Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 290 334
Rank change year-on-year +109 +44 +49
Contract jobs citing Power BI 228 86 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.52% 2.46% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 57 37
South East median daily rate £439 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% -3.03% +19.13%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £300
90th Percentile £593 £503 £510
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,496 3,497 3,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.25% 21.49% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,268 2,201 2,147
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 66 94
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £17.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.38 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.24 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +7.02% +3.64%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the South East

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the South East

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the South East over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the South East

Power BI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley +63 95 £459 +7.94% 35
Surrey +14 60 £425 -5.56% 9
Berkshire +31 50 £450 +9.09% 25
Hampshire +16 37 £394 +16.67% 10
Oxfordshire +25 25 £485 +25.16% 4
Buckinghamshire +29 20 £524 +23.29% 6
West Sussex -2 12 £480 +284.00% 3
Kent +12 8 £398 -14.05% 6
Middlesex +13 7 £275 -38.03% 1
East Sussex -9 3 £175 -56.25% 2
Sussex - 2 £525 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 202 (88.60%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (48.68%) Microsoft
3 87 (38.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 80 (35.09%) Analytics
5 79 (34.65%) SQL
6 66 (28.95%) SQL Server
7 62 (27.19%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (22.81%) Microsoft Excel
8 52 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (21.93%) Visualisation
11 49 (21.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (18.42%) Data Lake
13 39 (17.11%) Azure Data Factory
14 38 (16.67%) ETL
14 38 (16.67%) Migration
15 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (13.16%) Big Data
17 29 (12.72%) Data Modelling
18 28 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 28 (12.28%) Python
19 27 (11.84%) Tableau
20 26 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (10.96%) Finance
21 25 (10.96%) SharePoint
21 25 (10.96%) Office 365
22 23 (10.09%) PowerShell
23 21 (9.21%) Hadoop
23 21 (9.21%) Data Visualisation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.07%) Jupyter
4 7 (3.07%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.75%) SAS
6 3 (1.32%) Confluence
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) Jetty
8 1 (0.44%) Mendix
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (22.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (5.26%) InfoPath
4 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (3.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Global One
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 87 (38.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (17.11%) Azure Data Factory
3 25 (10.96%) Office 365
4 18 (7.89%) Azure Machine Learning
5 14 (6.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (4.82%) Data Lake Analytics
8 10 (4.39%) Google Analytics
9 9 (3.95%) OneDrive
10 6 (2.63%) SaaS
11 5 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.32%) IaaS
12 3 (1.32%) Yammer
13 2 (0.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 2 (0.88%) PaaS
14 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.44%) GitHub
14 1 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.39%) Skype
2 7 (3.07%) Firewall
3 4 (1.75%) Internet
4 3 (1.32%) 3G
4 3 (1.32%) 4G
4 3 (1.32%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 62 (27.19%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (21.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (18.42%) Data Lake
6 30 (13.16%) Big Data
7 28 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (9.21%) Hadoop
9 20 (8.77%) Qlik Sense
10 17 (7.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.39%) HDInsight
11 10 (4.39%) NoSQL
11 10 (4.39%) OLAP
11 10 (4.39%) Relational Database
11 10 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (3.95%) Impala
13 8 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (3.51%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (3.51%) Spotfire
14 7 (3.07%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (2.63%) JIRA
3 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.75%) Subversion
5 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.44%) Ant
6 1 (0.44%) ERwin
6 1 (0.44%) Gatling
6 1 (0.44%) git-flow
6 1 (0.44%) JUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Maven
6 1 (0.44%) Mockito
6 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.44%) NUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (10.96%) Finance
2 11 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.95%) Publishing
4 7 (3.07%) Legal
4 7 (3.07%) Retail
4 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (1.32%) Advertising
6 3 (1.32%) Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (27.19%) Developer
2 58 (25.44%) Analyst
3 45 (19.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (12.72%) Data Analyst
5 26 (11.40%) Architect
6 25 (10.96%) Power BI Developer
7 20 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 19 (8.33%) Consultant
9 16 (7.02%) Azure Developer
10 14 (6.14%) Azure Architect
10 14 (6.14%) SQL Developer
11 12 (5.26%) HR Analyst
12 11 (4.82%) Excel Analyst
12 11 (4.82%) SharePoint Support
13 10 (4.39%) Report Analyst
14 9 (3.95%) Project Manager
15 8 (3.51%) Applications Support
15 8 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 8 (3.51%) Data Architect
15 8 (3.51%) HR Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.70%) CSS
2 12 (5.26%) jQuery
3 8 (3.51%) .NET
4 7 (3.07%) Keras
4 7 (3.07%) Pandas
4 7 (3.07%) PySpark
4 7 (3.07%) REST
4 7 (3.07%) TensorFlow
5 6 (2.63%) XML
5 6 (2.63%) XSLT
6 4 (1.75%) JSON
6 4 (1.75%) Kafka
6 4 (1.75%) MDX
7 2 (0.88%) LAMP
8 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.44%) HTML
8 1 (0.44%) WCF
8 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.95%) Life Science
3 9 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.19%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.95%) Linux
2 4 (1.75%) Windows
2 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (88.60%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (35.09%) Analytics
3 51 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (21.93%) Visualisation
5 38 (16.67%) ETL
5 38 (16.67%) Migration
6 29 (12.72%) Data Modelling
7 26 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (9.21%) Data Visualisation
10 20 (8.77%) Data Analysis
10 20 (8.77%) Machine Learning
11 18 (7.89%) Change Management
12 17 (7.46%) Scrum
13 16 (7.02%) Business Analytics
13 16 (7.02%) Data Privacy
13 16 (7.02%) Data Science
14 15 (6.58%) ERP
15 14 (6.14%) Business Analysis
15 14 (6.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (34.65%) SQL
2 28 (12.28%) Python
3 23 (10.09%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.46%) T-SQL
4 17 (7.46%) VBA
5 16 (7.02%) C#
6 10 (4.39%) R
7 8 (3.51%) C
7 8 (3.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (3.07%) Java
9 6 (2.63%) U-SQL
9 6 (2.63%) VB
10 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.88%) PHP
12 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (6.58%) Degree
2 14 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) GDPR
2 6 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.19%) QA
4 4 (1.75%) PMO
5 2 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 15 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.32%) Docker
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) SCCM
1 4 (1.75%) SCOM
2 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.32%) Puppet
3 2 (0.88%) Ansible
3 2 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.88%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.44%) Grafana
4 1 (0.44%) Kibana
4 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 111 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.84%) Tableau
3 20 (8.77%) Oracle
4 17 (7.46%) SAP
5 11 (4.82%) Google
5 11 (4.82%) Workday
6 9 (3.95%) Cloudera
6 9 (3.95%) VMware
7 6 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.75%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.75%) Citrix
8 4 (1.75%) HP
8 4 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.75%) Veeam
9 2 (0.88%) Cognos
9 2 (0.88%) IBM
9 2 (0.88%) Informatica
9 2 (0.88%) Planview
9 2 (0.88%) Talend
10 1 (0.44%) Splunk