Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 19 February 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 Platform
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 127 234
Rank change year-on-year +67 +107 +60
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 345 334 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.19% 2.09% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.58% 8.62% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 242 81
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.64% -13.21%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £575 £568 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
South East median hourly rate £19.31 £22.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% - -
England median hourly rate £36.70 £26.12 £21.50
% change year-on-year +40.53% +21.47% -

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,978 3,876 3,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 24.22% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,909 2,450 1,951
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £213 £281 £298
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 57 43
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £10.05
90th Percentile £82.50 £64.65 £44.32
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
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 Platform in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power Platform in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
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 Platform within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 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 +46 173 £425 -5.56% 45
Berkshire +27 135 £450 - 19
Hampshire +41 64 £425 -11.69% 27
Surrey +40 55 £425 +3.66% 26
West Sussex +49 29 £450 +9.09% 7
Buckinghamshire +29 24 £400 -6.65% 16
Oxfordshire +17 14 £375 -21.05% 10
East Sussex +32 13 £450 - 1
Sussex +3 9 £475 -
Kent +8 3 £400 -25.58% 4
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Power Platform 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 Platform.

1 332 (96.23%) Power BI
2 295 (85.51%) Business Intelligence
3 209 (60.58%) SQL
4 194 (56.23%) Microsoft
5 183 (53.04%) Azure
6 169 (48.99%) Analytics
7 142 (41.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 136 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (35.65%) Data Lake
10 101 (29.28%) DevOps
11 83 (24.06%) Visual Studio
12 76 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
13 70 (20.29%) PowerShell
14 69 (20.00%) Data Management
15 65 (18.84%) Tableau
16 61 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
16 61 (17.68%) ETL
17 56 (16.23%) Infrastructure as Code
18 53 (15.36%) Data Modelling
19 52 (15.07%) Python
19 52 (15.07%) SQL Server
19 52 (15.07%) Visual Studio Team System
20 51 (14.78%) HDInsight
20 51 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
21 50 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 50 (14.49%) Test Automation
22 49 (14.20%) Visualisation
23 48 (13.91%) T-SQL
24 47 (13.62%) Security Testing
25 46 (13.33%) Data-Driven Testing

Power Platform
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 29 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.32%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.03%) IIS
4 6 (1.74%) Apache
5 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.16%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.58%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.90%) SPSS
4 8 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.29%) InVision
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.90%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.87%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.29%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 183 (53.04%) Azure
2 44 (12.75%) PaaS
3 38 (11.01%) IaaS
4 34 (9.86%) Data Lake Analytics
5 26 (7.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 19 (5.51%) PowerApps
7 18 (5.22%) AWS
8 16 (4.64%) Serverless
9 14 (4.06%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (3.77%) Microsoft Flow
11 12 (3.48%) Office 365
12 10 (2.90%) SaaS
13 9 (2.61%) Google Analytics
14 8 (2.32%) iPaaS
15 7 (2.03%) Azure Functions
15 7 (2.03%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
17 4 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
18 2 (0.58%) GCP
19 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.32%) Skype
2 3 (0.87%) PBX
3 2 (0.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.29%) SAN
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (96.23%) Power BI
2 142 (41.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 123 (35.65%) Data Lake
4 76 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (15.07%) SQL Server
6 51 (14.78%) HDInsight
7 50 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (11.59%) Big Data
9 39 (11.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (6.09%) OLAP
11 17 (4.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (4.64%) NoSQL
13 15 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 15 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
14 12 (3.48%) MongoDB
15 11 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (3.19%) SAP BW
15 11 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (2.61%) QlikView
16 9 (2.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (24.06%) Visual Studio
2 52 (15.07%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.16%) JIRA
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.29%) Ant
5 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 40 (11.59%) Finance
2 16 (4.64%) Public Sector
3 15 (4.35%) Publishing
4 12 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.19%) Marketing
6 8 (2.32%) Local Government
6 8 (2.32%) Retail
7 7 (2.03%) Legal
8 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.87%) Back Office
9 3 (0.87%) Electronics
9 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Police
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (29.86%) Analyst
2 78 (22.61%) Developer
3 53 (15.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 50 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (9.86%) Data Analyst
6 27 (7.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 25 (7.25%) Service Analyst
8 24 (6.96%) Service Transition Analyst
8 24 (6.96%) Transition Analyst
9 23 (6.67%) Data Engineer
9 23 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
10 22 (6.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 22 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
11 21 (6.09%) Architect
12 18 (5.22%) Consultant
12 18 (5.22%) SQL Developer
13 14 (4.06%) Business Analyst
13 14 (4.06%) SQL Analyst
13 14 (4.06%) SQL BI Developer
14 13 (3.77%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.38%) .NET
2 16 (4.64%) XML
3 14 (4.06%) MDX
4 12 (3.48%) REST
5 11 (3.19%) Web Services
6 10 (2.90%) JSON
7 9 (2.61%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.32%) SOAP
9 7 (2.03%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (1.45%) HTML
11 4 (1.16%) .NET Core
11 4 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.16%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.16%) LINQ
11 4 (1.16%) React
12 3 (0.87%) NumPy
12 3 (0.87%) Pandas
12 3 (0.87%) scikit-learn
13 2 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.77%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.90%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.32%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.74%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.16%) NHS
8 4 (1.16%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.87%) Marketing Technology
9 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.29%) DataPower
10 1 (0.29%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.29%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.46%) Windows
2 4 (1.16%) Android
2 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.58%) Linux
4 2 (0.58%) VMS
4 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (85.51%) Business Intelligence
2 169 (48.99%) Analytics
3 136 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (29.28%) DevOps
5 69 (20.00%) Data Management
6 61 (17.68%) ETL
7 56 (16.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 53 (15.36%) Data Modelling
9 50 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 49 (14.20%) Visualisation
11 47 (13.62%) Security Testing
12 46 (13.33%) Data-Driven Testing
13 43 (12.46%) Data Science
14 40 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (11.30%) Machine Learning
16 37 (10.72%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (8.70%) ITIL
18 28 (8.12%) Business Analytics
18 28 (8.12%) Scrum
19 26 (7.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 209 (60.58%) SQL
2 70 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 52 (15.07%) Python
4 48 (13.91%) T-SQL
5 35 (10.14%) R
6 19 (5.51%) C#
6 19 (5.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 14 (4.06%) Scala
8 11 (3.19%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.16%) Java
9 4 (1.16%) VBA
10 2 (0.58%) C
10 2 (0.58%) U-SQL
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.29%) XPath
11 1 (0.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (10.43%) Degree
2 21 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.03%) ACCA
5 7 (2.03%) CIMA
6 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.45%) PhD
8 3 (0.87%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.80%) GDPR
3 15 (4.35%) QA
4 5 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.58%) Oozie
2 2 (0.58%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 194 (56.23%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.84%) Tableau
3 31 (8.99%) Oracle
4 23 (6.67%) SAP
5 17 (4.93%) Databricks
6 12 (3.48%) Alteryx
7 11 (3.19%) Google
8 10 (2.90%) Informatica
9 9 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.03%) Adobe
11 5 (1.45%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.45%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.16%) Marketo
12 4 (1.16%) Workday
12 4 (1.16%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.87%) Capita
13 3 (0.87%) Dataiku
13 3 (0.87%) Palantir
13 3 (0.87%) Polycom
13 3 (0.87%) Sonus