Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 201 322
Rank change year-on-year +73 +121 +189
Contract jobs citing Power BI 891 665 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.25% 1.46% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.17% 5.77% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 485 245
London median daily rate £475 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.64% +10.91%
10th Percentile £352 £319 £313
90th Percentile £638 £608 £625
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.48 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.72% +51.05% -
10th Percentile £19.15 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £30.90 £42.65 £22.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% -6.98% -

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 9,716 11,530 10,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.55% 25.33% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,067 8,581 7,597
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £338
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 68 54
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.33 £28.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.06% -3.73% +3.24%
10th Percentile £15.67 £19.50 £18.96
90th Percentile £56.40 £47.40 £58.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +36 198 £475 +5.56% 55
West London +18 37 £406 -14.47% 11
South London +49 23 £475 -9.52% 8
East London -15 7 £375 -21.05% 4
North London +3 3 £438 -37.50%
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 891 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 773 (86.76%) Business Intelligence
3 529 (59.37%) SQL
4 342 (38.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 338 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 338 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 284 (31.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 270 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
8 268 (30.08%) Tableau
9 235 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
9 235 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 225 (25.25%) Finance
11 222 (24.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 213 (23.91%) Analytics
13 189 (21.21%) ETL
14 181 (20.31%) Visualisation
15 170 (19.08%) Data Modelling
16 161 (18.07%) Microsoft Excel
17 157 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
18 130 (14.59%) Python
18 130 (14.59%) Data Analysis
19 113 (12.68%) C#
20 93 (10.44%) Data Visualisation
21 92 (10.33%) Data Lake
21 92 (10.33%) T-SQL
22 89 (9.99%) SharePoint
22 89 (9.99%) QlikView
22 89 (9.99%) Data Science
23 88 (9.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
24 83 (9.32%) .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 89 (9.99%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.82%) Apache Spark
3 25 (2.81%) SAS
4 13 (1.46%) Confluence
5 12 (1.35%) Apache
6 11 (1.23%) ArcGIS
7 8 (0.90%) R Markdown
7 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.79%) CMS
9 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.67%) WebLogic Integration
10 3 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.11%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.11%) IIS
12 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 161 (18.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.67%) SPSS
7 4 (0.45%) Weka
8 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.34%) Stata
9 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 40 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.56%) Sprinklr
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 891 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 342 (38.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (9.20%) Azure Data Factory
4 65 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
5 50 (5.61%) Dynamics 365
5 50 (5.61%) Office 365
6 32 (3.59%) PaaS
7 26 (2.92%) IaaS
8 18 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
9 17 (1.91%) Data Lake Analytics
10 16 (1.80%) Google Analytics
10 16 (1.80%) PowerApps
11 14 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (1.57%) Serverless
11 14 (1.57%) Slack
12 10 (1.12%) Azure Functions
12 10 (1.12%) GitHub
13 6 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (0.67%) Trello
14 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.79%) Network Security
2 6 (0.67%) Intranet
2 6 (0.67%) Skype
3 4 (0.45%) VPN
4 3 (0.34%) SAN
5 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.22%) DHCP
5 2 (0.22%) LAN
5 2 (0.22%) VLAN
5 2 (0.22%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) Extranet
6 1 (0.11%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) HTTP
6 1 (0.11%) Internet
6 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 284 (31.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 270 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
4 235 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 222 (24.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 92 (10.33%) Data Lake
7 89 (9.99%) QlikView
8 67 (7.52%) Big Data
9 65 (7.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 63 (7.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 54 (6.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 42 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
13 40 (4.49%) Relational Database
13 40 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (4.04%) OLAP
16 34 (3.82%) SQL Server 2016
17 32 (3.59%) Hadoop
18 29 (3.25%) MySQL
18 29 (3.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (6.96%) JIRA
2 60 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 25 (2.81%) TeamCity
5 17 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 16 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.12%) RStudio
10 7 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.79%) ERwin
10 7 (0.79%) Subversion
11 5 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.56%) Selenium
12 3 (0.34%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.34%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.22%) IBM UrbanCode
13 2 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 225 (25.25%) Finance
2 70 (7.86%) Retail
3 56 (6.29%) Banking
4 47 (5.27%) Public Sector
5 38 (4.26%) Marketing
6 35 (3.93%) Front Office
7 33 (3.70%) Investment Banking
8 31 (3.48%) Legal
9 17 (1.91%) Publishing
10 14 (1.57%) Law
11 12 (1.35%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.56%) Advertising
13 5 (0.56%) French Language
13 5 (0.56%) Games
14 4 (0.45%) Back Office
14 4 (0.45%) Billing
14 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 368 (41.30%) Developer
2 199 (22.33%) Analyst
3 198 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 125 (14.03%) Power BI Developer
5 74 (8.31%) Architect
6 71 (7.97%) Data Analyst
6 71 (7.97%) SQL Developer
7 67 (7.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 65 (7.30%) Consultant
9 49 (5.50%) Data Engineer
10 41 (4.60%) Business Analyst
11 38 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 36 (4.04%) Power BI Analyst
13 33 (3.70%) Power BI Consultant
13 33 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
14 31 (3.48%) Data Architect
15 30 (3.37%) Azure Developer
16 28 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
17 27 (3.03%) Senior Developer
18 25 (2.81%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.32%) .NET
2 51 (5.72%) MDX
3 38 (4.26%) XML
4 33 (3.70%) JSON
5 28 (3.14%) AngularJS
5 28 (3.14%) Web Services
6 26 (2.92%) ASP.NET
6 26 (2.92%) HTML
7 25 (2.81%) REST
8 17 (1.91%) CSS
9 16 (1.80%) Kafka
10 15 (1.68%) React
11 14 (1.57%) J2EE
12 12 (1.35%) RESTful
13 10 (1.12%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.01%) Middleware
14 9 (1.01%) SOAP
15 8 (0.90%) D3.js
15 8 (0.90%) J2SE
16 7 (0.79%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 157 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (5.05%) User Experience
4 27 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 26 (2.92%) Replication
6 21 (2.36%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 17 (1.91%) NHS
8 17 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (1.80%) FMCG
10 13 (1.46%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.23%) Equities
12 10 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.12%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.01%) Reinsurance
14 8 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.90%) Derivative
14 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.58%) Windows
2 8 (0.90%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.67%) VMS
4 5 (0.56%) Linux
4 5 (0.56%) Unix
5 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (86.76%) Business Intelligence
2 235 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (23.91%) Analytics
4 189 (21.21%) ETL
5 181 (20.31%) Visualisation
6 170 (19.08%) Data Modelling
7 130 (14.59%) Data Analysis
8 93 (10.44%) Data Visualisation
9 89 (9.99%) Data Science
10 79 (8.87%) DevOps
10 79 (8.87%) Migration
11 75 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
12 70 (7.86%) CRM
13 61 (6.85%) Scrum
14 58 (6.51%) Dashboard Development
15 54 (6.06%) Project Management
16 52 (5.84%) Kimball Methodology
17 49 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 47 (5.27%) Data Management
19 45 (5.05%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 529 (59.37%) SQL
2 130 (14.59%) Python
3 113 (12.68%) C#
4 92 (10.33%) T-SQL
5 88 (9.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 71 (7.97%) PowerShell
7 57 (6.40%) R
8 44 (4.94%) JavaScript
9 38 (4.26%) Java
10 24 (2.69%) VBA
11 16 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.90%) C
13 7 (0.79%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.67%) U-SQL
14 6 (0.67%) VB
15 5 (0.56%) Scala
15 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.45%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (4.94%) Degree
2 35 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.23%) PhD
7 8 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) PMP
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.34%) CFA
11 2 (0.22%) CBAP
12 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) CEH
12 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) MBA
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.40%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.37%) QA
3 12 (1.35%) GDPR
3 12 (1.35%) PMO
4 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.23%) Docker
3 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.01%) Puppet
3 8 (0.90%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.56%) Control-M
6 4 (0.45%) Ansible
7 3 (0.34%) Ambari
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.34%) SCCM
8 2 (0.22%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.22%) Terraform
9 1 (0.11%) Automic
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 338 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 268 (30.08%) Tableau
3 72 (8.08%) Oracle
4 41 (4.60%) SAP
5 33 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
6 30 (3.37%) Cognos
7 26 (2.92%) Databricks
8 22 (2.47%) Google
9 19 (2.13%) Adobe
10 18 (2.02%) Alteryx
10 18 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.35%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.12%) Informatica
13 9 (1.01%) Greenplum
14 8 (0.90%) Siebel
14 8 (0.90%) Talend
15 6 (0.67%) CODA
15 6 (0.67%) Workday
16 5 (0.56%) Cloudera
16 5 (0.56%) Omniture