Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 77 160
Rank change year-on-year +2 +83 +133
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 95 386 269
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 2.80% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.25% 10.31% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 259 188
Median daily rate £425 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £269 £319 £279
90th Percentile £594 £590 £588
England median daily rate £425 £450 £448
% change year-on-year -5.56% +0.56% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -9.72% +63.64% +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 927 3,744 3,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.91% 27.18% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 2,379 2,315
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £305
90th Percentile £648 £615 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 98 44
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.66% +104.29% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.15 £16.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £59.31 £83.75 £75.58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% +28.57% -12.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +27 47 £430 -4.44% 36
Berkshire +21 29 £450 -2.17% 15
Hampshire +7 16 £400 -5.88% 17
Surrey +34 15 £425 - 9
Buckinghamshire +48 12 £432 +8.02% 9
West Sussex +26 10 £425 - 5
Oxfordshire +31 6 £305 -30.29% 12
East Sussex +23 2 £400 -5.88% 5
Kent +14 1 £110 -75.56% 4
Sussex +6 1 - -
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 82 (86.32%) Power BI
2 78 (82.11%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (46.32%) Azure
4 42 (44.21%) Microsoft
5 38 (40.00%) SQL
6 23 (24.21%) Analytics
7 21 (22.11%) Office 365
7 21 (22.11%) Data Modelling
8 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
8 20 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (17.89%) Data Analysis
10 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
11 16 (16.84%) Finance
12 15 (15.79%) Visualisation
12 15 (15.79%) Tableau
13 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
14 13 (13.68%) ETL
14 13 (13.68%) PowerApps
15 12 (12.63%) DevOps
15 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
15 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (11.58%) Data Analytics
17 10 (10.53%) Data Quality
17 10 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (9.47%) Python
18 9 (9.47%) Requirements Gathering
19 8 (8.42%) Public Sector

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 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Synapse
3 2 (2.11%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.05%) CPLEX
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.05%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.05%) Aareon QL
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 44 (46.32%) Azure
2 21 (22.11%) Office 365
3 13 (13.68%) PowerApps
4 8 (8.42%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (5.26%) Logic Apps
6 4 (4.21%) AWS
6 4 (4.21%) Power Automate
6 4 (4.21%) Yammer
7 3 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (3.16%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.16%) PaaS
8 2 (2.11%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.11%) GCP
8 2 (2.11%) IaaS
8 2 (2.11%) SaaS
8 2 (2.11%) Serverless
8 2 (2.11%) ShareGate
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) DNS
2 5 (5.26%) DHCP
3 4 (4.21%) Skype
4 2 (2.11%) Firewall
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (86.32%) Power BI
2 20 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (15.79%) Tableau
4 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
5 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (8.42%) Data Lake
9 6 (6.32%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.21%) Data Mining
11 4 (4.21%) QlikView
12 3 (3.16%) Big Data
12 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.16%) SAP BW
12 3 (3.16%) Snowflake Schema
13 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.11%) HDInsight
13 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) ERwin
2 1 (1.05%) Balsamiq
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.32%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.16%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Fire and Rescue
6 2 (2.11%) Police
7 1 (1.05%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Local Government
7 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Developer
2 21 (22.11%) Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Power BI Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Power BI Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 3 (3.16%) Office 365 Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) Office 365 Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Report Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) .NET
2 6 (6.32%) HTML
3 4 (4.21%) CSS
3 4 (4.21%) Web Services
4 3 (3.16%) HTML5
5 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.11%) Keras
5 2 (2.11%) PyTorch
5 2 (2.11%) React
5 2 (2.11%) TensorFlow
5 2 (2.11%) XML
6 1 (1.05%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.05%) JSON
6 1 (1.05%) Middleware
6 1 (1.05%) PySpark
6 1 (1.05%) RESTful
6 1 (1.05%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) CMDB
3 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) FMCG
4 2 (2.11%) Life Science
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Windows
1 4 (4.21%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.11%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (24.21%) Analytics
3 21 (22.11%) Data Modelling
4 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.89%) Data Analysis
6 15 (15.79%) Visualisation
7 13 (13.68%) ETL
8 12 (12.63%) DevOps
9 11 (11.58%) Data Analytics
10 9 (9.47%) Requirements Gathering
11 8 (8.42%) Data Management
11 8 (8.42%) Decision-Making
11 8 (8.42%) Migration
11 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.37%) Data Architecture
12 7 (7.37%) Project Management
12 7 (7.37%) Records Management
12 7 (7.37%) Validation
13 6 (6.32%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) Python
3 8 (8.42%) C#
3 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.42%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.16%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) C
6 2 (2.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.11%) R
6 2 (2.11%) U-SQL
6 2 (2.11%) VBA
7 1 (1.05%) C++
7 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
1 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) PhD
4 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.16%) GDPR
2 3 (3.16%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) Oozie
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Terraform
2 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (44.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) SAP
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Databricks
4 4 (4.21%) Snow
5 3 (3.16%) Capita
5 3 (3.16%) Progress
5 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.11%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (2.11%) ESRI
6 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.11%) Nintex
6 2 (2.11%) Talend
7 1 (1.05%) Aareon
7 1 (1.05%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.05%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.05%) Workday
7 1 (1.05%) Xamarin