Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 317 320
Rank change year-on-year +51 +3 -65
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 727 776 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 3.63% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 590 589
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £318 £313
90th Percentile £667 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
England median hourly rate £24.66 £42.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.29% +95.35% -51.14%
10th Percentile £22.33 £33.93 £20.75
90th Percentile £31.18 £60.50 £44.40
UK median hourly rate £24.93 £42.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -40.65% +95.35% -51.14%

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 16,465 21,367 20,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.53% 22.63% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,243 15,027 14,270
England median daily rate £475 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.83% +7.65%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £313
90th Percentile £667 £644 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 221 261
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.99 £14.38 £14.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £57.50 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £32.58 £33.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year -2.75% +7.54% +10.54%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor 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 19 November 2019. 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 +18 369 £500 +5.26% 52
South East +97 111 £425 +3.03% 22
North of England +36 90 £388 +0.65% 38
Midlands +60 68 £375 -11.76% 30
South West +7 57 £438 +6.71% 10
West Midlands +50 48 £388 -8.82% 22
Yorkshire +32 43 £375 -6.25% 10
North West +9 41 £400 +3.90% 27
East of England -4 28 £475 +13.43% 14
East Midlands +20 20 £375 -11.76% 8
North East +19 6 £450 +63.64% 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 577 (79.37%) Business Intelligence
2 551 (75.79%) SQL
3 546 (75.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 522 (71.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 517 (71.11%) SQL Server
6 397 (54.61%) Power Platform
7 396 (54.47%) Power BI
8 361 (49.66%) Data Warehouse
9 326 (44.84%) Microsoft
10 259 (35.63%) Azure
11 257 (35.35%) ETL
12 223 (30.67%) T-SQL
13 180 (24.76%) Finance
14 166 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
15 143 (19.67%) Tableau
16 126 (17.33%) C#
17 123 (16.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 120 (16.51%) Data Modelling
19 119 (16.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 117 (16.09%) MDX
21 112 (15.41%) Analytics
22 105 (14.44%) Visualisation
23 99 (13.62%) .NET
24 97 (13.34%) Azure Data Factory
25 89 (12.24%) Migration
26 87 (11.97%) Data Lake
27 83 (11.42%) PowerShell
28 78 (10.73%) Microsoft Excel
29 75 (10.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
29 75 (10.32%) Analytical Skills

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 43 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (2.06%) IIS
3 8 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.10%) SAS
4 7 (0.96%) Apache
5 6 (0.83%) CMS
5 6 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.83%) WebLogic Integration
6 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.41%) Confluence
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 78 (10.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.10%) SPSS
4 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.83%) Misys Opics
3 6 (0.83%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.14%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 397 (54.61%) Power Platform
2 259 (35.63%) Azure
3 97 (13.34%) Azure Data Factory
4 47 (6.46%) AWS
5 16 (2.20%) Azure Machine Learning
6 14 (1.93%) Data Lake Analytics
7 12 (1.65%) Azure Functions
7 12 (1.65%) GCP
7 12 (1.65%) Serverless
8 10 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.96%) Office 365
9 7 (0.96%) PowerApps
10 6 (0.83%) GitHub
11 5 (0.69%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.41%) Azure Stack
13 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.41%) IaaS
14 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Flow
14 2 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.65%) Internet
2 8 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (0.28%) FTP
4 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (75.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 522 (71.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 517 (71.11%) SQL Server
4 396 (54.47%) Power BI
5 361 (49.66%) Data Warehouse
6 119 (16.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 87 (11.97%) Data Lake
8 75 (10.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 73 (10.04%) Azure SQL Database
10 67 (9.22%) OLAP
11 65 (8.94%) QlikView
12 57 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 52 (7.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 47 (6.46%) Big Data
15 40 (5.50%) SQL Server 2017
16 39 (5.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 37 (5.09%) PowerPivot
18 35 (4.81%) Relational Database
19 22 (3.03%) Hadoop
20 20 (2.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 43 (5.91%) Visual Studio
2 37 (5.09%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.81%) TeamCity
3 35 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 29 (3.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 24 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.06%) JIRA
7 11 (1.51%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.10%) Selenium
10 7 (0.96%) ERwin
11 6 (0.83%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.83%) Maven
11 6 (0.83%) tSQLt
12 5 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.55%) EasyMock
13 4 (0.55%) Gradle
13 4 (0.55%) Mockito
13 4 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 180 (24.76%) Finance
2 49 (6.74%) Retail
3 35 (4.81%) Public Sector
4 33 (4.54%) Banking
5 27 (3.71%) Legal
6 20 (2.75%) Front Office
7 14 (1.93%) Back Office
8 11 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.38%) Marketing
10 5 (0.69%) Automotive
10 5 (0.69%) Games
10 5 (0.69%) Local Government
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 408 (56.12%) Developer
2 275 (37.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 136 (18.71%) SQL Developer
4 70 (9.63%) SQL BI Developer
5 68 (9.35%) Analyst
6 63 (8.67%) SSIS Developer
7 60 (8.25%) Power BI Developer
8 53 (7.29%) SSAS Developer
9 49 (6.74%) SSRS Developer
10 47 (6.46%) Architect
11 43 (5.91%) Consultant
12 37 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 37 (5.09%) DBA
13 33 (4.54%) Data Engineer
13 33 (4.54%) Senior Developer
14 32 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
15 31 (4.26%) SQL DBA
16 30 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 29 (3.99%) Azure Developer
17 29 (3.99%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (16.09%) MDX
2 99 (13.62%) .NET
3 34 (4.68%) HTML
4 32 (4.40%) XML
5 30 (4.13%) AngularJS
5 30 (4.13%) CSS
6 29 (3.99%) React
7 28 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 23 (3.16%) JSON
9 21 (2.89%) Web Services
10 6 (0.83%) J2EE
10 6 (0.83%) Middleware
10 6 (0.83%) MSMQ
11 5 (0.69%) Gherkin
11 5 (0.69%) Kafka
11 5 (0.69%) Vue.js
12 4 (0.55%) Ajax
12 4 (0.55%) REST
12 4 (0.55%) XBRL
12 4 (0.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.40%) Hedge funds
3 24 (3.30%) NHS
4 18 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.79%) Reinsurance
7 12 (1.65%) Clustering
8 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.69%) Derivative
11 5 (0.69%) Equities
12 4 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.55%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.55%) User Experience
13 3 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.41%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.41%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.75%) Windows
2 16 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.65%) Linux
3 12 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.38%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.69%) Unix
6 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (79.37%) Business Intelligence
2 257 (35.35%) ETL
3 166 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (16.51%) Data Modelling
5 112 (15.41%) Analytics
6 105 (14.44%) Visualisation
7 89 (12.24%) Migration
8 64 (8.80%) DevOps
8 64 (8.80%) Kimball Methodology
9 62 (8.53%) Data Migration
10 59 (8.12%) Data Visualisation
11 57 (7.84%) Data Analysis
11 57 (7.84%) TDD
12 53 (7.29%) Dimensional Modelling
13 44 (6.05%) Data Integration
13 44 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (5.36%) Machine Learning
14 39 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
14 39 (5.36%) Test Automation
15 37 (5.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 551 (75.79%) SQL
2 223 (30.67%) T-SQL
3 126 (17.33%) C#
4 123 (16.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 83 (11.42%) PowerShell
6 73 (10.04%) Python
7 31 (4.26%) R
8 20 (2.75%) VBA
9 18 (2.48%) Scala
10 16 (2.20%) Java
11 15 (2.06%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.51%) U-SQL
13 9 (1.24%) VB
14 8 (1.10%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.83%) VBScript
17 5 (0.69%) C
18 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
19 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
20 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (3.58%) Degree
2 20 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.96%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.41%) CFA
8 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.14%) MCITP
9 1 (0.14%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) MCPD
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.58%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.06%) SLA
3 11 (1.51%) QA
4 5 (0.69%) GAAP
4 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.10%) Docker
1 8 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.41%) HDFS
4 3 (0.41%) LXC
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.38%) Puppet
2 9 (1.24%) Control-M
3 8 (1.10%) Ansible
3 8 (1.10%) Terraform
4 6 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.41%) Grafana
5 3 (0.41%) Kibana
6 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) Ambari
7 1 (0.14%) Automic
7 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 326 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 143 (19.67%) Tableau
3 64 (8.80%) Databricks
4 49 (6.74%) Oracle
5 42 (5.78%) Cognos
6 33 (4.54%) MicroStrategy
7 14 (1.93%) SAP
7 14 (1.93%) Teradata
8 12 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.51%) Google
10 8 (1.10%) Infor
10 8 (1.10%) Trayport
10 8 (1.10%) VMware
11 7 (0.96%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.83%) CODA
12 6 (0.83%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.83%) Misys
12 6 (0.83%) Sun
13 5 (0.69%) IBM
14 4 (0.55%) Hyperion