Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 70 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 +79
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 1,412 611 847
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.80% 3.46% 2.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.82% 9.19% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 451 650
10th Percentile £363 £298 £350
25th Percentile £425 £381 £407
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £465 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.90% -2.11% -
75th Percentile £612 £566 £570
90th Percentile £688 £638 £638
England median daily rate £500 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
10th Percentile £24.94 - £18.98
25th Percentile £27.50 £20.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate £31.25 £22.00 £36.70
Median % change year-on-year +42.05% -40.05% +70.70%
75th Percentile £34.69 £25.00 -
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.25 £39.09
England median hourly rate £22.69 £22.00 £36.70
% change year-on-year +3.14% -40.05% +62.03%

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 14,381 6,648 10,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.72% 37.64% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,703 4,943 7,559
10th Percentile £393 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £421
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 24 76
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.88
25th Percentile £20.05 £22.44 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £38.78
90th Percentile £70.43 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +11.43%

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 22 January 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power Platform in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +18 190 £525 +10.53% 118
West London -22 29 £445 -6.42% 21
South London +5 19 £520 +48.57% 7
East London -3 7 £264 -47.20% 33
North London -1 2 £315 +5.00% 2
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 1,240 (87.82%) Power BI
2 1,010 (71.53%) Business Intelligence
3 683 (48.37%) SQL
4 598 (42.35%) Azure
5 488 (34.56%) Microsoft
6 417 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
7 381 (26.98%) Social Skills
8 378 (26.77%) Analytics
9 364 (25.78%) Finance
10 323 (22.88%) Visualisation
11 317 (22.45%) Python
12 279 (19.76%) Tableau
13 269 (19.05%) SQL Server
14 255 (18.06%) Data Warehouse
15 233 (16.50%) PowerApps
16 229 (16.22%) DevOps
17 228 (16.15%) Data Modelling
18 197 (13.95%) SharePoint
19 196 (13.88%) Microsoft Excel
20 192 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
21 190 (13.46%) Data Visualisation
22 182 (12.89%) ETL
23 164 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
24 162 (11.47%) Data Analysis
25 158 (11.19%) Data Lake
26 153 (10.84%) C#
27 151 (10.69%) Microsoft 365
27 151 (10.69%) Power Automate
28 147 (10.41%) Databricks
29 143 (10.13%) Azure Data Factory

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
1 197 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 62 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 36 (2.55%) Confluence
4 23 (1.63%) Apache
5 21 (1.49%) SAS
6 20 (1.42%) CMS
7 16 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (1.06%) IIS
8 15 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.28%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.14%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.14%) Luigi
13 2 (0.14%) R Markdown
Applications
1 196 (13.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.06%) Chatbot
5 11 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.50%) SPSS
7 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.14%) InDesign
9 2 (0.14%) Stata
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.071%) InVision
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (0.071%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.071%) Sketch
10 1 (0.071%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 59 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
3 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.28%) Endur
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.071%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.071%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.071%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.071%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 598 (42.35%) Azure
2 233 (16.50%) PowerApps
3 151 (10.69%) Microsoft 365
3 151 (10.69%) Power Automate
4 143 (10.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 132 (9.35%) AWS
6 114 (8.07%) Dynamics 365
7 64 (4.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 59 (4.18%) Serverless
9 57 (4.04%) Azure Logic Apps
10 51 (3.61%) Azure Functions
11 44 (3.12%) GitHub
12 35 (2.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 33 (2.34%) Snowflake
14 28 (1.98%) Amazon S3
14 28 (1.98%) GCP
14 28 (1.98%) OneDrive
15 27 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
16 26 (1.84%) PaaS
17 24 (1.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.71%) RTMP
2 6 (0.42%) Skype
3 5 (0.35%) Internet
4 4 (0.28%) Broadband
5 3 (0.21%) FTP
5 3 (0.21%) HTTP
5 3 (0.21%) Intranet
5 3 (0.21%) IPsec
5 3 (0.21%) SSL
6 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) Firewall
6 2 (0.14%) PBX
6 2 (0.14%) PSTN
7 1 (0.071%) DHCP
7 1 (0.071%) DKIM
7 1 (0.071%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.071%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.071%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.071%) SMTP
7 1 (0.071%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,240 (87.82%) Power BI
2 279 (19.76%) Tableau
3 269 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 255 (18.06%) Data Warehouse
5 158 (11.19%) Data Lake
6 135 (9.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 112 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 94 (6.66%) Big Data
9 92 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 85 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 71 (5.03%) Qlik Sense
12 69 (4.89%) QlikView
13 66 (4.67%) Relational Database
14 42 (2.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 40 (2.83%) Metadata
15 40 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 38 (2.69%) Hadoop
17 35 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
18 30 (2.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 99 (7.01%) JIRA
2 71 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 43 (3.05%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.63%) Artifactory
6 21 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.42%) GitLab
8 19 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.57%) RStudio
11 8 (0.57%) Subversion
12 7 (0.50%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.35%) ERwin
13 5 (0.35%) Selenium
13 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio Code
13 5 (0.35%) Zephyr
14 4 (0.28%) AppVeyor
14 4 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
14 4 (0.28%) PyCharm
General
1 381 (26.98%) Social Skills
2 364 (25.78%) Finance
3 192 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (6.30%) Public Sector
5 81 (5.74%) Marketing
6 80 (5.67%) Banking
7 75 (5.31%) Presentation Skills
8 42 (2.97%) Retail
9 24 (1.70%) Documentation Skills
9 24 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
9 24 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (1.49%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.35%) Electronics
12 19 (1.35%) Telecoms
13 18 (1.27%) Legal
13 18 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
14 15 (1.06%) Advertising
14 15 (1.06%) Law
15 14 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 386 (27.34%) Developer
2 366 (25.92%) Analyst
3 176 (12.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 167 (11.83%) Data Analyst
5 138 (9.77%) Power BI Developer
6 136 (9.63%) Data Engineer
7 113 (8.00%) Business Analyst
8 108 (7.65%) Architect
9 93 (6.59%) Consultant
10 76 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 63 (4.46%) Data Business Analyst
12 54 (3.82%) Azure Engineer
13 53 (3.75%) SQL Analyst
14 51 (3.61%) Power BI Analyst
15 49 (3.47%) SQL Developer
16 40 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
17 39 (2.76%) Data Architect
18 38 (2.69%) Data Consultant
19 37 (2.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
19 37 (2.62%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (9.14%) .NET
2 58 (4.11%) HTML
3 47 (3.33%) CSS
4 41 (2.90%) React
5 39 (2.76%) PySpark
6 37 (2.62%) JSON
7 35 (2.48%) Kafka
8 31 (2.20%) RESTful
9 29 (2.05%) HTML5
10 28 (1.98%) XML
11 24 (1.70%) REST
12 23 (1.63%) jQuery
12 23 (1.63%) Web Services
13 21 (1.49%) ARM Templates
14 20 (1.42%) AngularJS
15 18 (1.27%) Pandas
16 17 (1.20%) Node.js
17 16 (1.13%) ASP.NET
18 15 (1.06%) J2EE
18 15 (1.06%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.25%) User Experience
2 35 (2.48%) Management Information System
3 25 (1.77%) Data Structures
3 25 (1.77%) Hedge funds
4 23 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 21 (1.49%) Market Risk
7 19 (1.35%) NHS
7 19 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (0.99%) Animation
10 13 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
11 12 (0.85%) Reference Data
11 12 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
12 11 (0.78%) Taxonomies
13 10 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.71%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 58 (4.11%) Windows
2 26 (1.84%) Linux
3 25 (1.77%) Windows Server
4 18 (1.27%) Unix
5 9 (0.64%) VMS
6 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.071%) Android
8 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,010 (71.53%) Business Intelligence
2 417 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (26.77%) Analytics
4 323 (22.88%) Visualisation
5 229 (16.22%) DevOps
6 228 (16.15%) Data Modelling
7 190 (13.46%) Data Visualisation
8 182 (12.89%) ETL
9 164 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 162 (11.47%) Data Analysis
11 143 (10.13%) CI/CD
12 141 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
13 136 (9.63%) Scrum
14 130 (9.21%) Migration
15 116 (8.22%) Data Analytics
16 89 (6.30%) Dashboard Development
17 85 (6.02%) Data Management
18 82 (5.81%) CRM
18 82 (5.81%) Decision-Making
19 80 (5.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 683 (48.37%) SQL
2 317 (22.45%) Python
3 153 (10.84%) C#
4 99 (7.01%) PowerShell
5 98 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 89 (6.30%) R
7 87 (6.16%) T-SQL
8 65 (4.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 61 (4.32%) Java
10 48 (3.40%) VBA
11 23 (1.63%) TypeScript
12 18 (1.27%) Bash
13 17 (1.20%) C
13 17 (1.20%) VB
14 15 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.50%) C++
17 7 (0.50%) Scala
18 6 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (5.38%) Degree
2 46 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.78%) CIMA
7 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.57%) CFA
8 8 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.50%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.42%) PMP
11 5 (0.35%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.28%) FFIEC
13 3 (0.21%) ACCA
13 3 (0.21%) CISSP
14 2 (0.14%) CISM
14 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.14%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (8.29%) Data Quality
2 62 (4.39%) QA
3 33 (2.34%) PMO
4 27 (1.91%) GDPR
5 15 (1.06%) Accessibility
6 13 (0.92%) SLA
7 8 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.35%) NIST
9 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.28%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.21%) GLBA
10 3 (0.21%) IFRS
10 3 (0.21%) NCSC
10 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
12 1 (0.071%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.071%) Section 508
System Software
1 51 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.91%) Docker
3 8 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (0.42%) HDFS
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (1.91%) Terraform
2 23 (1.63%) Ansible
3 18 (1.27%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.57%) Grafana
5 8 (0.57%) Kibana
6 7 (0.50%) logstash
7 6 (0.42%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.35%) Automic
9 4 (0.28%) Puppet
9 4 (0.28%) SCCM
10 3 (0.21%) Control-M
10 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.071%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.071%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.071%) Oozie
12 1 (0.071%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 488 (34.56%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.41%) Databricks
3 78 (5.52%) Oracle
4 56 (3.97%) SAP
5 40 (2.83%) Google
6 34 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (2.34%) Adobe
7 33 (2.34%) Informatica
8 25 (1.77%) Alteryx
9 17 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 17 (1.20%) Teradata
10 13 (0.92%) IBM
11 11 (0.78%) Foundry
11 11 (0.78%) Palantir
12 9 (0.64%) Nintex
13 8 (0.57%) Cognos
14 7 (0.50%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (0.50%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.50%) Sitecore