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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 136 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 8 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 1.30% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Average daily rate
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£355 £300 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £272 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £300 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.67% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
719 615 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.25% 21.72% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 343 372
Average daily rate £325 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 43
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -51.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.12 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £37.45 £45.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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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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 - 3 - -
Manchester -11 1 £325 +22.64%
Cheshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
5 7 (50.00%) ETL
5 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) PowerPivot
7 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
8 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
8 4 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
8 4 (28.57%) Change Management
8 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (21.43%) ResourceLink
9 3 (21.43%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (21.43%) ERwin
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) Sybase
9 3 (21.43%) DB2
9 3 (21.43%) OLAP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) ResourceLink
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (21.43%) DB2
6 3 (21.43%) OLAP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
7 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (7.14%) SSDT
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) ERwin
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ETL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) DNA
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) Perforce
4 1 (7.14%) SAP