Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 November 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 Analysis Services
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 759 633
Rank change year-on-year -1 -126 +59
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 118 135 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.56% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 190
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £270 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +10.51% -8.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - £34.00
10th Percentile £20.75 - £33.00
90th Percentile £86.05 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.00

Microsoft 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22701 23988 26782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.64% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15494 15920 17628
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 371 405
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.18 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.82% -1.12% +16.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.81 £52.17 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.09 £29.75
% change year-on-year +24.60% -5.58% +32.22%

Microsoft Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Analysis Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Analysis Services in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Analysis Services in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Analysis Services in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Analysis Services in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Analysis Services in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England -1 106 £425 +6.25% 21
London -10 61 £450 - 7
UK excluding London +21 56 £381 +10.51% 14
South East +13 24 £400 +23.08% 3
North of England +51 9 £350 +9.38% 6
Scotland -1 9 £375 +36.49%
Yorkshire +27 7 £350 +5.66% 2
Midlands +23 7 £495 +30.26%
West Midlands +17 4 £495 +30.26%
South West +2 4 £350 -22.22% 1
East Midlands +2 3 £550 +189.47%
North West +17 2 £369 +29.39% 4
Wales +5 2 £350 +11.91%
East of England -27 1 £280 -28.89% 4

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Analysis Services.

1 117 (99.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 116 (98.31%) SQL Server
3 104 (88.14%) SQL
4 91 (77.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 88 (74.58%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (68.64%) Microsoft
7 80 (67.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (48.31%) T-SQL
9 53 (44.92%) ETL
10 50 (42.37%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (37.29%) Power BI
12 43 (36.44%) MDX
13 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (27.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (24.58%) SQL Server 2016
16 28 (23.73%) Data Modelling
17 27 (22.88%) Finance
18 26 (22.03%) OLAP
19 23 (19.49%) Visual Studio
19 23 (19.49%) Kimball Methodology
20 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (17.80%) Banking
20 21 (17.80%) Performance Tuning
21 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2014
21 20 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
22 19 (16.10%) C#
23 18 (15.25%) Oracle
23 18 (15.25%) Migration
23 18 (15.25%) Dimensional Modelling
24 17 (14.41%) Analytics

Microsoft Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.54%) SAS
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.69%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (99.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 116 (98.31%) SQL Server
3 91 (77.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 80 (67.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (42.37%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (37.29%) Power BI
7 33 (27.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (24.58%) SQL Server 2016
9 26 (22.03%) OLAP
10 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (14.41%) OLAP Cube
12 14 (11.86%) QlikView
12 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (10.17%) PowerPivot
14 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
15 10 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (8.47%) MySQL
16 9 (7.63%) Data Mart
16 9 (7.63%) RDBMS
17 8 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.49%) Visual Studio
2 20 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) ERwin
4 1 (0.85%) MSTest
4 1 (0.85%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 27 (22.88%) Finance
2 21 (17.80%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Publishing
4 5 (4.24%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Developer
2 43 (36.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 25 (21.19%) SSAS Developer
4 24 (20.34%) SQL Developer
5 23 (19.49%) Analyst
6 17 (14.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 15 (12.71%) DBA
7 15 (12.71%) SQL DBA
8 13 (11.02%) Consultant
8 13 (11.02%) SQL BI Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Business Developer
10 8 (6.78%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.78%) ETL Developer
10 8 (6.78%) SSRS Developer
11 7 (5.93%) SQL Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.08%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.44%) MDX
2 16 (13.56%) .NET
3 11 (9.32%) XML
4 8 (6.78%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.08%) ADO
5 6 (5.08%) ADO.NET
5 6 (5.08%) CSS
5 6 (5.08%) ODBC
5 6 (5.08%) OLE
5 6 (5.08%) OLE DB
6 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.24%) jQuery
7 4 (3.39%) Ajax
7 4 (3.39%) HTML
7 4 (3.39%) HTML5
7 4 (3.39%) Web Services
8 3 (2.54%) WCF
9 2 (1.69%) COM
9 2 (1.69%) Java EE
10 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.17%) Replication
3 8 (6.78%) Clustering
4 6 (5.08%) Equities
5 4 (3.39%) Blog
5 4 (3.39%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.39%) FMCG
6 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.69%) Derivative
7 2 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (74.58%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (44.92%) ETL
3 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.73%) Data Modelling
5 23 (19.49%) Kimball Methodology
6 21 (17.80%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (15.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 18 (15.25%) Migration
8 17 (14.41%) Analytics
9 12 (10.17%) Scrum
10 11 (9.32%) ETL Development
11 10 (8.47%) Data Management
11 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.47%) Visualisation
12 9 (7.63%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.78%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (6.78%) SDLC
14 7 (5.93%) High Availability
14 7 (5.93%) Kanban
15 6 (5.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 104 (88.14%) SQL
2 57 (48.31%) T-SQL
3 19 (16.10%) C#
4 14 (11.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 8 (6.78%) C++
5 8 (6.78%) R
5 8 (6.78%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.24%) VB
7 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.54%) VBA
8 3 (2.54%) VBScript
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) Java
9 2 (1.69%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) VC++
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) U-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
1 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.54%) MCITP
3 3 (2.54%) MCTS
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (68.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle
3 16 (13.56%) Tableau
4 11 (9.32%) Sybase
5 8 (6.78%) Informatica
6 2 (1.69%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.69%) Cognos
6 2 (1.69%) FactSet
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.69%) Remedy
6 2 (1.69%) Teradata
6 2 (1.69%) Veritas
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.85%) SAP