Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 May 2018 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 > Scotland
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 144 177
Rank change year-on-year -28 +33 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 29 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.75% 2.55% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 19
Scotland median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +29.31%
10th Percentile £305 £319 £306
90th Percentile £465 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -43.75% +3.23% +63.16%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,054 744 1,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.42% 20.78% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 402 650
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £275
90th Percentile £502 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £470 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 18
Scotland median hourly rate £10.41 £17.36 £33.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.05% -47.57% +1.85%
10th Percentile £10.04 £11.29 £9.46
90th Percentile £91.52 £52.17 £42.30
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £29.82 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.33% +8.42% -4.15%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Scotland

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Glasgow -15 17 £350 -9.68% 6
Edinburgh -24 11 £450 -18.18% 5
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 28 (96.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (79.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (75.86%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 15 (51.72%) C#
6 14 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (44.83%) ETL
8 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
10 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
11 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (24.14%) High Availability
12 7 (24.14%) QA
12 7 (24.14%) QlikView
12 7 (24.14%) Workflow
12 7 (24.14%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (20.69%) Snowflake Schema
13 6 (20.69%) Star Schema
13 6 (20.69%) CRM
13 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
13 6 (20.69%) .NET
13 6 (20.69%) jQuery
13 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
14 4 (13.79%) Degree
14 4 (13.79%) MCTS
14 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
14 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
14 4 (13.79%) MCAD
14 4 (13.79%) MCSD

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (79.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (24.14%) QlikView
6 6 (20.69%) Snowflake Schema
6 6 (20.69%) Star Schema
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (10.34%) Power BI
9 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) ETL Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.24%) CRM Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Database Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (10.34%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
1 6 (20.69%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (44.83%) ETL
3 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
4 7 (24.14%) High Availability
4 7 (24.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (24.14%) Workflow
5 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) ETL Development
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) MCAD
1 4 (13.79%) MCSD
1 4 (13.79%) MCTS
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau