The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 24 June 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 SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.98% 0.62% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 5.88% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -2.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +17.42%  

SQL Server Analysis Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 56 34 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.86% 10.59% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 36
Median daily rate £475 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £302 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Bedfordshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Bedfordshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in Bedfordshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £450 -
SQL Server Analysis Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) ETL Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Cerner
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Tableau
5 1 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (14.29%) Lorenzo
5 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cognos Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cognos Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior ETL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (28.57%) ETL Development
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Cerner
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau