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 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 SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 286 164
Rank change year-on-year +16 -122  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 380 456 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.86% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.66% 3.94% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 332 616
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -2.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.51% +17.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +17.42%  

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 10379 11588 13176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.43% 21.84% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6780 7853 8607
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 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 193 183
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +12.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £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 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 June 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
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 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 +2 356 £413 +3.12% 154
London -9 172 £475 +11.76% 46
North West +43 49 £356 -13.63% 26
City of London -4 34 £475 +5.55% 13
South East +4 33 £375 -3.53% 27
Yorkshire +24 27 £350 -8.49% 25
Manchester +31 25 £325 -19.50% 19
East of England -8 23 £438 +2.94% 9
West Midlands +13 20 £350 -6.66% 7
South West -11 17 £375 +7.14% 6
Scotland +53 16 £550 +69.23% 6
Cheshire +21 16 £363 -12.12%
East Midlands -13 13 £338 -3.57% 6
West Yorkshire +23 11 £375 -1.63% 19
Leeds +21 10 £375 -6.25% 17
Edinburgh +21 10 £550 +76.00% 1
West Sussex +17 9 £294 -21.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 9 £319 -15.00% 1
Surrey 0 9 £265 -32.05% 8
Nottingham +7 8 £338 -10.00%
South Yorkshire +1 8 £350 -9.67%
Bristol -12 8 £375 +8.69% 4
Suffolk +15 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Birmingham +11 7 £319 -15.00% 1
Berkshire +9 7 £400 - 3
Bedfordshire -2 7 £450 +12.50%
Wolverhampton - 7 £350 - 1
Warrington +27 6 £363 +11.53%
Hampshire +10 6 £375 +25.00% 5
Sheffield +4 6 £349 -12.75%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 742 (90.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 715 (86.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 614 (74.61%) SQL Server
4 603 (73.27%) SQL
5 589 (71.57%) Business Intelligence
6 402 (48.85%) Microsoft
7 366 (44.47%) Data Warehouse
8 321 (39.00%) T-SQL
9 271 (32.93%) ETL
10 179 (21.75%) Power BI
11 176 (21.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 174 (21.14%) Finance
13 138 (16.77%) C#
14 131 (15.92%) MDX
15 126 (15.31%) SQL Server 2014
16 122 (14.82%) .NET
17 116 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 107 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
19 104 (12.64%) Data Modelling
20 102 (12.39%) Kimball Methodology
21 99 (12.03%) SQL Server 2016
22 98 (11.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 81 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
24 80 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
25 78 (9.48%) OLAP
25 78 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
25 78 (9.48%) Analytics
26 73 (8.87%) Tableau
27 69 (8.38%) Oracle
28 68 (8.26%) Windows

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 52 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.65%) IIS
3 19 (2.31%) SAS
4 12 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.73%) CMS
7 6 (0.73%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.49%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.24%) Drupal
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.12%) Confluence
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.12%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.61%) Actimize
6 4 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.49%) SystmOne
7 2 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.12%) BPCS
8 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.12%) iTrent
8 1 (0.12%) Lorenzo
8 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 78 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
3 13 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.34%) Office 365
5 7 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.73%) IaaS
6 6 (0.73%) PaaS
7 5 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
7 5 (0.61%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.61%) Yammer
8 4 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.36%) SaaS
10 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.12%) BIME
11 1 (0.12%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.43%) Firewall
2 16 (1.94%) SAN
3 6 (0.73%) Internet
3 6 (0.73%) NAS
4 5 (0.61%) DNS
4 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.24%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (90.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 715 (86.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 614 (74.61%) SQL Server
4 366 (44.47%) Data Warehouse
5 179 (21.75%) Power BI
6 176 (21.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 126 (15.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 116 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 99 (12.03%) SQL Server 2016
10 98 (11.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 78 (9.48%) OLAP
12 67 (8.14%) QlikView
13 31 (3.77%) Relational Database
14 30 (3.65%) OLAP Cube
15 28 (3.40%) Big Data
15 28 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (2.92%) Oracle Database
17 20 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (2.43%) PowerPivot
18 19 (2.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 81 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.67%) TeamCity
4 13 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.85%) JIRA
6 7 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.49%) WiX
8 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.24%) Moq
9 2 (0.24%) NUnit
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.24%) Subversion
9 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Ant
10 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.12%) Maven
10 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 174 (21.14%) Finance
2 65 (7.90%) Retail
3 61 (7.41%) Banking
4 32 (3.89%) Advertising
5 29 (3.52%) Marketing
6 25 (3.04%) Legal
7 23 (2.79%) Front Office
8 17 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.94%) Law
10 12 (1.46%) Back Office
11 6 (0.73%) Publishing
12 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.49%) Local Government
13 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.24%) German Language
15 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 527 (64.03%) Developer
2 285 (34.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 206 (25.03%) SQL Developer
4 125 (15.19%) SSIS Developer
5 107 (13.00%) SSRS Developer
6 101 (12.27%) SQL BI Developer
7 92 (11.18%) SSAS Developer
8 79 (9.60%) Analyst
9 72 (8.75%) DBA
10 66 (8.02%) SQL DBA
11 63 (7.65%) ETL Developer
12 61 (7.41%) Business Developer
13 53 (6.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 53 (6.44%) SQL Server Developer
14 52 (6.32%) Architect
15 47 (5.71%) Consultant
15 47 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
16 45 (5.47%) Microsoft BI Developer
17 42 (5.10%) .NET Developer
18 34 (4.13%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (15.92%) MDX
2 122 (14.82%) .NET
3 46 (5.59%) ASP.NET
4 37 (4.50%) Web Services
5 35 (4.25%) WCF
6 26 (3.16%) XML
7 20 (2.43%) .NET Framework
8 18 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (2.07%) CSS
10 16 (1.94%) Entity Framework
11 15 (1.82%) jQuery
12 14 (1.70%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (1.70%) HTML
12 14 (1.70%) REST
13 11 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (1.22%) JSON
15 7 (0.85%) Ajax
15 7 (0.85%) SOAP
15 7 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.62%) Replication
3 30 (3.65%) Clustering
4 22 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 16 (1.94%) NHS
7 15 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.34%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.09%) Derivative
10 8 (0.97%) Equities
11 7 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (0.85%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.85%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.85%) Grid Computing
11 7 (0.85%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.26%) Windows
2 34 (4.13%) Linux
3 32 (3.89%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.97%) Unix
8 5 (0.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) HPUX
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (71.57%) Business Intelligence
2 271 (32.93%) ETL
3 107 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (12.64%) Data Modelling
5 102 (12.39%) Kimball Methodology
6 78 (9.48%) Analytics
7 64 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
8 59 (7.17%) Migration
9 42 (5.10%) Data Management
10 39 (4.74%) Data Analysis
11 36 (4.37%) Visualisation
12 34 (4.13%) ITIL
13 31 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (3.77%) Unit Testing
14 30 (3.65%) Dimensional Modelling
14 30 (3.65%) MVC
14 30 (3.65%) SDLC
14 30 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (3.52%) High Availability
16 28 (3.40%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 603 (73.27%) SQL
2 321 (39.00%) T-SQL
3 138 (16.77%) C#
4 52 (6.32%) PowerShell
5 46 (5.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 32 (3.89%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.28%) VBA
8 22 (2.67%) VBScript
9 17 (2.07%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.94%) Java
10 16 (1.94%) VB
11 13 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.58%) R
12 10 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.09%) Python
14 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.36%) C
14 3 (0.36%) C++
14 3 (0.36%) Perl
14 3 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (5.10%) Degree
2 21 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.09%) MCITP
5 7 (0.85%) MCDBA
5 7 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.73%) MCSE
7 5 (0.61%) MCTS
8 4 (0.49%) ISEB
8 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.12%) CFA
10 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) MCP
10 1 (0.12%) MCSA
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.82%) QA
3 6 (0.73%) COBIT
3 6 (0.73%) PMO
3 6 (0.73%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.61%) SLA
5 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.36%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) IFRS
7 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.61%) UAG
2 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.07%) Control-M
2 14 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 402 (48.85%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.87%) Tableau
3 69 (8.38%) Oracle
4 22 (2.67%) Cognos
5 11 (1.34%) Bloomberg
6 9 (1.09%) SAP
7 8 (0.97%) FactSet
7 8 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (0.97%) RedGate
7 8 (0.97%) Sybase
8 7 (0.85%) Teradata
9 6 (0.73%) Cloudera
9 6 (0.73%) Informatica
10 5 (0.61%) IBM
10 5 (0.61%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.61%) VMware
11 4 (0.49%) Adobe
11 4 (0.49%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco
11 4 (0.49%) Google
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per month
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago