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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.31% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.44% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -3.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

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 36 41 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 12.63% 12.81% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 68
Median daily rate £325 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView

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 (33.33%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP