Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 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 BI
England > South East
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 85 179
Rank change year-on-year +5 +94 +117
Contract jobs citing Power BI 86 365 239
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.37% 2.65% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.55% 13.11% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 245 161
Median daily rate £415 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £191 £315 £298
90th Percentile £546 £595 £585
England median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.71% +59.09% +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 685 2,784 3,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.88% 20.19% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 1,689 2,334
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £286 £300 £313
90th Percentile £623 £600 £575
England median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 90 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.03 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.09% +0.09% +18.64%
10th Percentile £14.69 £15.23 £17.38
90th Percentile £51.75 £74.25 £58.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +5.08% -3.28%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power BI in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Power BI in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power BI in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power BI in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power BI in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Power BI in the South East

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power BI in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Power BI in the South East

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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 30 October 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
Thames Valley +34 42 £428 -5.00% 28
Berkshire +15 20 £430 -4.44% 12
Hampshire +15 16 £400 -5.88% 15
Buckinghamshire +41 13 £432 +15.22% 4
Surrey +32 13 £440 +3.53% 9
Oxfordshire +34 9 £375 -11.76% 12
West Sussex +26 9 £425 -2.86% 4
East Sussex +26 2 £400 -5.88% 4
Kent +21 1 £110 -72.92% 3
Sussex +5 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 86 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 79 (91.86%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (43.02%) SQL
4 35 (40.70%) Azure
5 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 21 (24.42%) Data Modelling
7 20 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (23.26%) Analytics
8 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (19.77%) Data Analysis
10 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.28%) ETL
11 14 (16.28%) Visualisation
11 14 (16.28%) Office 365
12 13 (15.12%) Tableau
12 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (13.95%) Finance
13 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.79%) DevOps
15 10 (11.63%) PowerApps
15 10 (11.63%) Requirements Gathering
15 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (11.63%) Data Analytics
16 9 (10.47%) Data Quality
16 9 (10.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
17 8 (9.30%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (9.30%) Records Management

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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 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Synapse
3 2 (2.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.16%) CPLEX
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.16%) Aareon QL
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.16%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 86 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 35 (40.70%) Azure
3 14 (16.28%) Office 365
4 10 (11.63%) PowerApps
5 8 (9.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (8.14%) Power Automate
7 4 (4.65%) Logic Apps
8 3 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (1.16%) AWS
10 1 (1.16%) GCP
10 1 (1.16%) ShareGate
10 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) DHCP
3 3 (3.49%) Skype
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) Intranet
4 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
3 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (15.12%) Tableau
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.14%) Data Lake
7 6 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (5.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.65%) QlikView
10 3 (3.49%) Big Data
10 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.49%) SAP BW
10 3 (3.49%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.33%) HDInsight
11 2 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) ERwin
2 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Fire and Rescue
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
6 1 (1.16%) Police
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Data Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Power BI Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Data Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Power BI Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Report Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Azure Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.33%) HR Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) JSON
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) RESTful
4 2 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (1.16%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) Keras
5 1 (1.16%) Middleware
5 1 (1.16%) PySpark
5 1 (1.16%) PyTorch
5 1 (1.16%) React
5 1 (1.16%) REST
5 1 (1.16%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) CMDB
3 3 (3.49%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.16%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (91.86%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (24.42%) Data Modelling
3 20 (23.26%) Analytics
4 17 (19.77%) Data Analysis
5 14 (16.28%) ETL
5 14 (16.28%) Visualisation
6 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.79%) DevOps
8 10 (11.63%) Data Analytics
8 10 (11.63%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (9.30%) Records Management
10 7 (8.14%) Data Management
10 7 (8.14%) Validation
11 6 (6.98%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (6.98%) ERP
11 6 (6.98%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (6.98%) Migration
11 6 (6.98%) Project Management
12 5 (5.81%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) Python
2 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.81%) C#
3 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) C
5 2 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (2.33%) Java
5 2 (2.33%) R
5 2 (2.33%) U-SQL
5 2 (2.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) PhD
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.49%) GDPR
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Oozie
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) SAP
3 4 (4.65%) Databricks
3 4 (4.65%) Snow
4 3 (3.49%) Capita
4 3 (3.49%) Progress
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) BiZZdesign
5 2 (2.33%) ESRI
5 2 (2.33%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.33%) Nintex
5 2 (2.33%) Talend
6 1 (1.16%) Aareon
6 1 (1.16%) ABBYY
6 1 (1.16%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.16%) Informatica
6 1 (1.16%) Workday
6 1 (1.16%) Xamarin