The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 52 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.86% 2.05% 3.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.00% 6.78% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £335 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £405 £350
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 Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 100 118 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 28.82% 30.26% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 67
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.63 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.60% -5.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £17.10 £19.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.50 £22.14
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft