Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 144 161
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing Power BI 53 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 4.80% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 26
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.38% -2.59%
10th Percentile £301 £225 £244
90th Percentile £463 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +86.05% - -

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 953 854 1,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.69% 17.94% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 540 745
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £269
90th Percentile £550 £534 £538
England median daily rate £475 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +3.83% +7.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.16 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +75.52% -11.25%
10th Percentile £13.74 £21.00 £13.98
90th Percentile £61.19 £51.88 £23.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

Power BI
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

Power BI
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

Power BI
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 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the West Midlands

Power BI
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 19 November 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 -1 18 £375 -6.25% 17
Warwickshire +23 10 £438 +2.94% 9
Coventry -12 7 £375 +3.45% 3
Staffordshire -15 4 £450 +73.08% 7
Solihull - 3 £350 -
Wolverhampton -1 2 £438 -4.89% 4
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 49 (92.45%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (60.38%) SQL
3 21 (39.62%) Visualisation
4 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
5 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (22.64%) Tableau
9 11 (20.75%) Analytics
10 9 (16.98%) Data Analysis
10 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
10 9 (16.98%) ETL
11 8 (15.09%) Migration
12 7 (13.21%) Dashboard Development
12 7 (13.21%) Data Cleansing
13 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 6 (11.32%) CRM
13 6 (11.32%) Python
13 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
13 6 (11.32%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (9.43%) Data Management
14 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
15 4 (7.55%) Alteryx
15 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
15 4 (7.55%) Retail

Power BI
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 1 (1.89%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.89%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.77%) MS Access
8 2 (3.77%) OLAP
9 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Analyst
4 11 (20.75%) Data Analyst
5 10 (18.87%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (5.66%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Tableau Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Excel Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) CSS
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) jQuery
2 2 (3.77%) MDX
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Ajax
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) Keras
3 1 (1.89%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.89%) NumPy
3 1 (1.89%) Pandas
3 1 (1.89%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.89%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.89%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) FMCG
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Robotics
3 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (39.62%) Visualisation
3 11 (20.75%) Analytics
4 9 (16.98%) Data Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.98%) ETL
5 8 (15.09%) Migration
6 7 (13.21%) Dashboard Development
6 7 (13.21%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (11.32%) CRM
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.43%) Data Management
8 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.77%) Data Science
11 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
11 2 (3.77%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Python
2 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.89%) R
6 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) Tableau
3 4 (7.55%) Alteryx
4 3 (5.66%) Birst
4 3 (5.66%) Cognos
5 2 (3.77%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) Google