Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 14 December 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 West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 158 132
Rank change year-on-year -23 -26 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 53 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 0.82% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 4.28% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 45
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% +9.77%
10th Percentile £296 £206 £286
90th Percentile £515 £494 £445
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £24.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -44.19% -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £24.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% -43.20% +28.03%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,457 1,076 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.35% 19.29% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 681 847
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -8.43%
10th Percentile £18.59 £13.39 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £58.75 £46.90
England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.76% +19.09% -

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the South West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

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

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

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

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Somerset +7 14 £313 -28.57% 1
Bristol -23 14 £418 +11.33% 4
Wiltshire -28 10 £450 +12.50% 1
Devon +4 7 £210 +40.00% 3
Dorset +5 6 £450 +75.61% 5
Gloucestershire -17 1 £525 +31.25% 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 49 (92.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (88.68%) SQL
3 46 (86.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (77.36%) SQL Server
5 30 (56.60%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (47.17%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
7 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
8 22 (41.51%) Power BI
9 21 (39.62%) ETL
10 20 (37.74%) Finance
10 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
12 11 (20.75%) Migration
12 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
13 10 (18.87%) Visualisation
14 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (15.09%) Windows
16 7 (13.21%) SAP
16 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (13.21%) Kimball Methodology
16 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
16 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
17 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
17 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (11.32%) RDBMS

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) IaaS
2 4 (7.55%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (92.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (86.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (77.36%) SQL Server
4 25 (47.17%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (41.51%) Power BI
6 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (7.55%) MySQL
10 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (7.55%) Star Schema
11 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (5.66%) QlikView
12 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (3.77%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (24.53%) SQL Developer
4 11 (20.75%) DBA
4 11 (20.75%) SQL DBA
5 9 (16.98%) SSIS Developer
6 7 (13.21%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Database Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Database Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior IT Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Power BI Developer
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.66%) SSAS Developer
8 3 (5.66%) SSRS Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 2 (3.77%) Data Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) MDX
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (39.62%) ETL
3 11 (20.75%) Migration
4 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
4 10 (18.87%) Visualisation
5 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.43%) Coaching
7 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Workflow
8 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Data Management
8 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (5.66%) ETL Development
9 3 (5.66%) Open Source
9 3 (5.66%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
3 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (3.77%) R
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 4 (7.55%) Tableau
4 3 (5.66%) Teradata
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com