The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Analysis Services over the 3 months to 18 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 458 422 457
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +35
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 129 122 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 1.18% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 105 72
Average daily rate £410 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £26.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

Microsoft Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Microsoft Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the UK.

Microsoft Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the UK.

Microsoft Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -85 122 £425 -5.55% 56
London -20 85 £425 -15.00% 20
City of London -2 28 £463 -7.50% 10
South East - 9 £460 - 9
East of England -23 8 £450 +22.03% 5
South West -22 7 £338 +3.84% 4
Suffolk -2 5 £450 +12.50% 2
East Midlands -6 5 £294 +17.50% 2
Yorkshire -27 5 £385 -9.41% 9
Ipswich - 5 £450 - 2
Hampshire - 4 £468 - 2
Glasgow +12 3 £300 -20.00% 1
Scotland -4 3 £300 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -18 3 £313 -2.34% 3
Leeds -25 3 £338 -20.58% 5
West Yorkshire -26 3 £338 -20.58% 6
Berkshire - 3 £275 -
Midlands +1 2 £450 +28.57%
Birmingham -11 2 £313 -2.34% 2
Reading - 2 £275 -
Leicestershire - 2 £250 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Leicester - 2 £250 - 1
York - 2 £400 - 2
Coventry -7 1 - -
Bristol -14 1 £406 +24.92% 4
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Analysis Services.

1 179 (95.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 173 (92.02%) SQL Server
3 141 (75.00%) SQL
4 140 (74.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 120 (63.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 110 (58.51%) Business Intelligence
7 105 (55.85%) Microsoft
8 92 (48.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 79 (42.02%) T-SQL
10 70 (37.23%) Data Warehouse
11 61 (32.45%) ETL
12 56 (29.79%) MDX
13 55 (29.26%) MS Excel
14 50 (26.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (26.06%) Finance
16 42 (22.34%) .NET
17 38 (20.21%) SQL Server 2005
18 35 (18.62%) Performance Tuning
19 33 (17.55%) SharePoint
20 31 (16.49%) C#
21 29 (15.43%) Windows
22 28 (14.89%) OLAP
22 28 (14.89%) Banking
23 26 (13.83%) Data Modelling
24 22 (11.70%) Oracle
25 21 (11.17%) Migration
26 20 (10.64%) Kimball Methodology
27 19 (10.11%) PowerPivot
27 19 (10.11%) Active Directory
28 18 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Analysis Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (17.55%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (4.79%) IIS
4 7 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.06%) LiveLink
Applications
1 55 (29.26%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.11%) PowerPivot
3 8 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.13%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.04%) SAN
2 4 (2.13%) Firewall
3 3 (1.60%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) DMZ
3 3 (1.60%) LDAP
4 2 (1.06%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.53%) Broadband
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (95.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 173 (92.02%) SQL Server
3 140 (74.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 120 (63.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 92 (48.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (37.23%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (26.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (20.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (14.89%) OLAP
10 18 (9.57%) Relational Database
11 17 (9.04%) Oracle Database
12 14 (7.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (5.85%) QlikView
13 11 (5.85%) RDBMS
14 9 (4.79%) Star Schema
15 7 (3.72%) PerformancePoint
15 7 (3.72%) ProClarity
16 6 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (3.19%) Oracle OLAP
16 6 (3.19%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.53%) QUnit
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) MorphX
5 1 (0.53%) ERwin
5 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (26.06%) Finance
2 28 (14.89%) Banking
3 10 (5.32%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.13%) Billing
6 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Front Office
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (65.96%) Developer
2 59 (31.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 45 (23.94%) SQL Developer
4 18 (9.57%) Analyst
4 18 (9.57%) Business Developer
5 17 (9.04%) DBA
6 16 (8.51%) SQL Server Developer
7 15 (7.98%) Architect
7 15 (7.98%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.38%) SQL DBA
9 11 (5.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Administrator
11 8 (4.26%) Consultant
11 8 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (4.26%) Senior SQL Developer
11 8 (4.26%) SharePoint Architect
12 7 (3.72%) Data Architect
13 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Consultant
13 5 (2.66%) Server Administrator
13 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.79%) MDX
2 42 (22.34%) .NET
3 13 (6.91%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.26%) XML
4 8 (4.26%) HTML
4 8 (4.26%) WCF
5 7 (3.72%) JSON
5 7 (3.72%) LINQ
6 6 (3.19%) Web Services
6 6 (3.19%) CSS
6 6 (3.19%) jQuery
6 6 (3.19%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (3.19%) HTML5
7 4 (2.13%) WF
8 2 (1.06%) XSD
8 2 (1.06%) XSLT
8 2 (1.06%) WPF
8 2 (1.06%) REST
8 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Clustering
2 15 (7.98%) Replication
3 11 (5.85%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.79%) NHS
5 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.06%) Economics
9 2 (1.06%) Statistics
9 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Online Games
10 1 (0.53%) CMDB
10 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.43%) Windows
2 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.72%) UNIX
4 6 (3.19%) Linux
5 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.66%) Solaris
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (58.51%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (32.45%) ETL
3 35 (18.62%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (13.83%) Data Modelling
5 21 (11.17%) Migration
6 20 (10.64%) Kimball Methodology
7 18 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (9.04%) Analytics
8 17 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.98%) Dimensional Modelling
10 12 (6.38%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.38%) Data Transformation
11 11 (5.85%) Release Management
11 11 (5.85%) CRM
12 10 (5.32%) SOA
12 10 (5.32%) Project Management
12 10 (5.32%) Inmon Methodology
13 9 (4.79%) Performance Analysis
13 9 (4.79%) Data Management
14 8 (4.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 141 (75.00%) SQL
2 79 (42.02%) T-SQL
3 31 (16.49%) C#
4 7 (3.72%) VBA
5 6 (3.19%) Perl
5 6 (3.19%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.66%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 5 (2.66%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.60%) VB
7 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.06%) VBScript
8 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.06%) VB6
8 2 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.53%) X++
9 1 (0.53%) XPath
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.91%) MCTS
2 13 (6.91%) MCITP
3 12 (6.38%) Degree
4 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) CFA
6 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.53%) MCT
6 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) Basel III
3 1 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.53%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) SCOM
2 5 (2.66%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.13%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 105 (55.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.70%) Oracle
3 17 (9.04%) Business Objects
4 14 (7.45%) Tableau
5 7 (3.72%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 6 (3.19%) SAP
6 6 (3.19%) Sybase
7 5 (2.66%) Veritas
7 5 (2.66%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.66%) BMC
7 5 (2.66%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) Northgate
8 3 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.60%) NetApp
8 3 (1.60%) Citrix
8 3 (1.60%) Dell
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) Open Text
9 2 (1.06%) VMware
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