate £36.70 £24.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.10% +14.49% -
10th Percentile £25.23 £19.65 £9.73
90th Percentile £39.09 £34.80 £22.25
England median hourly rate £36.00 £27.73 £21.50
% change year-on-year +29.82% +28.98% -

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 7,113 10,664 10,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.44% 24.13% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,073 7,886 8,192
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £353
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £483 £473
% change year-on-year -1.61% +2.17% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 59
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.04% -19.47%
10th Percentile £20.05 £19.06 £17.19
90th Percentile £54.10 £47.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.36% +13.27%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Power BI in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in London

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in London

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor 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 21 January 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 +72 174 £488 +4.00% 83
West London +42 53 £384 -17.03% 20
South London +13 16 £475 -5.00% 8
East London +28 9 £340 -29.75% 5
North London - 1 £425 - 3
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 794 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 686 (86.40%) Business Intelligence
3 441 (55.54%) SQL
4 328 (41.31%) Microsoft
5 270 (34.01%) Azure
6 247 (31.11%) SQL Server
7 234 (29.47%) Data Warehouse
8 233 (29.35%) Finance
9 215 (27.08%) Tableau
10 213 (26.83%) Visualisation
11 194 (24.43%) Analytics
12 187 (23.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 181 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
14 164 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 155 (19.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 141 (17.76%) ETL
17 135 (17.00%) Data Modelling
18 126 (15.87%) Data Visualisation
18 126 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
19 120 (15.11%) Microsoft Excel
20 111 (13.98%) Python
21 107 (13.48%) Data Lake
22 102 (12.85%) SharePoint
23 99 (12.47%) Azure Data Factory
24 97 (12.22%) CRM
25 96 (12.09%) Data Analysis
26 87 (10.96%) PowerShell
26 87 (10.96%) C#
27 84 (10.58%) Migration
28 82 (10.33%) .NET

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
1 102 (12.85%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.39%) Confluence
4 7 (0.88%) Jupyter
5 5 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.63%) Moodle
5 5 (0.63%) Totara
6 4 (0.50%) SAS
6 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.38%) CMS
7 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.38%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 120 (15.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.63%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 78 (9.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.13%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.13%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.25%) Maximo
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.13%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.13%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.13%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 794 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 270 (34.01%) Azure
3 99 (12.47%) Azure Data Factory
4 69 (8.69%) PowerApps
5 60 (7.56%) Office 365
6 54 (6.80%) AWS
7 46 (5.79%) Dynamics 365
8 36 (4.53%) Microsoft Flow
9 33 (4.16%) Data Lake Analytics
10 26 (3.27%) OneDrive
11 22 (2.77%) Serverless
12 20 (2.52%) Azure Functions
12 20 (2.52%) PaaS
13 17 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (1.76%) IaaS
15 11 (1.39%) Azure Machine Learning
15 11 (1.39%) GCP
16 10 (1.26%) Yammer
17 8 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (1.01%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.39%) Skype
2 5 (0.63%) Intranet
2 5 (0.63%) VPN
3 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.38%) DHCP
4 3 (0.38%) Firewall
4 3 (0.38%) Internet
4 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.25%) Extranet
5 2 (0.25%) VLAN
5 2 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 234 (29.47%) Data Warehouse
3 187 (23.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 164 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 155 (19.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 107 (13.48%) Data Lake
7 65 (8.19%) QlikView
8 63 (7.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 59 (7.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 52 (6.55%) Big Data
11 45 (5.67%) OLAP
12 41 (5.16%) Relational Database
13 35 (4.41%) Hadoop
13 35 (4.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 23 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
15 20 (2.52%) NoSQL
15 20 (2.52%) PowerPivot
16 19 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
17 18 (2.27%) MySQL
18 17 (2.14%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 30 (3.78%) TeamCity
4 28 (3.53%) JIRA
5 27 (3.40%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.88%) Selenium
9 6 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.38%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.25%) ER Studio
12 2 (0.25%) ERwin
12 2 (0.25%) IBM UrbanCode
12 2 (0.25%) Sourcetree
12 2 (0.25%) webpack
13 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 233 (29.35%) Finance
2 43 (5.42%) Public Sector
3 28 (3.53%) Marketing
4 27 (3.40%) Retail
5 26 (3.27%) Banking
6 22 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.76%) Legal
8 12 (1.51%) Law
8 12 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.13%) Front Office
9 9 (1.13%) Local Government
10 8 (1.01%) Publishing
11 7 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.76%) Games
13 4 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 328 (41.31%) Developer
2 178 (22.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 160 (20.15%) Analyst
4 118 (14.86%) Power BI Developer
5 75 (9.45%) Architect
6 66 (8.31%) Data Analyst
7 61 (7.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 55 (6.93%) Consultant
9 54 (6.80%) SQL Developer
10 52 (6.55%) Data Engineer
11 51 (6.42%) Data Architect
12 40 (5.04%) Power BI Analyst
13 36 (4.53%) Business Analyst
14 29 (3.65%) Azure Developer
15 26 (3.27%) SQL BI Developer
16 25 (3.15%) SQL Analyst
17 24 (3.02%) Analyst Developer
17 24 (3.02%) Azure Architect
17 24 (3.02%) Azure Engineer
18 23 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.33%) .NET
2 77 (9.70%) HTML
3 34 (4.28%) AngularJS
3 34 (4.28%) ASP.NET
4 30 (3.78%) CSS
5 29 (3.65%) React
6 23 (2.90%) Web Services
7 22 (2.77%) MDX
7 22 (2.77%) XML
8 18 (2.27%) JSON
9 11 (1.39%) Kafka
9 11 (1.39%) REST
10 8 (1.01%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.76%) PySpark
12 5 (0.63%) Node.js
12 5 (0.63%) SOAP
12 5 (0.63%) Swagger
12 5 (0.63%) Vue.js
13 4 (0.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 126 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (4.03%) User Experience
4 29 (3.65%) Hedge funds
5 19 (2.39%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.39%) Replication
9 10 (1.26%) NHS
10 8 (1.01%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.01%) FMCG
10 8 (1.01%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.63%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.50%) Equities
12 4 (0.50%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.38%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.38%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.38%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.39%) Windows
2 8 (1.01%) Linux
3 5 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.38%) Unix
4 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (86.40%) Business Intelligence
2 213 (26.83%) Visualisation
3 194 (24.43%) Analytics
4 181 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (17.76%) ETL
6 135 (17.00%) Data Modelling
7 126 (15.87%) Data Visualisation
8 97 (12.22%) CRM
9 96 (12.09%) Data Analysis
10 84 (10.58%) Migration
11 80 (10.08%) DevOps
12 59 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 56 (7.05%) Dashboard Development
13 56 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
14 53 (6.68%) Scrum
15 49 (6.17%) TDD
16 47 (5.92%) Mentoring
17 45 (5.67%) Data Science
18 41 (5.16%) SDLC
19 40 (5.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 441 (55.54%) SQL
2 111 (13.98%) Python
3 87 (10.96%) C#
3 87 (10.96%) PowerShell
4 68 (8.56%) T-SQL
5 55 (6.93%) Java
6 44 (5.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 32 (4.03%) R
7 32 (4.03%) Scala
8 31 (3.90%) JavaScript
9 20 (2.52%) PHP
10 17 (2.14%) C++
11 11 (1.39%) VBA
12 9 (1.13%) C
12 9 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.88%) U-SQL
14 5 (0.63%) VB
14 5 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 50 (6.30%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.79%) Degree
4 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.76%) PhD
7 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.38%) MCITP
8 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.38%) PMP
9 2 (0.25%) CEH
9 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.25%) MCSE
9 2 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ACCA
10 1 (0.13%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.17%) QA
2 23 (2.90%) PMO
3 20 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.63%) GDPR
5 2 (0.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.01%) HDFS
3 7 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.50%) Docker
5 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.01%) Puppet
2 7 (0.88%) Control-M
3 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.50%) SCCM
4 3 (0.38%) Ansible
4 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.25%) Kibana
5 2 (0.25%) Salt
5 2 (0.25%) SCOM
5 2 (0.25%) Terraform
6 1 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 328 (41.31%) Microsoft
2 215 (27.08%) Tableau
3 67 (8.44%) Oracle
4 52 (6.55%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (5.29%) SAP
6 37 (4.66%) Databricks
7 35 (4.41%) Cognos
8 31 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
9 26 (3.27%) Google
10 20 (2.52%) Alteryx
11 16 (2.02%) Palantir
12 10 (1.26%) Cloudera
13 9 (1.13%) Informatica
13 9 (1.13%) Talend
14 8 (1.01%) Hortonworks
15 7 (0.88%) Foundry
15 7 (0.88%) VMware
16 6 (0.76%) Siebel
16 6 (0.76%) Teradata
17 5 (0.63%) Ab Initio