Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 102 181
Rank change year-on-year +9 +79 +134
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 383 976 717
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.88% 2.57% 1.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.26% 7.90% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 736 538
Median daily rate £453 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £293 £354 £320
90th Percentile £649 £625 £613
England median daily rate £438 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -25.26% +40.01%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.00
% 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 4,637 12,358 11,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.85% 32.48% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,266 8,810 8,780
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 111 80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -3.37% +3.49%
10th Percentile £20.60 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.70 £67.50 £78.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% +18.42% -7.32%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in London.

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in London over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 28 September 2020. 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 +46 89 £475 -5.00% 31
West London +44 32 £516 +27.08% 8
South London +43 7 £363 -9.38% 1
East London +46 2 £263 -34.38% 12
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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.

1 320 (83.55%) Power BI
2 283 (73.89%) Business Intelligence
3 181 (47.26%) Azure
4 178 (46.48%) Microsoft
5 158 (41.25%) SQL
6 95 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (24.28%) Data Warehouse
8 87 (22.72%) Data Modelling
9 86 (22.45%) SQL Server
9 86 (22.45%) Analytics
10 83 (21.67%) Finance
11 73 (19.06%) Visualisation
12 70 (18.28%) PowerApps
13 69 (18.02%) Python
14 68 (17.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 68 (17.75%) Dynamics 365
15 64 (16.71%) SharePoint
16 57 (14.88%) Tableau
16 57 (14.88%) DevOps
17 56 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 53 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (12.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 46 (12.01%) C#
21 45 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
22 44 (11.49%) Scrum
23 43 (11.23%) Office 365
24 42 (10.97%) Data Lake
25 40 (10.44%) Migration
25 40 (10.44%) ETL
25 40 (10.44%) T-SQL

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 64 (16.71%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.13%) Confluence
2 12 (3.13%) SAS
3 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.78%) IIS
5 3 (0.78%) JBoss
5 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.26%) Moodle
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (7.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.78%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.52%) Aligne
6 2 (0.52%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 181 (47.26%) Azure
2 70 (18.28%) PowerApps
3 68 (17.75%) Dynamics 365
4 43 (11.23%) Office 365
5 39 (10.18%) Power Automate
6 32 (8.36%) Logic Apps
7 31 (8.09%) Serverless
8 30 (7.83%) Azure Data Factory
9 27 (7.05%) Azure Functions
10 19 (4.96%) AWS
11 12 (3.13%) OneDrive
12 9 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (2.35%) Yammer
13 8 (2.09%) GCP
14 4 (1.04%) Google Analytics
14 4 (1.04%) IaaS
14 4 (1.04%) PaaS
15 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.78%) SaaS
16 2 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.04%) Internet
1 4 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (0.78%) SAN
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) Broadband
4 1 (0.26%) LAN
4 1 (0.26%) SMTP
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) VLAN
4 1 (0.26%) WAN
4 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (83.55%) Power BI
2 93 (24.28%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (22.45%) SQL Server
4 68 (17.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (12.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (10.97%) Data Lake
8 35 (9.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (3.92%) Big Data
9 15 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (3.92%) QlikView
10 11 (2.87%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.09%) OLAP
12 8 (2.09%) OLTP
13 7 (1.83%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.83%) Qlik Sense
13 7 (1.83%) SAP BW
14 6 (1.57%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 19 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.13%) GitLab
2 12 (3.13%) JIRA
2 12 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.04%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.78%) Maven
6 3 (0.78%) Subversion
7 2 (0.52%) Ant
7 2 (0.52%) Gradle
7 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.52%) RStudio
8 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 83 (21.67%) Finance
2 35 (9.14%) Public Sector
3 25 (6.53%) Marketing
4 18 (4.70%) Banking
5 10 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.35%) Electronics
6 9 (2.35%) Local Government
6 9 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.09%) Law
8 7 (1.83%) Advertising
8 7 (1.83%) Front Office
9 6 (1.57%) Retail
10 5 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.04%) Back Office
11 4 (1.04%) Billing
11 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 131 (34.20%) Developer
2 61 (15.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 59 (15.40%) Analyst
4 54 (14.10%) Consultant
5 50 (13.05%) Power BI Developer
6 29 (7.57%) Architect
7 25 (6.53%) Data Engineer
8 20 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.70%) Data Analyst
10 16 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 16 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 15 (3.92%) SQL Developer
12 13 (3.39%) Power BI Analyst
12 13 (3.39%) Power BI Consultant
13 12 (3.13%) Data Architect
13 12 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
14 11 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.87%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.92%) .NET
2 20 (5.22%) XML
3 18 (4.70%) Web Services
4 16 (4.18%) REST
5 14 (3.66%) JSON
6 9 (2.35%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.35%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.09%) Node.js
8 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Graph
8 7 (1.83%) RESTful
9 6 (1.57%) .NET Core
9 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.57%) CSS
9 6 (1.57%) Middleware
9 6 (1.57%) PySpark
9 6 (1.57%) React
10 5 (1.31%) MDX
11 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.04%) HTML
12 3 (0.78%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.18%) NHS
2 16 (4.18%) User Experience
3 14 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.35%) FMCG
6 8 (2.09%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.04%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.04%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.78%) PMI
9 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) AS400
10 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.52%) iSeries
10 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.35%) Windows
2 7 (1.83%) Unix
3 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.52%) Linux
4 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.26%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
5 1 (0.26%) VMS
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (73.89%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (22.72%) Data Modelling
4 86 (22.45%) Analytics
5 73 (19.06%) Visualisation
6 57 (14.88%) DevOps
7 44 (11.49%) Scrum
8 40 (10.44%) ETL
8 40 (10.44%) Migration
9 36 (9.40%) Data Visualisation
10 34 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (7.83%) CRM
12 28 (7.31%) Data Analysis
13 26 (6.79%) Decision-Making
14 25 (6.53%) Data Analytics
15 23 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (5.74%) Data Migration
16 22 (5.74%) Dimensional Modelling
17 21 (5.48%) Data Architecture
17 21 (5.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (41.25%) SQL
2 69 (18.02%) Python
3 46 (12.01%) C#
4 40 (10.44%) T-SQL
5 34 (8.88%) JavaScript
6 29 (7.57%) Java
7 27 (7.05%) PowerShell
8 26 (6.79%) R
9 24 (6.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (2.61%) VBA
11 8 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.57%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.04%) SAS Macro
13 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.04%) VB
13 4 (1.04%) XPath
13 4 (1.04%) XQuery
14 3 (0.78%) Perl
14 3 (0.78%) Scala
15 2 (0.52%) DataFlex
Qualifications
1 22 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.18%) Degree
3 13 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.52%) RIBA
8 1 (0.26%) ACCA
8 1 (0.26%) CIMA
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.18%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.87%) QA
3 7 (1.83%) PMO
4 3 (0.78%) SLA
5 2 (0.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 16 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Terraform
2 3 (0.78%) Control-M
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.52%) Grafana
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Kibana
4 1 (0.26%) Oozie
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 178 (46.48%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.88%) Tableau
3 29 (7.57%) SAP
4 26 (6.79%) Databricks
5 23 (6.01%) Oracle
6 10 (2.61%) Nintex
7 6 (1.57%) Alteryx
8 5 (1.31%) Google
8 5 (1.31%) StreamSets
9 4 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.78%) Civica
10 3 (0.78%) Dataiku
11 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.52%) Cognos
11 2 (0.52%) HP
11 2 (0.52%) Informatica
11 2 (0.52%) OpenLink
11 2 (0.52%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.52%) VMware
12 1 (0.26%) Adobe