Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 112 145
Rank change year-on-year +63 +33 +127
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 187 323 281
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 3.74% 2.19% 1.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.27% 8.06% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 227 195
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £299 £323 £301
90th Percentile £657 £580 £633
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +41.67% -2.33%

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 1,310 4,009 3,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.17% 27.19% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 2,546 2,214
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £294
90th Percentile £645 £610 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 87 45
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +84.21% +15.15%
10th Percentile £16.39 £16.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £54.88 £83.75 £56.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% +12.50% +2.56%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Power Platform as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in the South East over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in the South East

Power Platform
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power Platform in the South East over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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 +68 109 £477 +0.49% 25
Berkshire +52 85 £500 +5.26% 10
Surrey +27 39 £450 +13.64% 7
Hampshire +48 24 £488 +14.71% 4
Buckinghamshire +50 16 £450 +69.81% 13
Oxfordshire +35 8 £450 -5.26% 2
West Sussex +24 5 £350 -13.58% 5
East Sussex +35 3 £500 +17.65% 2
Kent +16 3 £325 -33.33% 5
Sussex - 1 - -
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 174 (93.05%) Power BI
2 161 (86.10%) Business Intelligence
3 106 (56.68%) Azure
4 101 (54.01%) SQL
5 76 (40.64%) Microsoft
6 75 (40.11%) Analytics
7 65 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (33.69%) Data Modelling
8 63 (33.69%) DevOps
9 56 (29.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (28.34%) Data Lake
11 41 (21.93%) Data Management
12 35 (18.72%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (17.11%) Microsoft Excel
13 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
13 32 (17.11%) Tableau
14 31 (16.58%) Windows
15 28 (14.97%) Machine Learning
15 28 (14.97%) Visualisation
16 27 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (13.90%) PowerApps
18 24 (12.83%) Data Architecture
18 24 (12.83%) Migration
18 24 (12.83%) Test Automation
19 23 (12.30%) Visual Studio
20 22 (11.76%) SharePoint
20 22 (11.76%) Finance
20 22 (11.76%) PaaS
20 22 (11.76%) Big Data
21 21 (11.23%) IaaS

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 22 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.28%) IIS
3 7 (3.74%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (17.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.95%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.53%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.53%) InVision
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.21%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 106 (56.68%) Azure
2 26 (13.90%) PowerApps
3 22 (11.76%) PaaS
4 21 (11.23%) IaaS
5 15 (8.02%) AWS
5 15 (8.02%) Office 365
6 13 (6.95%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (6.95%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (5.35%) Power Automate
8 5 (2.67%) GCP
8 5 (2.67%) Logic Apps
8 5 (2.67%) Serverless
9 4 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (2.14%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.07%) Azure Functions
11 2 (1.07%) SaaS
11 2 (1.07%) ShareGate
11 2 (1.07%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) Internet
2 5 (2.67%) Skype
3 4 (2.14%) DNS
4 3 (1.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (93.05%) Power BI
2 56 (29.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (28.34%) Data Lake
4 35 (18.72%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
6 27 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (11.76%) Big Data
8 19 (10.16%) HDInsight
9 15 (8.02%) Hadoop
10 11 (5.88%) SAP BW
11 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (4.28%) Data Mining
13 6 (3.21%) OLAP
14 5 (2.67%) QlikView
15 4 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (1.60%) Amazon Athena
16 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.60%) Snowflake Schema
16 3 (1.60%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.60%) ERwin
2 3 (1.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) Selenium
4 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (3.21%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.67%) Law
3 5 (2.67%) Marketing
3 5 (2.67%) Police
4 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Automotive
6 2 (1.07%) Electronics
6 2 (1.07%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (21.39%) Developer
2 39 (20.86%) Analyst
3 34 (18.18%) Architect
4 24 (12.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 22 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (11.23%) Data Analyst
7 18 (9.63%) Power BI Developer
8 17 (9.09%) Data Architect
9 13 (6.95%) Business Analyst
10 12 (6.42%) Data Analytics Architect
11 11 (5.88%) Consultant
12 8 (4.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) Data Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.74%) Administrator
13 7 (3.74%) Data Scientist
13 7 (3.74%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.74%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.21%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) .NET
2 8 (4.28%) AngularJS
2 8 (4.28%) HTML
3 7 (3.74%) .NET Framework
3 7 (3.74%) Web Services
4 6 (3.21%) .NET Core
5 5 (2.67%) CSS
5 5 (2.67%) React
6 4 (2.14%) HTML5
6 4 (2.14%) Middleware
6 4 (2.14%) XML
7 3 (1.60%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.60%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.60%) jQuery
7 3 (1.60%) Kafka
7 3 (1.60%) Keras
7 3 (1.60%) PyTorch
7 3 (1.60%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.81%) Algorithms
2 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.74%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.60%) Life Science
6 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.60%) NHS
7 2 (1.07%) Blog
7 2 (1.07%) CMDB
7 2 (1.07%) e-Health
7 2 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.07%) LIMS
7 2 (1.07%) PACS
7 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.07%) Replication
7 2 (1.07%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.58%) Windows
2 17 (9.09%) VMS
3 12 (6.42%) Linux
4 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (86.10%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (40.11%) Analytics
3 65 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (33.69%) Data Modelling
4 63 (33.69%) DevOps
5 41 (21.93%) Data Management
6 28 (14.97%) Machine Learning
6 28 (14.97%) Visualisation
7 24 (12.83%) Data Architecture
7 24 (12.83%) Migration
7 24 (12.83%) Test Automation
8 21 (11.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (11.23%) Data Security
9 20 (10.70%) Data Analysis
9 20 (10.70%) ETL
9 20 (10.70%) Security Testing
10 19 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (9.63%) CRM
12 17 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 101 (54.01%) SQL
2 21 (11.23%) Python
3 16 (8.56%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.95%) C#
6 11 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 10 (5.35%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.21%) R
8 6 (3.21%) VB
9 5 (2.67%) Java
10 3 (1.60%) Scala
11 2 (1.07%) VBA
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) C++
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.67%) Degree
4 3 (1.60%) PhD
5 2 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) GDPR
2 6 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.07%) HL7
3 2 (1.07%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) SCDPM
2 3 (1.60%) SCCM
3 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.07%) Oozie
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.11%) Tableau
3 20 (10.70%) Informatica
4 17 (9.09%) SAP
5 11 (5.88%) Oracle
6 9 (4.81%) Hortonworks
7 7 (3.74%) Google
8 5 (2.67%) Adobe
9 4 (2.14%) Capita
9 4 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.14%) Sparx
9 4 (2.14%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.07%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.07%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.07%) Databricks
10 2 (1.07%) Marketo
10 2 (1.07%) Nintex
10 2 (1.07%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.07%) Snow
11 1 (0.53%) Zoho