The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 81 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 73 91 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.33% 1.81% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.55% 7.72% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 80 97
Average daily rate £478 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year
- -26.12%
SQL Server Analysis Services
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
854 1178 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.22% 23.40% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 933 1059
Average daily rate £475 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the City of London region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the City of London region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 162 (90.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 149 (83.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 145 (81.01%) SQL Server
4 123 (68.72%) Business Intelligence
5 119 (66.48%) SQL
6 101 (56.42%) Data Warehouse
7 78 (43.58%) T-SQL
8 64 (35.75%) Microsoft
9 58 (32.40%) Finance
10 57 (31.84%) MDX
10 57 (31.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 56 (31.28%) ETL
12 52 (29.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 45 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (21.79%) C#
15 38 (21.23%) MS Excel
16 25 (13.97%) .NET
17 24 (13.41%) PerformancePoint
18 23 (12.85%) Kimball Methodology
19 22 (12.29%) MS Access
20 21 (11.73%) OLAP
21 19 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
22 18 (10.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 17 (9.50%) Data Modelling
23 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
24 16 (8.94%) SQL Server 2014
24 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
24 16 (8.94%) TDD
24 16 (8.94%) Web Development
24 16 (8.94%) QlikView

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server Analysis Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (21.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.23%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Misys Opics
2 1 (0.56%) ACBS
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.12%) GitHub
1 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (90.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 149 (83.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 145 (81.01%) SQL Server
4 101 (56.42%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (31.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (29.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (13.41%) PerformancePoint
8 22 (12.29%) MS Access
9 21 (11.73%) OLAP
10 18 (10.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 16 (8.94%) QlikView
11 16 (8.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (8.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (5.59%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database
15 6 (3.35%) Star Schema
16 5 (2.79%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (2.79%) ProClarity
16 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
17 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.56%) ERwin
6 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 58 (32.40%) Finance
2 13 (7.26%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 8 (4.47%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.91%) Front Office
6 6 (3.35%) Advertising
7 5 (2.79%) Back Office
7 5 (2.79%) Legal
8 4 (2.23%) Marketing
9 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (64.80%) Developer
2 64 (35.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 45 (25.14%) SQL Developer
4 27 (15.08%) Business Developer
4 27 (15.08%) SQL BI Developer
5 21 (11.73%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.61%) Architect
7 18 (10.06%) DBA
8 17 (9.50%) SQL DBA
9 16 (8.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Analyst
10 14 (7.82%) SQL Server Developer
11 13 (7.26%) C# Developer
12 12 (6.70%) SQL Server DBA
13 11 (6.15%) ETL Developer
14 9 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 9 (5.03%) Data Architect
15 8 (4.47%) Senior C# Developer
16 7 (3.91%) Production DBA
17 6 (3.35%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (31.84%) MDX
2 25 (13.97%) .NET
3 8 (4.47%) WPF
4 7 (3.91%) HTML
5 6 (3.35%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.35%) XML
6 5 (2.79%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.79%) HTML5
7 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.56%) CSS
8 1 (0.56%) Middleware
8 1 (0.56%) WCF
8 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.70%) Clustering
3 10 (5.59%) Replication
4 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.79%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.79%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.79%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.23%) NHS
7 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.68%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.12%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.12%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.82%) Windows
2 11 (6.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (68.72%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (31.28%) ETL
3 45 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.85%) Kimball Methodology
5 19 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (9.50%) Data Modelling
7 16 (8.94%) TDD
7 16 (8.94%) Web Development
8 14 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.26%) Dimensional Modelling
9 13 (7.26%) Migration
10 12 (6.70%) BDD
10 12 (6.70%) Data Analysis
11 11 (6.15%) Scrum
11 11 (6.15%) SOA
12 10 (5.59%) Project Management
13 8 (4.47%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.47%) ITIL
13 8 (4.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 119 (66.48%) SQL
2 78 (43.58%) T-SQL
3 39 (21.79%) C#
4 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.79%) VBA
6 4 (2.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) R
8 1 (0.56%) Tcl
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.82%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.56%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.79%) Solvency II
3 4 (2.23%) QA
4 3 (1.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.12%) XenApp
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 64 (35.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.26%) Oracle
3 11 (6.15%) Tableau
4 5 (2.79%) Red Gate
5 3 (1.68%) Cognos
5 3 (1.68%) VMware
6 2 (1.12%) Brady
6 2 (1.12%) Citrix
6 2 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) Infor
6 2 (1.12%) Misys
6 2 (1.12%) OpenLink
6 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.12%) SAP
6 2 (1.12%) Sun
6 2 (1.12%) Teradata
6 2 (1.12%) Trayport
7 1 (0.56%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.56%) Murex
7 1 (0.56%) Netezza
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