The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 64 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 5 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 1.07% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.50% 5.35% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £313 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £393 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £33.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.86% -9.76%
SQL Server Analysis Services
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
143 187 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.56% 20.04% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 78
Average daily rate £344 £340 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £42.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -59.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +14 1 - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 2
Warrington - - - - 2
Widnes - - - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
North West

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) NAS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) Advertising
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (18.75%) Logistics
7 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (18.75%) X++
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) NAS
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) DTS
5 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (12.50%) QlikView
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) X++
4 2 (12.50%) C#
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.25%) Teradata
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase