The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 205 148 174
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 509 716 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 1.49% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.72% 6.57% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 495 404
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £20.05 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £141.25 £107.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £31.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-37.79% -3.78%
SQL Server Analysis Services
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10790 10891 11300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.57% 22.61% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 6911 6565
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 180 314
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.44 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £46.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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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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
London -45 268 £425 - 89
North West +15 58 £325 +6.55% 43
South East -63 50 £350 -6.66% 26
Yorkshire +6 29 £319 -1.92% 22
East Midlands -3 27 £438 +22.37% 12
East of England -50 24 £450 +20.00% 19
West Midlands -27 21 £305 -23.75% 14
South West -33 18 £325 -4.41% 19
North East -30 7 £375 -3.22% 5
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SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 908 (82.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 904 (81.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 791 (71.71%) SQL
4 781 (70.81%) SQL Server
5 683 (61.92%) Business Intelligence
6 453 (41.07%) Data Warehouse
7 449 (40.71%) Microsoft
8 388 (35.18%) T-SQL
9 354 (32.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 308 (27.92%) ETL
11 245 (22.21%) Finance
12 231 (20.94%) .NET
13 194 (17.59%) C#
14 190 (17.23%) MS Excel
15 181 (16.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 178 (16.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 176 (15.96%) MDX
18 159 (14.42%) OLAP
19 156 (14.14%) SharePoint
20 141 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
21 121 (10.97%) Oracle
22 110 (9.97%) Performance Tuning
23 109 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
24 105 (9.52%) Data Modelling
25 104 (9.43%) ASP.NET
26 92 (8.34%) Relational Database
27 88 (7.98%) Banking
28 85 (7.71%) Migration
29 83 (7.52%) NHS
30 79 (7.16%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 156 (14.14%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 27 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.09%) IIS
6 10 (0.91%) SAS
7 9 (0.82%) CMS
7 9 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.45%) Apache
10 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.27%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.091%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.091%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.091%) CICS
Applications
1 190 (17.23%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.99%) PowerPivot
3 14 (1.27%) MS Office
4 6 (0.54%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.45%) SPSS
6 1 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (5.35%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.27%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.091%) Pivotal CRM
7 1 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.091%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.091%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.18%) Heroku
3 1 (0.091%) Office 365
3 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.54%) SAN
2 4 (0.36%) DMZ
2 4 (0.36%) Firewall
2 4 (0.36%) LDAP
2 4 (0.36%) FTP
3 2 (0.18%) Broadband
3 2 (0.18%) DHCP
3 2 (0.18%) Extranet
4 1 (0.091%) DNS
4 1 (0.091%) NAS
4 1 (0.091%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 908 (82.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 904 (81.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 781 (70.81%) SQL Server
4 453 (41.07%) Data Warehouse
5 354 (32.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 181 (16.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 178 (16.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 159 (14.42%) OLAP
9 109 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 92 (8.34%) Relational Database
11 64 (5.80%) RDBMS
12 51 (4.62%) Oracle Database
13 39 (3.54%) QlikView
14 37 (3.35%) Hadoop
15 33 (2.99%) Star Schema
16 31 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (2.72%) NoSQL
18 25 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
18 25 (2.27%) OLTP
19 24 (2.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (3.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 39 (3.54%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.00%) MorphX
5 8 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 8 (0.73%) Toad
5 8 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.63%) JIRA
7 6 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.45%) ERwin
8 5 (0.45%) Subversion
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.27%) NUnit
11 2 (0.18%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.091%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.091%) MSTest
12 1 (0.091%) SpecFlow
General
1 245 (22.21%) Finance
2 88 (7.98%) Banking
3 46 (4.17%) Retail
4 32 (2.90%) Advertising
5 30 (2.72%) Marketing
6 26 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.18%) Legal
8 22 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.91%) Billing
12 8 (0.73%) Front Office
12 8 (0.73%) Electronics
13 7 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.54%) German Language
14 6 (0.54%) Back Office
14 6 (0.54%) Publishing
15 5 (0.45%) Games
15 5 (0.45%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 707 (64.10%) Developer
2 321 (29.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 250 (22.67%) SQL Developer
4 179 (16.23%) Analyst
5 118 (10.70%) DBA
6 98 (8.88%) SQL DBA
7 82 (7.43%) Business Developer
8 72 (6.53%) Business Analyst
9 62 (5.62%) SQL Server Developer
10 60 (5.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 55 (4.99%) Architect
12 47 (4.26%) Consultant
13 42 (3.81%) Data Analyst
14 39 (3.54%) SQL Server DBA
15 38 (3.45%) .NET Developer
16 37 (3.35%) Microsoft Developer
17 36 (3.26%) ETL Developer
18 33 (2.99%) Senior Developer
19 31 (2.81%) Administrator
19 31 (2.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (20.94%) .NET
2 176 (15.96%) MDX
3 104 (9.43%) ASP.NET
4 56 (5.08%) WCF
5 50 (4.53%) XML
6 45 (4.08%) Web Services
7 41 (3.72%) jQuery
8 39 (3.54%) CSS
9 38 (3.45%) HTML
10 37 (3.35%) .NET Framework
11 29 (2.63%) WPF
12 19 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (1.27%) REST
14 14 (1.27%) WF
14 14 (1.27%) Silverlight
14 14 (1.27%) LINQ
15 12 (1.09%) HTML5
15 12 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (1.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.52%) NHS
2 79 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.62%) Replication
4 32 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 30 (2.72%) Clustering
6 29 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 24 (2.18%) Market Risk
8 19 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 9 (0.82%) Data Extraction
11 8 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.63%) DTV
12 7 (0.63%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.63%) Open Source
12 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.54%) Social Media
13 6 (0.54%) Grid Computing
14 5 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.36%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.98%) Windows
2 29 (2.63%) Linux
3 24 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (1.90%) UNIX
5 19 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.18%) Solaris
8 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.091%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.091%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (61.92%) Business Intelligence
2 308 (27.92%) ETL
3 141 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (9.97%) Performance Tuning
5 105 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 85 (7.71%) Migration
7 78 (7.07%) Kimball Methodology
8 57 (5.17%) Analytics
9 50 (4.53%) ITIL
9 50 (4.53%) Dimensional Modelling
10 48 (4.35%) MVC
10 48 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 42 (3.81%) Data Management
12 39 (3.54%) E-Commerce
13 37 (3.35%) CRM
14 33 (2.99%) Data Migration
15 31 (2.81%) Scrum
16 28 (2.54%) ERP
17 26 (2.36%) Business Analysis
17 26 (2.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 791 (71.71%) SQL
2 388 (35.18%) T-SQL
3 194 (17.59%) C#
4 47 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 44 (3.99%) VB.NET
6 35 (3.17%) VB
7 32 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 30 (2.72%) VBA
9 29 (2.63%) X++
9 29 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 26 (2.36%) Java
11 19 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.54%) Perl
13 15 (1.36%) C
14 9 (0.82%) VBScript
14 9 (0.82%) Korn
15 8 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.73%) PHP
16 7 (0.63%) C++
17 6 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (5.62%) Degree
2 51 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.81%) MCITP
4 25 (2.27%) MCTS
5 21 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.45%) MCSE
7 13 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.09%) MCDBA
9 7 (0.63%) MCSA
10 6 (0.54%) ISEB
11 4 (0.36%) MCT
12 3 (0.27%) MCP
12 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.18%) HNC
13 2 (0.18%) HND
14 1 (0.091%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.27%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) ISO 9001
2 10 (0.91%) SLA
3 6 (0.54%) Basel III
4 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.091%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.091%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.091%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.81%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (0.91%) SCOM
4 9 (0.82%) Control-M
5 4 (0.36%) SCCM
5 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.27%) Ionix
7 2 (0.18%) Puppet
7 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 449 (40.71%) Microsoft
2 121 (10.97%) Oracle
3 39 (3.54%) Tableau
4 29 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 28 (2.54%) MicroStrategy
6 23 (2.09%) Sybase
6 23 (2.09%) SAP
7 22 (1.99%) Cognos
8 18 (1.63%) Informatica
9 14 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.27%) IBM
9 14 (1.27%) Teradata
10 11 (1.00%) Remedy
11 8 (0.73%) Talend
12 7 (0.63%) VMware
13 6 (0.54%) BMC
14 5 (0.45%) Sun
14 5 (0.45%) Splunk
14 5 (0.45%) Lattice Semiconductor
15 4 (0.36%) Veritas
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