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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
England / North West
Rank 92 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 42 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.02% 1.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.80% 4.86% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 24
Median daily rate £360 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £420 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50

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
618 823 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.57% 20.97% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 533 452
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.20 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £67.04 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 24 £349 -0.35% 11
Lancashire +10 7 £360 +37.14% 2
Cheshire +21 5 £403 +46.36% 4
Cumbria +12 1 - -
Merseyside -5 1 £375 -3.22% 3
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 79 (89.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 76 (86.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (73.86%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (71.59%) SQL
5 62 (70.45%) SQL Server
6 42 (47.73%) ETL
7 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
8 35 (39.77%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (27.27%) T-SQL
11 22 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (18.18%) Finance
14 15 (17.05%) Windows
15 13 (14.77%) Linux
15 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
16 12 (13.64%) .NET
16 12 (13.64%) MDX
17 11 (12.50%) Replication
17 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 11 (12.50%) Power BI
18 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2014
18 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (11.36%) C#
19 9 (10.23%) OLAP
19 9 (10.23%) Oracle
19 9 (10.23%) Tableau
20 8 (9.09%) High Availability

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (89.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 76 (86.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (70.45%) SQL Server
4 35 (39.77%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (12.50%) Power BI
8 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (10.23%) OLAP
10 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (7.95%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
12 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (5.68%) Big Data
13 5 (5.68%) Ingres
13 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
13 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (5.68%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.41%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.14%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Local Government
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (63.64%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 28 (31.82%) SQL Developer
3 16 (18.18%) DBA
4 13 (14.77%) SSIS Developer
5 11 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 9 (10.23%) Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
7 8 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
8 6 (6.82%) SSAS Developer
9 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Architect
9 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.55%) ETL Developer
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.41%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) .NET
1 12 (13.64%) MDX
2 8 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) LAMP
3 1 (1.14%) RESTful
3 1 (1.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Replication
2 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Licensing
5 3 (3.41%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Unix
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.86%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (47.73%) ETL
3 20 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.09%) Analytics
5 8 (9.09%) High Availability
5 8 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.82%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (6.82%) Migration
8 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.68%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (5.68%) Software Licensing
9 4 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (71.59%) SQL
2 24 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (5.68%) Java
5 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.41%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) C
7 2 (2.27%) Perl
7 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.27%) R
7 2 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
8 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (5.68%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Data Guard
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (5.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 9 (10.23%) Tableau
3 6 (6.82%) VMware
4 5 (5.68%) Vertica
5 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 3 (3.41%) Talend
6 2 (2.27%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.27%) Actian
6 2 (2.27%) Informatica
6 2 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.27%) ParAccel
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
6 2 (2.27%) Teradata
7 1 (1.14%) Zend