Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 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 Platform
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 156 274
Rank change year-on-year +61 +118 +59
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 367 259 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.56% 1.57% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.27% 7.30% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 180 67
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £290 £187
90th Percentile £593 £655 £526
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
South East median hourly rate £36.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +59.09% +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 3,957 3,546 2,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.59% 21.44% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,532 2,263 1,639
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 49 29
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.47% +15.15% -17.50%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £64.45 £40.10
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 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 +42 157 £475 -5.00% 34
Berkshire +54 122 £475 - 16
Surrey +55 78 £425 +2.41% 15
Hampshire +26 70 £425 -3.41% 14
West Sussex +29 28 £405 -15.18% 5
Oxfordshire +17 20 £450 -10.00% 6
Kent +13 19 £488 +22.64% 2
East Sussex +13 15 £425 +142.86% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £375 -38.78% 12
Middlesex +2 1 £475 +72.73%
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 343 (93.46%) Power BI
2 309 (84.20%) Business Intelligence
3 196 (53.41%) SQL
4 177 (48.23%) Microsoft
5 175 (47.68%) Azure
6 129 (35.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 106 (28.88%) Analytics
8 97 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (25.34%) SQL Server
10 86 (23.43%) Data Lake
11 79 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
12 74 (20.16%) DevOps
13 68 (18.53%) PowerShell
14 66 (17.98%) Data Modelling
15 63 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 54 (14.71%) Tableau
17 51 (13.90%) SharePoint
18 50 (13.62%) ETL
19 49 (13.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 48 (13.08%) Machine Learning
20 48 (13.08%) Finance
21 45 (12.26%) Migration
22 44 (11.99%) Visual Studio
22 44 (11.99%) Visual Studio Team System
23 42 (11.44%) PaaS
23 42 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
23 42 (11.44%) Data Science
24 41 (11.17%) T-SQL
24 41 (11.17%) C#
25 40 (10.90%) Microsoft Excel

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 51 (13.90%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.09%) Skype for Business
3 10 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.18%) Confluence
5 5 (1.36%) Apache
6 3 (0.82%) IIS
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (10.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.63%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.36%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.54%) Primavera
5 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.54%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.27%) HFM
6 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 175 (47.68%) Azure
2 42 (11.44%) PaaS
3 39 (10.63%) Office 365
4 31 (8.45%) IaaS
5 27 (7.36%) PowerApps
5 27 (7.36%) SaaS
6 26 (7.08%) Data Lake Analytics
7 24 (6.54%) Azure Data Factory
8 23 (6.27%) Dynamics 365
9 21 (5.72%) Serverless
10 17 (4.63%) iPaaS
11 16 (4.36%) Microsoft Flow
12 14 (3.81%) Azure Machine Learning
13 12 (3.27%) AWS
14 7 (1.91%) Yammer
15 6 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (1.63%) OneDrive
16 4 (1.09%) Azure Functions
16 4 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
17 3 (0.82%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.63%) Skype
2 8 (2.18%) VPN
2 8 (2.18%) WAN
3 4 (1.09%) DNS
4 3 (0.82%) Intranet
5 2 (0.54%) RFID
5 2 (0.54%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (93.46%) Power BI
2 129 (35.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (25.34%) SQL Server
4 86 (23.43%) Data Lake
5 79 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (13.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (10.63%) HDInsight
9 32 (8.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 32 (8.72%) Cosmos DB
10 26 (7.08%) Big Data
11 22 (5.99%) Relational Database
12 20 (5.45%) Data Mart
13 18 (4.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 15 (4.09%) PowerPivot
14 15 (4.09%) Spotfire
15 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (3.27%) Data Mining
17 11 (3.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 44 (11.99%) Visual Studio
1 44 (11.99%) Visual Studio Team System
2 17 (4.63%) JIRA
3 15 (4.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Appium
6 1 (0.27%) Firebug
6 1 (0.27%) git-flow
6 1 (0.27%) ProC
6 1 (0.27%) PVCS
6 1 (0.27%) Selenium
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) TestRail
General
1 48 (13.08%) Finance
2 11 (3.00%) Banking
2 11 (3.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.72%) Retail
4 9 (2.45%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.63%) Publishing
6 4 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.09%) Legal
7 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (27.25%) Developer
2 92 (25.07%) Analyst
3 60 (16.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 46 (12.53%) Architect
5 36 (9.81%) Power BI Developer
6 24 (6.54%) Consultant
6 24 (6.54%) Data Analyst
6 24 (6.54%) SQL Developer
7 22 (5.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 22 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (5.72%) Azure DevOps
9 20 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
10 17 (4.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.36%) Integration Architect
12 15 (4.09%) Business Analyst
12 15 (4.09%) Power BI Analyst
13 12 (3.27%) Azure Architect
13 12 (3.27%) Database Engineer
13 12 (3.27%) DBA
13 12 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.08%) REST
2 23 (6.27%) .NET
3 18 (4.90%) MDX
4 17 (4.63%) JSON
4 17 (4.63%) SOAP
5 8 (2.18%) CSS
5 8 (2.18%) jQuery
6 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.63%) XML
8 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.09%) NumPy
8 4 (1.09%) Pandas
9 3 (0.82%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.82%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.82%) HTML
9 3 (0.82%) LINQ
9 3 (0.82%) React
9 3 (0.82%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.00%) Private Cloud
4 9 (2.45%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.63%) Life Science
7 5 (1.36%) Clustering
7 5 (1.36%) Learning Management System
8 4 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.09%) Smart Home
9 3 (0.82%) Cyberattack
9 3 (0.82%) Robotics
10 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.54%) EPoS
10 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.54%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 2 (0.54%) IVR
10 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) PKI
10 2 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.63%) Windows
2 9 (2.45%) Linux
3 7 (1.91%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.63%) Unix
5 5 (1.36%) VMS
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (84.20%) Business Intelligence
2 106 (28.88%) Analytics
3 97 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (20.16%) DevOps
5 66 (17.98%) Data Modelling
6 50 (13.62%) ETL
7 48 (13.08%) Machine Learning
8 45 (12.26%) Migration
9 42 (11.44%) Data Science
10 38 (10.35%) Visualisation
11 36 (9.81%) Infrastructure as Code
12 32 (8.72%) Scrum
13 27 (7.36%) Data Management
14 26 (7.08%) Computer Science
15 25 (6.81%) Data Analysis
16 24 (6.54%) Data Integration
16 24 (6.54%) Data Migration
16 24 (6.54%) Logical Data Model
17 23 (6.27%) CRM
18 22 (5.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 196 (53.41%) SQL
2 68 (18.53%) PowerShell
3 41 (11.17%) C#
3 41 (11.17%) T-SQL
4 40 (10.90%) Python
5 29 (7.90%) R
6 23 (6.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 22 (5.99%) VBA
8 15 (4.09%) JavaScript
9 14 (3.81%) VB
10 9 (2.45%) U-SQL
10 9 (2.45%) VB6
11 6 (1.63%) C
12 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.36%) Java
12 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.82%) C++
13 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (9.54%) Degree
2 31 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.91%) DBS Check
6 6 (1.63%) MCSA
6 6 (1.63%) MCSE
7 5 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.09%) ACCA
8 4 (1.09%) CIMA
8 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.09%) PhD
9 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.54%) OCP
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.54%) PMP
9 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.54%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.09%) QA
3 9 (2.45%) GDPR
4 7 (1.91%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) GMP
5 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.09%) Docker
5 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.36%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.09%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.54%) SCCM
4 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 177 (48.23%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.71%) Tableau
3 32 (8.72%) Databricks
4 29 (7.90%) Oracle
5 23 (6.27%) SAP
6 10 (2.72%) Workday
7 5 (1.36%) Cognos
7 5 (1.36%) Minitab
7 5 (1.36%) VMware
8 4 (1.09%) IBM
8 4 (1.09%) Palantir
8 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.82%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.82%) Dataiku
9 3 (0.82%) Kofax
9 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.54%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.54%) UiPath
10 2 (0.54%) Veeam