Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 20 May 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 BI
England > South West
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 136 179
Rank change year-on-year +6 +43 +19
Contract jobs citing Power BI 84 62 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.41% 1.22% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.51% 5.74% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 16
South West median daily rate £438 £445 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +65.58% -30.65%
10th Percentile £349 £308 £211
90th Percentile £765 £550 £456
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.65 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +13.25% - -

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,119 1,080 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.75% 21.28% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 714 649
South West median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £298 £260
90th Percentile £600 £550 £525
England median daily rate £488 £475 £447
% change year-on-year +2.63% +6.26% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 29
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -8.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.13 £20.75 £22.40
90th Percentile £49.00 £83.50 £43.15
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.82
% change year-on-year +9.38% +7.33% +8.42%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the South West

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Power BI in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the South West

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the South West over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the South West

Power BI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Bristol -18 27 £438 -2.78% 6
Wiltshire -18 25 £500 +13.64% 1
Gloucestershire +1 12 £425 +37.10% 2
Devon +4 8 £345 -34.29% 2
Somerset +13 5 £500 +42.86% 1
Dorset +8 2 £538 - 1
Cornwall - 2 £388 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI 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 West region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 84 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 70 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (59.52%) SQL
4 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
5 34 (40.48%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (33.33%) Visualisation
7 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (29.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (26.19%) Finance
10 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 20 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (20.24%) ETL
13 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
14 14 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
14 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 13 (15.48%) Data Analysis
16 12 (14.29%) Marketing
16 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (13.10%) Data Structures
17 11 (13.10%) Analytics
17 11 (13.10%) Migration
18 10 (11.90%) SAP
18 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
18 10 (11.90%) Use Case
19 9 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
19 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
19 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
19 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 84 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (5.95%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.76%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.19%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.19%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 34 (40.48%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (29.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (10.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 7 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (7.14%) Data Lake
9 5 (5.95%) Big Data
10 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.38%) OLAP
12 2 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (1.19%) DataStage
13 1 (1.19%) MySQL
13 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Marketing
3 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
4 9 (10.71%) Electronics
4 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Developer
2 25 (29.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 21 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Azure Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) DBA
9 4 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (4.76%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.76%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Administrator
10 3 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Data Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Power BI Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) MDX
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.19%) JFC
4 1 (1.19%) JSON
4 1 (1.19%) Kafka
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) React
4 1 (1.19%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.14%) User Experience
5 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
1 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
1 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 17 (20.24%) ETL
4 13 (15.48%) Data Analysis
5 11 (13.10%) Analytics
5 11 (13.10%) Migration
6 10 (11.90%) Use Case
7 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (8.33%) DevOps
10 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.95%) Data Analytics
11 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.95%) Data Strategy
12 4 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
12 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.76%) VBA
4 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) C#
5 2 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) R
6 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Grafana
1 9 (10.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) Databricks
4 2 (2.38%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) iManage
5 1 (1.19%) Intapp
5 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.19%) Snow
5 1 (1.19%) Symantec
5 1 (1.19%) Tableau
5 1 (1.19%) Teradata