Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 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 BI
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 78 89
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 +16
Contract jobs citing Power BI 37 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.36% 1.09% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.50% 5.88% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 3
Reading median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +210.08%
10th Percentile £225 £335 £390
90th Percentile £604 £665 £501
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +169.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.65 - -

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 274 238 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.49% 18.55% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 156 110
Reading median daily rate £440 £411 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -2.08% +1.82%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £312
90th Percentile £577 £550 £626
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 27
Reading median hourly rate £9.88 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.17% +57.89% -
10th Percentile £9.35 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £10.20 £47.50 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.33 £23.49 £9.50
% change year-on-year -4.96% +147.26% -25.78%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Reading over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI 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 Reading region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 34 (91.89%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (48.65%) Analytics
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
8 14 (37.84%) DevOps
9 13 (35.14%) Data Lake
9 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (35.14%) Security Testing
9 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
10 12 (32.43%) HDInsight
11 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (27.03%) IaaS
12 10 (27.03%) Data Science
12 10 (27.03%) PaaS
12 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (27.03%) Windows
13 9 (24.32%) Scrum
13 9 (24.32%) Data Management
13 9 (24.32%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
15 7 (18.92%) Data-Driven Testing
16 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (16.22%) Linux
16 6 (16.22%) Project Management
16 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
17 5 (13.51%) CRM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.03%) IaaS
2 10 (27.03%) PaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) npm
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (35.14%) Data Lake
3 12 (32.43%) HDInsight
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.41%) Big Data
7 2 (5.41%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.70%) MySQL
8 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Gatling
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) JMeter
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Mockito
3 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (18.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) ETL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.70%) Django
1 1 (2.70%) Flask
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) Spring
1 1 (2.70%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (48.65%) Analytics
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) DevOps
5 13 (35.14%) Security Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.03%) Data Science
8 9 (24.32%) Data Management
8 9 (24.32%) Scrum
9 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.92%) Data-Driven Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Project Management
12 5 (13.51%) CRM
12 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
13 4 (10.81%) Business Analytics
13 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (10.81%) Migration
13 4 (10.81%) Trend Analysis
13 4 (10.81%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) VBA
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Grafana
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) Tableau
3 4 (10.81%) Veeam
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.70%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Huawei
4 1 (2.70%) UiPath