Period
to 27 September 2021

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 27 September 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 Platform
England > London
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 95 102
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 +85
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 1,272 378 980
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.74% 2.87% 2.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.78% 8.15% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 265 746
10th Percentile £350 £313 £354
25th Percentile £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £550 £550
90th Percentile £650 £642 £625
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
10th Percentile £20.88 " £14.75
25th Percentile £21.25 " £19.46
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £22.33
75th Percentile £43.63 " £30.10
90th Percentile £56.15 " £36.70
England median hourly rate £26.00 £49.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.47% +120.00% +7.14%

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 13,005 4,636 12,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.27% 35.14% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,604 3,459 9,052
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £628 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 15 97
10th Percentile £13.38 £13.58 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.27 £20.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +19.05% +3.70%
75th Percentile £51.31 £47.88 £26.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.25 £53.00
England median hourly rate £20.70 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.72% +2.38% +20.00%

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 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 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 +2 172 £500 +5.26% 79
West London -9 32 £363 -29.78% 19
South London +4 12 £520 +12.43% 5
East London -6 7 £410 +39.57% 20
North London - 2 £405 - 1
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, 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 1,130 (88.84%) Power BI
2 934 (73.43%) Business Intelligence
3 621 (48.82%) SQL
4 551 (43.32%) Azure
5 426 (33.49%) Microsoft
6 350 (27.52%) Analytics
7 314 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
7 314 (24.69%) Social Skills
8 289 (22.72%) Finance
9 277 (21.78%) Python
10 274 (21.54%) Visualisation
11 238 (18.71%) Tableau
12 234 (18.40%) SQL Server
13 219 (17.22%) PowerApps
14 217 (17.06%) Data Modelling
14 217 (17.06%) DevOps
15 215 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
16 193 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
17 184 (14.47%) SharePoint
18 181 (14.23%) Microsoft Excel
19 173 (13.60%) ETL
20 162 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
21 160 (12.58%) Data Visualisation
22 152 (11.95%) Data Lake
23 151 (11.87%) C#
24 141 (11.08%) Azure Data Factory
25 136 (10.69%) Microsoft 365
26 131 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 131 (10.30%) Databricks
27 129 (10.14%) Power Automate

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
1 184 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.07%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.89%) CMS
3 24 (1.89%) SAS
4 15 (1.18%) Confluence
5 14 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (0.86%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.71%) Apache
8 9 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.63%) Drupal
9 8 (0.63%) IIS
9 8 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.24%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.24%) Mule
12 3 (0.24%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 181 (14.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.86%) SPSS
4 11 (0.86%) Stata
5 10 (0.79%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.71%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.079%) Figma
10 1 (0.079%) InDesign
10 1 (0.079%) InVision
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 66 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.24%) Sprinklr
7 2 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.079%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.079%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.079%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.079%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.079%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.079%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.079%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 551 (43.32%) Azure
2 219 (17.22%) PowerApps
3 141 (11.08%) Azure Data Factory
4 136 (10.69%) Microsoft 365
5 129 (10.14%) Power Automate
6 111 (8.73%) Dynamics 365
7 99 (7.78%) AWS
8 74 (5.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 63 (4.95%) Azure Logic Apps
10 44 (3.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 44 (3.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 42 (3.30%) Serverless
12 36 (2.83%) Azure Functions
13 34 (2.67%) Adobe Analytics
14 31 (2.44%) GCP
15 30 (2.36%) Google Analytics
16 29 (2.28%) Azure Event Grid
17 28 (2.20%) Azure Service Bus
18 26 (2.04%) GitHub
19 20 (1.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.71%) RTMP
2 7 (0.55%) HTTP
3 5 (0.39%) Firewall
4 4 (0.31%) Internet
4 4 (0.31%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.31%) Network Security
4 4 (0.31%) Skype
5 3 (0.24%) FTP
5 3 (0.24%) PBX
5 3 (0.24%) SMTP
6 2 (0.16%) DHCP
6 2 (0.16%) DNS
6 2 (0.16%) Extranet
6 2 (0.16%) Intranet
6 2 (0.16%) PSTN
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.079%) DVB
7 1 (0.079%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.079%) SAN
7 1 (0.079%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,130 (88.84%) Power BI
2 238 (18.71%) Tableau
3 234 (18.40%) SQL Server
4 215 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
5 152 (11.95%) Data Lake
6 131 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (8.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 101 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (6.37%) Big Data
9 81 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 70 (5.50%) QlikView
11 64 (5.03%) Relational Database
12 53 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
13 45 (3.54%) Metadata
14 36 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 31 (2.44%) RDBMS
16 30 (2.36%) Power Query
17 29 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (2.12%) NoSQL
19 26 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 71 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.09%) JIRA
3 30 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 21 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.71%) AppVeyor
8 9 (0.71%) Subversion
9 7 (0.55%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.47%) GitLab
11 5 (0.39%) RStudio
12 4 (0.31%) Zephyr
13 3 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.24%) JMeter
13 3 (0.24%) MLflow
13 3 (0.24%) Postman
13 3 (0.24%) REST Assured
13 3 (0.24%) Selenium
14 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 314 (24.69%) Social Skills
2 289 (22.72%) Finance
3 193 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (7.23%) Marketing
5 77 (6.05%) Public Sector
6 53 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
7 47 (3.69%) Banking
8 31 (2.44%) Retail
9 22 (1.73%) Organisational Skills
10 21 (1.65%) Influencing Skills
10 21 (1.65%) Legal
10 21 (1.65%) Local Government
10 21 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.49%) Advertising
12 17 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
12 17 (1.34%) Electronics
13 16 (1.26%) Telecoms
14 15 (1.18%) Front Office
14 15 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 330 (25.94%) Developer
2 325 (25.55%) Analyst
3 144 (11.32%) Data Engineer
4 141 (11.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 141 (11.08%) Data Analyst
5 120 (9.43%) Power BI Developer
6 110 (8.65%) Architect
7 92 (7.23%) Consultant
8 79 (6.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 74 (5.82%) Business Analyst
10 58 (4.56%) Azure Engineer
11 49 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
12 41 (3.22%) Azure Architect
13 40 (3.14%) Power BI Analyst
14 38 (2.99%) Data Business Analyst
15 37 (2.91%) Data Architect
16 36 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
16 36 (2.83%) SQL Data Analyst
17 35 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
18 31 (2.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (8.65%) .NET
2 57 (4.48%) HTML
3 41 (3.22%) REST
4 39 (3.07%) CSS
5 37 (2.91%) Web Services
6 35 (2.75%) AngularJS
7 33 (2.59%) React
8 31 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 31 (2.44%) JSON
8 31 (2.44%) XML
9 30 (2.36%) RESTful
10 29 (2.28%) PySpark
11 24 (1.89%) Kafka
12 16 (1.26%) .NET Framework
13 15 (1.18%) HTML5
14 13 (1.02%) ARM Templates
14 13 (1.02%) Entity Framework
14 13 (1.02%) pytest
15 12 (0.94%) Regular Expression
15 12 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (3.38%) User Experience
2 29 (2.28%) Management Information System
3 25 (1.97%) Virtual Team
4 19 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 17 (1.34%) FMCG
5 17 (1.34%) NHS
6 14 (1.10%) Reference Data
7 11 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
8 10 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 10 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (0.71%) Wiki
10 8 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.55%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.47%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.47%) Marketing Technology
13 5 (0.39%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.39%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.67%) Windows
2 22 (1.73%) Windows Server
3 17 (1.34%) Linux
4 10 (0.79%) Unix
5 4 (0.31%) VMS
6 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (73.43%) Business Intelligence
2 350 (27.52%) Analytics
3 314 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (21.54%) Visualisation
5 217 (17.06%) Data Modelling
5 217 (17.06%) DevOps
6 173 (13.60%) ETL
7 162 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 160 (12.58%) Data Visualisation
9 128 (10.06%) Data Analysis
10 124 (9.75%) Scrum
11 120 (9.43%) Migration
12 102 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
13 89 (7.00%) CRM
14 85 (6.68%) Data Analytics
15 82 (6.45%) Data Science
16 81 (6.37%) Data Engineering
17 74 (5.82%) Data Pipeline
17 74 (5.82%) Project Management
18 68 (5.35%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 621 (48.82%) SQL
2 277 (21.78%) Python
3 151 (11.87%) C#
4 101 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 94 (7.39%) T-SQL
6 87 (6.84%) R
7 82 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 69 (5.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 36 (2.83%) Java
10 35 (2.75%) VBA
11 20 (1.57%) TypeScript
12 19 (1.49%) VB
13 17 (1.34%) C
14 15 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.86%) Scala
16 9 (0.71%) C++
17 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.55%) HiveQL
18 6 (0.47%) Ruby
19 5 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (5.90%) Degree
2 46 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.47%) CIMA
8 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.31%) CFA
9 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.24%) PhD
11 2 (0.16%) ACCA
11 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.16%) OCP
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 45 (3.54%) QA
3 23 (1.81%) PMO
4 17 (1.34%) GDPR
5 12 (0.94%) SLA
6 11 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.71%) Accessibility
8 5 (0.39%) IFRS
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.079%) Basel II
10 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.079%) EMIR
10 1 (0.079%) FATCA
10 1 (0.079%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.079%) MiFID
10 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.02%) Docker
3 5 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.16%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.079%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (1.26%) Terraform
2 14 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.79%) Ansible
5 6 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (0.31%) Grafana
8 3 (0.24%) Control-M
8 3 (0.24%) SCCM
9 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.16%) Puppet
9 2 (0.16%) SCOM
10 1 (0.079%) Automic
10 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.079%) Salt
Vendors
1 426 (33.49%) Microsoft
2 131 (10.30%) Databricks
3 68 (5.35%) SAP
4 59 (4.64%) Oracle
5 54 (4.25%) Adobe
6 49 (3.85%) Alteryx
7 45 (3.54%) Google
8 30 (2.36%) ServiceNow
9 28 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (1.97%) Informatica
11 19 (1.49%) Teradata
12 17 (1.34%) Splunk
13 10 (0.79%) Nintex
14 8 (0.63%) Dataiku
15 7 (0.55%) Atlassian
16 6 (0.47%) Cloudera
16 6 (0.47%) Dynatrace
17 5 (0.39%) Cisco
17 5 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
17 5 (0.39%) MuleSoft