Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 273 287
Rank change year-on-year +133 +14 +68
Contract jobs citing Power BI 281 102 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.17% 3.00% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 62 57
South East median daily rate £450 £369 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -18.06% +12.50%
10th Percentile £307 £145 £350
90th Percentile £585 £475 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £22.65 - -
England median hourly rate £32.48 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +51.05% - -

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 3,440 3,401 2,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.50% 20.55% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,192 2,171 1,787
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £551
England median daily rate £483 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.66% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 67
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +158.62% -34.34%
10th Percentile £21.00 £15.14 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.33 £49.88 £45.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £27.75
% change year-on-year +11.79% +12.83% -9.02%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +99 127 £450 +8.43% 30
Berkshire +68 88 £450 +2.86% 20
Surrey +13 67 £413 +19.57% 11
Hampshire +21 54 £475 +58.33% 14
Oxfordshire +42 22 £475 +5.56% 5
Buckinghamshire +33 17 £429 +10.77% 5
Kent +19 10 £538 +16.22% 2
West Sussex -14 9 £425 +240.00%
Middlesex +21 8 £310 -5.34%
East Sussex -14 3 £425 +6.25% 3
Sussex - 1 - -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 239 (85.05%) Business Intelligence
2 155 (55.16%) SQL
3 123 (43.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (42.35%) Microsoft
5 96 (34.16%) Analytics
6 88 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (30.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 72 (25.62%) Data Warehouse
9 69 (24.56%) Data Lake
10 65 (23.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (21.35%) SQL Server
12 56 (19.93%) PowerShell
13 52 (18.51%) Visualisation
14 47 (16.73%) ETL
15 45 (16.01%) DevOps
16 43 (15.30%) Migration
17 42 (14.95%) Big Data
17 42 (14.95%) Visual Studio Team System
18 41 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (13.88%) Office 365
20 37 (13.17%) Tableau
20 37 (13.17%) Scrum
21 36 (12.81%) Hadoop
22 32 (11.39%) Data Science
23 31 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
23 31 (11.03%) Visual Studio
24 30 (10.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 30 (10.68%) Azure Data Factory
25 29 (10.32%) HDInsight
25 29 (10.32%) Data 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 27 (9.61%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 12 (4.27%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.91%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.85%) SAS
6 7 (2.49%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.42%) Confluence
9 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 31 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.14%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.42%) SPSS
7 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 123 (43.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (13.88%) Office 365
3 30 (10.68%) Azure Data Factory
4 26 (9.25%) IaaS
5 25 (8.90%) PaaS
6 22 (7.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (4.63%) OneDrive
8 12 (4.27%) Yammer
9 8 (2.85%) Azure Machine Learning
9 8 (2.85%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (2.14%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.71%) Serverless
12 1 (0.36%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.36%) GitHub
12 1 (0.36%) npm
12 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.34%) Skype
2 11 (3.91%) Firewall
3 7 (2.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (30.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 72 (25.62%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (24.56%) Data Lake
4 65 (23.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (21.35%) SQL Server
6 42 (14.95%) Big Data
7 36 (12.81%) Hadoop
8 30 (10.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (10.32%) HDInsight
10 25 (8.90%) Impala
11 22 (7.83%) Qlik Sense
12 19 (6.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 17 (6.05%) Apache Hive
14 16 (5.69%) QlikView
15 9 (3.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 9 (3.20%) Relational Database
16 8 (2.85%) OLAP
16 8 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (2.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 42 (14.95%) Visual Studio Team System
2 31 (11.03%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.85%) JIRA
5 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.42%) Subversion
7 3 (1.07%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.36%) Gatling
9 1 (0.36%) git-flow
9 1 (0.36%) JMeter
9 1 (0.36%) Maven
9 1 (0.36%) Mockito
9 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.36%) Selenium
9 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (10.32%) Finance
2 14 (4.98%) Retail
3 9 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.42%) Banking
5 3 (1.07%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (28.47%) Developer
2 63 (22.42%) Analyst
3 42 (14.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (10.32%) Consultant
5 28 (9.96%) Data Analyst
5 28 (9.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (8.90%) SQL Developer
7 24 (8.54%) Architect
8 19 (6.76%) Power BI Developer
9 17 (6.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 14 (4.98%) Azure Developer
10 14 (4.98%) Azure DevOps
11 13 (4.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.63%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (4.27%) Azure Architect
13 11 (3.91%) Data Architect
13 11 (3.91%) Data Consultant
13 11 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
14 10 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 10 (3.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.91%) .NET
1 11 (3.91%) Kafka
2 10 (3.56%) CSS
3 7 (2.49%) MLlib
3 7 (2.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (2.14%) jQuery
5 4 (1.42%) Django
5 4 (1.42%) Flask
5 4 (1.42%) Spring
6 3 (1.07%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.07%) D3.js
6 3 (1.07%) JSON
6 3 (1.07%) React
6 3 (1.07%) Vue.js
6 3 (1.07%) XSLT
7 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.71%) REST
7 2 (0.71%) WCF
8 1 (0.36%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.91%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.49%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.49%) User Experience
5 5 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.42%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.42%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.07%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.71%) Life Science
8 2 (0.71%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.96%) Windows
2 11 (3.91%) Linux
3 6 (2.14%) Unix
3 6 (2.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (85.05%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (34.16%) Analytics
3 88 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (18.51%) Visualisation
5 47 (16.73%) ETL
6 45 (16.01%) DevOps
7 43 (15.30%) Migration
8 37 (13.17%) Scrum
9 32 (11.39%) Data Science
10 29 (10.32%) Data Management
11 28 (9.96%) Data Analysis
12 26 (9.25%) Data Visualisation
12 26 (9.25%) Security Testing
13 25 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (8.54%) Data Modelling
15 22 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (7.83%) Test Automation
16 19 (6.76%) Data-Driven Testing
17 18 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (55.16%) SQL
2 56 (19.93%) PowerShell
3 26 (9.25%) Python
3 26 (9.25%) T-SQL
4 19 (6.76%) C#
5 16 (5.69%) Java
6 13 (4.63%) C
7 11 (3.91%) VBA
8 9 (3.20%) Scala
9 7 (2.49%) Go
9 7 (2.49%) R
10 6 (2.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.14%) VB
10 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.07%) U-SQL
12 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.63%) Degree
4 8 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.71%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) PgMP
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) QA
2 4 (1.42%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) GDPR
4 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.47%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.49%) Apache Flume
3 7 (2.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.49%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.71%) Puppet
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.71%) SCOM
2 2 (0.71%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) Grafana
3 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.17%) Tableau
3 25 (8.90%) Oracle
4 16 (5.69%) Cloudera
5 10 (3.56%) SAP
6 9 (3.20%) Google
7 7 (2.49%) VMware
8 6 (2.14%) Alteryx
8 6 (2.14%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.78%) Citrix
10 4 (1.42%) Automation Anywhere
10 4 (1.42%) Informatica
10 4 (1.42%) UiPath
10 4 (1.42%) Workday
11 3 (1.07%) Sage
12 2 (0.71%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.71%) HP
12 2 (0.71%) Teradata
12 2 (0.71%) Veeam
13 1 (0.36%) Huawei