Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 September 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 138 176
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38 0
Contract jobs citing Power BI 44 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 4.60% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 26
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.98% -
10th Percentile £306 £217 £249
90th Percentile £475 £449 £541
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 925 847 1,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.02% 18.73% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 525 785
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.66% +12.21%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -3.53%
10th Percentile £12.07 £20.48 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.38 £24.00
England median hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £29.94
% change year-on-year -0.83% +0.20% +8.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Birmingham -12 18 £366 -8.44% 13
Warwickshire - 10 £438 - 1
Staffordshire -14 6 £400 +53.85% 5
Solihull -3 4 £313 -3.85%
Coventry -14 3 £375 -16.67%
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England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 41 (93.18%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (54.55%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (20.45%) Decision-Making
11 9 (20.45%) Analytics
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (15.91%) Tableau
13 7 (15.91%) Legal
13 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (15.91%) Coaching
13 7 (15.91%) Dashboard Development
14 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity Planning
14 6 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (13.64%) Migration
14 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
14 6 (13.64%) BCP
14 6 (13.64%) T-SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (9.09%) MS Access
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.55%) OLAP
10 2 (4.55%) QlikView
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (2.27%) MySQL
11 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
11 1 (2.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Legal
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Automotive
4 3 (6.82%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Power BI Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SSAS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
3 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (20.45%) Analytics
4 9 (20.45%) Decision-Making
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Coaching
6 7 (15.91%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (13.64%) BCP
7 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) Business Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Tableau
3 2 (4.55%) Birst
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Informatica
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.27%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos