Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 1 June 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 155 146
Rank change year-on-year +46 -9 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 41 80 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 1.24% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.66% 4.82% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 96
Median daily rate £481 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% - +8.88%
10th Percentile £347 £363 £358
90th Percentile £675 £561 £569
Central London median daily rate £475 £469 £475
% change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £22.00

SQL Server Analysis Services is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 725 1,660 1,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.08% 25.66% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 1,310 1,452
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +100.29% -0.38%
10th Percentile £23.60 £30.45 £20.63
90th Percentile £41.80 £57.35 £36.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +34.32%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the City of London

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the City of London

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the City of London

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 39 (95.12%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (75.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (75.61%) SQL
4 30 (73.17%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
6 25 (60.98%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (53.66%) T-SQL
8 20 (48.78%) Power BI
8 20 (48.78%) Power Platform
9 17 (41.46%) Azure
10 14 (34.15%) C#
10 14 (34.15%) ETL
11 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (24.39%) MDX
12 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (24.39%) Finance
12 10 (24.39%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (21.95%) .NET
13 9 (21.95%) Oracle
13 9 (21.95%) Python
14 8 (19.51%) Windows
14 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (19.51%) DevOps
14 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
15 7 (17.07%) Sybase
15 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) DataSynapse
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Power Platform
2 17 (41.46%) Azure
3 5 (12.20%) AWS
3 5 (12.20%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (4.88%) GitHub
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) NuGet
5 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (95.12%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (75.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (60.98%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (48.78%) Power BI
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
9 6 (14.63%) PowerPivot
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (14.63%) SSDT
10 5 (12.20%) OLAP
11 4 (9.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (7.32%) DTS
12 3 (7.32%) Essbase
12 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
12 3 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (4.88%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
6 2 (4.88%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) GitLab
7 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) MSI
7 1 (2.44%) WiX
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.63%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (9.76%) DBA
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Sybase DBA
8 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.32%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (7.32%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.88%) Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) MDX
2 9 (21.95%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) Vue.js
5 2 (4.88%) JDBC
5 2 (4.88%) ODBC
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.32%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.88%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (34.15%) ETL
3 10 (24.39%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) DevOps
5 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
5 6 (14.63%) Machine Learning
5 6 (14.63%) SDLC
5 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
6 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (9.76%) Security Management
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Data Management
8 3 (7.32%) Database Security
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 22 (53.66%) T-SQL
3 14 (34.15%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
6 6 (14.63%) R
7 4 (9.76%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) Korn
7 4 (9.76%) Perl
7 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.32%) VB
9 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.44%) VBA
10 1 (2.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) MCITP
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Sybase
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.32%) EMC
5 3 (7.32%) Hyperion
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.88%) Databricks
6 2 (4.88%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) Tableau
6 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) Infragistics