Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 395 297 334
Rank change year-on-year -98 +37 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 249 321 642
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.82% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.46% 3.73% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 242 473
10th Percentile £304 £338 £313
25th Percentile £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £430
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -4.44%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £500
90th Percentile £615 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
10th Percentile £26.23 " £18.66
25th Percentile £32.99 " £19.28
Median hourly rate £46.43 £50.00 £20.93
Median % change year-on-year -7.15% +138.89% -5.93%
75th Percentile £58.63 " £21.96
90th Percentile £70.12 " £22.20
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £50.00 £20.93
% change year-on-year -11.00% +138.89% -5.93%

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 10,112 8,609 18,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.76% 21.99% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,011 6,026 13,088
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £600 £594 £575
90th Percentile £694 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 119 208
10th Percentile £11.34 £12.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £18.53 £18.13 £17.44
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.70 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.81% -17.67% -3.23%
75th Percentile £49.08 £45.25 £50.00
90th Percentile £64.70 £61.98 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £24.71 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.29% -17.65% -7.69%

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -134 126 £500 - 54
North of England -2 28 £425 +9.68% 23
South East +10 26 £525 +19.32% 14
North West -9 20 £425 +6.25% 11
Midlands -40 15 £430 -1.15% 21
West Midlands -35 11 £430 -3.37% 15
South West +22 8 £325 -25.71% 4
Yorkshire +2 8 £423 +15.75% 11
East of England -1 8 £215 -50.14% 9
East Midlands +1 4 £318 -2.31% 6
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 199 (79.92%) SQL
2 180 (72.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 169 (67.87%) Business Intelligence
4 155 (62.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 153 (61.45%) SQL Server
6 144 (57.83%) Data Warehouse
7 142 (57.03%) Power BI
7 142 (57.03%) Power Platform
8 134 (53.82%) Azure
9 104 (41.77%) Microsoft
10 99 (39.76%) ETL
11 74 (29.72%) Azure Data Factory
12 72 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (28.11%) T-SQL
14 65 (26.10%) Data Modelling
14 65 (26.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 60 (24.10%) Analytics
16 57 (22.89%) Finance
17 56 (22.49%) Data Lake
18 51 (20.48%) Databricks
19 42 (16.87%) Azure SQL Database
20 41 (16.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
21 35 (14.06%) DevOps
22 31 (12.45%) Performance Tuning
22 31 (12.45%) Migration
22 31 (12.45%) C#
23 30 (12.05%) Tableau
24 28 (11.24%) Python
24 28 (11.24%) Visualisation
25 27 (10.84%) Social 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 18 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Endur
2 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 142 (57.03%) Power Platform
2 134 (53.82%) Azure
3 74 (29.72%) Azure Data Factory
4 26 (10.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 16 (6.43%) Azure Key Vault
6 11 (4.42%) PaaS
7 8 (3.21%) AWS
8 7 (2.81%) PowerApps
8 7 (2.81%) Snowflake
9 6 (2.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (2.41%) Azure Stack
9 6 (2.41%) Azure Storage
9 6 (2.41%) Boomi
10 5 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.01%) Azure Logic Apps
11 4 (1.61%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
11 4 (1.61%) GCP
11 4 (1.61%) Serverless
12 3 (1.20%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.40%) Firewall
1 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (72.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 155 (62.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 153 (61.45%) SQL Server
4 144 (57.83%) Data Warehouse
5 142 (57.03%) Power BI
6 65 (26.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 56 (22.49%) Data Lake
8 42 (16.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 30 (12.05%) Tableau
10 20 (8.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 19 (7.63%) Relational Database
12 14 (5.62%) Big Data
13 11 (4.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 10 (4.02%) NoSQL
14 10 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (3.61%) OLTP
15 9 (3.61%) Snowflake Schema
15 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (3.21%) MySQL
16 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 18 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.61%) JIRA
4 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.40%) ERwin
5 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) LINQPad
5 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (22.89%) Finance
2 27 (10.84%) Social Skills
3 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.83%) Banking
5 7 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.01%) Front Office
6 5 (2.01%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.01%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (0.80%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) International Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.40%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 132 (53.01%) Developer
2 74 (29.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 42 (16.87%) Data Engineer
4 36 (14.46%) SQL Developer
5 29 (11.65%) Architect
5 29 (11.65%) Power BI Developer
6 16 (6.43%) SSAS Developer
7 15 (6.02%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (6.02%) SQL BI Developer
8 14 (5.62%) Data Architect
8 14 (5.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 12 (4.82%) Analyst
10 11 (4.42%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.02%) SSIS Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Consultant
13 8 (3.21%) Azure Architect
13 8 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 8 (3.21%) DBA
13 8 (3.21%) SSRS Developer
14 7 (2.81%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.63%) .NET
2 14 (5.62%) MDX
3 11 (4.42%) PySpark
4 6 (2.41%) Entity Framework
5 5 (2.01%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.01%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.01%) Web Services
5 5 (2.01%) XML
6 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (1.61%) Blazor
6 4 (1.61%) JSON
6 4 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.80%) HTML5
7 2 (0.80%) Kafka
7 2 (0.80%) OpenFin
7 2 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.80%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (0.80%) WPF
7 2 (0.80%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.43%) Data Structures
2 9 (3.61%) Reinsurance
3 6 (2.41%) NHS
4 5 (2.01%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.61%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.61%) Replication
5 4 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.61%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.20%) Clustering
6 3 (1.20%) Derivative
6 3 (1.20%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.80%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.61%) Linux
1 9 (3.61%) Windows
2 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (67.87%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (39.76%) ETL
3 72 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (26.10%) Data Modelling
5 60 (24.10%) Analytics
6 35 (14.06%) DevOps
7 31 (12.45%) Migration
7 31 (12.45%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (11.24%) Visualisation
9 25 (10.04%) Kimball Methodology
10 21 (8.43%) Data Migration
11 18 (7.23%) Scrum
12 17 (6.83%) Data Engineering
12 17 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (6.43%) Test Automation
14 15 (6.02%) Data Analysis
14 15 (6.02%) Data Integration
15 13 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.22%) Data Governance
15 13 (5.22%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 199 (79.92%) SQL
2 70 (28.11%) T-SQL
3 41 (16.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 31 (12.45%) C#
5 28 (11.24%) Python
6 21 (8.43%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.42%) Java
8 6 (2.41%) R
9 4 (1.61%) Scala
9 4 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.40%) MBCS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.83%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.61%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.61%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Control-M
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (0.40%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) QRadar
2 1 (0.40%) Salt
2 1 (0.40%) Terraform
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 104 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 51 (20.48%) Databricks
3 8 (3.21%) Oracle
4 6 (2.41%) Dell
5 4 (1.61%) Informatica
5 4 (1.61%) Teradata
6 3 (1.20%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.20%) VMware
7 2 (0.80%) NetApp
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.40%) BMC
8 1 (0.40%) Cerner
8 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) EMC
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.40%) SAP
8 1 (0.40%) Serena
8 1 (0.40%) Sybase