Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 147 157
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 47 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.96% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.03% 2.44% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 26
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £307 £266 £313
90th Percentile £465 £468 £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 £27.00 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.32% -13.89% +100.00%

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 934 819 1,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.03% 22.05% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 453 678
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 7
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.37% +61.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.26 £9.80
90th Percentile £61.18 £52.15 £40.07
UK median hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +30.19% -3.64% -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Edinburgh -16 26 £425 +6.25% 1
Glasgow -2 20 £350 -12.50% 4
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
SQL Server Analysis Services
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 36 (76.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (70.21%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (68.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 23 (48.94%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (40.43%) ETL
7 17 (36.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (31.91%) Data Modelling
8 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
9 13 (27.66%) Power BI
10 12 (25.53%) C#
10 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
11 9 (19.15%) PowerPivot
12 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (17.02%) Finance
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (14.89%) QlikView
13 7 (14.89%) Workflow
13 7 (14.89%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (14.89%) High Availability
13 7 (14.89%) QA
13 7 (14.89%) Data Integration
14 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
14 6 (12.77%) Snowflake Schema
14 6 (12.77%) Star Schema
15 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
15 5 (10.64%) Degree

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 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
1 36 (76.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (68.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (48.94%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (27.66%) Power BI
5 9 (19.15%) PowerPivot
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (14.89%) QlikView
8 6 (12.77%) Snowflake Schema
8 6 (12.77%) Star Schema
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
11 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
11 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Developer
4 9 (19.15%) ETL Developer
5 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (14.89%) SQL BI Developer
6 7 (14.89%) SSAS Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Database Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Report Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) DBA
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (40.43%) ETL
3 15 (31.91%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.89%) Data Integration
4 7 (14.89%) High Availability
4 7 (14.89%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (14.89%) Workflow
5 5 (10.64%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Analytics
6 4 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (8.51%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
3 12 (25.53%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) MCAD
2 4 (8.51%) MCSD
2 4 (8.51%) MCTS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Teradata
3 1 (2.13%) Informatica
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter