Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 247 175
Rank change year-on-year -63 -72 +51
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 781 1034 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 1.06% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.73% 4.69% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 746 1210
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £275
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 5
England median hourly rate £21.50 £44.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.14% +33.33% +43.48%
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.25 £22.35
90th Percentile £44.40 £48.72 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £44.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -51.14% +33.33% +43.48%

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 20932 22062 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.07% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14506 14783 16167
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 321 387
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.72 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.29 £48.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%

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 23 November 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
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -11 439 £450 - 56
North of England -29 104 £368 +1.38% 51
South East -31 86 £375 -6.25% 18
Midlands -47 57 £400 +7.74% 7
North West -19 53 £375 +7.14% 23
Yorkshire -25 48 £363 +3.57% 18
East of England -24 47 £335 -14.65% 17
South West -29 47 £388 +6.90% 5
West Midlands -13 43 £400 +6.67% 5
East Midlands -40 14 £388 +12.32% 2
North East +39 3 £300 -25.05% 10
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 655 (83.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 610 (78.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 581 (74.39%) SQL
4 580 (74.26%) Business Intelligence
5 579 (74.14%) SQL Server
6 377 (48.27%) Data Warehouse
7 371 (47.50%) Microsoft
8 297 (38.03%) ETL
9 295 (37.77%) T-SQL
10 234 (29.96%) Finance
11 218 (27.91%) Power BI
12 153 (19.59%) MDX
13 146 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
14 136 (17.41%) C#
15 134 (17.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 130 (16.65%) Kimball Methodology
17 126 (16.13%) Data Modelling
18 122 (15.62%) .NET
19 118 (15.11%) SQL Server 2016
20 115 (14.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 110 (14.08%) OLAP
22 104 (13.32%) SQL Server 2014
23 101 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
24 99 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
25 93 (11.91%) Tableau
26 85 (10.88%) Analytics
27 79 (10.12%) Migration
28 72 (9.22%) Visual Studio
29 71 (9.09%) Oracle
29 71 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

