Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 July 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 276 253
Rank change year-on-year -26 -23 -53
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 80 84 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.52% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.20% 2.45% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 112
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £296
90th Percentile £599 £457 £474
England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £23.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.30% -40.00% +20.72%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,641 3,427 3,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.19% 21.34% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,273 2,109 2,426
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 81 99
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.66 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.00% -48.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.00 £52.35
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.81 £28.50
% change year-on-year +9.02% +4.60% +14.00%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the South East

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the South East

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the South East over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the South East

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the South East

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Thames Valley -18 27 £375 -6.25% 14
Surrey -13 25 £394 -1.56% 8
Hampshire -8 20 £520 +38.67% 13
Berkshire -28 12 £345 -13.75% 5
Oxfordshire -1 9 £490 +30.60% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £375 -6.25% 2
Kent +8 5 £535 +33.75%
West Sussex -13 3 £525 +55.56% 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 69 (86.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 66 (82.50%) SQL
2 66 (82.50%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 62 (77.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 47 (58.75%) Power BI
7 36 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (32.50%) T-SQL
10 25 (31.25%) Analytics
11 21 (26.25%) ETL
11 21 (26.25%) Azure Data Factory
12 20 (25.00%) Oracle
13 19 (23.75%) .NET
13 19 (23.75%) Data Modelling
14 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (20.00%) C#
15 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (18.75%) Finance
16 15 (18.75%) Migration
16 15 (18.75%) Data Lake
17 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
18 13 (16.25%) High Availability
19 12 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
20 11 (13.75%) VBA
20 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.75%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) SPSS
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.50%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (26.25%) Azure Data Factory
3 8 (10.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 3 (3.75%) PaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.25%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
1 1 (1.25%) SAN
1 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (86.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 64 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 62 (77.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (58.75%) Power BI
5 36 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (18.75%) Data Lake
7 12 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (13.75%) Big Data
8 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (12.50%) HDInsight
9 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (11.25%) Hadoop
10 9 (11.25%) MySQL
11 8 (10.00%) PowerPivot
12 6 (7.50%) OLAP
13 5 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Architect
3 19 (23.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (22.50%) Azure Architect
5 13 (16.25%) SQL Developer
6 12 (15.00%) Analyst
7 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) SSRS Developer
9 6 (7.50%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Consultant
10 5 (6.25%) Power BI Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Report Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.00%) Data Architect
11 4 (5.00%) DBA
11 4 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
11 4 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 3 (3.75%) Field Engineer
12 3 (3.75%) Insight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) JSON
3 7 (8.75%) REST
4 6 (7.50%) HTML
5 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.75%) Kafka
6 3 (3.75%) WCF
7 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.50%) MDX
7 2 (2.50%) RESTful
8 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.25%) jQuery
8 1 (1.25%) LINQ
8 1 (1.25%) Web Services
8 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Fintech
3 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) iSeries
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (82.50%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (31.25%) Analytics
3 21 (26.25%) ETL
4 19 (23.75%) Data Modelling
5 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.75%) Migration
7 13 (16.25%) High Availability
8 10 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 7 (8.75%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (7.50%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.50%) Project Management
10 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.25%) Business Analytics
11 5 (6.25%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.25%) Presales
12 4 (5.00%) DevOps
12 4 (5.00%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 66 (82.50%) SQL
2 26 (32.50%) T-SQL
3 16 (20.00%) C#
3 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (13.75%) VBA
5 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.00%) VB
7 6 (7.50%) Java
7 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.25%) VBScript
9 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.75%) C++
10 3 (3.75%) F#
10 3 (3.75%) Python
10 3 (3.75%) R
10 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.75%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) Terraform
5 1 (1.25%) Foglight
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) SAP
4 5 (6.25%) Cognos
5 4 (5.00%) Tableau
6 3 (3.75%) Informatica
6 3 (3.75%) Talend
6 3 (3.75%) Teradata
6 3 (3.75%) Vertica
7 1 (1.25%) Brio
7 1 (1.25%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.25%) Netezza
7 1 (1.25%) TARGIT
7 1 (1.25%) VMware