Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 169 170
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 39 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.77% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.95% 1.47% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 24
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% - +20.83%
10th Percentile £238 £262 £277
90th Percentile £475 £454 £738
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £41.38 £33.00
% change year-on-year -48.04% +25.38% +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 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 987 1022 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.59% 23.69% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 561 697
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £260
90th Percentile £521 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 7
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +69.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £14.62 £9.37 £10.80
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £49.23
UK median hourly rate £31.41 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +12.16% -0.44% +12.50%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Edinburgh +4 22 £425 +21.43% 1
Glasgow -1 15 £350 -6.67% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £160 -
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) SQL Server
3 30 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
6 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
7 18 (46.15%) Power BI
8 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (35.90%) Data Modelling
9 13 (33.33%) ETL
9 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
11 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (25.64%) PowerPivot
13 9 (23.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
16 6 (15.38%) Finance
16 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
17 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
17 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
17 5 (12.82%) Snowflake Schema
17 5 (12.82%) Star Schema
17 5 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
18 3 (7.69%) Analytics
18 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

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 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (46.15%) Power BI
5 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (25.64%) PowerPivot
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (12.82%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (12.82%) Star Schema
10 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
12 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (17.95%) ETL Developer
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.38%) SSAS Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) DBA
6 4 (10.26%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Report Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) MDX
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (35.90%) Data Modelling
3 13 (33.33%) ETL
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Data Management
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (2.56%) Predictive Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
2 2 (5.13%) FactSet
2 2 (5.13%) Teradata
3 1 (2.56%) Informatica
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter