Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 167 257
Rank change year-on-year +81 +90 +172
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 841 781 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.82% 1.77% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.27% 6.31% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 546 354
London median daily rate £475 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.44% +4.06%
10th Percentile £350 £316 £312
90th Percentile £638 £600 £646
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
London median hourly rate £36.70 £24.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.10% +14.49% -
10th Percentile £25.23 £19.65 £9.73
90th Percentile £39.09 £34.80 £22.25
England median hourly rate £36.00 £30.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year +19.59% +40.01% -

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 10,169 12,381 9,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.07% 28.03% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,281 9,080 7,264
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 83 88
London median hourly rate £22.93 £19.85 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -12.75% -9.00%
10th Percentile £16.48 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £61.85 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -7.89% -

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 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 +74 182 £488 +2.63% 86
West London +38 54 £388 -20.51% 20
South London +18 19 £450 -10.00% 9
East London +30 9 £340 -29.75% 5
North London - 1 £425 - 4
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 788 (93.70%) Power BI
2 682 (81.09%) Business Intelligence
3 449 (53.39%) SQL
4 372 (44.23%) Microsoft
5 287 (34.13%) Azure
6 250 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 242 (28.78%) Finance
8 233 (27.71%) Data Warehouse
9 212 (25.21%) Tableau
10 210 (24.97%) Visualisation
11 198 (23.54%) Analytics
12 191 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
13 186 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 165 (19.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 155 (18.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 144 (17.12%) SharePoint
17 141 (16.77%) ETL
18 135 (16.05%) Data Modelling
19 127 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
20 124 (14.74%) Data Visualisation
21 121 (14.39%) Microsoft Excel
22 117 (13.91%) Python
23 114 (13.56%) PowerApps
24 106 (12.60%) Data Lake
25 102 (12.13%) CRM
26 98 (11.65%) PowerShell
26 98 (11.65%) Azure Data Factory
27 97 (11.53%) Office 365
28 96 (11.41%) Data Analysis
29 93 (11.06%) C#

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
1 144 (17.12%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.90%) Confluence
3 14 (1.66%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.83%) Jupyter
5 5 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.59%) Moodle
5 5 (0.59%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.59%) Totara
6 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.36%) CMS
7 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.36%) SAS
7 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.36%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.24%) IIS
8 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 121 (14.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.59%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 83 (9.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.07%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.07%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.24%) Maximo
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.12%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 287 (34.13%) Azure
2 114 (13.56%) PowerApps
3 98 (11.65%) Azure Data Factory
4 97 (11.53%) Office 365
5 57 (6.78%) Microsoft Flow
6 54 (6.42%) AWS
7 48 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
8 35 (4.16%) OneDrive
9 32 (3.80%) Data Lake Analytics
10 23 (2.73%) Serverless
11 21 (2.50%) Azure Functions
11 21 (2.50%) PaaS
12 19 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (1.66%) IaaS
13 14 (1.66%) Yammer
14 11 (1.31%) Azure Machine Learning
14 11 (1.31%) GCP
15 9 (1.07%) GitHub
16 8 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.95%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.78%) Skype
2 7 (0.83%) WAN
3 6 (0.71%) Intranet
3 6 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (0.71%) LAN
4 5 (0.59%) VPN
5 4 (0.48%) DHCP
5 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 3 (0.36%) Internet
6 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.24%) DNS
7 2 (0.24%) Extranet
7 2 (0.24%) VLAN
8 1 (0.12%) HTTP
8 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (93.70%) Power BI
2 250 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 233 (27.71%) Data Warehouse
4 186 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 165 (19.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 155 (18.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 106 (12.60%) Data Lake
8 65 (7.73%) QlikView
9 62 (7.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 59 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
11 52 (6.18%) Big Data
12 45 (5.35%) OLAP
13 41 (4.88%) Relational Database
14 35 (4.16%) Hadoop
14 35 (4.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 25 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
16 20 (2.38%) NoSQL
16 20 (2.38%) PowerPivot
17 19 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
18 18 (2.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.92%) JIRA
2 33 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 30 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 30 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 18 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.83%) Selenium
8 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.36%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.36%) webpack
10 2 (0.24%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.24%) ERwin
10 2 (0.24%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.24%) Sourcetree
11 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 242 (28.78%) Finance
2 48 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 28 (3.33%) Banking
3 28 (3.33%) Marketing
4 27 (3.21%) Retail
5 21 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.66%) Legal
7 12 (1.43%) Law
7 12 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.07%) Front Office
8 9 (1.07%) Local Government
9 8 (0.95%) Publishing
10 7 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.59%) Back Office
11 5 (0.59%) Games
12 4 (0.48%) Electronics
12 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 337 (40.07%) Developer
2 178 (21.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 159 (18.91%) Analyst
4 118 (14.03%) Power BI Developer
5 79 (9.39%) Architect
6 65 (7.73%) Consultant
7 64 (7.61%) Data Analyst
8 61 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 54 (6.42%) SQL Developer
10 52 (6.18%) Data Engineer
11 50 (5.95%) Data Architect
12 40 (4.76%) Power BI Analyst
13 36 (4.28%) Business Analyst
14 30 (3.57%) Azure Developer
15 26 (3.09%) SQL BI Developer
16 25 (2.97%) SQL Analyst
17 24 (2.85%) Analyst Developer
17 24 (2.85%) Azure Engineer
18 23 (2.73%) Azure Architect
18 23 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.11%) .NET
2 82 (9.75%) HTML
3 35 (4.16%) CSS
4 34 (4.04%) AngularJS
4 34 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 30 (3.57%) React
6 23 (2.73%) Web Services
6 23 (2.73%) XML
7 22 (2.62%) MDX
8 18 (2.14%) JSON
9 12 (1.43%) REST
10 11 (1.31%) Kafka
11 8 (0.95%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (0.71%) PySpark
13 5 (0.59%) Node.js
13 5 (0.59%) SOAP
13 5 (0.59%) Swagger
13 5 (0.59%) Vue.js
14 4 (0.48%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 127 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (4.76%) User Experience
4 29 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 21 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.31%) Replication
9 10 (1.19%) NHS
10 8 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.95%) FMCG
10 8 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.59%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.48%) Equities
12 4 (0.48%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.36%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.36%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.09%) Windows
2 12 (1.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.31%) Android
3 11 (1.31%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.31%) Linux
4 7 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.36%) Unix
7 2 (0.24%) Solaris
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (81.09%) Business Intelligence
2 210 (24.97%) Visualisation
3 198 (23.54%) Analytics
4 191 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (16.77%) ETL
6 135 (16.05%) Data Modelling
7 124 (14.74%) Data Visualisation
8 102 (12.13%) CRM
9 96 (11.41%) Data Analysis
10 90 (10.70%) Migration
11 84 (9.99%) DevOps
12 64 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
14 56 (6.66%) Dashboard Development
15 54 (6.42%) Scrum
16 49 (5.83%) TDD
17 48 (5.71%) Mentoring
18 44 (5.23%) Data Science
19 43 (5.11%) SDLC
20 40 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 449 (53.39%) SQL
2 117 (13.91%) Python
3 98 (11.65%) PowerShell
4 93 (11.06%) C#
5 68 (8.09%) T-SQL
6 55 (6.54%) Java
7 44 (5.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 40 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 32 (3.80%) Scala
10 31 (3.69%) R
11 20 (2.38%) PHP
12 17 (2.02%) C++
13 12 (1.43%) VBA
14 9 (1.07%) C
14 9 (1.07%) Perl
14 9 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.83%) U-SQL
16 5 (0.59%) VB
16 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.47%) Degree
4 17 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.71%) PhD
7 5 (0.59%) MCSA
8 4 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.36%) MCITP
9 3 (0.36%) MCSE
9 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.36%) PMP
10 2 (0.24%) CEH
10 2 (0.24%) ISEB
10 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ACCA
11 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (0.12%) CIMA
11 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.18%) QA
2 23 (2.73%) PMO
3 20 (2.38%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.59%) GDPR
5 2 (0.24%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.95%) HDFS
3 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.48%) Docker
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (0.95%) Puppet
2 7 (0.83%) Control-M
3 5 (0.59%) SCCM
4 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.36%) Ansible
5 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.36%) SCOM
6 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.24%) Kibana
6 2 (0.24%) Salt
6 2 (0.24%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.24%) Terraform
7 1 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 372 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 212 (25.21%) Tableau
3 67 (7.97%) Oracle
4 57 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (4.99%) SAP
6 37 (4.40%) Databricks
7 35 (4.16%) Cognos
8 31 (3.69%) MicroStrategy
9 26 (3.09%) Google
10 20 (2.38%) Alteryx
11 16 (1.90%) Palantir
12 10 (1.19%) Cloudera
13 9 (1.07%) Informatica
13 9 (1.07%) Talend
14 8 (0.95%) Hortonworks
15 7 (0.83%) Foundry
15 7 (0.83%) VMware
16 6 (0.71%) Siebel
16 6 (0.71%) Teradata
17 5 (0.59%) Ab Initio