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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 119 112 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 38 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.75% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.66% 3.91% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 29
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £302 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -0.83%
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
815 588 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.89% 19.14% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 336 281
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.50 £17.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.56 £49.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 13 £350 -22.22% 22
Lancashire +15 9 £344 - 3
Cheshire -4 8 £325 -23.52% 8
Merseyside -9 5 £298 -3.64% 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 85 (93.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 71 (78.02%) SQL
3 68 (74.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (68.13%) SQL Server
5 57 (62.64%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 37 (40.66%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (32.97%) T-SQL
9 29 (31.87%) ETL
10 16 (17.58%) Data Modelling
10 16 (17.58%) .NET
10 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
12 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.19%) NHS
13 12 (13.19%) Data Analysis
13 12 (13.19%) Finance
13 12 (13.19%) Migration
13 12 (13.19%) MDX
13 12 (13.19%) QlikView
14 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.09%) Kimball Methodology
14 11 (12.09%) OLAP
15 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (9.89%) C#
16 9 (9.89%) Data Structures
17 8 (8.79%) PowerPivot
17 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (6.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.79%) PowerPivot
3 7 (7.69%) MS Office
3 7 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) ResourceLink
1 4 (4.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) Wireless
2 1 (1.10%) NAS
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (93.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 68 (74.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (68.13%) SQL Server
4 37 (40.66%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (13.19%) QlikView
8 11 (12.09%) OLAP
9 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
12 3 (3.30%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (2.20%) MS Access
14 1 (1.10%) MySQL
14 1 (1.10%) OLTP
14 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (1.10%) DB2
14 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.40%) JMeter
5 2 (2.20%) ERwin
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (1.10%) MorphX
6 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Electronics
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (78.02%) Developer
2 42 (46.15%) SQL Developer
3 31 (34.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Business Developer
5 7 (7.69%) DBA
5 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (6.59%) ETL Developer
6 6 (6.59%) SQL DBA
6 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Data Architect
9 2 (2.20%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) .NET
2 12 (13.19%) MDX
3 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.49%) Entity Framework
4 5 (5.49%) Web Services
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.20%) HTML
7 1 (1.10%) DHTML
7 1 (1.10%) jQuery
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.10%) XML
7 1 (1.10%) Middleware
7 1 (1.10%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) NHS
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.89%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.40%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.20%) DTV
5 2 (2.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
1 1 (1.10%) Solaris
1 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (31.87%) ETL
3 16 (17.58%) Data Modelling
4 12 (13.19%) Migration
4 12 (13.19%) Data Analysis
5 11 (12.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.79%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.59%) Data Transformation
8 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.40%) Software Delivery
10 4 (4.40%) Load Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Web Development
10 4 (4.40%) Data Management
10 4 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) Validation
11 3 (3.30%) Change Management
11 3 (3.30%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (3.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 71 (78.02%) SQL
2 30 (32.97%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.89%) C#
4 6 (6.59%) VB
5 4 (4.40%) VBA
6 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.10%) Java
8 1 (1.10%) VBScript
8 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCTS
3 1 (1.10%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) CCNA
3 1 (1.10%) CCDA
3 1 (1.10%) CCDP
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.10%) UAG
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Cognos
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco
4 2 (2.20%) Alias
4 2 (2.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.10%) Talend
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.10%) Perforce
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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