Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 163 189
Rank change year-on-year +35 +26 +30
Contract jobs citing Power BI 91 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.50% 0.63% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 3.22% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 27 14
South West median daily rate £434 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.67% +3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £295
90th Percentile £540 £492 £588
England median daily rate £438 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +2.33% - -

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 1,307 1,087 1,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.50% 19.71% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 694 882
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £296 £288 £258
90th Percentile £550 £536 £516
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 29
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £37.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.04% +14.62% -
10th Percentile £17.16 £14.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £54.38 £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.24 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +7.02% +3.64%

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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

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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

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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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the South West

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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 19 October 2018. 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 +14 37 £400 +3.23% 13
Gloucestershire +9 14 £438 -
Devon +10 10 £325 -20.97% 9
Somerset +3 10 £350 -26.32% 2
Wiltshire -20 9 £550 +46.67% 4
Cornwall - 2 £500 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 82 (90.11%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (57.14%) SQL
3 34 (37.36%) SQL Server
3 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (35.16%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
6 23 (25.27%) Visualisation
7 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (21.98%) Tableau
8 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (17.58%) Analytics
9 16 (17.58%) Finance
10 14 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (14.29%) ETL
11 13 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
12 11 (12.09%) Dimensional Modelling
13 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (9.89%) Oracle
14 9 (9.89%) Data Visualisation
14 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (8.79%) Data Analytics
15 8 (8.79%) Qlik Sense
15 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
15 8 (8.79%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
16 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
16 7 (7.69%) Marketing

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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 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
3 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (35.16%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (8.79%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (8.79%) Qlik Sense
8 7 (7.69%) QlikView
9 6 (6.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (6.59%) Big Data
9 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (4.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) ERwin
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (4.40%) Electronics
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Developer
2 29 (31.87%) Analyst
3 22 (24.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 14 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Power BI Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Architect
7 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Consultant
8 8 (8.79%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Azure Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Business Architect
11 5 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) .NET
1 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.30%) CSS
2 3 (3.30%) HTML
2 3 (3.30%) HTML5
2 3 (3.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.10%) MDX
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) NHS
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (90.11%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (25.27%) Visualisation
3 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.58%) Analytics
5 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 14 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 13 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 13 (14.29%) ETL
7 11 (12.09%) Dimensional Modelling
8 9 (9.89%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (8.79%) Data Analytics
10 7 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (6.59%) Data Integration
12 5 (5.49%) Actionable Insight
12 5 (5.49%) Data Management
12 5 (5.49%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (5.49%) Migration
12 5 (5.49%) Project Management
12 5 (5.49%) Scrum
13 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.59%) C#
4 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PMP
3 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Tableau
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle
4 6 (6.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com