Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 114 140
Rank change year-on-year +24 +26 +75
Contract jobs citing Power BI 681 487 863
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.89% 2.31% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.37% 9.55% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 347 633
10th Percentile £343 £325 £325
25th Percentile £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +2.15%
75th Percentile £575 £569 £550
90th Percentile £650 £647 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
10th Percentile £20.75 " £19.80
25th Percentile £21.25 £26.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate £23.45 £30.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.83% +33.33% +2.27%
75th Percentile £57.13 £37.47 £24.75
90th Percentile £62.70 £44.16 "
England median hourly rate £21.00 £46.00 £22.65
% change year-on-year -54.35% +103.09% +13.25%

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 5,504 5,100 10,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.36% 24.22% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,905 3,706 7,508
10th Percentile £372 £363 £363
25th Percentile £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £625 £609
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 46
10th Percentile £14.35 £15.89 £18.53
25th Percentile £20.00 £20.11 £20.63
Median hourly rate £34.88 £25.75 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +35.46% +5.10% -10.35%
75th Percentile £58.75 £38.44 £43.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £49.86 £54.25
England median hourly rate £24.64 £24.70 £31.25
% change year-on-year -0.24% -20.96% +4.17%

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 12 May 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 12 May 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 12 May 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 +37 131 £475 +5.56% 47
West London -13 10 £381 -12.86% 13
East London +17 5 £650 +116.67% 20
South London +24 4 £388 -18.42% 8
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 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.

1 681 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 564 (82.82%) Business Intelligence
3 325 (47.72%) SQL
4 296 (43.47%) Azure
5 233 (34.21%) Microsoft
6 229 (33.63%) Analytics
7 186 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
8 185 (27.17%) Social Skills
9 183 (26.87%) Finance
10 161 (23.64%) SQL Server
11 155 (22.76%) Visualisation
12 152 (22.32%) Data Warehouse
13 144 (21.15%) Tableau
14 137 (20.12%) Python
15 135 (19.82%) Data Modelling
16 119 (17.47%) DevOps
17 95 (13.95%) ETL
18 89 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
19 86 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 86 (12.63%) Microsoft Excel
20 84 (12.33%) C#
21 79 (11.60%) Data Visualisation
22 77 (11.31%) SharePoint
23 75 (11.01%) Data Analysis
24 69 (10.13%) JavaScript
25 68 (9.99%) Databricks
26 67 (9.84%) Azure Data Factory
27 64 (9.40%) Data Lake
28 62 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
28 62 (9.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 77 (11.31%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.79%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.06%) SAS
4 11 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (1.47%) Apache
6 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.73%) Jupyter
7 5 (0.73%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.44%) Mule
9 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.29%) Confluence
10 2 (0.29%) Wowza Streaming Engine
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 86 (12.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.47%) SPSS
5 9 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.17%) Chatbot
6 8 (1.17%) InfoPath
6 8 (1.17%) Stata
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Sonata
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) iTrent
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 681 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 296 (43.47%) Azure
3 67 (9.84%) Azure Data Factory
4 61 (8.96%) AWS
4 61 (8.96%) PowerApps
5 45 (6.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 42 (6.17%) Dynamics 365
7 37 (5.43%) Microsoft 365
8 35 (5.14%) Power Automate
9 31 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 24 (3.52%) Azure Logic Apps
11 22 (3.23%) GCP
12 19 (2.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 16 (2.35%) PaaS
14 12 (1.76%) Azure Service Bus
15 11 (1.62%) Google Analytics
16 10 (1.47%) Serverless
17 9 (1.32%) Azure Stack
17 9 (1.32%) OneDrive
18 8 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.47%) RTMP
2 6 (0.88%) HTTP
3 5 (0.73%) Skype
4 3 (0.44%) Firewall
4 3 (0.44%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.44%) Network Security
4 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.29%) FTP
5 2 (0.29%) Internet
5 2 (0.29%) Intranet
5 2 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.15%) BGP
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) DVB
6 1 (0.15%) IPsec
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) MPLS
6 1 (0.15%) OSPF
6 1 (0.15%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 152 (22.32%) Data Warehouse
3 144 (21.15%) Tableau
4 86 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (9.40%) Data Lake
6 62 (9.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (6.02%) QlikView
9 39 (5.73%) Relational Database
10 37 (5.43%) Big Data
11 34 (4.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 23 (3.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 21 (3.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 21 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 19 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (2.79%) Qlik Sense
15 18 (2.64%) Hadoop
16 17 (2.50%) Data Mining
17 14 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (2.06%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (4.70%) JIRA
2 27 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 23 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.17%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.03%) GitLab
8 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.88%) ER Studio
9 6 (0.88%) ERwin
10 3 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.44%) JMeter
10 3 (0.44%) Postman
10 3 (0.44%) REST Assured
10 3 (0.44%) Subversion
10 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.29%) Selenium
11 2 (0.29%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 185 (27.17%) Social Skills
2 183 (26.87%) Finance
3 89 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (8.96%) Public Sector
5 31 (4.55%) Marketing
6 24 (3.52%) Banking
6 24 (3.52%) Presentation Skills
7 18 (2.64%) Retail
8 14 (2.06%) Influencing Skills
8 14 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (1.62%) Games
10 11 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.47%) Local Government
12 9 (1.32%) Law
12 9 (1.32%) Legal
13 7 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
13 7 (1.03%) Electronics
13 7 (1.03%) Front Office
14 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 178 (26.14%) Developer
2 168 (24.67%) Analyst
3 88 (12.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 79 (11.60%) Data Engineer
5 75 (11.01%) Data Analyst
6 63 (9.25%) Architect
7 62 (9.10%) Power BI Developer
8 41 (6.02%) Consultant
9 40 (5.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 36 (5.29%) Business Analyst
11 31 (4.55%) Data Architect
12 28 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
12 28 (4.11%) Power BI Analyst
12 28 (4.11%) SQL Analyst
13 27 (3.96%) Azure Architect
14 24 (3.52%) Technical Leader
15 23 (3.38%) SQL Developer
16 19 (2.79%) Project Manager
17 17 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 17 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.96%) .NET
2 43 (6.31%) React
3 37 (5.43%) AngularJS
4 33 (4.85%) ASP.NET
5 29 (4.26%) ASP.NET Core
6 23 (3.38%) HTML
7 20 (2.94%) JSON
7 20 (2.94%) Kafka
8 17 (2.50%) CSS
8 17 (2.50%) RESTful
9 16 (2.35%) Web Services
10 15 (2.20%) XML
11 13 (1.91%) NumPy
11 13 (1.91%) PySpark
12 12 (1.76%) SciPy
13 11 (1.62%) Regular Expression
13 11 (1.62%) TensorFlow
14 10 (1.47%) Velocity
15 7 (1.03%) Keras
15 7 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.23%) User Experience
4 16 (2.35%) NHS
5 13 (1.91%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.17%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.88%) iSeries
8 6 (0.88%) Reinsurance
8 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.59%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.59%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.59%) FMCG
10 4 (0.59%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.59%) VSAM
11 3 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.03%) Windows
2 5 (0.73%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.29%) Linux
3 2 (0.29%) Unix
4 1 (0.15%) AIX
4 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Solaris
4 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (82.82%) Business Intelligence
2 229 (33.63%) Analytics
3 186 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (22.76%) Visualisation
5 135 (19.82%) Data Modelling
6 119 (17.47%) DevOps
7 95 (13.95%) ETL
8 79 (11.60%) Data Visualisation
9 75 (11.01%) Data Analysis
10 62 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 58 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 58 (8.52%) Scrum
12 57 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (7.05%) Data Analytics
14 47 (6.90%) Data Science
14 47 (6.90%) Decision-Making
15 43 (6.31%) Software Engineering
16 42 (6.17%) Data Pipeline
16 42 (6.17%) Mentoring
17 40 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 325 (47.72%) SQL
2 137 (20.12%) Python
3 84 (12.33%) C#
4 69 (10.13%) JavaScript
5 58 (8.52%) PowerShell
6 51 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 34 (4.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 34 (4.99%) R
8 32 (4.70%) TypeScript
9 16 (2.35%) Java
10 14 (2.06%) VBA
11 10 (1.47%) Scala
12 8 (1.17%) C
12 8 (1.17%) VB
13 7 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.44%) C++
14 3 (0.44%) Java 8
15 2 (0.29%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 47 (6.90%) Degree
3 44 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.03%) PhD
6 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) CISA
11 1 (0.15%) CISM
11 1 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.75%) Data Quality
2 39 (5.73%) QA
3 16 (2.35%) GDPR
4 5 (0.73%) PMO
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.15%) IFRS
6 1 (0.15%) NCSC
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.32%) Docker
3 6 (0.88%) HDFS
4 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.17%) Ansible
2 7 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.73%) SCCM
3 5 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.73%) Terraform
4 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.29%) Oozie
6 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Grafana
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Packer
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 233 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 68 (9.99%) Databricks
3 39 (5.73%) Oracle
4 31 (4.55%) SAP
5 28 (4.11%) Alteryx
5 28 (4.11%) Splunk
6 17 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.35%) Google
8 10 (1.47%) Informatica
8 10 (1.47%) Nintex
8 10 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.32%) ESRI
10 8 (1.17%) Adobe
11 7 (1.03%) Workday
12 6 (0.88%) Dynatrace
13 5 (0.73%) Dataiku
13 5 (0.73%) Teradata
14 4 (0.59%) Cadence
14 4 (0.59%) Clearswift
14 4 (0.59%) StreamSets