Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 140 180
Rank change year-on-year -14 +40 -1
Contract jobs citing Power BI 48 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.14% 3.87% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 22
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -26.14% -26.73%
10th Percentile £306 £216 £334
90th Percentile £450 £441 £588
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.98% - -

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 933 904 1,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.94% 20.37% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 560 805
West Midlands median daily rate £411 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £279 £260 £280
90th Percentile £538 £532 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.26% +51.22% +13.01%
10th Percentile £12.07 £23.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £32.55
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year +7.50% +0.40% +19.52%

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

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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 21 July 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 21 July 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 0 30 £388 +1.97% 6
Warwickshire - 6 £375 - 3
Staffordshire -14 4 £400 +53.85% 1
Solihull -9 3 £313 -3.85% 1
Coventry -13 3 £375 -16.67% 1
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 45 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.17%) Analytics
8 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (22.92%) Tableau
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 11 (22.92%) Scrum
9 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (22.92%) Coaching
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (18.75%) Project Management
11 9 (18.75%) Decision-Making
11 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (16.67%) Migration
12 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (16.67%) Visualisation
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (14.58%) Legal
13 7 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
14 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

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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 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) SPSS
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.08%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Trello
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (2.08%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (8.33%) MS Access
6 4 (8.33%) QlikView
7 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.08%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Legal
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Automotive
4 3 (6.25%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) DBA
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum Master
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Power BI Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) MDX
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Analytics
4 11 (22.92%) Coaching
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) Decision-Making
5 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (18.75%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 6 (12.50%) BCP
7 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.42%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) R
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.33%) PMP
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PMO
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Tableau
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) RapidMiner
5 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos