Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 108 110
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 +86
Contract jobs citing Power BI 1,219 352 906
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.40% 2.50% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.25% 9.93% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 240 711
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
25th Percentile £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £550 £550
90th Percentile £650 £651 £638
England median daily rate £488 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +8.94% -0.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
10th Percentile £20.60 " £15.50
25th Percentile £21.02 " £20.31
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £29.52
75th Percentile £34.06 " £36.70
90th Percentile £34.63 " "
England median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -22.22% +63.64%

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 8,554 3,545 9,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.84% 25.18% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,239 2,546 6,713
10th Percentile £394 £356 £363
25th Percentile £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £671 £625 £610
90th Percentile £738 £713 £698
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 52
10th Percentile £15.84 £20.00 £15.27
25th Percentile £24.50 £27.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.93 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year -14.30% +26.59% +1.03%
75th Percentile £57.13 £41.50 £44.06
90th Percentile £64.70 £53.75 £51.13
England median hourly rate £34.25 £27.23 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.78% -9.23% +1.69%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 161 £505 +6.32% 68
West London -14 33 £363 -31.60% 22
South London +3 11 £520 +30.00% 2
East London -9 5 £400 +23.08% 14
North London - 3 £350 - 2
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,219 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 988 (81.05%) Business Intelligence
3 653 (53.57%) SQL
4 497 (40.77%) Azure
5 364 (29.86%) Analytics
6 360 (29.53%) Microsoft
7 305 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
8 297 (24.36%) Python
9 295 (24.20%) Social Skills
10 294 (24.12%) Finance
10 294 (24.12%) Visualisation
11 259 (21.25%) Tableau
12 240 (19.69%) Data Warehouse
13 235 (19.28%) SQL Server
14 215 (17.64%) Data Modelling
15 195 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 194 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
17 189 (15.50%) ETL
18 185 (15.18%) DevOps
19 177 (14.52%) Data Visualisation
20 158 (12.96%) Data Lake
21 157 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
22 146 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 144 (11.81%) Azure Data Factory
24 139 (11.40%) PowerApps
24 139 (11.40%) Databricks
25 138 (11.32%) Data Analysis
26 130 (10.66%) C#
27 111 (9.11%) Scrum
28 109 (8.94%) AWS

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
1 106 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 26 (2.13%) SAS
4 20 (1.64%) Confluence
5 19 (1.56%) CMS
6 15 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (0.90%) Apache
9 9 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.66%) Drupal
10 8 (0.66%) IIS
11 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.33%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.16%) Hyperledger
14 2 (0.16%) Luigi
14 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.16%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 195 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.07%) SPSS
5 11 (0.90%) Stata
6 10 (0.82%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.082%) Figma
11 1 (0.082%) InDesign
11 1 (0.082%) InVision
11 1 (0.082%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 29 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.25%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.16%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.082%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.082%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.082%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.082%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1,219 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 497 (40.77%) Azure
3 144 (11.81%) Azure Data Factory
4 139 (11.40%) PowerApps
5 109 (8.94%) AWS
6 90 (7.38%) Microsoft 365
7 85 (6.97%) Power Automate
8 70 (5.74%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 69 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
10 46 (3.77%) Azure Logic Apps
11 40 (3.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 36 (2.95%) Adobe Analytics
13 30 (2.46%) Google Analytics
14 29 (2.38%) GCP
15 28 (2.30%) Serverless
16 27 (2.21%) GitHub
17 24 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
18 23 (1.89%) Snowflake
19 22 (1.80%) Azure Event Grid
20 21 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.82%) RTMP
2 6 (0.49%) HTTP
3 2 (0.16%) FTP
3 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.16%) Network Security
3 2 (0.16%) PBX
3 2 (0.16%) PSTN
3 2 (0.16%) Skype
4 1 (0.082%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.082%) DHCP
4 1 (0.082%) DNS
4 1 (0.082%) DVB
4 1 (0.082%) Firewall
4 1 (0.082%) Internet
4 1 (0.082%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.082%) SNMP
4 1 (0.082%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (21.25%) Tableau
2 240 (19.69%) Data Warehouse
3 235 (19.28%) SQL Server
4 158 (12.96%) Data Lake
5 146 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 104 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (7.05%) Big Data
8 86 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 78 (6.40%) QlikView
10 68 (5.58%) Relational Database
11 62 (5.09%) Qlik Sense
12 46 (3.77%) Metadata
13 38 (3.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 36 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
15 33 (2.71%) RDBMS
16 30 (2.46%) NoSQL
17 29 (2.38%) Hadoop
18 28 (2.30%) Power Query
19 27 (2.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 65 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 58 (4.76%) JIRA
3 30 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (0.74%) AppVeyor
6 9 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (0.66%) Artifactory
7 8 (0.66%) RStudio
8 7 (0.57%) GitLab
9 6 (0.49%) Selenium
9 6 (0.49%) Subversion
9 6 (0.49%) Zephyr
10 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.33%) PyCharm
11 4 (0.33%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.25%) MLflow
12 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 295 (24.20%) Social Skills
2 294 (24.12%) Finance
3 194 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (7.30%) Marketing
5 58 (4.76%) Public Sector
6 48 (3.94%) Presentation Skills
7 44 (3.61%) Banking
8 30 (2.46%) Retail
9 25 (2.05%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
11 19 (1.56%) Advertising
11 19 (1.56%) Electronics
11 19 (1.56%) Local Government
11 19 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
12 18 (1.48%) Legal
13 17 (1.39%) Front Office
13 17 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (1.31%) Telecoms
15 15 (1.23%) Law
16 14 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 354 (29.04%) Analyst
2 305 (25.02%) Developer
3 161 (13.21%) Data Analyst
4 153 (12.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 151 (12.39%) Data Engineer
6 128 (10.50%) Power BI Developer
7 96 (7.88%) Architect
8 91 (7.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 81 (6.64%) Business Analyst
10 79 (6.48%) Consultant
11 58 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
12 56 (4.59%) Azure Engineer
13 49 (4.02%) Data Business Analyst
14 47 (3.86%) Power BI Analyst
15 45 (3.69%) SQL Data Analyst
16 38 (3.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
17 37 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
18 35 (2.87%) Azure Architect
19 33 (2.71%) Data Architect
20 32 (2.63%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (6.64%) .NET
2 48 (3.94%) HTML
3 39 (3.20%) REST
3 39 (3.20%) Web Services
4 34 (2.79%) JSON
5 33 (2.71%) PySpark
5 33 (2.71%) RESTful
6 30 (2.46%) CSS
6 30 (2.46%) XML
7 28 (2.30%) Kafka
8 26 (2.13%) AngularJS
9 23 (1.89%) ASP.NET
10 19 (1.56%) React
11 17 (1.39%) .NET Framework
12 15 (1.23%) HTML5
13 13 (1.07%) pytest
14 11 (0.90%) Entity Framework
15 10 (0.82%) MDX
15 10 (0.82%) Pandas
15 10 (0.82%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 39 (3.20%) User Experience
2 28 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 24 (1.97%) Data Structures
4 23 (1.89%) Virtual Team
5 17 (1.39%) FMCG
6 16 (1.31%) Reference Data
7 14 (1.15%) NHS
8 12 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 9 (0.74%) Legacy Systems
9 9 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.66%) Marketing Technology
10 8 (0.66%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.57%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.57%) Wiki
12 6 (0.49%) Animation
12 6 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.79%) Windows
2 19 (1.56%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.48%) Linux
4 15 (1.23%) Unix
5 6 (0.49%) VMS
6 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (81.05%) Business Intelligence
2 364 (29.86%) Analytics
3 305 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
4 294 (24.12%) Visualisation
5 215 (17.64%) Data Modelling
6 189 (15.50%) ETL
7 185 (15.18%) DevOps
8 177 (14.52%) Data Visualisation
9 157 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 138 (11.32%) Data Analysis
11 111 (9.11%) Scrum
12 98 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
13 95 (7.79%) Data Analytics
14 88 (7.22%) Data Engineering
14 88 (7.22%) Migration
15 86 (7.05%) Data Science
16 77 (6.32%) Data Pipeline
17 73 (5.99%) Dashboard Development
18 70 (5.74%) Data Management
19 65 (5.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 653 (53.57%) SQL
2 297 (24.36%) Python
3 130 (10.66%) C#
4 106 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 94 (7.71%) R
6 73 (5.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 72 (5.91%) JavaScript
8 58 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 38 (3.12%) VBA
10 27 (2.21%) Java
11 18 (1.48%) VB
12 16 (1.31%) C
13 14 (1.15%) VB.NET
14 12 (0.98%) Scala
15 9 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.66%) C++
16 8 (0.66%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.57%) HiveQL
18 6 (0.49%) Ruby
19 5 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (6.23%) Degree
2 47 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.82%) CIMA
6 9 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.66%) CFA
8 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.16%) ACCA
12 2 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.16%) OCP
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.23%) Data Quality
2 42 (3.45%) QA
3 28 (2.30%) PMO
4 16 (1.31%) GDPR
5 13 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.98%) SLA
7 9 (0.74%) Accessibility
8 5 (0.41%) IFRS
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.16%) NCSC
9 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.082%) Basel II
10 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.082%) EMIR
10 1 (0.082%) FATCA
10 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.082%) MiFID
10 1 (0.082%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.07%) Docker
3 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.16%) HDFS
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.07%) Terraform
2 12 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.90%) Ansible
4 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (0.33%) Grafana
7 3 (0.25%) Control-M
8 2 (0.16%) Automic
8 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.082%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.082%) Oozie
9 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.082%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.082%) Puppet
9 1 (0.082%) Salt
Vendors
1 360 (29.53%) Microsoft
2 139 (11.40%) Databricks
3 63 (5.17%) SAP
4 56 (4.59%) Adobe
5 53 (4.35%) Oracle
6 48 (3.94%) Google
7 44 (3.61%) Alteryx
8 31 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (2.38%) ServiceNow
10 27 (2.21%) Informatica
11 21 (1.72%) Teradata
12 10 (0.82%) Splunk
13 8 (0.66%) Dataiku
14 7 (0.57%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.57%) BiZZdesign
14 7 (0.57%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
15 6 (0.49%) Nintex
15 6 (0.49%) Palantir
15 6 (0.49%) Workday