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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 216 202
Rank change year-on-year -30 -14  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 447 621 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 1.15% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.33% 5.20% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 448 449
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 £539 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year -2.66% +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

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 10319 11953 11975
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.21% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6997 8029 7680
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 187 157
Median hourly rate £33.37 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -15 431 £400 - 167
London -21 219 £450 +5.88% 57
South East -7 40 £400 - 22
North West +35 39 £360 -7.09% 33
City of London -25 39 £438 -2.77% 21
Yorkshire 0 32 £350 -3.44% 15
West Midlands -7 32 £375 -6.25% 19
Manchester +30 24 £350 -11.39% 20
South West -4 24 £375 +15.38% 5
East of England -4 22 £450 +20.00% 9
East Midlands -4 19 £320 -20.49% 4
West Yorkshire +2 18 £345 -4.82% 12
Birmingham -2 15 £369 -1.66% 8
Leeds -8 15 £333 -8.27% 9
Berkshire +25 11 £400 -5.88% 4
Cheshire +24 10 £338 +104.54% 8
Hampshire +15 9 £375 -11.76% 3
South Yorkshire +6 9 £348 -7.20% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 8 £300 -29.41%
Somerset +12 7 £350 +7.69% 1
Sheffield +6 7 £348 -7.20%
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £500 +40.35% 3
Scotland +9 6 £375 -6.25% 4
West Sussex +5 6 £250 -24.52% 3
Surrey -1 6 £425 +3.65%
Bristol -5 6 £425 +36.00% 3
Essex -9 6 £450 +42.85%
Nottingham +8 5 £300 -29.41%
Suffolk +2 5 £400 +10.34% 2
Glasgow +4 4 £363 -6.45% 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 852 (91.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 810 (86.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 711 (75.96%) SQL
4 704 (75.21%) SQL Server
5 670 (71.58%) Business Intelligence
6 491 (52.46%) Microsoft
7 456 (48.72%) Data Warehouse
8 394 (42.09%) T-SQL
9 326 (34.83%) ETL
10 230 (24.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 211 (22.54%) Finance
12 202 (21.58%) MS Excel
13 176 (18.80%) Power BI
14 143 (15.28%) MDX
15 142 (15.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 139 (14.85%) C#
17 133 (14.21%) SQL Server 2014
18 125 (13.35%) .NET
19 123 (13.14%) Data Modelling
20 121 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
21 113 (12.07%) Kimball Methodology
22 100 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
23 98 (10.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 95 (10.15%) QlikView
25 90 (9.62%) Migration
25 90 (9.62%) Analytics
26 88 (9.40%) OLAP
27 87 (9.29%) Oracle
28 83 (8.87%) Tableau
29 82 (8.76%) SQL Server 2016

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 67 (7.16%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.95%) IIS
3 20 (2.14%) SAS
4 14 (1.50%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.53%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.32%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Confluence
11 2 (0.21%) Drupal
11 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.11%) GemFire
12 1 (0.11%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.11%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 202 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 21 (2.24%) MS Office
4 10 (1.07%) MS Project
5 3 (0.32%) SPSS
6 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (4.70%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.53%) SystmOne
6 4 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.11%) BPCS
9 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 75 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.07%) Data Lake Analytics
2 10 (1.07%) IaaS
2 10 (1.07%) PaaS
3 8 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.43%) Office 365
5 3 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.32%) Boomi
5 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.32%) SaaS
6 2 (0.21%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.67%) Firewall
2 13 (1.39%) SAN
3 9 (0.96%) Internet
4 3 (0.32%) NAS
5 2 (0.21%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.11%) DMZ
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (91.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 810 (86.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 704 (75.21%) SQL Server
4 456 (48.72%) Data Warehouse
5 230 (24.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 176 (18.80%) Power BI
7 142 (15.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 133 (14.21%) SQL Server 2014
9 98 (10.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 95 (10.15%) QlikView
11 88 (9.40%) OLAP
12 82 (8.76%) SQL Server 2016
13 41 (4.38%) Relational Database
14 36 (3.85%) Big Data
14 36 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
15 34 (3.63%) Oracle Database
16 33 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
17 25 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
18 23 (2.46%) Hadoop
19 21 (2.24%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 100 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 26 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (2.03%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.64%) JIRA
6 6 (0.64%) Subversion
7 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.43%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.32%) NUnit
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.21%) Maven
10 2 (0.21%) Moq
10 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.21%) WiX
11 1 (0.11%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.11%) Mockito
11 1 (0.11%) MSTest
11 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.11%) YouTrack
General
1 211 (22.54%) Finance
2 72 (7.69%) Banking
3 71 (7.59%) Retail
4 61 (6.52%) Advertising
5 23 (2.46%) Legal
6 20 (2.14%) Marketing
7 18 (1.92%) Front Office
8 17 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 15 (1.60%) Law
10 14 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
11 12 (1.28%) Back Office
12 7 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.43%) Billing
14 4 (0.43%) Local Government
14 4 (0.43%) Publishing
14 4 (0.43%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 584 (62.39%) Developer
2 320 (34.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 233 (24.89%) SQL Developer
4 142 (15.17%) SSIS Developer
5 113 (12.07%) SSRS Developer
6 108 (11.54%) SQL BI Developer
7 105 (11.22%) Analyst
8 102 (10.90%) SSAS Developer
9 86 (9.19%) DBA
10 77 (8.23%) Business Developer
10 77 (8.23%) SQL DBA
11 73 (7.80%) ETL Developer
12 71 (7.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 66 (7.05%) Architect
14 65 (6.94%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 64 (6.84%) Microsoft Developer
16 60 (6.41%) SQL Server Developer
17 48 (5.13%) Consultant
18 42 (4.49%) Administrator
19 39 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (15.28%) MDX
2 125 (13.35%) .NET
3 30 (3.21%) ASP.NET
4 29 (3.10%) Web Services
5 22 (2.35%) XML
6 19 (2.03%) .NET Framework
7 17 (1.82%) WCF
8 15 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (1.50%) Entity Framework
10 12 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (1.28%) jQuery
11 11 (1.18%) REST
11 11 (1.18%) WPF
12 10 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (0.85%) CSS
13 8 (0.85%) HTML
13 8 (0.85%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (0.75%) JSON
14 7 (0.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 28 (2.99%) Clustering
4 24 (2.56%) NHS
5 17 (1.82%) Replication
6 13 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.96%) Equities
9 7 (0.75%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.64%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.43%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Licensing
12 3 (0.32%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (7.69%) Windows
2 32 (3.42%) Linux
3 25 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.18%) Unix
6 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.43%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (71.58%) Business Intelligence
2 326 (34.83%) ETL
3 123 (13.14%) Data Modelling
4 121 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (12.07%) Kimball Methodology
6 90 (9.62%) Analytics
6 90 (9.62%) Migration
7 68 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
8 63 (6.73%) Data Analysis
9 59 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (5.77%) Visualisation
11 44 (4.70%) Data Management
12 40 (4.27%) Dimensional Modelling
13 39 (4.17%) Data Migration
14 35 (3.74%) Waterfall
15 31 (3.31%) Scrum
16 30 (3.21%) Dashboard Development
16 30 (3.21%) Data Integration
17 29 (3.10%) ETL Development
18 28 (2.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 711 (75.96%) SQL
2 394 (42.09%) T-SQL
3 139 (14.85%) C#
4 54 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 43 (4.59%) VBA
6 38 (4.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 26 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 23 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.46%) VBScript
9 20 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 17 (1.82%) VB
11 14 (1.50%) Scala
12 12 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.28%) R
13 10 (1.07%) Java
14 6 (0.64%) C++
15 5 (0.53%) C
15 5 (0.53%) Python
16 4 (0.43%) Perl
17 2 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (6.94%) Degree
2 27 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.96%) MCITP
5 9 (0.96%) MCSE
6 7 (0.75%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.32%) MCSA
7 3 (0.32%) MCSD
7 3 (0.32%) MCTS
8 2 (0.21%) CCNA
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.21%) MCPD
8 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.21%) PMP
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MCP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.67%) QA
3 8 (0.85%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (1.92%) Control-M
2 8 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.64%) SCOM
5 5 (0.53%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Sentry
8 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.11%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.11%) SCCM
8 1 (0.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 491 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 87 (9.29%) Oracle
3 83 (8.87%) Tableau
4 22 (2.35%) SAP
5 20 (2.14%) Cognos
6 18 (1.92%) VMware
7 15 (1.60%) Teradata
8 14 (1.50%) Cloudera
8 14 (1.50%) Hortonworks
9 12 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (0.64%) RedGate
11 5 (0.53%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.53%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.43%) Adobe
12 4 (0.43%) Cisco
12 4 (0.43%) Informatica
13 3 (0.32%) Dell
13 3 (0.32%) GoldenSource
13 3 (0.32%) Google
13 3 (0.32%) TIBCO
London
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kirkcaldy
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
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Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa
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Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
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Cheshire
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Portsmouth
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