Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 158 171
Rank change year-on-year +21 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Power BI 51 53 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.90% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.96% 4.65% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 6
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £406 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +6.56% -
10th Percentile £229 £239 £308
90th Percentile £538 £524 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 - £45.00

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 856 1139 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.79% 19.35% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 687 672
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £530 £538 £505
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £17.56 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.08% -18.33% +8.86%
10th Percentile £20.85 £13.98 £12.39
90th Percentile £53.00 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £32.75 £27.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.02% +0.91% -

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
Birmingham 0 27 £400 -3.03% 3
Staffordshire +15 9 £318 -30.41%
Coventry +12 6 £363 -0.68% 5
Warwickshire +4 3 £400 -8.57%
Wolverhampton - 2 £460 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 45 (88.24%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (62.75%) SQL
3 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (47.06%) Analytics
6 23 (45.10%) Visualisation
7 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 20 (39.22%) Data Visualisation
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (33.33%) Tableau
11 16 (31.37%) ETL
12 15 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (27.45%) Finance
14 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (23.53%) Data Management
15 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
16 11 (21.57%) D3.js
16 11 (21.57%) Spotfire
16 11 (21.57%) QlikView
16 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
16 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
17 10 (19.61%) Python
17 10 (19.61%) Information Security
17 10 (19.61%) Scala
17 10 (19.61%) R
17 10 (19.61%) Data Quality
17 10 (19.61%) GraphQL
18 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
19 8 (15.69%) MDX
20 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management

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 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.96%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
3 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
7 11 (21.57%) QlikView
7 11 (21.57%) Spotfire
8 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (7.84%) OLAP
10 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (3.92%) Big Data
12 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Power View
12 2 (3.92%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Data Scientist
4 9 (17.65%) Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Power BI Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Business Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.88%) R Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Report Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) D3.js
2 8 (15.69%) MDX
3 4 (7.84%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) FMCG
3 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) CESG
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (47.06%) Analytics
3 23 (45.10%) Visualisation
4 20 (39.22%) Data Visualisation
5 16 (31.37%) ETL
6 12 (23.53%) Data Management
7 10 (19.61%) Information Security
8 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
9 6 (11.76%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.80%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.80%) ETL Development
10 5 (9.80%) Information Management
11 4 (7.84%) Business Analytics
11 4 (7.84%) Data Extraction
11 4 (7.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) GraphQL
2 10 (19.61%) Python
2 10 (19.61%) R
2 10 (19.61%) Scala
3 7 (13.73%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) CCA
3 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
2 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Tableau
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Dell
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) VMware