Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 February 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 35 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 10 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.24% 4.15% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.47% 12.99% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.52% -3.93%
10th Percentile £345 £268 £243
90th Percentile £495 £395 £439
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £53.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +76.67% - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 118 154 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 26.46% 31.95% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 54
Merseyside median daily rate £500 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -4.71% +4.94%
10th Percentile £245 £153 £167
90th Percentile £600 £556 £625
North West median daily rate £438 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.13
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.47 £14.46
% change year-on-year +17.38% +20.78% +0.45%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in Merseyside

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power Platform in Merseyside

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power Platform in Merseyside

Power Platform
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Liverpool -7 3 £350 -6.67% 9
Southport - 3 - -
Birkenhead - 3 £500 - 2
Power Platform
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Power Platform.

1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Power BI
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Visual Analytics

Power Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Power BI
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau