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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 76 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 58 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.82% 1.49% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.88% 7.27% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £191 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £31.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-37.79% -3.78%
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
736 605 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.06% 20.53% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 320 438
Average daily rate £333 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 37
Average hourly rate £67.00 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.63% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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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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 -7 20 £350 +22.80% 14
Lancashire -7 14 £410 +66.49% 11
Cheshire +7 13 £300 -4.00% 13
Merseyside 0 7 £313 -10.71% 3
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 69 (88.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 62 (79.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (78.21%) SQL
4 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
5 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 39 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (42.31%) T-SQL
7 33 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (32.05%) .NET
9 22 (28.21%) Finance
9 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (26.92%) ETL
11 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
12 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
13 15 (19.23%) NHS
14 14 (17.95%) OLAP
15 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
15 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
16 12 (15.38%) Migration
16 12 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (14.10%) Advertising
17 11 (14.10%) Oracle
18 10 (12.82%) X++
18 10 (12.82%) Data Management
18 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
19 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
19 9 (11.54%) Degree
19 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.85%) Academy Housing
3 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) DHCP
1 1 (1.28%) SAN
1 1 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (88.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 62 (79.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
4 33 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (17.95%) OLAP
7 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
8 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (10.26%) RDBMS
10 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (5.13%) Data Mart
11 4 (5.13%) QlikView
11 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (3.85%) OLTP
13 2 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (2.56%) DB2
14 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MorphX
2 6 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.56%) ERwin
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Advertising
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Electronics
6 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (56.41%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) SQL Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 17 (21.79%) Analyst
5 16 (20.51%) DBA
6 12 (15.38%) SQL DBA
7 9 (11.54%) Data Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Report Developer
11 2 (2.56%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 2 (2.56%) DB2 DBA
11 2 (2.56%) NHS Data Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Business Developer
12 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) NHS
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) DTV
3 2 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Informatics
4 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) GIS
4 1 (1.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (26.92%) ETL
3 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 12 (15.38%) Migration
4 12 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (12.82%) Data Management
6 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.97%) Metadata Management
8 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.97%) ITIL
9 5 (6.41%) ERP
9 5 (6.41%) Change Management
9 5 (6.41%) Time Management
9 5 (6.41%) Validation
10 4 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 61 (78.21%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.82%) X++
4 9 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) VB
5 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) MCTS
7 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Basel III
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Talend
4 3 (3.85%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.28%) Perforce
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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