Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 314 309 355
Rank change year-on-year -5 +46 -64
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 203 699 705
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.06% 3.82% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 521 555
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £325
90th Percentile £625 £638 £616
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.37 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.17% +8.31% +4.65%
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £24.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year +105.17% +8.31% +4.65%

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 6,628 18,322 21,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.96% 22.14% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,375 12,699 15,147
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 240 230
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -2.44%
10th Percentile £15.15 £14.28 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.08 £52.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 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 +3 117 £500 +2.56% 16
North of England +54 29 £400 +6.67% 9
Midlands +62 22 £400 +14.29% 8
West Midlands +51 19 £400 - 6
North West +53 17 £425 +13.33% 5
South East +112 16 £450 +5.88% 6
Yorkshire +59 11 £364 -3.00% 3
East of England +65 9 £438 -5.41% 10
South West +52 9 £436 +9.06% 5
East Midlands +46 3 - - 2
North East +35 1 £400 +25.49% 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 152 (74.88%) SQL
1 152 (74.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 150 (73.89%) SQL Server
3 146 (71.92%) Business Intelligence
4 137 (67.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (45.81%) Power BI
5 93 (45.81%) Power Platform
6 84 (41.38%) Azure
7 81 (39.90%) Data Warehouse
8 79 (38.92%) T-SQL
9 77 (37.93%) Microsoft
10 58 (28.57%) ETL
11 52 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (24.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 47 (23.15%) Finance
14 42 (20.69%) C#
15 38 (18.72%) .NET
16 36 (17.73%) Data Modelling
17 33 (16.26%) Analytics
17 33 (16.26%) DevOps
18 30 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
19 29 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 28 (13.79%) Python
21 24 (11.82%) Scrum
21 24 (11.82%) Azure Data Factory
22 23 (11.33%) Kimball Methodology
23 22 (10.84%) Visualisation
24 21 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
25 20 (9.85%) Data Lake
26 19 (9.36%) Decision-Making

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 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.46%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.48%) Confluence
3 3 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.48%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (45.81%) Power Platform
2 84 (41.38%) Azure
3 24 (11.82%) Azure Data Factory
4 17 (8.37%) AWS
5 14 (6.90%) PowerApps
6 9 (4.43%) Serverless
7 7 (3.45%) Azure Functions
7 7 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (3.45%) Logic Apps
8 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.99%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.99%) NuGet
8 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CodeCommit
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.49%) Google Play
9 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Internet
1 2 (0.99%) Intranet
1 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.49%) FTP
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (74.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 150 (73.89%) SQL Server
3 137 (67.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (45.81%) Power BI
5 81 (39.90%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (24.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 20 (9.85%) Data Lake
8 18 (8.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 18 (8.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (8.37%) MongoDB
9 17 (8.37%) OLAP
9 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2017
11 14 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (5.91%) MySQL
13 8 (3.94%) Hadoop
13 8 (3.94%) PowerPivot
13 8 (3.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (5.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (5.42%) TeamCity
3 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.45%) JIRA
5 7 (3.45%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.48%) tSQLt
8 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.99%) FishEye
8 2 (0.99%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.49%) ProC
9 1 (0.49%) Subversion
9 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 47 (23.15%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Banking
3 8 (3.94%) Front Office
3 8 (3.94%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.94%) Retail
4 6 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.99%) Law
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (58.13%) Developer
2 67 (33.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 37 (18.23%) SQL Developer
4 24 (11.82%) Power BI Developer
5 18 (8.87%) Analyst
5 18 (8.87%) SQL BI Developer
6 17 (8.37%) DBA
7 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (6.40%) Architect
8 13 (6.40%) SSIS Developer
9 12 (5.91%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 11 (5.42%) SQL DBA
11 9 (4.43%) Administrator
11 9 (4.43%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 8 (3.94%) Data Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 8 (3.94%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.72%) .NET
2 18 (8.87%) MDX
3 15 (7.39%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.39%) Web Services
4 10 (4.93%) .NET Framework
4 10 (4.93%) XML
5 9 (4.43%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.94%) .NET Core
7 7 (3.45%) JSON
7 7 (3.45%) React
8 3 (1.48%) ADO.NET
8 3 (1.48%) CSS
8 3 (1.48%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.48%) JDBC
8 3 (1.48%) Node.js
8 3 (1.48%) ODBC
8 3 (1.48%) SOAP
8 3 (1.48%) Vue.js
9 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.46%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.46%) Hedge funds
3 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.46%) NHS
4 3 (1.48%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) iPhone
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.49%) Social Media
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.87%) Windows
2 12 (5.91%) Linux
3 10 (4.93%) Unix
4 8 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.48%) HPUX
5 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.99%) AIX
6 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.99%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (71.92%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (28.57%) ETL
3 52 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (17.73%) Data Modelling
5 33 (16.26%) Analytics
5 33 (16.26%) DevOps
6 24 (11.82%) Scrum
7 23 (11.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 22 (10.84%) Visualisation
9 19 (9.36%) Decision-Making
10 18 (8.87%) Data Analysis
10 18 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (7.88%) Data Science
11 16 (7.88%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (7.88%) Machine Learning
11 16 (7.88%) Migration
12 15 (7.39%) Data Management
12 15 (7.39%) Microservices
13 13 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (6.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 152 (74.88%) SQL
2 79 (38.92%) T-SQL
3 42 (20.69%) C#
4 29 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 28 (13.79%) Python
6 15 (7.39%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.93%) Java
7 10 (4.93%) R
8 8 (3.94%) VB
9 7 (3.45%) F#
10 5 (2.46%) Korn
10 5 (2.46%) Perl
10 5 (2.46%) U-SQL
11 4 (1.97%) Scala
12 2 (0.99%) Groovy
12 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.99%) VBA
13 1 (0.49%) MUMPS
13 1 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.45%) Degree
2 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.46%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.96%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.49%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Ansible
1 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.37%) Oracle
3 14 (6.90%) Databricks
3 14 (6.90%) Tableau
4 11 (5.42%) Sybase
5 6 (2.96%) Teradata
6 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.46%) VMware
7 4 (1.97%) EMC
7 4 (1.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.48%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.99%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.49%) Avaya
10 1 (0.49%) Capita
10 1 (0.49%) Google
10 1 (0.49%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.49%) jBASE
10 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com