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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 104 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 37 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 1.59% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.77% 7.01% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 19
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.75 £28.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+271.05% +9.61%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
775 542 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.07% 22.71% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 334 428
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 42
Average hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £24.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -8 12 £356 +4.01% 3
Bristol -15 11 £338 +3.84% 21
Gloucestershire 0 3 £350 -6.66% 5
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Devon -21 1 - -
Dorset - - - - 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 82 (97.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 82 (97.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 46 (54.76%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (48.81%) SQL
4 41 (48.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 36 (42.86%) .NET
7 35 (41.67%) C#
8 30 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (32.14%) SharePoint
10 25 (29.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (28.57%) ETL
12 20 (23.81%) jQuery
12 20 (23.81%) CSS
13 19 (22.62%) T-SQL
13 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
13 19 (22.62%) MDX
13 19 (22.62%) PowerShell
14 18 (21.43%) XSLT
15 17 (20.24%) Incident Management
16 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
16 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
17 15 (17.86%) Finance
18 13 (15.48%) OLAP
19 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
20 9 (10.71%) NHS
21 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
21 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
21 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Office
2 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (97.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 82 (97.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 41 (48.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (29.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (15.48%) OLAP
7 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.76%) QlikView
10 3 (3.57%) Star Schema
10 3 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.38%) MS Access
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.38%) PVCS
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Publishing
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Automotive
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (73.81%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 21 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 18 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (7.14%) DBA
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.76%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.57%) MI Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.38%) Business Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.86%) .NET
2 20 (23.81%) CSS
2 20 (23.81%) jQuery
3 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
3 19 (22.62%) MDX
4 18 (21.43%) XSLT
5 7 (8.33%) HTML
6 6 (7.14%) XML
6 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.76%) XHTML
7 4 (4.76%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) Web Services
8 2 (2.38%) WCF
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) NHS
2 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
1 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.38%) Solaris
2 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (28.57%) ETL
3 17 (20.24%) Incident Management
4 8 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 8 (9.52%) Workflow
5 7 (8.33%) Migration
5 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.14%) ITIL
7 5 (5.95%) Information Management
7 5 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (4.76%) Release Management
8 4 (4.76%) Project Management
9 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.57%) Data Management
9 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) SQL
2 35 (41.67%) C#
3 19 (22.62%) T-SQL
3 19 (22.62%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (2.38%) VBA
7 2 (2.38%) VB6
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 40 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Talend
3 2 (2.38%) Sun
3 2 (2.38%) Open Text
3 2 (2.38%) Tableau
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Sybase
3 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) Cognos
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