Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 121 190
Rank change year-on-year +63 +69 +94
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 306 332 204
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 3.16% 2.11% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.01% 8.04% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 244 135
Median daily rate £450 £468 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.79% +12.71% -5.68%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £292
90th Percentile £582 £580 £618
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.25 £22.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.31% - -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +44.90% +22.50% -

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 2,547 4,127 3,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.34% 26.22% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 2,624 1,994
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £206 £279 £300
90th Percentile £623 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 70 45
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +23.33%
10th Percentile £15.20 £12.25 £12.11
90th Percentile £55.80 £60.13 £45.00
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.04% -6.25% +5.26%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 5 April 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 +40 143 £475 - 48
Berkshire +22 111 £475 - 33
Hampshire +44 58 £475 -2.56% 22
Surrey +32 57 £450 +20.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +28 23 £425 +17.24% 5
West Sussex +38 21 £406 -1.52% 12
East Sussex +34 13 £450 -5.26% 6
Oxfordshire +17 9 £450 -5.26% 10
Sussex +4 9 £475 -
Kent +12 5 £400 -25.58%
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 290 (94.77%) Power BI
2 257 (83.99%) Business Intelligence
3 173 (56.54%) SQL
4 160 (52.29%) Azure
5 157 (51.31%) Microsoft
6 144 (47.06%) Analytics
7 113 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (35.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 94 (30.72%) Data Lake
10 82 (26.80%) DevOps
11 68 (22.22%) Data Modelling
12 66 (21.57%) Data Management
13 63 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
14 62 (20.26%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (18.63%) Tableau
16 56 (18.30%) Visual Studio
17 51 (16.67%) ETL
18 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Excel
19 47 (15.36%) SQL Server
19 47 (15.36%) Visualisation
20 46 (15.03%) Python
20 46 (15.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 44 (14.38%) T-SQL
21 44 (14.38%) Windows
22 42 (13.73%) PowerShell
22 42 (13.73%) Test Automation
23 41 (13.40%) Security Testing
24 40 (13.07%) HDInsight
25 39 (12.75%) Finance
26 36 (11.76%) 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 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.27%) IIS
3 9 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) Confluence
6 2 (0.65%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.27%) SPSS
3 9 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.65%) InVision
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.33%) SAP IBP
7 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 160 (52.29%) Azure
2 34 (11.11%) PaaS
3 29 (9.48%) IaaS
4 25 (8.17%) Azure Data Factory
4 25 (8.17%) PowerApps
5 22 (7.19%) AWS
6 20 (6.54%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (3.92%) Data Lake Analytics
8 10 (3.27%) Office 365
8 10 (3.27%) Serverless
9 9 (2.94%) Google Analytics
10 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Flow
11 6 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (1.96%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.98%) SaaS
13 3 (0.98%) Yammer
14 2 (0.65%) GCP
15 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.94%) Skype
2 7 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) PBX
4 2 (0.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (94.77%) Power BI
2 110 (35.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (30.72%) Data Lake
4 62 (20.26%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (15.36%) SQL Server
6 46 (15.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (13.07%) HDInsight
8 35 (11.44%) Big Data
9 26 (8.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (6.54%) OLAP
11 16 (5.23%) SAP BW
12 13 (4.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 12 (3.92%) NoSQL
14 11 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
15 8 (2.61%) Star Schema
16 7 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (2.29%) Data Mining
16 7 (2.29%) MongoDB
16 7 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 56 (18.30%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.98%) ERwin
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.33%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.33%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) Xcode
General
1 39 (12.75%) Finance
2 16 (5.23%) Public Sector
3 14 (4.58%) Publishing
4 9 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.61%) Local Government
5 8 (2.61%) Marketing
6 7 (2.29%) Legal
7 5 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.63%) Retail
8 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.98%) Back Office
9 3 (0.98%) Electronics
9 3 (0.98%) Law
9 3 (0.98%) Police
10 2 (0.65%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (24.18%) Analyst
2 72 (23.53%) Developer
3 48 (15.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 44 (14.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (10.13%) Architect
6 30 (9.80%) Data Analyst
7 26 (8.50%) Power BI Developer
8 24 (7.84%) Data Engineer
9 19 (6.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 19 (6.21%) Consultant
10 17 (5.56%) SQL Developer
11 16 (5.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 16 (5.23%) Azure Engineer
12 14 (4.58%) Business Analyst
12 14 (4.58%) Data Architect
13 13 (4.25%) SQL BI Developer
14 12 (3.92%) Data Scientist
14 12 (3.92%) Service Analyst
14 12 (3.92%) Service Transition Analyst
14 12 (3.92%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.54%) .NET
2 16 (5.23%) XML
3 11 (3.59%) ASP.NET
3 11 (3.59%) Web Services
4 9 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (2.94%) MDX
5 8 (2.61%) .NET Core
6 7 (2.29%) JSON
7 6 (1.96%) Entity Framework
7 6 (1.96%) HTML
7 6 (1.96%) React
8 4 (1.31%) LINQ
8 4 (1.31%) REST
9 3 (0.98%) Apache NiFi
9 3 (0.98%) CSS
9 3 (0.98%) HTML5
9 3 (0.98%) jQuery
9 3 (0.98%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.58%) Algorithms
2 14 (4.58%) Data Structures
2 14 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.63%) User Experience
7 4 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.31%) NHS
8 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.98%) Marketing Technology
8 3 (0.98%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.65%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (0.65%) LIMS
9 2 (0.65%) PKI
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.38%) Windows
2 10 (3.27%) VMS
3 4 (1.31%) Android
3 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (83.99%) Business Intelligence
2 144 (47.06%) Analytics
3 113 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (26.80%) DevOps
5 68 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 66 (21.57%) Data Management
7 51 (16.67%) ETL
8 47 (15.36%) Visualisation
9 42 (13.73%) Test Automation
10 41 (13.40%) Security Testing
11 36 (11.76%) Data-Driven Testing
11 36 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
12 35 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (10.46%) Machine Learning
15 29 (9.48%) Data Science
15 29 (9.48%) Migration
16 28 (9.15%) CRM
17 24 (7.84%) Scrum
18 22 (7.19%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 173 (56.54%) SQL
2 46 (15.03%) Python
3 44 (14.38%) T-SQL
4 42 (13.73%) PowerShell
5 25 (8.17%) R
6 17 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.90%) C#
7 15 (4.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 13 (4.25%) Scala
9 6 (1.96%) VB
10 3 (0.98%) Java
10 3 (0.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) C
11 1 (0.33%) PHP
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.33%) XPath
11 1 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (7.19%) Degree
2 21 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.65%) ACCA
7 2 (0.65%) CIMA
7 2 (0.65%) PhD
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.23%) GDPR
2 9 (2.94%) QA
3 8 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.31%) PMO
5 2 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (9.15%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.31%) Docker
4 2 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.96%) Kubernetes
1 6 (1.96%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.65%) Oozie
3 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 157 (51.31%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.63%) Tableau
3 26 (8.50%) Oracle
3 26 (8.50%) SAP
4 19 (6.21%) Informatica
5 11 (3.59%) Alteryx
5 11 (3.59%) Google
6 10 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.29%) Adobe
7 7 (2.29%) Databricks
8 6 (1.96%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.96%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.31%) Marketo
9 4 (1.31%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.31%) Sparx
10 3 (0.98%) Capita
10 3 (0.98%) Polycom
10 3 (0.98%) Sonus
10 3 (0.98%) Workday
11 2 (0.65%) VMware