The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 244 181 188
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 567 699 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.25% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.66% 5.48% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 522 468
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 £27.30 £105.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.94% -74.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.30 £105.75
% change year-on-year
+41.94% -74.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12176 12755 12441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.84% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8240 8233 7822
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 168 218
Average hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.33 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
England -58 530 £400 +6.66% 183
London -51 249 £425 - 54
South East -51 78 £390 +11.42% 31
City of London -12 48 £450 +5.88% 17
Yorkshire -6 47 £375 +7.14% 19
West Midlands +3 45 £400 +23.07% 15
South West +2 29 £338 -3.29% 10
North West -30 27 £400 +18.51% 26
West Yorkshire -20 23 £363 +3.57% 9
Leeds -2 21 £363 -3.33% 5
East Midlands +2 20 £400 +19.40% 13
Scotland -7 20 £400 +42.85% 12
Berkshire +15 19 £425 -5.55% 9
East of England 0 19 £375 -6.25% 11
Birmingham +3 17 £375 +15.38% 2
South Yorkshire +2 17 £375 +29.87% 4
Edinburgh 0 17 £413 +47.32% 4
Reading -2 16 £425 +3.03% 3
Sheffield -6 15 £375 +19.04% 2
Wales -3 14 £389 +29.15% 4
Cheshire -4 13 £413 +26.92% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 12 £365 +4.28% 3
Milton Keynes +13 12 £365 - 2
Bristol +3 12 £300 -12.08% 5
South Wales -7 11 £390 +47.86% 3
West Sussex -16 11 £338 -0.73%
Northamptonshire +15 9 £425 -15.00% 7
Oxfordshire +1 9 £450 +25.87% 1
Surrey -22 9 £410 -0.60% 6
Northampton +14 8 £425 -10.52% 5

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 981 (85.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 943 (82.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 858 (74.93%) SQL Server
4 825 (72.05%) SQL
5 780 (68.12%) Business Intelligence
6 548 (47.86%) Microsoft
7 471 (41.14%) T-SQL
8 422 (36.86%) Data Warehouse
9 310 (27.07%) ETL
10 261 (22.79%) Finance
11 254 (22.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 239 (20.87%) MS Excel
13 230 (20.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 223 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
15 217 (18.95%) C#
16 213 (18.60%) .NET
17 200 (17.47%) MDX
18 180 (15.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 140 (12.23%) Data Modelling
20 138 (12.05%) SQL Server 2014
21 119 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
22 110 (9.61%) OLAP
23 102 (8.91%) SharePoint
24 99 (8.65%) Kimball Methodology
25 97 (8.47%) Windows
26 93 (8.12%) Tableau
27 91 (7.95%) QlikView
28 90 (7.86%) Banking
29 88 (7.69%) Migration
30 86 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 102 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.75%) IIS
3 15 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (1.05%) Apache Pig
5 12 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.52%) SAS
8 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.26%) Apache
9 3 (0.26%) Confluence
9 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.17%) Documentum
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.087%) CMS
11 1 (0.087%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.087%) Umbraco
Applications
1 239 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.76%) MS Office
3 23 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.79%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.087%) Mingle
7 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.35%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.26%) Misys Opics
6 3 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.17%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.17%) SystmOne
7 2 (0.17%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.087%) FastStats
8 1 (0.087%) Maximo
8 1 (0.087%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.087%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.087%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.087%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 86 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.44%) GitHub
3 5 (0.44%) SaaS
4 4 (0.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.087%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.087%) IaaS
5 1 (0.087%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.22%) SAN
2 9 (0.79%) Kerberos
3 8 (0.70%) Firewall
3 8 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (0.52%) DNS
4 6 (0.52%) Internet
4 6 (0.52%) VPN
5 3 (0.26%) DHCP
5 3 (0.26%) Network Security
5 3 (0.26%) SSL
6 2 (0.17%) SMTP
6 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.087%) LDAP
7 1 (0.087%) SMS
7 1 (0.087%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (85.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 943 (82.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 858 (74.93%) SQL Server
4 422 (36.86%) Data Warehouse
5 254 (22.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 230 (20.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 180 (15.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 138 (12.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 110 (9.61%) OLAP
10 91 (7.95%) QlikView
11 82 (7.16%) Power BI
12 64 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 61 (5.33%) OLAP Cube
14 58 (5.07%) Big Data
15 46 (4.02%) MS Access
16 43 (3.76%) Relational Database
17 36 (3.14%) Data Mart
18 35 (3.06%) Hadoop
19 32 (2.79%) Data Mining
19 32 (2.79%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 81 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (4.37%) Visual Studio
3 34 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 21 (1.83%) JIRA
5 18 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.22%) Moq
7 14 (1.22%) Subversion
8 10 (0.87%) FitNesse
8 10 (0.87%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.87%) ReSharper
9 9 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.44%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.44%) YouTrack
13 4 (0.35%) ERwin
14 3 (0.26%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.26%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 261 (22.79%) Finance
2 90 (7.86%) Banking
3 64 (5.59%) Advertising
4 31 (2.71%) Retail
5 29 (2.53%) Marketing
6 28 (2.45%) Front Office
7 24 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.57%) Legal
9 14 (1.22%) Back Office
9 14 (1.22%) Law
10 10 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.44%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 782 (68.30%) Developer
2 419 (36.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 346 (30.22%) SQL Developer
4 227 (19.83%) SSIS Developer
5 194 (16.94%) SSAS Developer
6 193 (16.86%) SSRS Developer
7 139 (12.14%) SQL BI Developer
8 127 (11.09%) Business Developer
9 117 (10.22%) DBA
10 113 (9.87%) SQL Server Developer
11 108 (9.43%) SQL DBA
12 103 (9.00%) Analyst
13 67 (5.85%) T-SQL Developer
14 64 (5.59%) Microsoft Developer
15 63 (5.50%) Architect
16 62 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 58 (5.07%) SQL Server DBA
18 57 (4.98%) Microsoft BI Developer
19 55 (4.80%) SQL Server BI Developer
20 50 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (18.60%) .NET
2 200 (17.47%) MDX
3 65 (5.68%) XML
4 56 (4.89%) ASP.NET
5 35 (3.06%) .NET Framework
6 33 (2.88%) HTML
7 27 (2.36%) jQuery
7 27 (2.36%) Web Services
8 25 (2.18%) Entity Framework
9 23 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (1.92%) WCF
11 20 (1.75%) CSS
12 16 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 14 (1.22%) Castle Windsor
13 14 (1.22%) NHibernate
14 13 (1.14%) WinForms
14 13 (1.14%) WPF
15 12 (1.05%) ADO.NET
15 12 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (1.05%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.76%) Visualisation
3 59 (5.15%) NHS
4 42 (3.67%) Clustering
5 41 (3.58%) Data Integration
6 39 (3.41%) Replication
7 22 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.31%) Statistics
10 14 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 9 (0.79%) Derivative
11 9 (0.79%) FMCG
11 9 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.70%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (0.61%) Grid Computing
13 7 (0.61%) Reinsurance
14 6 (0.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.47%) Windows
2 38 (3.32%) Windows Server
3 29 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (1.40%) Linux
5 13 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.26%) Unix
7 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (68.12%) Business Intelligence
2 310 (27.07%) ETL
3 223 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (12.23%) Data Modelling
5 119 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
6 99 (8.65%) Kimball Methodology
7 88 (7.69%) Migration
8 82 (7.16%) Analytics
9 64 (5.59%) Dimensional Modelling
10 52 (4.54%) Scrum
11 50 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (4.28%) Data Migration
13 48 (4.19%) High Availability
13 48 (4.19%) MVC
14 45 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (3.84%) Data Analysis
16 42 (3.67%) Data Visualisation
17 38 (3.32%) Data Management
18 36 (3.14%) TDD
19 34 (2.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 825 (72.05%) SQL
2 471 (41.14%) T-SQL
3 217 (18.95%) C#
4 73 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 63 (5.50%) VBA
6 47 (4.10%) JavaScript
7 34 (2.97%) VB.NET
8 29 (2.53%) VBScript
9 28 (2.45%) Java
10 21 (1.83%) C++
10 21 (1.83%) VB
11 16 (1.40%) Python
12 15 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 15 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.14%) R
14 10 (0.87%) X++
15 8 (0.70%) C
16 5 (0.44%) PHP
16 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (4.02%) Degree
2 34 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.96%) MCSE
6 10 (0.87%) MCTS
7 7 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.52%) MCDBA
8 6 (0.52%) MCITP
8 6 (0.52%) MCSD
9 5 (0.44%) MCP
10 4 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) MCAD
11 2 (0.17%) MCPD
12 1 (0.087%) MCT
12 1 (0.087%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.087%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.10%) QA
3 14 (1.22%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.52%) SLA
6 3 (0.26%) Basel II
6 3 (0.26%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.087%) COBIT
7 1 (0.087%) GAAP
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.52%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Docker
5 2 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.087%) GridGain
6 1 (0.087%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (0.79%) Control-M
1 9 (0.79%) SCOM
2 6 (0.52%) Ambari
2 6 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.26%) Pingdom
5 2 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.087%) Ansible
6 1 (0.087%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.087%) Legato
6 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.087%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.087%) Puppet
Vendors
1 548 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.12%) Tableau
3 65 (5.68%) Oracle
4 42 (3.67%) Cognos
5 16 (1.40%) RedGate
6 15 (1.31%) SAP
7 13 (1.14%) VMware
8 10 (0.87%) Teradata
9 7 (0.61%) Vertica
10 6 (0.52%) Informatica
10 6 (0.52%) Talend
11 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.44%) Sybase
12 4 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.35%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.26%) IBM
13 3 (0.26%) Misys
13 3 (0.26%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.26%) Sage
13 3 (0.26%) Sun
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