The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 March 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 50 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.68% 1.91% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 6.72% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £406 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -8.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -3.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 69 134 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.63% 28.51% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 37
Median daily rate £338 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £595 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Kent

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Kent

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Gravesend - 1 £413 -
SQL Server Analysis Services
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) SQL DBA
2 4 (66.67%) Administrator
3 3 (50.00%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (33.33%) Production DBA
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft