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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 142 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.22% 0.036%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 0.92% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £306 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% -16.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £393 £403
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Analysis Services
England

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
775 762 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.38% 23.55% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 476 355
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 15 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.80 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £67.00 £51.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4 £375 - 2
Manchester -13 4 £263 - 2
Lancashire -2 1 £263 -31.81% 1
Cheshire -5 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Microsoft Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) ETL
8 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
8 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (26.67%) YouTrack
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (20.00%) High Availability
9 3 (20.00%) Tableau
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Clustering
10 2 (13.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 1000
1 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (6.67%) MS Access
7 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
7 1 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
1 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (26.67%) YouTrack
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) tSQLt
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Report Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Sage Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) MDX
3 1 (6.67%) ODBC
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Red Gate
3 1 (6.67%) Sage
3 1 (6.67%) Siemens