The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 101 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 38 33 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 1.53% 2.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.99% 7.32% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 49
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.85% -3.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 451 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.91% 20.97% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 312 371
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server Analysis Services
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SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the South West region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the South West region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Bristol -9 18 £325 -29.72% 3
Gloucestershire - 6 £375 - 2
Wiltshire +1 4 £275 -8.33% 2
Devon -7 1 £300 +50.00%
Somerset -23 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
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SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 70 (95.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (94.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (84.93%) SQL Server
4 52 (71.23%) SQL
5 50 (68.49%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (47.95%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (41.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (39.73%) ETL
9 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
10 24 (32.88%) Finance
11 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
12 18 (24.66%) .NET
12 18 (24.66%) OLAP
13 14 (19.18%) Migration
13 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (19.18%) C#
13 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (17.81%) Kimball Methodology
15 12 (16.44%) NHS
16 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
16 11 (15.07%) MDX
17 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
17 10 (13.70%) Dimensional Modelling
17 10 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
18 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
19 8 (10.96%) VB
19 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
19 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
20 7 (9.59%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.11%) SAS
5 1 (1.37%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (95.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (94.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (84.93%) SQL Server
4 35 (47.95%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (41.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (24.66%) OLAP
7 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.22%) Star Schema
8 6 (8.22%) MySQL
8 6 (8.22%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (5.48%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (5.48%) Xcelsius
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (4.11%) QlikView
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (4.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.74%) PVCS
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (23.29%) SQL Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
5 9 (12.33%) Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Business Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.85%) DBA
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.11%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Data Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) MDX
3 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.85%) HTML
5 3 (4.11%) LINQ
5 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET
5 3 (4.11%) CSS
5 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (4.11%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) XML
6 2 (2.74%) jQuery
6 2 (2.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) NHS
2 4 (5.48%) Replication
3 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
1 2 (2.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (39.73%) ETL
3 14 (19.18%) Migration
4 13 (17.81%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (13.70%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.11%) Data Management
10 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.11%) Data Architecture
10 3 (4.11%) Data Transformation
11 2 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (2.74%) Database Security
11 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
11 2 (2.74%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 52 (71.23%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
3 14 (19.18%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
5 8 (10.96%) VB
6 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.11%) Java
7 3 (4.11%) VBA
7 3 (4.11%) C
7 3 (4.11%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.74%) VB6
9 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) HNC
1 2 (2.74%) HND
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Business Objects
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) Talend
5 2 (2.74%) Sun
5 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.74%) Sybase
5 2 (2.74%) Cognos
6 1 (1.37%) Open Text
6 1 (1.37%) Teradata
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau
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