The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 103 102
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 23 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 0.99% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.76% 6.23% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 18
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -3.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.10
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 the East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 399 401 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.75% 15.95% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 236 351
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £503 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +32.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £19.00 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £40.00
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the East of England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the East of England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the East of England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £500 +40.35% 3
Suffolk +2 6 £400 +10.34% 1
Essex -16 6 £450 +42.85%
Hertfordshire -1 2 £376 -3.21% 3
Norfolk - 2 - -
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 39 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (83.33%) SQL
4 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
5 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 26 (61.90%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (40.48%) T-SQL
8 13 (30.95%) ETL
8 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (23.81%) Power BI
11 9 (21.43%) QlikView
11 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (16.67%) C#
12 7 (16.67%) ITIL
12 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (14.29%) .NET
14 5 (11.90%) Windows
14 5 (11.90%) VBScript
14 5 (11.90%) Advertising
14 5 (11.90%) Migration
14 5 (11.90%) MDX
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (23.81%) Power BI
7 9 (21.43%) QlikView
8 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (9.52%) DTS
10 4 (9.52%) OLAP
10 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (7.14%) OLTP
12 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
13 1 (2.38%) MySQL
13 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (2.38%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.38%) AccuRev
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Advertising
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (16.67%) DBA
3 7 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 7 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Business Developer
4 5 (11.90%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.76%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) MDX
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (30.95%) ETL
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Data Transformation
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.14%) ERP
6 3 (7.14%) High Availability
6 3 (7.14%) Information Management
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.14%) Ticket Management
7 2 (4.76%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) VBScript
5 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) VB
7 2 (4.76%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) X++
8 1 (2.38%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
5 1 (2.38%) Teradata
5 1 (2.38%) VMware