The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cardiff region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 45 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.54% 2.28% 3.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 13.64% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £88.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-74.08% +126.11%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
95 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.75% 16.73% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 49
Average daily rate £300 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.88 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server Analysis Services
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SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Star Schema
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DataStage
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) MDX
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SPSS
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SAS

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Star Schema
3 3 (60.00%) DataStage
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle