The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 230 187
Rank change year-on-year -19 -43  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 437 586 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.05% 1.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 4.81% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 433 524
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -2.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £38.75 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.75 £32.10
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 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 10549 12195 12910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 21.82% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7062 8223 8336
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 168 173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £28.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.50% -11.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.28 £49.82 £46.09
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK 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
England -18 419 £400 - 162
London -4 204 £450 +5.88% 54
South East -12 43 £388 -0.64% 22
North West +38 41 £360 -10.00% 30
West Midlands +9 34 £350 -12.50% 15
Yorkshire +7 32 £350 -6.04% 14
City of London -13 28 £494 +12.85% 13
East of England -8 23 £425 +9.67% 9
Manchester +21 22 £335 -15.72% 19
South West +3 21 £400 +18.51% 10
East Midlands -11 18 £320 -20.00% 5
West Yorkshire +2 15 £369 +1.72% 11
Birmingham +4 14 £325 -13.33% 7
Cheshire +36 13 £363 -12.12% 7
Leeds -2 13 £363 - 5
Nottinghamshire +21 12 £310 -34.73% 1
Berkshire +18 11 £400 -5.88% 7
South Yorkshire -2 11 £350 -6.66%
Hampshire +19 10 £375 -11.76% 3
Nottingham +14 10 £310 -34.73% 1
West Sussex +10 10 £308 -8.88% 1
Surrey +4 8 £413 +0.60%
Sheffield +3 8 £349 -6.93%
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £488 +44.44% 2
Bristol -1 7 £425 +41.66% 4
Scotland +17 6 £363 -9.37% 3
Suffolk +12 6 £400 -30.43% 3
Essex -5 6 £450 +42.85% 2
York +16 5 £350 - 3
Ipswich +9 5 £400 -30.43% 1

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 with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 800 (90.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 772 (87.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 671 (75.90%) SQL Server
4 664 (75.11%) SQL
5 638 (72.17%) Business Intelligence
6 439 (49.66%) Microsoft
7 409 (46.27%) Data Warehouse
8 374 (42.31%) T-SQL
9 294 (33.26%) ETL
10 217 (24.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 192 (21.72%) Finance
12 178 (20.14%) Power BI
13 144 (16.29%) C#
14 135 (15.27%) .NET
15 134 (15.16%) SQL Server 2014
16 133 (15.05%) MDX
17 118 (13.35%) SQL Server 2008
18 114 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
18 114 (12.90%) Data Modelling
19 103 (11.65%) Kimball Methodology
19 103 (11.65%) Microsoft Excel
20 95 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
21 92 (10.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 83 (9.39%) Oracle
22 83 (9.39%) Analytics
23 82 (9.28%) SQL Server 2016
24 79 (8.94%) OLAP
25 78 (8.82%) Tableau
26 75 (8.48%) Migration
27 73 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 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 63 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.96%) IIS
3 21 (2.38%) SAS
4 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.45%) Anypoint
7 4 (0.45%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) PowerExchange
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) TPMS
Applications
1 103 (11.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.71%) MS Visio
3 19 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.34%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.45%) SystmOne
6 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.11%) BPCS
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 73 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.02%) Data Lake Analytics
3 8 (0.90%) IaaS
3 8 (0.90%) PaaS
4 7 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.45%) Office 365
6 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.23%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.83%) Firewall
2 17 (1.92%) SAN
3 9 (1.02%) Internet
4 4 (0.45%) NAS
5 2 (0.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 800 (90.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 772 (87.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 671 (75.90%) SQL Server
4 409 (46.27%) Data Warehouse
5 217 (24.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 178 (20.14%) Power BI
7 134 (15.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 118 (13.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 92 (10.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 82 (9.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 79 (8.94%) OLAP
12 69 (7.81%) QlikView
13 35 (3.96%) Relational Database
14 32 (3.62%) OLAP Cube
15 28 (3.17%) Oracle Database
16 27 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
17 26 (2.94%) Big Data
18 20 (2.26%) PowerPivot
19 19 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
20 18 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 95 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (2.15%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.79%) JIRA
