Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 29 March 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)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 288 317 329
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 -76
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 484 724 743
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.81% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.03% 3.62% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 555 611
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £300
90th Percentile £663 £575 £544
UK median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.69% +2.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +90.91% -44.13%
10th Percentile £36.50 £20.72 £20.75
90th Percentile £48.50 £60.50 £36.88
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +90.91% -44.13%

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 12,016 20,027 20,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.15% 22.51% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,966 13,950 14,429
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 224 224
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.19 £14.56
90th Percentile £58.30 £56.50 £53.68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in England.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in England.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +57 266 £500 +5.26% 46
North of England +4 69 £388 -0.64% 47
Midlands +46 57 £394 -1.56% 52
South East +79 47 £413 +10.00% 28
West Midlands +60 44 £400 - 45
North West +12 32 £400 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire +36 31 £374 -6.56% 24
East of England +28 23 £400 -5.88% 24
South West +4 21 £465 +6.29% 16
East Midlands +11 13 £375 -6.25% 7
North East +13 6 £338 +5.88% 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 368 (76.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 364 (75.21%) SQL Server
3 360 (74.38%) SQL
4 355 (73.35%) Business Intelligence
5 296 (61.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 240 (49.59%) Data Warehouse
7 229 (47.31%) Power BI
7 229 (47.31%) Power Platform
8 205 (42.36%) Microsoft
9 189 (39.05%) T-SQL
10 186 (38.43%) Azure
11 167 (34.50%) ETL
12 158 (32.64%) Finance
13 148 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
14 109 (22.52%) C#
15 106 (21.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 95 (19.63%) .NET
17 73 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
17 73 (15.08%) Analytics
18 68 (14.05%) Data Modelling
19 65 (13.43%) Tableau
20 64 (13.22%) Visualisation
20 64 (13.22%) Azure Data Factory
21 63 (13.02%) Kimball Methodology
22 57 (11.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
22 57 (11.78%) ASP.NET
23 55 (11.36%) MDX
24 54 (11.16%) PowerShell
25 52 (10.74%) Machine Learning
25 52 (10.74%) Python

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.24%) IIS
4 5 (1.03%) DataSynapse
5 3 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.62%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.24%) SPSS
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.83%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 229 (47.31%) Power Platform
2 186 (38.43%) Azure
3 64 (13.22%) Azure Data Factory
4 49 (10.12%) AWS
5 15 (3.10%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.86%) Azure Functions
6 9 (1.86%) Serverless
7 8 (1.65%) PaaS
8 6 (1.24%) GitHub
8 6 (1.24%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.83%) GCP
10 3 (0.62%) IaaS
10 3 (0.62%) SaaS
11 2 (0.41%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.21%) Google Play
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Flow
12 1 (0.21%) NuGet
12 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.83%) SAN
1 4 (0.83%) SMS
2 1 (0.21%) Firewall
2 1 (0.21%) FTP
2 1 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (76.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 364 (75.21%) SQL Server
3 296 (61.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 240 (49.59%) Data Warehouse
5 229 (47.31%) Power BI
6 106 (21.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 51 (10.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 51 (10.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 49 (10.12%) Data Lake
8 49 (10.12%) OLAP
9 36 (7.44%) MongoDB
10 35 (7.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 33 (6.82%) MySQL
12 28 (5.79%) Redis
13 24 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (4.34%) QlikView
15 20 (4.13%) NoSQL
16 18 (3.72%) Big Data
16 18 (3.72%) Relational Database
16 18 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (9.50%) TeamCity
2 43 (8.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 38 (7.85%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (5.58%) Visual Studio
6 25 (5.17%) MSBuild
7 19 (3.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.65%) Subversion
10 6 (1.24%) Selenium
11 5 (1.03%) JIRA
11 5 (1.03%) tSQLt
12 4 (0.83%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.62%) webpack
14 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.21%) GitLab
15 1 (0.21%) MSI
15 1 (0.21%) Toad
15 1 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 158 (32.64%) Finance
2 37 (7.64%) Retail
3 28 (5.79%) Front Office
4 18 (3.72%) Banking
5 16 (3.31%) Legal
5 16 (3.31%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.24%) Marketing
7 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Law
8 3 (0.62%) Local Government
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Games
9 2 (0.41%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 320 (66.12%) Developer
2 183 (37.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 110 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 59 (12.19%) SQL BI Developer
5 44 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
6 39 (8.06%) Data Engineer
7 38 (7.85%) Analyst
8 37 (7.64%) .NET Developer
9 29 (5.99%) SQL Server Developer
10 28 (5.79%) Architect
11 25 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 24 (4.96%) C# Developer
12 24 (4.96%) SSIS Developer
12 24 (4.96%) SSRS Developer
13 23 (4.75%) Azure Engineer
13 23 (4.75%) Senior Developer
14 22 (4.55%) ETL Developer
15 19 (3.93%) Azure Developer
15 19 (3.93%) Consultant
15 19 (3.93%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (19.63%) .NET
2 57 (11.78%) ASP.NET
3 55 (11.36%) MDX
4 48 (9.92%) AngularJS
5 46 (9.50%) React
6 44 (9.09%) Web Services
7 31 (6.40%) HTML
8 29 (5.99%) CSS
8 29 (5.99%) XML
9 28 (5.79%) .NET Core
10 9 (1.86%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.65%) JSON
12 7 (1.45%) HTML5
13 6 (1.24%) D3.js
13 6 (1.24%) jQuery
14 5 (1.03%) Ajax
14 5 (1.03%) SOAP
14 5 (1.03%) WPF
15 4 (0.83%) Vue.js
15 4 (0.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.72%) Hedge funds
3 14 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (2.69%) NHS
5 10 (2.07%) Replication
6 9 (1.86%) Analytical Mindset
7 8 (1.65%) Clustering
8 7 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.24%) FMCG
10 5 (1.03%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.83%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.62%) Equities
12 3 (0.62%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.62%) User Experience
13 2 (0.41%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.34%) Windows
2 14 (2.89%) Linux
3 8 (1.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.24%) Unix
5 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (73.35%) Business Intelligence
2 167 (34.50%) ETL
3 148 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (15.08%) Analytics
5 68 (14.05%) Data Modelling
6 64 (13.22%) Visualisation
7 63 (13.02%) Kimball Methodology
8 52 (10.74%) Machine Learning
9 48 (9.92%) DevOps
10 42 (8.68%) Data Visualisation
10 42 (8.68%) Scrum
11 39 (8.06%) Data Analysis
11 39 (8.06%) Dimensional Modelling
11 39 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (7.64%) Migration
13 35 (7.23%) Microservices
14 32 (6.61%) TDD
15 31 (6.40%) Data Management
16 30 (6.20%) Artificial Intelligence
16 30 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 360 (74.38%) SQL
2 189 (39.05%) T-SQL
3 109 (22.52%) C#
4 57 (11.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 54 (11.16%) PowerShell
6 52 (10.74%) Python
7 51 (10.54%) JavaScript
8 28 (5.79%) F#
9 17 (3.51%) R
10 14 (2.89%) Java
11 12 (2.48%) VB
11 12 (2.48%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.45%) Scala
13 7 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.24%) VBA
15 5 (1.03%) U-SQL
15 5 (1.03%) XAML
16 4 (0.83%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 16 (3.31%) Degree
2 7 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) MCITP
5 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.21%) CITP
5 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.86%) SLA
3 8 (1.65%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.62%) vSphere
4 2 (0.41%) HDFS
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Docker
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.07%) Puppet
2 5 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.83%) Control-M
3 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.62%) Terraform
4 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.62%) vRealize
5 1 (0.21%) Ambari
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Automic
5 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 205 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.43%) Tableau
3 38 (7.85%) Oracle
4 33 (6.82%) Databricks
5 18 (3.72%) MicroStrategy
6 17 (3.51%) Cognos
7 10 (2.07%) SAP
8 8 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.24%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.24%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.03%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.03%) Splunk
10 5 (1.03%) Teradata
10 5 (1.03%) VMware
11 4 (0.83%) jBASE
11 4 (0.83%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.83%) Marketo
11 4 (0.83%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.62%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.62%) IBM