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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 98 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 45 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 1.29% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.21% 6.26% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 25
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +13.63%
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
725 591 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.21% 20.62% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 315 469
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +86.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.11 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -9 16 £350 +6.06% 26
Cheshire +1 11 £288 -14.49% 4
Lancashire -4 9 £410 +32.25% 4
Merseyside -4 5 £350 -3.44% 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (85.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 57 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (79.71%) SQL
4 51 (73.91%) SQL Server
5 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
6 34 (49.28%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (42.03%) T-SQL
9 22 (31.88%) .NET
10 21 (30.43%) ETL
10 21 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (27.54%) Finance
12 18 (26.09%) SharePoint
13 16 (23.19%) NHS
13 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
14 13 (18.84%) OLAP
15 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (15.94%) Data Management
16 11 (15.94%) Migration
16 11 (15.94%) Oracle
17 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
18 9 (13.04%) C#
19 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
19 8 (11.59%) Advertising
19 8 (11.59%) Dynamics AX
19 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
20 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
20 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
20 7 (10.14%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.35%) Academy Housing
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) NAS
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (85.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 57 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (73.91%) SQL Server
4 30 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (18.84%) OLAP
7 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
10 6 (8.70%) QlikView
11 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (4.35%) Data Mart
12 3 (4.35%) OLTP
13 2 (2.90%) DB2
13 2 (2.90%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (2.90%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (2.90%) Big Data
14 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (7.25%) MorphX
3 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.90%) ERwin
5 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Advertising
3 6 (8.70%) Marketing
4 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Developer
3 17 (24.64%) DBA
3 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) SQL DBA
6 8 (11.59%) Data Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior DBA
9 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Business Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Report Developer
10 2 (2.90%) DB2 DBA
10 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.90%) NHS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.90%) Ajax
4 1 (1.45%) MDX
4 1 (1.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) NHS
2 2 (2.90%) DTV
2 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (30.43%) ETL
3 12 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (15.94%) Data Management
4 11 (15.94%) Migration
5 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) ITIL
7 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Metadata Management
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
9 4 (5.80%) Validation
9 4 (5.80%) Time Management
10 3 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (4.35%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (79.71%) SQL
2 29 (42.03%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) X++
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Basel III
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) Talend
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) Perforce
6 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
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