Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 July 2017 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 653 821
Rank change year-on-year +293 +168 +34
Contract jobs citing Power BI 632 250 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.23% 0.044%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.93% 1.03% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 192 41
UK median daily rate £425 £411 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% -4.36% -7.03%
10th Percentile £262 £313 £314
90th Percentile £582 £556 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 - -

Power BI is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21537 24280 26010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.46% 22.07% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 16260 16812
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £619 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 380 352
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.48 £13.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £53.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.74% +22.00% -13.42%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
England +287 597 £425 +3.03% 109
London +203 319 £450 +9.09% 47
UK excluding London +190 300 £375 -6.25% 65
South East +83 93 £425 +6.25% 17
North of England +103 75 £358 -1.38% 26
North West +66 50 £363 -1.69% 16
Midlands +36 49 £338 -20.59% 9
West Midlands +38 35 £325 -26.14% 7
South West +22 30 £323 -19.38% 5
East of England +13 28 £425 +10.03% 4
Yorkshire +32 24 £350 - 9
Scotland +56 20 £363 +9.85% 2
East Midlands -7 13 £413 +10.00% 2
Wales +4 4 £350 -17.65% 1
North East +49 1 £358 -10.74% 1
Northern Ireland -43 1 £413 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Power BI.

1 558 (88.29%) Business Intelligence
2 360 (56.96%) SQL
3 316 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 277 (43.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 268 (42.41%) SQL Server
6 242 (38.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 208 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
8 194 (30.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 153 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
10 152 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 142 (22.47%) Finance
12 131 (20.73%) ETL
13 130 (20.57%) Tableau
14 127 (20.09%) Data Modelling
15 119 (18.83%) Visualisation
16 115 (18.20%) Analytics
17 109 (17.25%) Microsoft Excel
17 109 (17.25%) T-SQL
18 78 (12.34%) Data Visualisation
19 72 (11.39%) Migration
20 71 (11.23%) C#
21 68 (10.76%) SharePoint
21 68 (10.76%) QlikView
22 67 (10.60%) R
23 66 (10.44%) MDX
24 63 (9.97%) .NET
25 57 (9.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
26 56 (8.86%) Kimball Methodology
27 53 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
28 49 (7.75%) SQL Server 2016

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 68 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 39 (6.17%) SAS
3 23 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 20 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (2.53%) Drupal
7 7 (1.11%) CMS
7 7 (1.11%) Magnolia
8 6 (0.95%) Apache
9 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.79%) WordPress
10 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.47%) FileNet
11 3 (0.47%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 109 (17.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.37%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.37%) SPSS
4 11 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.58%) Stata
6 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (3.96%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.79%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.63%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.32%) Unica
6 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) FRx
7 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.17%) Office 365
3 22 (3.48%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (3.01%) Azure Data Factory
5 14 (2.22%) PaaS
6 13 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (2.06%) SaaS
7 12 (1.90%) IaaS
8 11 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.42%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (1.11%) Data Lake Analytics
11 6 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.95%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.32%) AdSense
12 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.16%) CallidusCloud
13 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.79%) LAN
1 5 (0.79%) VPN
1 5 (0.79%) WAN
2 4 (0.63%) Firewall
2 4 (0.63%) Intranet
3 2 (0.32%) 2G
3 2 (0.32%) 3G
3 2 (0.32%) 4G
4 1 (0.16%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) NAS
4 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.16%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (43.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 268 (42.41%) SQL Server
3 242 (38.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 208 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
5 194 (30.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (10.76%) QlikView
7 53 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (7.75%) SQL Server 2016
9 47 (7.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 47 (7.44%) Big Data
9 47 (7.44%) OLAP
10 46 (7.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 42 (6.65%) PowerPivot
12 36 (5.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 33 (5.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 32 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (4.91%) Data Lake
16 30 (4.75%) Hadoop
17 22 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
18 21 (3.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (7.28%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.27%) JIRA
5 6 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.79%) JUnit
6 5 (0.79%) Mockito
7 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.47%) ERwin
8 3 (0.47%) MSTest
8 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.32%) Ant
9 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.32%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.32%) Maven
9 2 (0.32%) Selenium
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.32%) Subversion
9 2 (0.32%) TestRail
General
1 142 (22.47%) Finance
2 38 (6.01%) Marketing
3 30 (4.75%) Banking
4 28 (4.43%) Legal
5 27 (4.27%) Retail
6 18 (2.85%) Law
6 18 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.90%) Electronics
9 10 (1.58%) Advertising
10 7 (1.11%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Back Office
11 3 (0.47%) Front Office
11 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Automotive
12 2 (0.32%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 323 (51.11%) Developer
2 215 (34.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 101 (15.98%) Analyst
4 99 (15.66%) Power BI Developer
5 80 (12.66%) SQL Developer
6 50 (7.91%) SQL BI Developer
7 49 (7.75%) Consultant
8 47 (7.44%) SSRS Developer
9 46 (7.28%) Microsoft Developer
9 46 (7.28%) SSIS Developer
10 43 (6.80%) Architect
11 41 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 36 (5.70%) Business Developer
12 36 (5.70%) Microsoft BI Developer
13 34 (5.38%) Data Analyst
14 29 (4.59%) SSAS Developer
15 26 (4.11%) Business Analyst
15 26 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 24 (3.80%) Report Developer
17 21 (3.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.44%) MDX
2 63 (9.97%) .NET
3 21 (3.32%) ASP.NET
4 20 (3.16%) HTML
5 16 (2.53%) CSS
5 16 (2.53%) D3.js
6 12 (1.90%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.58%) COM
7 10 (1.58%) XML
8 9 (1.42%) REST
8 9 (1.42%) WCF
9 8 (1.27%) WPF
10 6 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.95%) CSS3
10 6 (0.95%) HTML5
10 6 (0.95%) jQuery
10 6 (0.95%) Web Services
11 5 (0.79%) Kafka
11 5 (0.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.27%) Private Cloud
3 18 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.74%) NHS
6 11 (1.74%) User Experience
7 10 (1.58%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.27%) W3C
9 6 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.63%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.63%) FMCG
10 4 (0.63%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.47%) Fintech
11 3 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.32%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.85%) Windows
2 10 (1.58%) Linux
3 5 (0.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.16%) VMS
4 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (88.29%) Business Intelligence
2 153 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (20.73%) ETL
4 127 (20.09%) Data Modelling
5 119 (18.83%) Visualisation
6 115 (18.20%) Analytics
7 78 (12.34%) Data Visualisation
8 72 (11.39%) Migration
9 56 (8.86%) Kimball Methodology
10 48 (7.59%) Dashboard Development
11 47 (7.44%) Data Migration
12 46 (7.28%) Data Analysis
13 41 (6.49%) CRM
14 39 (6.17%) Data Analytics
15 32 (5.06%) Scrum
16 30 (4.75%) Logical Data Model
17 28 (4.43%) Data Cleansing
17 28 (4.43%) Dimensional Modelling
18 27 (4.27%) Physical Data Model
19 24 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (56.96%) SQL
2 109 (17.25%) T-SQL
3 71 (11.23%) C#
4 67 (10.60%) R
5 57 (9.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 48 (7.59%) Python
7 38 (6.01%) JavaScript
8 30 (4.75%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.32%) VBA
10 14 (2.22%) Java
11 11 (1.74%) MATLAB
12 10 (1.58%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.11%) Scala
14 6 (0.95%) X++
15 5 (0.79%) PHP
16 4 (0.63%) C
16 4 (0.63%) C++
17 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.47%) VB
18 2 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (6.01%) Degree
2 37 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.42%) CCA
6 7 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.11%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.95%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MBA
10 1 (0.16%) MCP
10 1 (0.16%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.01%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.42%) QA
3 8 (1.27%) WCAG
4 4 (0.63%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.47%) Docker
5 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.11%) Oozie
2 5 (0.79%) SCOM
3 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.16%) Ambari
4 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 316 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 130 (20.57%) Tableau
3 43 (6.80%) SAP
4 42 (6.65%) Oracle
5 27 (4.27%) Cognos
6 14 (2.22%) Greenplum
7 10 (1.58%) Informatica
8 9 (1.42%) Teradata
9 8 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.11%) Genesys
10 7 (1.11%) IBM
10 7 (1.11%) Kofax
10 7 (1.11%) LexisNexis
10 7 (1.11%) Sage
11 6 (0.95%) Adobe
11 6 (0.95%) Google
11 6 (0.95%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.79%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.79%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Rate: Outside IR35
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550 - 650
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £500 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Rate: From £39,855 to £42,651 per annum
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London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
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