Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 116 126
Rank change year-on-year +36 +10 +81
Contract jobs citing Power BI 961 363 919
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.19% 2.30% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.24% 9.11% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 254 698
10th Percentile £350 £319 £338
25th Percentile £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £561 £561
90th Percentile £638 £645 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
10th Percentile £20.88 " £19.15
25th Percentile £21.25 £26.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate £23.45 £27.50 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.73% +22.22% +2.27%
75th Percentile £43.63 £28.75 £24.75
90th Percentile £56.15 " "
England median hourly rate £21.50 £40.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -46.91% +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 7,260 3,984 10,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.10% 25.29% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,136 2,866 7,462
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £650 £636 £608
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £520 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 56
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.99 £15.55
25th Percentile £19.06 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £28.31 £27.50 £25.10
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +9.58% -16.35%
75th Percentile £44.78 £39.25 £44.06
90th Percentile £57.72 £49.20 £51.63
England median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% -

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +15 158 £500 +11.11% 54
West London -8 16 £363 -29.78% 17
East London +5 5 £650 +76.27% 18
South London +19 2 £525 +5.00% 5
North London - 1 £460 - 3
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 961 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 786 (81.79%) Business Intelligence
3 493 (51.30%) SQL
4 411 (42.77%) Azure
5 320 (33.30%) Analytics
6 303 (31.53%) Microsoft
7 256 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
8 242 (25.18%) Social Skills
9 227 (23.62%) Finance
10 218 (22.68%) Visualisation
11 214 (22.27%) Python
12 200 (20.81%) Tableau
13 199 (20.71%) SQL Server
14 197 (20.50%) Data Warehouse
15 179 (18.63%) Data Modelling
16 167 (17.38%) DevOps
17 151 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
18 145 (15.09%) ETL
19 144 (14.98%) Microsoft Excel
20 124 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
20 124 (12.90%) Data Lake
21 122 (12.70%) Azure Data Factory
22 121 (12.59%) Databricks
22 121 (12.59%) C#
23 115 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
24 107 (11.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 106 (11.03%) Data Analysis
26 100 (10.41%) Scrum
27 95 (9.89%) SharePoint
28 91 (9.47%) PowerApps

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 95 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 22 (2.29%) SAS
4 16 (1.66%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (1.04%) Apache
5 10 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (0.94%) CMS
7 8 (0.83%) Confluence
7 8 (0.83%) Drupal
7 8 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.31%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.31%) Mule
10 2 (0.21%) Luigi
10 2 (0.21%) Wowza Streaming Engine
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.10%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 144 (14.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.04%) InfoPath
4 10 (1.04%) SPSS
4 10 (1.04%) Stata
5 9 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.83%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.10%) Figma
Business Applications
1 22 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.21%) Sonata
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.10%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.10%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.10%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 961 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 411 (42.77%) Azure
3 122 (12.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 91 (9.47%) PowerApps
5 75 (7.80%) AWS
6 73 (7.60%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 59 (6.14%) Microsoft 365
8 55 (5.72%) Power Automate
9 47 (4.89%) Dynamics 365
10 38 (3.95%) Azure Logic Apps
11 36 (3.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 34 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 30 (3.12%) Adobe Analytics
13 30 (3.12%) GCP
14 24 (2.50%) Google Analytics
15 22 (2.29%) PaaS
16 21 (2.19%) Serverless
17 20 (2.08%) Snowflake
18 17 (1.77%) Azure Service Bus
19 16 (1.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.04%) RTMP
2 7 (0.73%) HTTP
3 4 (0.42%) Firewall
3 4 (0.42%) Network Security
4 3 (0.31%) Internet
4 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.21%) FTP
5 2 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.21%) Skype
6 1 (0.10%) BGP
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.10%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) LAN
6 1 (0.10%) MPLS
6 1 (0.10%) OSPF
6 1 (0.10%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.10%) SNMP
6 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (20.81%) Tableau
2 199 (20.71%) SQL Server
3 197 (20.50%) Data Warehouse
4 124 (12.90%) Data Lake
5 107 (11.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (9.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 82 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 73 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (5.93%) Big Data
10 53 (5.52%) QlikView
11 52 (5.41%) Relational Database
12 38 (3.95%) Metadata
13 34 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 31 (3.23%) Qlik Sense
15 25 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (2.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 23 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (2.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 20 (2.08%) MySQL
19 19 (1.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.27%) JIRA
3 27 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 25 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 20 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (0.83%) AppVeyor
7 8 (0.83%) Artifactory
7 8 (0.83%) GitLab
8 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.52%) Subversion
8 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.31%) ER Studio
9 3 (0.31%) ERwin
9 3 (0.31%) GoCD
9 3 (0.31%) JMeter
9 3 (0.31%) Postman
9 3 (0.31%) REST Assured
9 3 (0.31%) Zephyr
General
1 242 (25.18%) Social Skills
2 227 (23.62%) Finance
3 151 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (6.76%) Marketing
4 65 (6.76%) Public Sector
5 32 (3.33%) Banking
6 31 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
7 23 (2.39%) Retail
8 20 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
9 19 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.87%) Local Government
11 15 (1.56%) Front Office
11 15 (1.56%) Influencing Skills
12 12 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
12 12 (1.25%) Law
13 11 (1.14%) Electronics
13 11 (1.14%) Games
13 11 (1.14%) Telecoms
14 10 (1.04%) Legal
15 9 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 257 (26.74%) Analyst
2 235 (24.45%) Developer
3 124 (12.90%) Data Engineer
4 111 (11.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 108 (11.24%) Data Analyst
6 90 (9.37%) Power BI Developer
7 77 (8.01%) Architect
8 60 (6.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 51 (5.31%) Consultant
10 50 (5.20%) Azure Engineer
11 49 (5.10%) Business Analyst
12 40 (4.16%) Azure Architect
13 37 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
14 32 (3.33%) Data Architect
15 28 (2.91%) Power BI Analyst
16 26 (2.71%) Project Manager
16 26 (2.71%) SQL Developer
17 23 (2.39%) SQL Data Analyst
18 22 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
18 22 (2.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (8.64%) .NET
2 42 (4.37%) AngularJS
3 38 (3.95%) React
4 37 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 35 (3.64%) HTML
6 33 (3.43%) REST
7 29 (3.02%) Web Services
8 28 (2.91%) Kafka
9 26 (2.71%) RESTful
10 25 (2.60%) ASP.NET Core
11 23 (2.39%) JSON
12 22 (2.29%) CSS
13 21 (2.19%) XML
14 18 (1.87%) PySpark
15 14 (1.46%) .NET Framework
16 13 (1.35%) Velocity
17 12 (1.25%) Regular Expression
18 11 (1.14%) Entity Framework
18 11 (1.14%) MDX
19 10 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 25 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (2.50%) User Experience
4 20 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 18 (1.87%) FMCG
6 14 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.04%) NHS
7 10 (1.04%) Reference Data
8 9 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.83%) Reinsurance
9 8 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (0.73%) Wiki
11 6 (0.62%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.62%) iSeries
11 6 (0.62%) Marketing Technology
12 4 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.42%) Derivative
12 4 (0.42%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.56%) Windows
2 9 (0.94%) Linux
3 8 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.62%) Unix
5 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.10%) AIX
6 1 (0.10%) Solaris
6 1 (0.10%) VMS
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (81.79%) Business Intelligence
2 320 (33.30%) Analytics
3 256 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (22.68%) Visualisation
5 179 (18.63%) Data Modelling
6 167 (17.38%) DevOps
7 145 (15.09%) ETL
8 124 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
9 115 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 106 (11.03%) Data Analysis
11 100 (10.41%) Scrum
12 79 (8.22%) Data Engineering
13 77 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
14 69 (7.18%) Data Pipeline
15 68 (7.08%) Data Science
15 68 (7.08%) Migration
16 67 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 63 (6.56%) Data Analytics
18 56 (5.83%) Project Management
19 54 (5.62%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 493 (51.30%) SQL
2 214 (22.27%) Python
3 121 (12.59%) C#
4 80 (8.32%) PowerShell
5 77 (8.01%) JavaScript
6 74 (7.70%) T-SQL
7 60 (6.24%) R
8 58 (6.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 29 (3.02%) TypeScript
10 25 (2.60%) VBA
11 24 (2.50%) Java
12 14 (1.46%) C
13 10 (1.04%) Scala
14 9 (0.94%) VB
15 7 (0.73%) HiveQL
16 6 (0.62%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.52%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.52%) C++
17 5 (0.52%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (6.66%) Degree
2 51 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.62%) PhD
8 5 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.10%) CCNA
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.10%) CISSP
11 1 (0.10%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.52%) QA
2 48 (4.99%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.25%) GDPR
4 10 (1.04%) SLA
5 8 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.73%) PMO
7 5 (0.52%) Accessibility
8 4 (0.42%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) Basel III
9 2 (0.21%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.10%) EMIR
10 1 (0.10%) FATCA
10 1 (0.10%) MiFID
10 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 45 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.94%) Docker
3 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.10%) HDFS
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.04%) Ansible
3 9 (0.94%) Terraform
4 5 (0.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.10%) Grafana
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) Packer
6 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 303 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 121 (12.59%) Databricks
3 55 (5.72%) Alteryx
4 51 (5.31%) SAP
5 46 (4.79%) Oracle
6 37 (3.85%) Adobe
7 36 (3.75%) Google
8 28 (2.91%) Splunk
9 25 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (2.39%) ServiceNow
11 16 (1.66%) Informatica
12 15 (1.56%) Teradata
13 12 (1.25%) Nintex
14 9 (0.94%) Dataiku
15 7 (0.73%) Dynatrace
16 6 (0.62%) Workday
17 5 (0.52%) Atlassian
17 5 (0.52%) Cognos
17 5 (0.52%) ESRI
18 4 (0.42%) Clearswift