Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 150 190
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 -
Contract jobs citing Power BI 54 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 0.62% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 2.96% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 8
Scotland median daily rate £370 £369 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.34% +8.46% -
10th Percentile £304 £253 £315
90th Percentile £459 £469 £450
UK median daily rate £433 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +1.76% +2.66% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +2.33% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,087 1,012 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.29% 21.02% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 542 622
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +11.07% -
10th Percentile £306 £288 £257
90th Percentile £542 £525 £478
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.55% +5.19% +27.22%
10th Percentile £10.68 £13.65 £9.37
90th Percentile £34.25 £195.00 £46.01
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.61% +4.98%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Glasgow +5 32 £350 -0.36% 8
Edinburgh -6 14 £425 - 8
South Lanarkshire - 4 £400 -
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 49 (90.74%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 26 (48.15%) SQL
5 24 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
9 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (27.78%) Data Lake
11 14 (25.93%) Analytics
11 14 (25.93%) Visualisation
12 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
12 13 (24.07%) Finance
12 13 (24.07%) Hadoop
13 12 (22.22%) ETL
14 11 (20.37%) CRM
14 11 (20.37%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (20.37%) Tableau
15 10 (18.52%) Machine Learning
15 10 (18.52%) Big Data
15 10 (18.52%) HDInsight
15 10 (18.52%) .NET
15 10 (18.52%) C#
16 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
16 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (16.67%) PaaS
4 8 (14.81%) Office 365
5 3 (5.56%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
1 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
1 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (27.78%) Data Lake
6 13 (24.07%) Hadoop
6 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (18.52%) Big Data
7 10 (18.52%) HDInsight
8 9 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.85%) Azkaban
11 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.85%) SAS EBI
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) MorphX
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) CRM Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Power BI Developer
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.26%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.96%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) Ajax
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) Kafka
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) WCF
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
4 14 (25.93%) Analytics
4 14 (25.93%) Visualisation
5 12 (22.22%) ETL
6 11 (20.37%) CRM
7 10 (18.52%) Machine Learning
8 7 (12.96%) Data Strategy
8 7 (12.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (12.96%) Service Design
9 6 (11.11%) Case Management
9 6 (11.11%) Migration
10 5 (9.26%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (9.26%) DRM
10 5 (9.26%) Resource Management
10 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (7.41%) Master Data Management
11 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.52%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) X++
6 3 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) R
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) PMO
2 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Tableau
3 3 (5.56%) Teradata
4 2 (3.70%) Charles River
4 2 (3.70%) F5
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.85%) Minitab
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk