Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 148 200
Rank change year-on-year -45 +52 -35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 16 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 2.95% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 10
Scotland median daily rate £350 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +30.43% +6.15%
10th Percentile £305 £269 £306
90th Percentile £426 £575 £396
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £41.38
% change year-on-year +4.65% -48.04% +28.89%

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 1,168 914 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.26% 21.16% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 480 656
Scotland median daily rate £401 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +4.14% -
10th Percentile £280 £269 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 23
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £45.31 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.14% +25.86% +10.77%
10th Percentile £10.08 £19.38 £9.37
90th Percentile £34.50 £195.00 £43.60
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +4.34%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -20 13 £350 -6.67% 3
Edinburgh -34 3 £425 -22.73% 3
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Data Modelling
4 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) ETL
5 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (68.75%) Power BI
6 10 (62.50%) Big Data
6 10 (62.50%) Analytics
6 10 (62.50%) HDInsight
6 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
6 10 (62.50%) Tableau
6 10 (62.50%) Machine Learning
6 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (62.50%) Data Lake
7 9 (56.25%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (56.25%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (56.25%) Visualisation
7 9 (56.25%) PaaS
7 9 (56.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (43.75%) Data Strategy
8 7 (43.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (43.75%) Service Design
9 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM

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 1 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) Azure Data Factory
2 9 (56.25%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (56.25%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (68.75%) Power BI
5 10 (62.50%) Big Data
5 10 (62.50%) Data Lake
5 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
5 10 (62.50%) HDInsight
6 9 (56.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
8 1 (6.25%) Azkaban
8 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) ETL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 2 (12.50%) CRM Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Data Modelling
2 11 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) ETL
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Analytics
3 10 (62.50%) Machine Learning
4 9 (56.25%) Visualisation
5 7 (43.75%) Data Strategy
5 7 (43.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 7 (43.75%) Service Design
6 5 (31.25%) CRM
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Tableau
3 2 (12.50%) SAP