The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Analysis Services over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 131 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.037% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 0.17% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
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£385 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
684 596 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.74% 21.81% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 342 367
Average daily rate £340 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £125.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Microsoft Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services across the North West region.

Microsoft Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Microsoft Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services across the North West region.

Microsoft Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Microsoft Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 3
Microsoft Analysis Services
England

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Analysis Services.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
5 7 (53.85%) ETL
5 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) PowerPivot
7 5 (38.46%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
8 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
8 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Reference Data
8 4 (30.77%) .NET
8 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (23.08%) ResourceLink
9 3 (23.08%) Change Management
9 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Analysis Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) ResourceLink
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) OLAP
8 1 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
8 1 (7.69%) DB2
8 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) ERwin
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) ETL Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) MDX
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
1 4 (30.77%) Reference Data
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSD
3 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce