Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 21 September 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 Platform
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 183 313
Rank change year-on-year +82 +130 +198
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 974 719 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.53% 1.57% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.80% 6.06% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 529 254
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +7.14%
10th Percentile £352 £319 £313
90th Percentile £625 £613 £613
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
London median hourly rate £22.42 £30.10 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.54% +40.01% -
10th Percentile £19.46 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £35.85 £41.38 £22.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +59.09% +2.33% -

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,483 11,858 7,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.43% 25.86% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,896 8,721 5,836
London median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 85 74
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +2.80% -11.75%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £67.50 £83.50 £154.13
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
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 Platform within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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 +53 219 £500 +8.11% 66
West London +30 52 £406 -16.67% 20
South London +49 16 £400 -17.95% 3
East London -15 6 £363 -23.68% 17
North London +1 3 £438 -37.50% 2
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Power Platform 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 Platform.

1 907 (93.12%) Power BI
2 789 (81.01%) Business Intelligence
3 561 (57.60%) SQL
4 378 (38.81%) Microsoft
5 352 (36.14%) Azure
6 348 (35.73%) SQL Server
7 285 (29.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 283 (29.06%) Tableau
9 275 (28.23%) Data Warehouse
10 259 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
11 250 (25.67%) Finance
12 241 (24.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 228 (23.41%) Analytics
14 218 (22.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 193 (19.82%) Visualisation
16 187 (19.20%) ETL
17 181 (18.58%) Data Modelling
18 158 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
19 154 (15.81%) Microsoft Excel
20 149 (15.30%) SharePoint
21 144 (14.78%) Python
22 134 (13.76%) C#
23 128 (13.14%) Data Analysis
24 106 (10.88%) .NET
25 100 (10.27%) Office 365
26 98 (10.06%) Data Visualisation
27 95 (9.75%) Migration
28 91 (9.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
28 91 (9.34%) PowerApps
29 90 (9.24%) Data Lake

Power Platform
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
1 149 (15.30%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.67%) Apache Spark
3 25 (2.57%) Confluence
4 23 (2.36%) SAS
5 10 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 10 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.82%) R Markdown
7 7 (0.72%) Apache
7 7 (0.72%) CMS
8 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.62%) WebLogic Integration
9 3 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.10%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 154 (15.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.51%) SPSS
6 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.31%) Stata
6 3 (0.31%) Weka
7 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 47 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.92%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.92%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.41%) Sprinklr
8 2 (0.21%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.10%) SAP MDG
9 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 352 (36.14%) Azure
2 100 (10.27%) Office 365
3 91 (9.34%) PowerApps
4 76 (7.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 70 (7.19%) Dynamics 365
6 69 (7.08%) AWS
7 55 (5.65%) Microsoft Flow
8 29 (2.98%) PaaS
9 26 (2.67%) IaaS
10 19 (1.95%) Data Lake Analytics
11 18 (1.85%) OneDrive
12 16 (1.64%) Google Analytics
13 15 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
14 14 (1.44%) Serverless
14 14 (1.44%) Slack
15 12 (1.23%) GCP
16 11 (1.13%) Azure Functions
17 10 (1.03%) Yammer
18 9 (0.92%) GitHub
19 8 (0.82%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
1 16 (1.64%) LAN
1 16 (1.64%) WAN
2 12 (1.23%) Intranet
3 9 (0.92%) Skype
4 5 (0.51%) VPN
5 4 (0.41%) Firewall
5 4 (0.41%) Internet
6 3 (0.31%) Extranet
7 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.21%) DHCP
7 2 (0.21%) HTTP
7 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.21%) SAN
7 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.21%) VLAN
7 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.10%) FTP
8 1 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 907 (93.12%) Power BI
2 348 (35.73%) SQL Server
3 285 (29.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 275 (28.23%) Data Warehouse
5 241 (24.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 218 (22.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 90 (9.24%) Data Lake
8 87 (8.93%) QlikView
9 61 (6.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 57 (5.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 57 (5.85%) Big Data
11 48 (4.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 45 (4.62%) Relational Database
13 40 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
14 39 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (3.70%) OLAP
16 35 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
16 35 (3.59%) SQL Server 2017
17 33 (3.39%) NoSQL
18 28 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (7.29%) JIRA
2 59 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 28 (2.87%) TeamCity
5 27 (2.77%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.03%) RStudio
10 7 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.72%) ERwin
10 7 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.72%) Selenium
11 4 (0.41%) Subversion
12 3 (0.31%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.31%) webpack
13 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.21%) IBM UrbanCode
13 2 (0.21%) Sourcetree
General
1 250 (25.67%) Finance
2 59 (6.06%) Retail
3 57 (5.85%) Banking
4 56 (5.75%) Public Sector
5 35 (3.59%) Marketing
6 34 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 33 (3.39%) Front Office
8 30 (3.08%) Legal
9 20 (2.05%) Publishing
10 13 (1.33%) Law
11 10 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.72%) Games
14 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.51%) Advertising
15 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.41%) Back Office
17 3 (0.31%) Electronics
18 2 (0.21%) French Language
18 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 389 (39.94%) Developer
2 221 (22.69%) Analyst
3 204 (20.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 122 (12.53%) Power BI Developer
5 82 (8.42%) Architect
6 76 (7.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 74 (7.60%) Consultant
7 74 (7.60%) Data Analyst
8 73 (7.49%) SQL Developer
9 43 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 40 (4.11%) Data Engineer
11 37 (3.80%) Power BI Analyst
12 35 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 34 (3.49%) SQL BI Developer
14 31 (3.18%) Azure Developer
15 30 (3.08%) Data Architect
16 29 (2.98%) Power BI Consultant
17 28 (2.87%) Data Scientist
18 27 (2.77%) Analyst Developer
19 26 (2.67%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (10.88%) .NET
2 49 (5.03%) MDX
3 47 (4.83%) XML
4 46 (4.72%) HTML
5 40 (4.11%) JSON
5 40 (4.11%) Web Services
6 33 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 33 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 33 (3.39%) CSS
7 29 (2.98%) REST
8 23 (2.36%) React
9 15 (1.54%) HTML5
10 14 (1.44%) .NET Framework
10 14 (1.44%) J2EE
11 13 (1.33%) RESTful
12 11 (1.13%) Kafka
13 9 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (0.92%) CSS3
13 9 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 158 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.21%) User Experience
4 30 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 29 (2.98%) Data Structures
6 27 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.46%) Replication
8 22 (2.26%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.85%) NHS
10 15 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.44%) FMCG
12 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.13%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.03%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.03%) Equities
15 9 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.92%) Reinsurance
16 8 (0.82%) Derivative
17 6 (0.62%) Linked Data
17 6 (0.62%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.67%) Windows
2 7 (0.72%) Linux
3 6 (0.62%) VMS
4 5 (0.51%) Unix
4 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.31%) Android
5 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.21%) Solaris
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (81.01%) Business Intelligence
2 259 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (23.41%) Analytics
4 193 (19.82%) Visualisation
5 187 (19.20%) ETL
6 181 (18.58%) Data Modelling
7 128 (13.14%) Data Analysis
8 98 (10.06%) Data Visualisation
9 95 (9.75%) Migration
10 86 (8.83%) Data Science
11 74 (7.60%) CRM
12 73 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (7.39%) DevOps
14 64 (6.57%) Project Management
15 63 (6.47%) Dashboard Development
16 61 (6.26%) Scrum
17 55 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 51 (5.24%) Computer Science
19 45 (4.62%) Data Management
19 45 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 561 (57.60%) SQL
2 144 (14.78%) Python
3 134 (13.76%) C#
4 91 (9.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 86 (8.83%) PowerShell
6 84 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 55 (5.65%) JavaScript
8 54 (5.54%) R
9 47 (4.83%) Java
10 26 (2.67%) VBA
11 21 (2.16%) Perl
12 17 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.23%) Scala
15 8 (0.82%) C
15 8 (0.82%) MATLAB
15 8 (0.82%) U-SQL
16 6 (0.62%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.51%) VB
18 4 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.83%) Degree
3 39 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.44%) PhD
6 13 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.23%) MCSA
8 9 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.51%) PMP
11 3 (0.31%) CFA
12 2 (0.21%) CBAP
12 2 (0.21%) CEH
12 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.21%) MCPD
13 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.10%) MBA
13 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.75%) Data Quality
2 48 (4.93%) QA
3 10 (1.03%) GDPR
3 10 (1.03%) PMO
4 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.03%) Docker
3 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.21%) HDFS
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.92%) Puppet
3 7 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.51%) Ansible
5 5 (0.51%) Control-M
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.31%) Ambari
7 3 (0.31%) Demisto
7 3 (0.31%) SCCM
8 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.21%) Salt
8 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.21%) Terraform
9 1 (0.10%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.10%) SCOM
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 378 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 283 (29.06%) Tableau
3 73 (7.49%) Oracle
4 45 (4.62%) SAP
5 37 (3.80%) Cognos
6 33 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (2.98%) Databricks
7 29 (2.98%) MicroStrategy
8 27 (2.77%) Google
9 18 (1.85%) Alteryx
10 16 (1.64%) Adobe
10 16 (1.64%) Talend
11 11 (1.13%) Informatica
12 10 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 9 (0.92%) Nintex
13 9 (0.92%) Palantir
14 8 (0.82%) Siebel
15 6 (0.62%) CODA
16 5 (0.51%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.51%) JD Edwards