The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 27 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 98 80
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.22% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 1.02% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £550 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.00% -7.40%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 234 293 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.06% 21.75% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 155 160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Asset Management
3 8 (72.73%) Data Management
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (72.73%) Data Modelling
3 8 (72.73%) Bloomberg
3 8 (72.73%) FactSet
3 8 (72.73%) Markit EDM
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (72.73%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Asset Management
1 8 (72.73%) Data Management
1 8 (72.73%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Bloomberg
1 8 (72.73%) FactSet