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 55 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (1.66%) IIS
4 12 (1.54%) SAS
5 11 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.77%) CMS
8 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.38%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.26%) Kentico
10 2 (0.26%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (3.97%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.26%) Endur
6 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) iTrent
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (1.41%) Office 365
5 8 (1.02%) Data Lake Analytics
5 8 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.77%) IaaS
7 5 (0.64%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (0.51%) PaaS
9 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.38%) Serverless
9 3 (0.38%) Yammer
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.26%) SaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.77%) Intranet
2 5 (0.64%) SMS
3 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.38%) DNS
4 3 (0.38%) SAN
5 1 (0.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (83.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 610 (78.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 579 (74.14%) SQL Server
4 377 (48.27%) Data Warehouse
5 218 (27.91%) Power BI
6 134 (17.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 118 (15.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 115 (14.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 110 (14.08%) OLAP
10 104 (13.32%) SQL Server 2014
11 99 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 61 (7.81%) QlikView
13 50 (6.40%) OLAP Cube
14 37 (4.74%) BusinessObjects
15 32 (4.10%) PowerPivot
15 32 (4.10%) Relational Database
16 31 (3.97%) Big Data
17 29 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 24 (3.07%) Data Mining
19 23 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 60 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.28%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.15%) Subversion
7 7 (0.90%) Toad
8 5 (0.64%) ERwin
8 5 (0.64%) JIRA
9 4 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.38%) Ant
10 3 (0.38%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.38%) Maven
10 3 (0.38%) MorphX
10 3 (0.38%) MSTest
10 3 (0.38%) WiX
11 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.26%) YouTrack
General
1 234 (29.96%) Finance
2 61 (7.81%) Banking
3 27 (3.46%) Retail
4 17 (2.18%) Marketing
5 16 (2.05%) Legal
6 14 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.79%) Law
7 12 (1.54%) Front Office
8 7 (0.90%) Advertising
9 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.77%) Publishing
9 6 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.38%) German Language
11 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 528 (67.61%) Developer
2 288 (36.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 190 (24.33%) SQL Developer
4 121 (15.49%) SSAS Developer
5 118 (15.11%) SSIS Developer
6 89 (11.40%) SQL BI Developer
7 88 (11.27%) Analyst
8 79 (10.12%) SSRS Developer
9 62 (7.94%) Business Developer
10 61 (7.81%) DBA
11 53 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 52 (6.66%) SQL DBA
13 51 (6.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 49 (6.27%) Consultant
15 46 (5.89%) Architect
16 39 (4.99%) Power BI Developer
17 38 (4.87%) SQL Server Developer
18 37 (4.74%) Microsoft Developer
19 36 (4.61%) C# Developer
20 35 (4.48%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (19.59%) MDX
2 122 (15.62%) .NET
3 37 (4.74%) Web Services
4 33 (4.23%) WCF
5 32 (4.10%) ASP.NET
5 32 (4.10%) HTML
6 30 (3.84%) CSS
6 30 (3.84%) XML
7 25 (3.20%) .NET Framework
8 22 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 18 (2.30%) jQuery
10 15 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (1.66%) HTML5
12 12 (1.54%) Entity Framework
12 12 (1.54%) WPF
13 11 (1.41%) Ajax
14 10 (1.28%) ODBC
14 10 (1.28%) REST
15 9 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.33%) Replication
4 19 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.30%) Equities
6 17 (2.18%) Clustering
7 16 (2.05%) Fixed Income
7 16 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.05%) Market Risk
8 11 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.41%) NHS
9 10 (1.28%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.90%) Derivative
10 7 (0.90%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.77%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.77%) FMCG
11 6 (0.77%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.64%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.91%) Windows
2 19 (2.43%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.66%) Linux
4 12 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.15%) Unix
6 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) HPUX
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (74.26%) Business Intelligence
2 297 (38.03%) ETL
3 146 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (16.65%) Kimball Methodology
5 126 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 85 (10.88%) Analytics
7 79 (10.12%) Migration
8 60 (7.68%) Performance Tuning
9 59 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
10 56 (7.17%) Visualisation
11 54 (6.91%) Scrum
12 53 (6.79%) ETL Development
13 44 (5.63%) Data Analysis
13 44 (5.63%) SDLC
14 38 (4.87%) Data Management
15 35 (4.48%) Dashboard Development
15 35 (4.48%) Data Migration
16 33 (4.23%) CRM
16 33 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (3.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 581 (74.39%) SQL
2 295 (37.77%) T-SQL
3 136 (17.41%) C#
4 71 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 52 (6.66%) PowerShell
6 46 (5.89%) JavaScript
7 31 (3.97%) Java
8 25 (3.20%) R
9 24 (3.07%) Python
10 20 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.18%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.18%) VBA
12 15 (1.92%) VB
13 10 (1.28%) C++
14 8 (1.02%) PHP
14 8 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.90%) C
15 7 (0.90%) VBScript
16 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.64%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 29 (3.71%) Degree
2 25 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.79%) MCITP
6 10 (1.28%) MCSE
7 8 (1.02%) MCTS
8 5 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.64%) ISEB
9 3 (0.38%) MCP
10 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.26%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.26%) MCSD
11 1 (0.13%) CFA
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PhD
11 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.69%) QA
3 13 (1.66%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.77%) COBIT
5 3 (0.38%) MiFID
6 2 (0.26%) PMO
6 2 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 10 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.38%) UAG
2 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Docker
4 1 (0.13%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.26%) Puppet
3 2 (0.26%) WMI
4 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Packer
4 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.13%) Terraform
4 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 371 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 93 (11.91%) Tableau
3 71 (9.09%) Oracle
4 25 (3.20%) Informatica
5 21 (2.69%) RedGate
6 19 (2.43%) Cognos
7 13 (1.66%) IBM
7 13 (1.66%) SAP
8 12 (1.54%) JD Edwards
8 12 (1.54%) Sybase
9 10 (1.28%) VMware
10 5 (0.64%) Netezza
11 4 (0.51%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.51%) Jaspersoft
11 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.38%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.38%) HP
12 3 (0.38%) Remedy
13 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.26%) OpenLink