Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 261 182
Rank change year-on-year -22 -79 +24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 835 1077 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.98% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.90% 4.43% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 789 1167
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £297 £293 £264
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £38.75 £27.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +41.94% -11.94%
10th Percentile £20.75 £23.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £87.78 £47.33 £34.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £38.75 £32.10
% change year-on-year -22.58% +20.72% +3.55%

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 21431 24287 25987
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.47% 22.10% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14289 16270 16844
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 382 355
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £30.10 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +20.41% -13.79%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.51 £13.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.94% +26.00% -13.04%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 15 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 6 months to 27 July 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 -22 789 £425 +6.25% 161
UK excluding London -27 419 £375 - 113
London -23 402 £463 +8.82% 52
North of England +32 144 £363 -3.33% 52
North West +54 87 £363 -11.04% 30
South East -44 81 £375 -3.85% 23
Midlands -22 78 £350 -6.67% 12
Yorkshire +6 57 £350 -6.04% 21
West Midlands +2 50 £350 -9.68% 7
East of England -8 45 £444 +12.34% 12
South West -9 34 £375 +10.29% 9
East Midlands -10 28 £331 -11.67% 5
Scotland +48 25 £450 +20.00% 3
Northern Ireland -47 7 £365 -23.16% 1
Wales -16 5 £363 -3.33% 1

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 725 (86.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 702 (84.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 622 (74.49%) SQL Server
4 614 (73.53%) SQL
5 593 (71.02%) Business Intelligence
6 403 (48.26%) Microsoft
7 372 (44.55%) Data Warehouse
8 339 (40.60%) T-SQL
9 273 (32.69%) ETL
10 213 (25.51%) Finance
11 196 (23.47%) Power BI
12 163 (19.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 153 (18.32%) C#
14 148 (17.72%) MDX
15 136 (16.29%) .NET
16 131 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
17 122 (14.61%) Data Modelling
18 119 (14.25%) SQL Server 2008
19 112 (13.41%) SQL Server 2014
20 110 (13.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 109 (13.05%) Kimball Methodology
22 98 (11.74%) SQL Server 2016
23 95 (11.38%) OLAP
24 84 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
25 83 (9.94%) Analytics
26 81 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
27 80 (9.58%) Tableau
28 79 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
29 76 (9.10%) QlikView
29 76 (9.10%) Performance Tuning

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 57 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.80%) IIS
3 14 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 13 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (1.32%) SAS
6 10 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.84%) CMS
8 6 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.48%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.24%) Kentico
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Drupal
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.12%) GeoServer
Applications
1 79 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.28%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.08%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.84%) Actimize
4 6 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.48%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) BPCS
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.12%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.92%) Office 365
4 15 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.60%) IaaS
6 5 (0.60%) OneDrive
6 5 (0.60%) PaaS
6 5 (0.60%) Yammer
7 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.48%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.12%) CallidusCloud
9 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.68%) SAN
2 9 (1.08%) Firewall
3 6 (0.72%) NAS
4 5 (0.60%) DNS
4 5 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 725 (86.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 702 (84.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 622 (74.49%) SQL Server
4 372 (44.55%) Data Warehouse
5 196 (23.47%) Power BI
6 163 (19.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 119 (14.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 112 (13.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 110 (13.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 98 (11.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 95 (11.38%) OLAP
12 76 (9.10%) QlikView
13 40 (4.79%) OLAP Cube
14 37 (4.43%) Big Data
15 33 (3.95%) Relational Database
15 33 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (2.75%) Hadoop
17 22 (2.63%) OLTP
17 22 (2.63%) PowerPivot
18 21 (2.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 81 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.40%) TeamCity
4 17 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (1.20%) JIRA
7 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (1.08%) Subversion
9 5 (0.60%) Ant
9 5 (0.60%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.60%) Maven
9 5 (0.60%) WiX
10 2 (0.24%) gulp
10 2 (0.24%) JUnit
10 2 (0.24%) Mockito
10 2 (0.24%) NUnit
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 213 (25.51%) Finance
2 72 (8.62%) Banking
3 60 (7.19%) Retail
4 29 (3.47%) Marketing
5 25 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.75%) Advertising
7 22 (2.63%) Legal
8 17 (2.04%) Law
9 16 (1.92%) Front Office
10 11 (1.32%) Back Office
11 7 (0.84%) Publishing
12 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.60%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.48%) Local Government
15 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.36%) German Language
15 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 546 (65.39%) Developer
2 290 (34.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 196 (23.47%) SQL Developer
4 113 (13.53%) SSIS Developer
5 98 (11.74%) SSRS Developer
6 94 (11.26%) SQL BI Developer
7 92 (11.02%) SSAS Developer
8 80 (9.58%) Analyst
9 67 (8.02%) DBA
10 63 (7.54%) SQL DBA
11 60 (7.19%) ETL Developer
12 58 (6.95%) Business Developer
13 54 (6.47%) SQL Server Developer
14 53 (6.35%) Consultant
15 52 (6.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 50 (5.99%) .NET Developer
16 50 (5.99%) Architect
17 44 (5.27%) Microsoft Developer
18 41 (4.91%) Microsoft BI Developer
19 37 (4.43%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (17.72%) MDX
2 136 (16.29%) .NET
3 50 (5.99%) ASP.NET
4 45 (5.39%) WCF
5 39 (4.67%) Web Services
6 35 (4.19%) XML
7 29 (3.47%) CSS
8 27 (3.23%) HTML
9 24 (2.87%) .NET Framework
10 23 (2.75%) AngularJS
11 21 (2.51%) jQuery
12 19 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (1.80%) REST
15 14 (1.68%) Entity Framework
16 13 (1.56%) HTML5
16 13 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (1.08%) Ajax
17 9 (1.08%) JSON
18 8 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.67%) Replication
3 33 (3.95%) Clustering
4 24 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 16 (1.92%) Market Risk
6 16 (1.92%) NHS
7 14 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.20%) Derivative
9 7 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.84%) Equities
9 7 (0.84%) Grid Computing
9 7 (0.84%) Reinsurance
10 6 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.14%) Windows
2 29 (3.47%) Windows Server
3 24 (2.87%) Linux
4 18 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.84%) Unix
7 3 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) HPUX
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (71.02%) Business Intelligence
2 273 (32.69%) ETL
3 131 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (14.61%) Data Modelling
5 109 (13.05%) Kimball Methodology
6 83 (9.94%) Analytics
7 76 (9.10%) Performance Tuning
8 62 (7.43%) Migration
9 43 (5.15%) Data Management
10 42 (5.03%) SDLC
11 40 (4.79%) Unit Testing
12 39 (4.67%) Data Analysis
13 36 (4.31%) Dimensional Modelling
13 36 (4.31%) MVC
14 35 (4.19%) High Availability
15 33 (3.95%) Visualisation
16 32 (3.83%) ITIL
16 32 (3.83%) Scrum
17 31 (3.71%) ETL Development
18 29 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 614 (73.53%) SQL
2 339 (40.60%) T-SQL
3 153 (18.32%) C#
4 60 (7.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 59 (7.07%) PowerShell
6 46 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 30 (3.59%) Java
8 25 (2.99%) VBA
9 21 (2.51%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.04%) VB
11 16 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.80%) R
12 15 (1.80%) VBScript
13 11 (1.32%) Python
14 9 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.36%) Korn
15 3 (0.36%) Perl
15 3 (0.36%) PHP
15 3 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (3.83%) Degree
2 28 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.92%) MCITP
6 9 (1.08%) MCSE
7 8 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.96%) MCTS
8 7 (0.84%) MCDBA
9 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.48%) ISEB
11 4 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.12%) CFA
13 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.95%) Data Quality
2 16 (1.92%) QA
3 9 (1.08%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.96%) COBIT
4 8 (0.96%) PMO
5 4 (0.48%) SLA
6 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.36%) GDPR
6 3 (0.36%) MiFID
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.60%) UAG
3 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (0.96%) Control-M
3 4 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.24%) Oozie
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 403 (48.26%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.58%) Tableau
3 67 (8.02%) Oracle
4 20 (2.40%) Cognos
5 14 (1.68%) RedGate
6 13 (1.56%) Informatica
7 11 (1.32%) Sybase
8 10 (1.20%) Bloomberg
9 8 (0.96%) Cloudera
9 8 (0.96%) FactSet
9 8 (0.96%) SAP
10 7 (0.84%) JD Edwards
10 7 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.60%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.60%) IBM
12 4 (0.48%) Alteryx
12 4 (0.48%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.36%) Adobe
13 3 (0.36%) Cisco
13 3 (0.36%) VMware
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northern Ireland
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Agile Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Rate: £27069 - £36647 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £440 Per Day Ltd Co. basis
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £43000 - £45000 Per Day to £45000 p.a.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Rate: Competitive day rate offered to the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago