Period
to 30 May 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 May 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 135 163
Rank change year-on-year +84 +28 +102
Contract jobs citing Power BI 254 271 240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 3.58% 1.85% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.04% 9.35% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 209 164
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £261
90th Percentile £595 £564 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.94% - -
England median hourly rate £38.25 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +56.11% +22.50% -

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 1,408 2,899 3,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.86% 19.80% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 1,829 2,084
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +8.63%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £306
90th Percentile £624 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 59 51
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.69 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.61% +19.23% +132.36%
10th Percentile £18.25 £20.90 £13.25
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

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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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +69 137 £500 +5.26% 9
Berkshire +55 116 £500 +5.26% 2
Surrey +40 53 £438 +16.67% 17
Hampshire +52 36 £465 +8.77% 3
Buckinghamshire +41 15 £439 +38.16% 2
West Sussex +23 11 £475 +17.28% 4
East Sussex +32 8 £450 -5.26% 4
Oxfordshire +23 6 £438 -5.41% 5
Kent +12 6 £400 -23.81% 2
Sussex - 2 £400 -
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England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 230 (90.55%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (60.63%) SQL
4 150 (59.06%) Azure
5 128 (50.39%) Analytics
6 117 (46.06%) Microsoft
7 106 (41.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 105 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (38.19%) DevOps
10 94 (37.01%) Data Lake
11 84 (33.07%) Data Modelling
12 68 (26.77%) Data Management
13 58 (22.83%) Visual Studio
14 54 (21.26%) Windows
15 53 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
16 46 (18.11%) Test Automation
17 45 (17.72%) PaaS
17 45 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (17.32%) HDInsight
19 43 (16.93%) Security Testing
19 43 (16.93%) PowerShell
20 42 (16.54%) Continuous Delivery
20 42 (16.54%) Tableau
21 41 (16.14%) IaaS
21 41 (16.14%) Virtual Machines
21 41 (16.14%) SQL Server
22 40 (15.75%) Visualisation
22 40 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 39 (15.35%) Microsoft Excel
24 38 (14.96%) Infrastructure as Code

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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 19 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.54%) IIS
3 7 (2.76%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.57%) Confluence
5 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (15.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.36%) SPSS
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.79%) InVision
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.94%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (1.18%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 254 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 150 (59.06%) Azure
3 45 (17.72%) PaaS
4 41 (16.14%) IaaS
5 21 (8.27%) AWS
6 19 (7.48%) PowerApps
7 14 (5.51%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (4.72%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (4.33%) Data Lake Analytics
10 9 (3.54%) Power Automate
11 8 (3.15%) Serverless
12 6 (2.36%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (2.36%) Google Analytics
13 5 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (1.97%) Azure Functions
13 5 (1.97%) Logic Apps
13 5 (1.97%) Office 365
14 4 (1.57%) GCP
15 3 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.76%) Internet
2 6 (2.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (41.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 94 (37.01%) Data Lake
3 53 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (17.32%) HDInsight
5 41 (16.14%) SQL Server
6 40 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (13.78%) Big Data
8 19 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (5.91%) Hadoop
9 15 (5.91%) SAP BW
10 14 (5.51%) OLAP
11 11 (4.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (3.54%) Data Mining
13 7 (2.76%) Star Schema
14 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.36%) QlikView
15 5 (1.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (22.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.15%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.18%) ERwin
3 3 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.39%) Selenium
4 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (11.42%) Finance
2 11 (4.33%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.15%) Marketing
3 8 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.36%) Publishing
5 5 (1.97%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.57%) Retail
7 3 (1.18%) Electronics
7 3 (1.18%) Local Government
7 3 (1.18%) Police
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
8 2 (0.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 60 (23.62%) Analyst
2 50 (19.69%) Developer
3 48 (18.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (14.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 33 (12.99%) Architect
6 28 (11.02%) Data Analyst
7 24 (9.45%) Power BI Developer
8 18 (7.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.09%) Azure Engineer
9 17 (6.69%) Data Architect
10 15 (5.91%) Business Analyst
11 13 (5.12%) Consultant
11 13 (5.12%) Data Scientist
12 12 (4.72%) Azure DevOps
12 12 (4.72%) Data Analytics Architect
13 11 (4.33%) Data Engineer
13 11 (4.33%) Service Analyst
13 11 (4.33%) Service Transition Analyst
13 11 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
13 11 (4.33%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.72%) .NET
2 8 (3.15%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.76%) AngularJS
3 7 (2.76%) XML
4 6 (2.36%) .NET Core
5 5 (1.97%) JSON
6 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.57%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.57%) HTML
6 4 (1.57%) LINQ
6 4 (1.57%) React
6 4 (1.57%) REST
7 3 (1.18%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (1.18%) Kafka
7 3 (1.18%) MDX
7 3 (1.18%) Middleware
7 3 (1.18%) Web Services
8 2 (0.79%) HTML5
8 2 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.51%) Algorithms
3 11 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.94%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.97%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.57%) User Experience
8 3 (1.18%) Blog
8 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (0.79%) LIMS
9 2 (0.79%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) PACS
9 2 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.26%) Windows
2 17 (6.69%) VMS
3 12 (4.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (90.55%) Business Intelligence
2 128 (50.39%) Analytics
3 105 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (38.19%) DevOps
5 84 (33.07%) Data Modelling
6 68 (26.77%) Data Management
7 46 (18.11%) Test Automation
8 45 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (16.93%) Security Testing
10 42 (16.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (15.75%) Visualisation
12 38 (14.96%) Data-Driven Testing
12 38 (14.96%) Infrastructure as Code
13 37 (14.57%) Scrum
14 32 (12.60%) ETL
15 30 (11.81%) Machine Learning
16 25 (9.84%) Data Science
16 25 (9.84%) Project Delivery
16 25 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (9.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 154 (60.63%) SQL
2 43 (16.93%) PowerShell
3 26 (10.24%) Python
4 25 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 12 (4.72%) R
7 11 (4.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.94%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.15%) C#
10 6 (2.36%) VB
11 4 (1.57%) Scala
12 3 (1.18%) Java
12 3 (1.18%) VBA
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.72%) Degree
4 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.57%) PhD
7 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.39%) ACCA
9 1 (0.39%) CIMA
9 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.33%) GDPR
2 8 (3.15%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.79%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (16.14%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) SCDPM
2 4 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.79%) Oozie
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Terraform
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 117 (46.06%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.54%) Tableau
3 29 (11.42%) Informatica
4 25 (9.84%) SAP
5 18 (7.09%) Oracle
6 9 (3.54%) Hortonworks
7 8 (3.15%) Google
8 6 (2.36%) Adobe
8 6 (2.36%) Alteryx
8 6 (2.36%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.57%) Databricks
9 4 (1.57%) Marketo
9 4 (1.57%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.57%) Sparx
9 4 (1.57%) Workday
9 4 (1.57%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.18%) Capita
11 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.39%) Talend