The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Microsoft Analysis Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Analysis Services over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Analysis Services
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 67 43
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.51% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.96% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +0.32% -6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.10

Microsoft Analysis Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 150 153 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.93% 26.15% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 93
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £42.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.68% +87.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.30 £19.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

Microsoft Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Microsoft Analysis Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Analysis Services in South Wales

Microsoft Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Analysis Services in South Wales