Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 150 182
Rank change year-on-year +28 +32 +45
Contract jobs citing Power BI 111 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.74% 0.78% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.81% 4.04% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 34 10
South West median daily rate £434 £388 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +16.98% -14.52%
10th Percentile £306 £307 £286
90th Percentile £497 £495 £401
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South West median hourly rate £41.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +62.79% - -

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 1,422 1,065 1,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.26% 19.21% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 673 841
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £529 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -8.43%
10th Percentile £18.59 £13.65 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £58.75 £46.90
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -

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

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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

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 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 +25 45 £400 -3.03% 10
Gloucestershire +3 17 £438 - 6
Wiltshire -25 14 £450 +20.00% 5
Devon +7 11 £335 -27.37% 7
Somerset +2 11 £385 -15.62% 3
Dorset 0 2 £481 +30.51% 10
Cornwall - 2 £500 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 102 (91.89%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (52.25%) SQL
3 45 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (36.94%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
6 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 22 (19.82%) Tableau
8 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (17.12%) Data Modelling
9 19 (17.12%) Visualisation
10 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (15.32%) Finance
11 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (13.51%) ETL
13 14 (12.61%) Dimensional Modelling
14 13 (11.71%) Data Analysis
15 12 (10.81%) Analytics
16 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
16 11 (9.91%) Dashboard Development
17 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Excel
18 9 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
18 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
18 9 (8.11%) QlikView
18 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
18 9 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
18 9 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
19 8 (7.21%) Marketing
19 8 (7.21%) Migration

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 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 45 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.70%) PaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.94%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
3 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (8.11%) QlikView
6 5 (4.50%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.60%) Big Data
7 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) ERwin
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Marketing
3 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.60%) Electronics
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Developer
2 40 (36.04%) Analyst
3 35 (31.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 27 (24.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 19 (17.12%) Business Analyst
6 17 (15.32%) Power BI Developer
7 16 (14.41%) Data Analyst
8 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Consultant
11 7 (6.31%) Business Data Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) SQL Developer
12 6 (5.41%) Azure Developer
12 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
12 6 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
13 5 (4.50%) Architect
13 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 5 (4.50%) Business Manager
14 4 (3.60%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) HTML
1 5 (4.50%) HTML5
2 4 (3.60%) .NET
3 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.70%) CSS
3 3 (2.70%) jQuery
3 3 (2.70%) MDX
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) NHS
3 2 (1.80%) Blog
3 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (91.89%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.12%) Data Modelling
3 19 (17.12%) Visualisation
4 15 (13.51%) ETL
5 14 (12.61%) Dimensional Modelling
6 13 (11.71%) Data Analysis
7 12 (10.81%) Analytics
8 11 (9.91%) Dashboard Development
9 9 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (7.21%) Migration
11 7 (6.31%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (6.31%) Scrum
12 6 (5.41%) Data Integration
12 6 (5.41%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) Data Analytics
13 5 (4.50%) ITIL
13 5 (4.50%) Logical Data Model
13 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (3.60%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 58 (52.25%) SQL
2 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.41%) C#
4 5 (4.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.70%) Python
6 3 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (1.80%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) R
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Degree
4 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.70%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.80%) PMP
5 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) PMO
2 1 (0.90%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.82%) Tableau
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos
5 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com