The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 25 April 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.54% 2.03% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 6.83% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £282 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £405 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -2.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £38.75 £27.30
% change year-on-year -22.58% +41.94%  

SQL Server 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 140 161 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.23% 29.70% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 123
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £26.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -8.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £18.70 £20.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services in South Wales

SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in South Wales

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in South Wales

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 3 £375 -
SQL Server Analysis Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft