The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 56 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 10 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 1.78% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.09% 7.36% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 15
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £587 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £36.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-30.61% +11.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
141 163 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.29% 24.18% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 117 90
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (33.33%) OLAP
7 7 (25.93%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) Windows
10 3 (11.11%) CRM
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (11.11%) MDX
11 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (7.41%) Advertising
11 2 (7.41%) Migration
11 2 (7.41%) VBA
11 2 (7.41%) .NET
11 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
11 2 (7.41%) DTS
11 2 (7.41%) MS Excel

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server Analysis Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (33.33%) OLAP
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (7.41%) DTS
9 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.70%) ZAP BI
9 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Report Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Business Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 3 (11.11%) DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) MDX
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Logistics
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Data Security
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) X++
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle