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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 99 98 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 45 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.34% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.26% 6.18% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 40
Average daily rate
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£320 £273 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% -19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £242 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £320 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £23.72 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+91.82% -36.74%
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
719 615 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.25% 21.72% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 343 372
Average daily rate £325 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 43
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -51.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.12 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £37.45 £45.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -3 24 £310 +13.76% 16
Lancashire -15 8 £300 -7.69% 1
Cheshire +5 6 £425 +41.66% 5
Merseyside -3 5 £280 +6.66% 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 88 (87.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 81 (80.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (78.22%) SQL
4 66 (65.35%) SQL Server
5 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
6 55 (54.46%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (45.54%) T-SQL
8 44 (43.56%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (28.71%) .NET
10 26 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (23.76%) ETL
12 22 (21.78%) Data Modelling
12 22 (21.78%) NHS
13 21 (20.79%) Finance
14 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (13.86%) SharePoint
15 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (13.86%) Dynamics AX
15 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 14 (13.86%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (12.87%) QlikView
16 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
16 13 (12.87%) OLAP
16 13 (12.87%) Data Analysis
17 12 (11.88%) Advertising
18 11 (10.89%) Migration
18 11 (10.89%) Oracle
18 11 (10.89%) PowerPivot
19 10 (9.90%) X++
20 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (13.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.98%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.89%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.97%) Academy Housing
2 3 (2.97%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.98%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) SAN
1 3 (2.97%) DHCP
1 3 (2.97%) NAS
2 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.99%) Wireless
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (87.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 81 (80.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (65.35%) SQL Server
4 44 (43.56%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 13 (12.87%) QlikView
7 13 (12.87%) OLAP
8 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (5.94%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (3.96%) Data Mart
11 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.97%) DB2
12 3 (2.97%) DTS
12 3 (2.97%) OLTP
12 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MorphX
2 5 (4.95%) ERwin
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Advertising
3 7 (6.93%) Marketing
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Developer
2 29 (28.71%) SQL Developer
3 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 20 (19.80%) DBA
5 15 (14.85%) SQL DBA
6 13 (12.87%) Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Business Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) ETL Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior DBA
11 3 (2.97%) DB2 DBA
11 3 (2.97%) Report Developer
12 2 (1.98%) NHS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.71%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.94%) MDX
4 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
5 1 (0.99%) XML
5 1 (0.99%) Middleware
5 1 (0.99%) LINQ
5 1 (0.99%) RESTful
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.99%) WCF
5 1 (0.99%) WPF
5 1 (0.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) NHS
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.96%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.98%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) DTV
6 1 (0.99%) AS400
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Informatics
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Solaris
2 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (54.46%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (23.76%) ETL
3 22 (21.78%) Data Modelling
4 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.86%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (12.87%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.89%) Migration
8 7 (6.93%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.93%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (5.94%) Time Management
9 6 (5.94%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.94%) ERP
10 4 (3.96%) Metadata Management
10 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Data Management
10 4 (3.96%) Change Management
10 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 79 (78.22%) SQL
2 46 (45.54%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.90%) X++
4 7 (6.93%) C#
5 4 (3.96%) VB
5 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.98%) VBA
7 1 (0.99%) C++
7 1 (0.99%) Java
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) MCSE
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) MCITP
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
6 2 (1.98%) CCDA
6 2 (1.98%) CCDP
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSD
7 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.98%) UAG
Vendors
1 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) SAP
4 4 (3.96%) Sybase
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 3 (2.97%) Talend
6 2 (1.98%) Teradata
6 2 (1.98%) Perforce
6 2 (1.98%) Cognos
6 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.99%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.99%) Tableau
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