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 3 months to 25 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 275 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 -121  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 356 430 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.88% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.74% 4.04% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 310 591
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -2.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.51% +17.42%  
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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9526 10634 12040
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.42% 21.83% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6284 7298 7978
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 171 176
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 June 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
London -9 172 £475 +11.76% 46
North West +43 49 £356 -13.63% 26
South East +4 33 £375 -3.53% 27
Yorkshire +24 27 £350 -8.49% 25
East of England -8 23 £438 +2.94% 9
West Midlands +13 20 £350 -6.66% 7
South West -11 17 £375 +7.14% 6
East Midlands -13 13 £338 -3.57% 6
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 712 (90.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 678 (86.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 575 (73.34%) SQL Server
4 571 (72.83%) Business Intelligence
5 570 (72.70%) SQL
6 388 (49.49%) Microsoft
7 354 (45.15%) Data Warehouse
8 314 (40.05%) T-SQL
9 263 (33.55%) ETL
10 168 (21.43%) Power BI
11 163 (20.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 158 (20.15%) Finance
13 132 (16.84%) C#
14 130 (16.58%) MDX
15 121 (15.43%) .NET
16 118 (15.05%) SQL Server 2014
17 115 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 105 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
19 95 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
20 94 (11.99%) SQL Server 2016
21 91 (11.61%) Data Modelling
22 87 (11.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 79 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
24 78 (9.95%) OLAP
25 77 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
26 76 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
27 73 (9.31%) Analytics
28 69 (8.80%) Tableau
29 67 (8.55%) Windows
29 67 (8.55%) QlikView

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 47 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.83%) IIS
3 19 (2.42%) SAS
4 12 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.77%) CMS
7 6 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.51%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.38%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) Confluence
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.13%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 79 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.44%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.51%) SystmOne
5 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.13%) BPCS
6 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.13%) iTrent
6 1 (0.13%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
3 11 (1.40%) Office 365
4 7 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (0.77%) IaaS
5 6 (0.77%) PaaS
6 5 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
6 5 (0.64%) OneDrive
6 5 (0.64%) Yammer
7 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.38%) SaaS
9 2 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.13%) BIME
10 1 (0.13%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.55%) Firewall
2 16 (2.04%) SAN
3 6 (0.77%) Internet
3 6 (0.77%) NAS
4 5 (0.64%) DNS
4 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.38%) Intranet
6 2 (0.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 712 (90.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 678 (86.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 575 (73.34%) SQL Server
4 354 (45.15%) Data Warehouse
5 168 (21.43%) Power BI
6 163 (20.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 118 (15.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 115 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 94 (11.99%) SQL Server 2016
10 87 (11.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 78 (9.95%) OLAP
12 67 (8.55%) QlikView
13 30 (3.83%) OLAP Cube
13 30 (3.83%) Relational Database
14 28 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (2.55%) Oracle Database
15 20 (2.55%) PowerPivot
16 19 (2.42%) Big Data
17 16 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 77 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.81%) TeamCity
4 13 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.89%) JIRA
6 7 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.51%) WiX
8 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.26%) Moq
9 2 (0.26%) NUnit
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.26%) Subversion
9 2 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.13%) Ant
10 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.13%) Maven
10 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 158 (20.15%) Finance
2 64 (8.16%) Retail
3 58 (7.40%) Banking
4 32 (4.08%) Advertising
5 25 (3.19%) Legal
6 24 (3.06%) Marketing
7 22 (2.81%) Front Office
8 17 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.04%) Law
10 12 (1.53%) Back Office
11 6 (0.77%) Publishing
12 5 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.64%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.51%) Local Government
13 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
15 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 501 (63.90%) Developer
2 272 (34.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 203 (25.89%) SQL Developer
4 123 (15.69%) SSIS Developer
5 104 (13.27%) SSRS Developer
6 101 (12.88%) SQL BI Developer
7 90 (11.48%) SSAS Developer
8 76 (9.69%) Analyst
9 70 (8.93%) DBA
10 65 (8.29%) SQL DBA
11 61 (7.78%) Business Developer
12 60 (7.65%) ETL Developer
13 52 (6.63%) Architect
14 51 (6.51%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 50 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
16 45 (5.74%) Microsoft Developer
17 44 (5.61%) Microsoft BI Developer
18 42 (5.36%) .NET Developer
19 37 (4.72%) Consultant
20 31 (3.95%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (16.58%) MDX
2 121 (15.43%) .NET
3 46 (5.87%) ASP.NET
4 37 (4.72%) Web Services
5 35 (4.46%) WCF
6 21 (2.68%) XML
7 20 (2.55%) .NET Framework
8 18 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (2.17%) CSS
10 16 (2.04%) Entity Framework
11 15 (1.91%) jQuery
12 14 (1.79%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (1.79%) HTML
12 14 (1.79%) REST
13 11 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (1.28%) JSON
15 7 (0.89%) Ajax
15 7 (0.89%) SOAP
15 7 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.72%) Replication
3 30 (3.83%) Clustering
4 22 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 16 (2.04%) NHS
7 15 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.40%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.02%) Derivative
9 8 (1.02%) Equities
10 7 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.89%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.89%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.89%) Grid Computing
10 7 (0.89%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.55%) Windows
2 31 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 29 (3.70%) Linux
4 19 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.02%) Unix
8 5 (0.64%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (72.83%) Business Intelligence
2 263 (33.55%) ETL
3 105 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
5 91 (11.61%) Data Modelling
6 73 (9.31%) Analytics
7 61 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
8 54 (6.89%) Migration
9 39 (4.97%) Data Analysis
10 34 (4.34%) Data Management
10 34 (4.34%) ITIL
11 32 (4.08%) Visualisation
12 31 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (3.95%) Unit Testing
13 30 (3.83%) Dimensional Modelling
13 30 (3.83%) MVC
13 30 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (3.70%) High Availability
14 29 (3.70%) SDLC
15 28 (3.57%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 570 (72.70%) SQL
2 314 (40.05%) T-SQL
3 132 (16.84%) C#
4 52 (6.63%) PowerShell
5 44 (5.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 32 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.44%) VBA
8 22 (2.81%) VBScript
9 17 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.04%) VB
11 13 (1.66%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.40%) Java
13 10 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.15%) Python
14 9 (1.15%) R
15 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.38%) C++
15 3 (0.38%) Korn
15 3 (0.38%) Perl
15 3 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (5.10%) Degree
2 21 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.15%) MCITP
5 7 (0.89%) MCDBA
5 7 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.77%) MCSE
7 5 (0.64%) MCTS
8 4 (0.51%) ISEB
8 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.13%) CFA
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.13%) MCSA
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.91%) QA
3 6 (0.77%) COBIT
3 6 (0.77%) PMO
3 6 (0.77%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.64%) SLA
5 3 (0.38%) GDPR
6 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.13%) IFRS
7 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.64%) UAG
2 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.17%) Control-M
2 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 388 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.80%) Tableau
3 60 (7.65%) Oracle
4 18 (2.30%) Cognos
5 9 (1.15%) SAP
6 8 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (1.02%) RedGate
6 8 (1.02%) Sybase
7 7 (0.89%) Teradata
8 6 (0.77%) Cloudera
8 6 (0.77%) Informatica
9 5 (0.64%) IBM
9 5 (0.64%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.64%) VMware
10 4 (0.51%) Alteryx
10 4 (0.51%) Google
10 4 (0.51%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.38%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.38%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
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Portsmouth
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