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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 597 503
Rank change year-on-year +43 -94  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 56 57 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.48% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 93
Median daily rate £425 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.00

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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10550 11771 13011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.39% 21.80% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 7962 8488
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 202 180
Median hourly rate £31.25 £32.15 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +16.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Microsoft Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 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
England +14 45 £388 +7.63% 32
London -3 21 £508 +27.67% 13
Scotland - 11 £550 - 2
Edinburgh - 8 £550 -
Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 3
Leeds - 5 £375 - 3
West Midlands +20 4 £350 -3.44%
Wolverhampton - 4 £350 -
Nottingham - 4 £338 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £338 -
East Midlands - 4 £338 -
South East +8 3 £450 +26.76% 6
City of London -2 3 £400 +33.33% 3
South West +3 2 £450 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £450 -
East of England -3 2 £328 -12.66% 2
Glasgow - 2 £375 - 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Berkshire +23 1 - - 1
Reading +20 1 - - 1
Hampshire +10 1 £450 +50.00%
Surrey +6 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £280 +28.73%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £375 - 1
North West - 1 £388 - 8
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £220 -
Sheffield - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 98 (97.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 95 (94.06%) SQL Server
3 79 (78.22%) SQL
3 79 (78.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (72.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (64.36%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (64.36%) Microsoft
6 47 (46.53%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (40.59%) ETL
8 38 (37.62%) T-SQL
9 37 (36.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (32.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 30 (29.70%) Analytics
12 28 (27.72%) Finance
13 27 (26.73%) Power BI
14 20 (19.80%) Visual Studio
14 20 (19.80%) Kimball Methodology
15 19 (18.81%) OLAP
15 19 (18.81%) .NET
16 18 (17.82%) C#
16 18 (17.82%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (17.82%) MDX
17 17 (16.83%) QlikView
17 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
18 15 (14.85%) Windows
18 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (13.86%) Data Management
20 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2014
21 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.96%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) SAS
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (7.92%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.96%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (3.96%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.99%) BPCS
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (5.94%) PaaS
4 5 (4.95%) Data Lake Analytics
4 5 (4.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
1 4 (3.96%) Internet
2 3 (2.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (97.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 95 (94.06%) SQL Server
3 79 (78.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (72.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (46.53%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (36.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (32.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 27 (26.73%) Power BI
9 19 (18.81%) OLAP
10 17 (16.83%) QlikView
10 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (9.90%) PowerPivot
13 8 (7.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
14 7 (6.93%) Big Data
15 6 (5.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (5.94%) Data Lake
15 6 (5.94%) DTS
16 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Visual Studio
2 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Marketing
3 9 (8.91%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (60.40%) Developer
2 38 (37.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 23 (22.77%) SQL Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Consultant
4 15 (14.85%) SSAS Developer
5 14 (13.86%) SQL BI Developer
5 14 (13.86%) SSIS Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Business Developer
6 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 8 (7.92%) SSRS Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Architect
9 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) DBA
9 7 (6.93%) SQL DBA
9 7 (6.93%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 6 (5.94%) ETL Developer
11 5 (4.95%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) .NET
2 18 (17.82%) MDX
3 3 (2.97%) Moose
4 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.98%) CSS
4 2 (1.98%) REST
5 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Clustering
3 7 (6.93%) NHS
3 7 (6.93%) Replication
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Blog
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.99%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Solaris
2 3 (2.97%) Unix
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (64.36%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (40.59%) ETL
3 30 (29.70%) Analytics
4 20 (19.80%) Kimball Methodology
5 18 (17.82%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
7 14 (13.86%) Data Management
8 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.90%) CRM
9 10 (9.90%) Migration
10 9 (8.91%) Scrum
11 8 (7.92%) Asset Management
11 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.92%) Dimensional Modelling
12 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.93%) Single Customer View
12 7 (6.93%) System Testing
13 6 (5.94%) ETL Development
13 6 (5.94%) SDLC
14 5 (4.95%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (78.22%) SQL
2 38 (37.62%) T-SQL
3 18 (17.82%) C#
4 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 8 (7.92%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.97%) Korn
6 3 (2.97%) Perl
6 3 (2.97%) Scala
7 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.98%) R
7 2 (1.98%) VBA
8 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.99%) MCSE
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Control-M
2 2 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (64.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Bloomberg
2 8 (7.92%) FactSet
2 8 (7.92%) Tableau
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle
4 5 (4.95%) Sybase
5 4 (3.96%) Cognos
6 3 (2.97%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.97%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
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