7 6 (0.68%) Subversion
8 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.34%) NUnit
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.34%) WiX
11 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.11%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.11%) Maven
12 1 (0.11%) Moq
12 1 (0.11%) MSTest
12 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 192 (21.72%) Finance
2 64 (7.24%) Retail
3 58 (6.56%) Banking
4 54 (6.11%) Advertising
5 26 (2.94%) Legal
6 25 (2.83%) Marketing
7 20 (2.26%) Front Office
8 18 (2.04%) Law
9 12 (1.36%) Back Office
9 12 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.34%) Local Government
13 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) Publishing
13 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 561 (63.46%) Developer
2 300 (33.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 228 (25.79%) SQL Developer
4 133 (15.05%) SSIS Developer
5 108 (12.22%) SSRS Developer
6 105 (11.88%) SQL BI Developer
7 98 (11.09%) Analyst
8 97 (10.97%) SSAS Developer
9 82 (9.28%) DBA
10 75 (8.48%) SQL DBA
11 69 (7.81%) Business Developer
12 68 (7.69%) ETL Developer
13 64 (7.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 64 (7.24%) SQL Server Developer
14 59 (6.67%) Architect
15 56 (6.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 56 (6.33%) Microsoft Developer
16 45 (5.09%) .NET Developer
17 40 (4.52%) Administrator
18 39 (4.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (15.27%) .NET
2 133 (15.05%) MDX
3 39 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 28 (3.17%) Web Services
5 22 (2.49%) WCF
6 21 (2.38%) XML
7 19 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (1.81%) .NET Framework
8 16 (1.81%) Entity Framework
8 16 (1.81%) REST
9 13 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (1.36%) jQuery
11 11 (1.24%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 9 (1.02%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (1.02%) WPF
13 8 (0.90%) JSON
13 8 (0.90%) Unity DI Container
14 7 (0.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.39%) Clustering
3 28 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (2.71%) Replication
6 21 (2.38%) NHS
7 14 (1.58%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.13%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.13%) Equities
10 8 (0.90%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.68%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.45%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.45%) Derivative
13 3 (0.34%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.67%) Windows
2 29 (3.28%) Linux
3 28 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.79%) Unix
6 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (72.17%) Business Intelligence
2 294 (33.26%) ETL
3 114 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 103 (11.65%) Kimball Methodology
5 83 (9.39%) Analytics
6 75 (8.48%) Migration
7 64 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
8 43 (4.86%) Data Analysis
8 43 (4.86%) Data Management
9 39 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (4.41%) Visualisation
10 35 (3.96%) Dimensional Modelling
10 35 (3.96%) Waterfall
11 34 (3.85%) Data Migration
12 32 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (3.62%) Scrum
12 32 (3.62%) SDLC
13 31 (3.51%) ETL Development
13 31 (3.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 664 (75.11%) SQL
2 374 (42.31%) T-SQL
3 144 (16.29%) C#
4 48 (5.43%) PowerShell
5 37 (4.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 37 (4.19%) VBA
6 25 (2.83%) JavaScript
6 25 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 23 (2.60%) VBScript
8 13 (1.47%) VB
9 12 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.36%) R
10 11 (1.24%) Java
11 10 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.68%) C++
12 6 (0.68%) Python
13 5 (0.57%) Perl
14 4 (0.45%) C
14 4 (0.45%) Scala
15 3 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (6.00%) Degree
2 24 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.90%) MCITP
6 7 (0.79%) MCDBA
7 6 (0.68%) MCSE
8 3 (0.34%) MCSA
8 3 (0.34%) MCTS
9 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.23%) MCPD
9 2 (0.23%) MCSD
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.83%) QA
3 8 (0.90%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.45%) PMO
5 3 (0.34%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) IFRS
7 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (2.15%) Control-M
2 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 439 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.39%) Oracle
3 78 (8.82%) Tableau
4 21 (2.38%) Cognos
5 15 (1.70%) Teradata
6 14 (1.58%) SAP
7 12 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (1.02%) VMware
9 6 (0.68%) Sybase
10 5 (0.57%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.57%) RedGate
11 4 (0.45%) Adobe
11 4 (0.45%) Cisco
11 4 (0.45%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.45%) Hortonworks
11 4 (0.45%) Informatica
11 4 (0.45%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.34%) Callidus
12 3 (0.34%) Google
12 3 (0.34%) IDERA
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