The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 109 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 44 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.80% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.53% 3.98% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 21
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£344 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £204 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £104.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.96% +156.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £104.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-75.96% +494.28%
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
795 578 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 19.99% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 332 310
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £121.20 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services across the North West region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services across the North West region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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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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
Manchester -5 18 £325 -17.46% 11
Cheshire +6 14 £420 +12.00% 8
Lancashire - 5 £405 - 2
Merseyside -19 2 £313 +7.29% 5
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 79 (92.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 66 (77.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (74.12%) SQL
4 59 (69.41%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (67.06%) SQL Server
6 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
7 36 (42.35%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
9 27 (31.76%) ETL
10 16 (18.82%) Data Modelling
10 16 (18.82%) .NET
11 15 (17.65%) NHS
11 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (15.29%) QlikView
14 12 (14.12%) Kimball Methodology
14 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
15 10 (11.76%) MDX
16 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
16 9 (10.59%) Finance
17 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
17 8 (9.41%) OLAP
17 8 (9.41%) C#
17 8 (9.41%) PowerPivot
17 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (9.41%) Data Structures
18 7 (8.24%) MS PowerPoint
18 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) PowerPivot
3 7 (8.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.06%) MS Office
5 2 (2.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.53%) ResourceLink
3 2 (2.35%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) DHCP
1 2 (2.35%) SAN
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
1 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.35%) Wireless
1 2 (2.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (92.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 66 (77.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (67.06%) SQL Server
4 36 (42.35%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 13 (15.29%) QlikView
8 8 (9.41%) OLAP
9 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.35%) MS Access
12 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.35%) DTS
12 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.35%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.71%) JMeter
4 3 (3.53%) ERwin
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) MorphX
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (71.76%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) SQL Developer
3 28 (32.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Business Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (5.88%) DBA
7 5 (5.88%) ETL Developer
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.71%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Senior DBA
10 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (2.35%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 10 (11.76%) MDX
3 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.71%) Web Services
7 2 (2.35%) Middleware
8 1 (1.18%) HTML
8 1 (1.18%) HTML5
8 1 (1.18%) XML
8 1 (1.18%) WCF
8 1 (1.18%) WPF
8 1 (1.18%) LINQ
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) NHS
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.71%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) Windows
1 2 (2.35%) Solaris
1 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (31.76%) ETL
3 16 (18.82%) Data Modelling
4 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.12%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.06%) Migration
6 6 (7.06%) Data Transformation
7 5 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (4.71%) Load Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (2.35%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.35%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.35%) Software Delivery
10 2 (2.35%) Analytics
10 2 (2.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 63 (74.12%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.41%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) VB
5 3 (3.53%) VBA
6 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.18%) X++
7 1 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) MCSE
2 2 (2.35%) CCNA
2 2 (2.35%) CCDA
2 2 (2.35%) CCDP
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.18%) MCTS
3 1 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.35%) UAG
Vendors
1 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Cognos
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.35%) Tableau
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) Perforce
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
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Rate: Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Merseyside
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago