Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 278 337
Rank change year-on-year +107 +59 +53
Contract jobs citing Power BI 249 87 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.04% 2.51% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 61 32
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.54% +17.33%
10th Percentile £283 £156 £346
90th Percentile £675 £555 £536
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.98% - -

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 3,539 3,464 3,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 21.72% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,224 2,109 2,394
South East median daily rate £438 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 97
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.60 £52.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.34%

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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

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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

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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 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily 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 21 August 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 +71 105 £500 +21.21% 30
Surrey +19 70 £420 -16.00% 10
Berkshire +25 57 £475 +18.75% 11
Hampshire +16 36 £485 +61.67% 8
Buckinghamshire +29 25 £650 +52.94% 7
Oxfordshire +16 23 £500 +33.33% 12
West Sussex -7 15 £478 +33.57% 1
Middlesex +11 8 £275 -39.56%
Kent +16 7 £450 -2.70%
East Sussex -6 2 £166 -14.19%
Sussex - 2 £525 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 217 (87.15%) Business Intelligence
2 120 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 95 (38.15%) Analytics
4 92 (36.95%) SQL
5 89 (35.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 77 (30.92%) SQL Server
7 60 (24.10%) Data Warehouse
8 55 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 54 (21.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 52 (20.88%) Visualisation
11 51 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (18.47%) Data Lake
13 45 (18.07%) Big Data
14 44 (17.67%) Azure Data Factory
15 43 (17.27%) Data Modelling
16 42 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (15.66%) ETL
18 38 (15.26%) Migration
19 37 (14.86%) Finance
19 37 (14.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 34 (13.65%) Hadoop
21 33 (13.25%) Tableau
21 33 (13.25%) Python
22 30 (12.05%) SharePoint
22 30 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
23 29 (11.65%) Oracle
24 27 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
25 25 (10.04%) Data Visualisation
26 24 (9.64%) Scrum

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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 30 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.22%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.81%) Jupyter
3 7 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.01%) SAS
5 4 (1.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.40%) Mendix
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 54 (21.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (4.82%) InfoPath
4 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.20%) Global One
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (35.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (17.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 20 (8.03%) Azure Machine Learning
4 18 (7.23%) Office 365
5 17 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (5.22%) Data Lake Analytics
7 10 (4.02%) Google Analytics
8 8 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (2.81%) SaaS
10 5 (2.01%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.20%) PaaS
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.40%) IaaS
12 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) 3G
2 3 (1.20%) 4G
2 3 (1.20%) VoLTE
3 2 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.40%) Skype
4 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 60 (24.10%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (18.47%) Data Lake
6 45 (18.07%) Big Data
7 37 (14.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (13.65%) Hadoop
9 21 (8.43%) Relational Database
10 20 (8.03%) Qlik Sense
11 15 (6.02%) NoSQL
11 15 (6.02%) OLTP
12 14 (5.62%) HDInsight
12 14 (5.62%) OLAP
13 12 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (4.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (4.02%) MySQL
15 10 (4.02%) Spotfire
16 9 (3.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (2.81%) JIRA
3 6 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) ERwin
5 1 (0.40%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.40%) JUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (14.86%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Legal
3 11 (4.42%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.61%) Publishing
5 8 (3.21%) Mandarin Language
6 7 (2.81%) Marketing
7 6 (2.41%) Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (29.32%) Developer
2 61 (24.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 49 (19.68%) Analyst
4 32 (12.85%) Power BI Developer
5 30 (12.05%) Architect
6 21 (8.43%) Data Analyst
7 19 (7.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 17 (6.83%) Azure Architect
8 17 (6.83%) Consultant
9 13 (5.22%) SQL Developer
10 12 (4.82%) Azure Developer
10 12 (4.82%) Data Architect
11 11 (4.42%) HR Analyst
11 11 (4.42%) Report Specialist
11 11 (4.42%) SharePoint Support
12 10 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 10 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.61%) Microsoft Developer
13 9 (3.61%) Power BI Consultant
13 9 (3.61%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.03%) CSS
2 13 (5.22%) jQuery
2 13 (5.22%) XML
3 12 (4.82%) XSLT
4 11 (4.42%) .NET
5 10 (4.02%) REST
6 8 (3.21%) HTML
6 8 (3.21%) JSON
7 7 (2.81%) Keras
7 7 (2.81%) Pandas
7 7 (2.81%) PySpark
7 7 (2.81%) TensorFlow
8 6 (2.41%) Kafka
8 6 (2.41%) MDX
9 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.61%) LAMP
10 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.80%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.02%) Data Structures
4 13 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.61%) Life Science
7 8 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.01%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.61%) Fintech
10 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.80%) Replication
11 2 (0.80%) Social Media
11 2 (0.80%) User Experience
12 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) NHS
12 1 (0.40%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.61%) Linux
2 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.40%) Unix
2 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (87.15%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (38.15%) Analytics
3 52 (20.88%) Visualisation
4 51 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (17.27%) Data Modelling
6 39 (15.66%) ETL
7 38 (15.26%) Migration
8 30 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (10.04%) Data Visualisation
11 24 (9.64%) Scrum
12 23 (9.24%) Machine Learning
13 22 (8.84%) Data Science
14 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
14 20 (8.03%) Kimball Methodology
15 19 (7.63%) Project Management
16 18 (7.23%) Change Management
17 17 (6.83%) Business Analytics
18 16 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (6.43%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.95%) SQL
2 33 (13.25%) Python
3 22 (8.84%) C#
4 19 (7.63%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.23%) VBA
6 14 (5.62%) R
7 13 (5.22%) Java
7 13 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.21%) U-SQL
9 7 (2.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.01%) C
11 5 (2.01%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.20%) HiveQL
13 3 (1.20%) Scala
14 2 (0.80%) PHP
15 1 (0.40%) C++
15 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (6.02%) Degree
2 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.41%) PMP
4 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.63%) Data Quality
2 15 (6.02%) GDPR
3 8 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.21%) PMO
4 5 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) Docker
3 4 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (1.61%) SCCM
1 4 (1.61%) SCOM
2 3 (1.20%) Kibana
2 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 120 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.25%) Tableau
3 29 (11.65%) Oracle
4 22 (8.84%) SAP
5 15 (6.02%) Workday
6 11 (4.42%) Cloudera
7 10 (4.02%) Google
8 7 (2.81%) Cognos
9 6 (2.41%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.41%) Talend
10 5 (2.01%) VMware
11 4 (1.61%) HP
11 4 (1.61%) IBM
11 4 (1.61%) Informatica
11 4 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.61%) Planview
11 4 (1.61%) Veeam
12 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.20%) Splunk
13 2 (0.80%) Teradata