The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 124 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 8 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.61% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.51% 2.88% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-38.66% -4.45%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
529 520 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.19% 21.10% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 245 196
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 26
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
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SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 6 £400 +14.28% 2
Glasgow -13 2 £300 -11.11% 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
SQL Server Analysis Services
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SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (68.75%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (43.75%) ETL
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
8 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) JSON
10 3 (18.75%) MDX
10 3 (18.75%) Cognos
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (18.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (18.75%) Cognos Event Studio
10 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (12.50%) OLAP
11 2 (12.50%) C#
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle
11 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
11 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (68.75%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (18.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (18.75%) Cognos Event Studio
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
8 2 (12.50%) OLAP
9 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (6.25%) DB2
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) MDX
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (6.25%) Database Security
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) OCP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata