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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 85 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 43 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.08% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.48% 4.93% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 34
Average daily rate
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£310 £273 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £422 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £33.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.86% -9.76%
SQL Server 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
664 588 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.54% 21.80% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 333 364
Average daily rate £344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 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 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.30 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 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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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 +10 26 £310 +13.76% 12
Lancashire -11 7 £300 +14.28% 1
Cheshire -2 6 £475 +35.71% 10
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 80 (87.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 76 (83.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (80.22%) SQL
4 59 (64.84%) SQL Server
5 51 (56.04%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (50.55%) Microsoft
7 42 (46.15%) T-SQL
8 34 (37.36%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (25.27%) .NET
10 22 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (21.98%) ETL
11 20 (21.98%) NHS
12 19 (20.88%) Finance
13 18 (19.78%) Data Modelling
14 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (13.19%) Data Analysis
17 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
17 11 (12.09%) QlikView
18 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (10.99%) Dynamics AX
18 10 (10.99%) PowerPivot
18 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
19 9 (9.89%) Oracle
20 8 (8.79%) Advertising
20 8 (8.79%) OLAP
20 8 (8.79%) C#
20 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
20 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) OpenEdge
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) PowerPivot
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.30%) ResourceLink
3 2 (2.20%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) NAS
1 3 (3.30%) DHCP
1 3 (3.30%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (87.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 76 (83.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (64.84%) SQL Server
4 34 (37.36%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (12.09%) QlikView
8 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (8.79%) OLAP
10 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.30%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.30%) Data Mart
11 3 (3.30%) DTS
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.49%) MorphX
3 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.30%) ERwin
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Advertising
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (61.54%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) SQL Developer
3 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) DBA
6 9 (9.89%) SQL DBA
7 8 (8.79%) Architect
8 7 (7.69%) Business Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) ETL Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Consultant
12 2 (2.20%) Senior SQL DBA
12 2 (2.20%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) .NET
2 8 (8.79%) MDX
3 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.10%) WCF
6 1 (1.10%) WPF
6 1 (1.10%) LINQ
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.10%) RESTful
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) XML
6 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) NHS
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.40%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Informatics
5 1 (1.10%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) AS400
5 1 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.30%) Solaris
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.04%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (21.98%) ETL
3 18 (19.78%) Data Modelling
4 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.19%) Data Analysis
6 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (6.59%) Migration
9 5 (5.49%) Time Management
9 5 (5.49%) ERP
9 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.30%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (3.30%) Data Management
11 3 (3.30%) Logistics
11 3 (3.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (80.22%) SQL
2 42 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.79%) C#
3 8 (8.79%) X++
4 4 (4.40%) VB
5 3 (3.30%) VBA
5 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) C++
7 1 (1.10%) Java
7 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.59%) MCSE
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) Degree
5 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.20%) CCNA
5 2 (2.20%) CCDA
5 2 (2.20%) CCDP
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.20%) MCITP
6 1 (1.10%) MCTS
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.10%) MCP
6 1 (1.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.20%) UAG
Vendors
1 46 (50.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Teradata
5 2 (2.20%) Cognos
5 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.20%) Tableau
6 1 (1.10%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.10%) Talend
6 1 (1.10%) Sybase
6 1 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.10%) Perforce
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