Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 16 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 320 409
Rank change year-on-year +138 +89 +220
Contract jobs citing Power BI 812 374 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.46% 0.70% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.84% 3.41% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 254 177
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +4.76%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £313
90th Percentile £550 £525 £559
UK median daily rate £439 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £33.74 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +56.92% - -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,871 10,959 12,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.39% 20.57% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,729 6,982 7,791
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £306 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £560 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 197 298
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +26.13% -2.63%
10th Percentile £13.94 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £56.30 £55.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £30.95 £28.09
% change year-on-year +4.93% +10.18% +0.32%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 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
South East +112 273 £450 +14.29% 58
North of England +81 195 £370 -1.33% 85
South West +44 116 £438 +9.38% 26
North West +57 101 £370 -4.52% 44
Midlands 0 95 £425 +6.25% 60
Yorkshire +23 80 £363 -3.33% 34
Scotland +29 72 £375 +3.45% 12
West Midlands -12 57 £400 - 32
East of England +5 45 £469 +10.29% 34
East Midlands +20 36 £425 +5.26% 28
Wales -19 16 £425 +21.43% 3
North East +3 14 £450 +55.17% 7
Channel Islands - 1 £425 -
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 706 (86.95%) Business Intelligence
2 432 (53.20%) SQL
3 310 (38.18%) Microsoft
4 279 (34.36%) SQL Server
5 265 (32.64%) Data Warehouse
6 264 (32.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 254 (31.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 249 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 176 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
10 174 (21.43%) ETL
11 162 (19.95%) Analytics
12 161 (19.83%) Visualisation
13 136 (16.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 127 (15.64%) Tableau
15 121 (14.90%) Finance
16 115 (14.16%) T-SQL
17 111 (13.67%) Data Modelling
18 104 (12.81%) Migration
19 98 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
20 90 (11.08%) Data Lake
21 86 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
22 77 (9.48%) Big Data
22 77 (9.48%) Data Visualisation
23 69 (8.50%) Data Analysis
24 67 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
25 65 (8.00%) C#
26 61 (7.51%) PowerShell
26 61 (7.51%) DevOps
27 54 (6.65%) Scrum
28 53 (6.53%) SharePoint

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 53 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.22%) SAS
3 17 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.60%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.49%) Confluence
8 4 (0.49%) Drupal
9 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.25%) CMS
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.12%) Apache
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 98 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.99%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.49%) SPSS
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.37%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.12%) Global One
5 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 264 (32.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (6.53%) Office 365
3 47 (5.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 38 (4.68%) Dynamics 365
5 35 (4.31%) PaaS
6 27 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (3.33%) IaaS
7 25 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (1.72%) OneDrive
9 12 (1.48%) Yammer
10 9 (1.11%) Azure Machine Learning
10 9 (1.11%) Data Lake Analytics
10 9 (1.11%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.74%) SaaS
12 5 (0.62%) Serverless
13 4 (0.49%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.97%) Skype
2 11 (1.35%) Firewall
3 5 (0.62%) Internet
4 3 (0.37%) 3G
4 3 (0.37%) 4G
4 3 (0.37%) BIG-IP
4 3 (0.37%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.37%) SSL
4 3 (0.37%) VoLTE
4 3 (0.37%) VPN
5 2 (0.25%) Network Security
5 2 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.12%) Intranet
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 265 (32.64%) Data Warehouse
3 254 (31.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 249 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 136 (16.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 90 (11.08%) Data Lake
7 77 (9.48%) Big Data
8 49 (6.03%) Hadoop
8 49 (6.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 46 (5.67%) Relational Database
10 37 (4.56%) BusinessObjects
11 36 (4.43%) HDInsight
12 35 (4.31%) QlikView
13 34 (4.19%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
15 28 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 28 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
16 23 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 21 (2.59%) Impala
18 20 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (6.16%) Visual Studio Team System
2 45 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.60%) JIRA
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.62%) RStudio
7 4 (0.49%) Subversion
8 3 (0.37%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.25%) MorphX
9 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.12%) git-flow
10 1 (0.12%) Mockito
10 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 121 (14.90%) Finance
2 39 (4.80%) Retail
3 23 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.09%) Marketing
6 13 (1.60%) Banking
7 12 (1.48%) Legal
8 7 (0.86%) Law
9 5 (0.62%) Advertising
9 5 (0.62%) Electronics
9 5 (0.62%) Publishing
10 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 366 (45.07%) Developer
2 213 (26.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 185 (22.78%) Analyst
4 102 (12.56%) Power BI Developer
5 94 (11.58%) SQL Developer
6 88 (10.84%) Data Analyst
7 73 (8.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 49 (6.03%) Consultant
9 48 (5.91%) SQL BI Developer
10 46 (5.67%) Architect
11 37 (4.56%) Azure Developer
12 34 (4.19%) Business Analyst
13 29 (3.57%) ETL Developer
14 26 (3.20%) SSIS Developer
15 25 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
16 23 (2.83%) Data Architect
17 21 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
17 21 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 21 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
17 21 (2.59%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.91%) .NET
2 25 (3.08%) MDX
3 23 (2.83%) jQuery
4 21 (2.59%) Kafka
5 19 (2.34%) XML
6 18 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.22%) CSS
7 14 (1.72%) RESTful
8 11 (1.35%) Razor View Engine
9 10 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (1.23%) HTML
9 10 (1.23%) JSON
9 10 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (0.99%) .NET Framework
10 8 (0.99%) XSLT
11 5 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (0.62%) HTML5
11 5 (0.62%) MLlib
11 5 (0.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (0.62%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (1.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 10 (1.23%) NHS
5 10 (1.23%) User Experience
6 8 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 8 (0.99%) FMCG
7 7 (0.86%) Cloud Native
7 7 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.74%) Fintech
8 6 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.62%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.49%) PMI
11 3 (0.37%) Life Science
12 2 (0.25%) Blog
12 2 (0.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.83%) Windows
2 13 (1.60%) Linux
3 6 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (86.95%) Business Intelligence
2 176 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (21.43%) ETL
4 162 (19.95%) Analytics
5 161 (19.83%) Visualisation
6 111 (13.67%) Data Modelling
7 104 (12.81%) Migration
8 77 (9.48%) Data Visualisation
9 69 (8.50%) Data Analysis
10 67 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (7.51%) DevOps
12 54 (6.65%) Scrum
13 45 (5.54%) Dimensional Modelling
14 42 (5.17%) CRM
15 41 (5.05%) Data Migration
16 40 (4.93%) Dashboard Development
16 40 (4.93%) Machine Learning
17 39 (4.80%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (4.31%) Data Science
19 34 (4.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 432 (53.20%) SQL
2 115 (14.16%) T-SQL
3 65 (8.00%) C#
4 61 (7.51%) PowerShell
5 39 (4.80%) Python
6 33 (4.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 24 (2.96%) Java
8 21 (2.59%) JavaScript
9 20 (2.46%) VBA
10 14 (1.72%) R
11 12 (1.48%) C
11 12 (1.48%) Scala
12 10 (1.23%) VB
13 8 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.86%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.62%) Go
15 5 (0.62%) U-SQL
15 5 (0.62%) X++
16 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.20%) Degree
3 23 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.49%) PMP
9 3 (0.37%) MCSE
9 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB
10 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.12%) Analytics IQ
11 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.12%) PgMP
11 1 (0.12%) PhD
11 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.60%) Data Quality
1 13 (1.60%) PMO
2 11 (1.35%) QA
3 8 (0.99%) GDPR
4 5 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.35%) HDFS
4 7 (0.86%) Docker
5 5 (0.62%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.74%) SCCM
2 5 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (0.62%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.62%) SCOM
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.37%) Terraform
4 2 (0.25%) Puppet
4 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) Grafana
5 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 310 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 127 (15.64%) Tableau
3 49 (6.03%) SAP
4 43 (5.30%) Oracle
5 16 (1.97%) Cloudera
6 15 (1.85%) Google
7 14 (1.72%) Cognos
8 12 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (1.35%) Alteryx
10 9 (1.11%) VMware
10 9 (1.11%) Workday
11 7 (0.86%) Informatica
12 5 (0.62%) Citrix
12 5 (0.62%) HP
12 5 (0.62%) Teradata
13 4 (0.49%) Automation Anywhere
13 4 (0.49%) IBM
13 4 (0.49%) UiPath
13 4 (0.49%) Veeam
14 3 (0.37%) Hortonworks