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 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 270 178
Rank change year-on-year -6 -92  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 388 473 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.88% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.74% 4.07% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 344 547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +16.12% -  

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 10374 11630 12517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.75% 21.65% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6837 7880 8153
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.22% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 178 159
Median hourly rate £37.25 £33.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% +45.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.80 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +36.00%  

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 May 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 May 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 -3 368 £400 - 169
London -8 161 £456 +1.38% 51
North West +37 46 £350 -13.95% 35
South East -18 40 £370 -5.12% 17
City of London -24 30 £450 - 15
Yorkshire +22 29 £356 -5.00% 28
West Midlands +17 28 £350 -12.50% 9
Manchester +24 26 £325 -15.03% 16
East of England -3 25 £400 -8.30% 8
East Midlands -11 20 £310 -11.42% 8
South West -4 17 £369 +6.88% 5
West Yorkshire +34 15 £375 +3.44% 21
Cheshire +27 14 £363 -12.12% 10
Leeds +22 14 £375 +3.44% 14
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £300 -26.15% 2
West Sussex +26 12 £250 -31.50% 5
Birmingham +16 11 £325 -16.12% 5
Nottingham +10 11 £300 -26.15% 2
Scotland +39 10 £550 +62.96% 5
Hampshire +23 9 £375 - 3
Suffolk +16 9 £400 -30.43%
Surrey +2 9 £265 -32.05%
Edinburgh +22 8 £550 +66.03% 4
Berkshire +5 8 £400 -3.03% 4
South Yorkshire -3 8 £350 -12.50% 2
Gatwick +5 7 £250 -27.53%
Bristol -1 7 £400 +23.07% 2
Wolverhampton - 7 £350 -
Ipswich +9 6 £400 -30.43%
Sheffield -3 6 £349 -12.75% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 754 (90.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 725 (87.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 624 (75.18%) SQL Server
4 623 (75.06%) SQL
5 599 (72.17%) Business Intelligence
6 418 (50.36%) Microsoft
7 367 (44.22%) Data Warehouse
8 334 (40.24%) T-SQL
9 269 (32.41%) ETL
10 179 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 173 (20.84%) Power BI
11 173 (20.84%) Finance
12 133 (16.02%) C#
12 133 (16.02%) MDX
13 129 (15.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 123 (14.82%) .NET
15 119 (14.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 111 (13.37%) Data Modelling
17 105 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
18 102 (12.29%) Kimball Methodology
19 92 (11.08%) Microsoft Excel
19 92 (11.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 83 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
21 82 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
22 80 (9.64%) Analytics
23 77 (9.28%) Oracle
24 72 (8.67%) OLAP
25 69 (8.31%) Tableau
26 67 (8.07%) Retail
26 67 (8.07%) 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 54 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.86%) IIS
3 22 (2.65%) SAS
4 11 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.60%) CMS
7 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.48%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.24%) Drupal
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.12%) Confluence
11 1 (0.12%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.12%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (11.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.84%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.48%) SystmOne
5 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.24%) Actimize
7 1 (0.12%) BPCS
7 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.12%) iTrent
7 1 (0.12%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 67 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.72%) Data Lake Analytics
2 6 (0.72%) Office 365
2 6 (0.72%) PaaS
3 5 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (0.60%) IaaS
4 4 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.36%) SaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.24%) Yammer
7 1 (0.12%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.89%) Firewall
2 16 (1.93%) SAN
3 8 (0.96%) Internet
4 6 (0.72%) NAS
5 2 (0.24%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.24%) DNS
5 2 (0.24%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 754 (90.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 725 (87.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 624 (75.18%) SQL Server
4 367 (44.22%) Data Warehouse
5 179 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 173 (20.84%) Power BI
7 129 (15.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 119 (14.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 92 (11.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 83 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 72 (8.67%) OLAP
12 63 (7.59%) QlikView
13 31 (3.73%) Relational Database
14 29 (3.49%) Oracle Database
14 29 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (3.25%) OLAP Cube
16 25 (3.01%) Big Data
17 19 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
18 17 (2.05%) MS Access
18 17 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 82 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.65%) TeamCity
4 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.96%) JIRA
6 6 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.36%) WiX
9 2 (0.24%) Moq
9 2 (0.24%) NUnit
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.12%) Subversion
10 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 173 (20.84%) Finance
2 67 (8.07%) Retail
3 53 (6.39%) Banking
4 40 (4.82%) Advertising
5 27 (3.25%) Marketing
6 24 (2.89%) Legal
7 22 (2.65%) Front Office
8 19 (2.29%) Law
9 14 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.45%) Back Office
11 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Publishing
12 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.36%) Local Government
13 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 539 (64.94%) Developer
2 300 (36.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 214 (25.78%) SQL Developer
4 136 (16.39%) SSIS Developer
5 113 (13.61%) SSRS Developer
6 105 (12.65%) SQL BI Developer
7 98 (11.81%) SSAS Developer
8 81 (9.76%) Analyst
9 76 (9.16%) DBA
10 71 (8.55%) SQL DBA
11 69 (8.31%) ETL Developer
12 61 (7.35%) Business Developer
13 59 (7.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 56 (6.75%) Microsoft Developer
14 56 (6.75%) SQL Server Developer
15 54 (6.51%) Microsoft BI Developer
16 50 (6.02%) Architect
17 44 (5.30%) .NET Developer
18 39 (4.70%) Consultant
19 32 (3.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (16.02%) MDX
2 123 (14.82%) .NET
3 45 (5.42%) ASP.NET
4 29 (3.49%) Web Services
5 27 (3.25%) WCF
6 24 (2.89%) XML
7 20 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (2.17%) .NET Framework
9 15 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (1.81%) Entity Framework
10 13 (1.57%) AngularJS
10 13 (1.57%) jQuery
10 13 (1.57%) REST
11 11 (1.33%) CSS
12 10 (1.20%) HTML
13 8 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (0.96%) WPF
14 7 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 7 (0.84%) JSON
15 6 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.86%) Replication
3 29 (3.49%) Clustering
4 24 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (1.93%) NHS
7 14 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.20%) Credit Risk
10 8 (0.96%) Equities
10 8 (0.96%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.84%) Grid Computing
11 7 (0.84%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (0.72%) Derivative
12 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.35%) Windows
2 31 (3.73%) Windows Server
3 29 (3.49%) Linux
4 19 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.60%) Solaris
7 5 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (72.17%) Business Intelligence
2 269 (32.41%) ETL
3 111 (13.37%) Data Modelling
4 105 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (12.29%) Kimball Methodology
6 80 (9.64%) Analytics
7 60 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
8 59 (7.11%) Migration
9 44 (5.30%) Data Analysis
10 37 (4.46%) Data Management
10 37 (4.46%) Visualisation
11 33 (3.98%) Unit Testing
12 31 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (3.61%) Dimensional Modelling
13 30 (3.61%) MVC
14 29 (3.49%) ITIL
15 28 (3.37%) ETL Development
15 28 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (3.25%) Scrum
16 27 (3.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 623 (75.06%) SQL
2 334 (40.24%) T-SQL
3 133 (16.02%) C#
4 44 (5.30%) PowerShell
5 37 (4.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 33 (3.98%) VBA
7 26 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 24 (2.89%) VBScript
9 22 (2.65%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.57%) VB
11 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.33%) R
13 7 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.72%) C++
14 6 (0.72%) Java
15 5 (0.60%) Python
16 3 (0.36%) C
16 3 (0.36%) Korn
16 3 (0.36%) Perl
16 3 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (6.14%) Degree
2 22 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.84%) Mathematical Degree
5 7 (0.84%) MCDBA
6 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.60%) MCITP
7 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.36%) MCSE
7 3 (0.36%) MCTS
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.12%) CFA
9 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) MCP
9 1 (0.12%) MCSA
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.77%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.69%) QA
3 8 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.72%) PMO
5 4 (0.48%) SLA
6 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.36%) GDPR
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) IFRS
8 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.29%) Control-M
2 15 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) Simpana
Vendors
1 418 (50.36%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.28%) Oracle
3 69 (8.31%) Tableau
4 23 (2.77%) Cognos
5 11 (1.33%) Teradata
6 10 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (1.08%) SAP
8 8 (0.96%) Sybase
8 8 (0.96%) VMware
9 7 (0.84%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.72%) FactSet
11 5 (0.60%) IBM
11 5 (0.60%) Informatica
12 4 (0.48%) Adobe
12 4 (0.48%) Cisco
12 4 (0.48%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.48%) Google
12 4 (0.48%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.48%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.36%) Hortonworks
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