Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 271 352
Rank change year-on-year +99 +81 +35
Contract jobs citing Power BI 234 87 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 0.57% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.94% 2.73% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 62 28
South East median daily rate £433 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +9.69% +23.08%
10th Percentile £243 £211 £348
90th Percentile £675 £611 £545
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 3,370 3,191 3,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.14% 20.86% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,073 1,961 2,381
South East median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 74 92
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £19.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.29% -13.28% -34.66%
10th Percentile £12.50 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.05 £52.35
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +10.91% -4.15%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +75 114 £465 +9.35% 14
Berkshire +50 72 £400 -3.03% 13
Surrey +29 71 £389 -22.25% 3
Hampshire +2 25 £498 -9.55% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 22 £650 +30.00%
Oxfordshire +16 20 £338 -21.05% 1
West Sussex -27 10 £478 -9.05% 2
Kent +14 6 £535 -5.31% 1
East Sussex -7 2 £166 -16.88% 2
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £385 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 205 (87.61%) Business Intelligence
2 105 (44.87%) SQL
3 95 (40.60%) Analytics
4 89 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 77 (32.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 76 (32.48%) SQL Server
7 56 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (23.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (21.79%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (21.37%) Tableau
11 49 (20.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (19.23%) Data Modelling
12 45 (19.23%) Visualisation
13 42 (17.95%) Big Data
14 41 (17.52%) Microsoft Excel
15 39 (16.67%) Finance
16 38 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (14.10%) Azure Data Factory
18 32 (13.68%) ETL
18 32 (13.68%) Oracle
19 31 (13.25%) Data Lake
20 30 (12.82%) Python
20 30 (12.82%) Migration
20 30 (12.82%) Hadoop
21 29 (12.39%) Project Management
22 28 (11.97%) Scrum
23 27 (11.54%) SharePoint
24 23 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
24 23 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
25 22 (9.40%) 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 27 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.56%) SAS
4 5 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.71%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.28%) Apache
7 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 41 (17.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.14%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.28%) SPSS
5 1 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Global One
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 77 (32.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.10%) Azure Data Factory
3 19 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.84%) Office 365
5 10 (4.27%) Google Analytics
6 8 (3.42%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 7 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (2.56%) PaaS
9 5 (2.14%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.71%) Data Lake Analytics
10 4 (1.71%) Silverpop
11 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.85%) IaaS
12 2 (0.85%) SaaS
13 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) 3G
1 4 (1.71%) 4G
1 4 (1.71%) VoLTE
2 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 55 (23.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (21.79%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (20.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (17.95%) Big Data
6 38 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (13.25%) Data Lake
8 30 (12.82%) Hadoop
9 22 (9.40%) Qlik Sense
10 20 (8.55%) Relational Database
11 17 (7.26%) Spotfire
12 15 (6.41%) Looker
13 14 (5.98%) Sisense
13 14 (5.98%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (5.56%) Data Mining
14 13 (5.56%) NoSQL
14 13 (5.56%) OLTP
15 12 (5.13%) Apache Hive
16 11 (4.70%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.71%) JSUnit
3 4 (1.71%) JUnit
3 4 (1.71%) Selenium
3 4 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.28%) JIRA
4 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.43%) ERwin
General
1 39 (16.67%) Finance
2 16 (6.84%) Marketing
3 13 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.42%) Banking
5 7 (2.99%) Legal
5 7 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.71%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (1.71%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (23.93%) Developer
2 46 (19.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 38 (16.24%) Analyst
4 30 (12.82%) Architect
5 26 (11.11%) Consultant
6 18 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
7 17 (7.26%) Azure Architect
8 14 (5.98%) Report Analyst
9 12 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (5.13%) Data Architect
10 11 (4.70%) Report Writer
10 11 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 10 (4.27%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.85%) Data Scientist
12 9 (3.85%) Report Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 8 (3.42%) Data Consultant
13 8 (3.42%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.84%) REST
2 15 (6.41%) CSS
3 13 (5.56%) JSON
4 11 (4.70%) .NET
5 10 (4.27%) HTML
5 10 (4.27%) XML
6 6 (2.56%) jQuery
6 6 (2.56%) MDX
6 6 (2.56%) XSLT
7 4 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.71%) Ajax
7 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.71%) HTML5
7 4 (1.71%) Kafka
7 4 (1.71%) Visualforce
8 3 (1.28%) LAMP
8 3 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.40%) Data Structures
2 20 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.56%) Replication
6 6 (2.56%) User Experience
7 5 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.14%) Life Science
7 5 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.71%) Clustering
8 4 (1.71%) Fintech
8 4 (1.71%) Marketing Technology
9 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.28%) iPad
10 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.27%) Linux
2 7 (2.99%) Windows
3 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (87.61%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (40.60%) Analytics
3 56 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (19.23%) Data Modelling
4 45 (19.23%) Visualisation
5 32 (13.68%) ETL
6 30 (12.82%) Migration
7 29 (12.39%) Project Management
8 28 (11.97%) Scrum
9 23 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (9.40%) Data Visualisation
11 20 (8.55%) Data Science
12 19 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (7.69%) Data Analytics
14 17 (7.26%) CRM
14 17 (7.26%) Dashboard Development
15 16 (6.84%) Machine Learning
16 15 (6.41%) High Availability
16 15 (6.41%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 105 (44.87%) SQL
2 30 (12.82%) Python
3 20 (8.55%) R
4 18 (7.69%) C#
4 18 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 17 (7.26%) Java
6 15 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.98%) VBA
8 9 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.99%) C++
10 7 (2.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.71%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.71%) F#
11 4 (1.71%) Ruby
11 4 (1.71%) U-SQL
12 3 (1.28%) HiveQL
12 3 (1.28%) Scala
12 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.55%) Degree
2 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.14%) PMP
7 4 (1.71%) MCSE
8 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) MCPD
9 1 (0.43%) MCSA
9 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.97%) Data Quality
2 14 (5.98%) GDPR
3 6 (2.56%) QA
4 5 (2.14%) PMO
5 4 (1.71%) SLA
6 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.71%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) Docker
3 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.14%) SCCM
2 5 (2.14%) SCOM
3 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.28%) Kibana
4 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) Terraform
6 1 (0.43%) Oozie
6 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 50 (21.37%) Tableau
3 32 (13.68%) Oracle
4 21 (8.97%) SAP
5 12 (5.13%) Google
6 10 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.85%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.42%) Informatica
8 8 (3.42%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (3.42%) Talend
9 7 (2.99%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.99%) Cognos
9 7 (2.99%) Workday
10 6 (2.56%) VMware
11 5 (2.14%) HP
11 5 (2.14%) IBM
11 5 (2.14%) Veeam
12 4 (1.71%) Planview
12 4 (1.71%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.71%) Teradata