The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 480 491 401
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -90
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 128 78 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 0.66% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 108
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11586 11759 11025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 22.75% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7717 7232 6683
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 273 274
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.74 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 December 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 December 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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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
England +23 120 £400 +6.66% 55
London +48 66 £450 +4.31% 20
City of London +15 13 £450 +1.37% 9
East of England +5 13 £375 +50.00% 9
North West -9 8 £355 +18.33% 1
Wales - 8 £427 - 4
East Midlands +13 7 £350 +10.23% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £375 - 3
South West -30 7 £375 +15.38% 5
South East -40 6 £353 +10.15% 8
West Midlands -1 5 £363 - 2
Cambridge +4 4 £375 -
Hampshire - 4 £345 - 5
Nottinghamshire +6 3 - -
Nottingham +4 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Yorkshire -15 2 £300 -2.43% 7
South Wales - 2 £470 - 3
Liverpool - 2 - -
South Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Sheffield -3 1 - -
Leeds -8 1 £300 -11.76% 6
West Yorkshire -11 1 £300 -11.76% 7
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £420 +29.23%
Bristol -12 1 £325 - 1
Manchester -13 1 £325 +22.64%
High Wycombe - 1 £420 -
Cardiff - 1 £470 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £235 - 1

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 214 (93.86%) SQL Server
1 214 (93.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 160 (70.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 148 (64.91%) SQL
4 138 (60.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 135 (59.21%) Business Intelligence
6 101 (44.30%) Data Warehouse
6 101 (44.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 100 (43.86%) Microsoft
8 84 (36.84%) ETL
9 68 (29.82%) MS Excel
10 65 (28.51%) T-SQL
11 63 (27.63%) Data Modelling
12 61 (26.75%) OLAP
13 56 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 55 (24.12%) .NET
14 55 (24.12%) MDX
15 53 (23.25%) C#
16 51 (22.37%) Oracle
17 48 (21.05%) Finance
18 43 (18.86%) Oracle Database
19 40 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
20 38 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
21 35 (15.35%) Performance Tuning
21 35 (15.35%) OLAP Cube
22 33 (14.47%) SharePoint
23 31 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
24 30 (13.16%) Windows
25 29 (12.72%) Oracle Database 10g
25 29 (12.72%) Dimensional Modelling

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.75%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) CMS
5 2 (0.88%) Apache
5 2 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.44%) TPMS
Applications
1 68 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.53%) PowerPivot
3 15 (6.58%) MS Office
4 11 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) SPSS
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.32%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (0.88%) DHCP
2 2 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (93.86%) SQL Server
1 214 (93.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 160 (70.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 138 (60.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (44.30%) Data Warehouse
4 101 (44.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (26.75%) OLAP
6 56 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (18.86%) Oracle Database
8 40 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (15.35%) OLAP Cube
11 29 (12.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
12 24 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 24 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
13 18 (7.89%) Relational Database
14 16 (7.02%) PerformancePoint
15 12 (5.26%) MySQL
16 10 (4.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.63%) ERwin
5 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (1.75%) JIRA
6 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.88%) Subversion
6 2 (0.88%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.44%) MorphX
General
1 48 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (4.39%) Banking
3 8 (3.51%) Marketing
4 6 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.19%) Billing
6 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.75%) Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (58.33%) Developer
2 47 (20.61%) SQL Developer
3 37 (16.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 32 (14.04%) Architect
5 30 (13.16%) DBA
6 24 (10.53%) Analyst
7 22 (9.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 21 (9.21%) SQL DBA
9 17 (7.46%) .NET Developer
10 13 (5.70%) Business Developer
10 13 (5.70%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (4.82%) Administrator
11 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Developer
11 11 (4.82%) OBIEE Architect
12 10 (4.39%) Oracle Architect
12 10 (4.39%) Consultant
13 9 (3.95%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
14 8 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 8 (3.51%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.12%) .NET
1 55 (24.12%) MDX
2 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 25 (10.96%) Web Services
4 10 (4.39%) jQuery
4 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (4.39%) HTML
5 8 (3.51%) WCF
5 8 (3.51%) XML
6 7 (3.07%) HTML5
7 6 (2.63%) CSS
8 4 (1.75%) WPF
8 4 (1.75%) Silverlight
8 4 (1.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.32%) CSS3
9 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (0.88%) NHibernate
10 2 (0.88%) XSLT
10 2 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.58%) Replication
3 12 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 10 (4.39%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.39%) Clustering
5 7 (3.07%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.63%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.75%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.75%) Statistics
8 3 (1.32%) NHS
8 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) User Experience
8 3 (1.32%) Online Games
9 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) DTV
10 1 (0.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.16%) Windows
2 11 (4.82%) Linux
3 6 (2.63%) UNIX
4 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.88%) AIX
5 2 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (59.21%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (36.84%) ETL
3 63 (27.63%) Data Modelling
4 35 (15.35%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (12.72%) Dimensional Modelling
7 28 (12.28%) Kimball Methodology
8 15 (6.58%) Data Management
8 15 (6.58%) Data Analysis
9 13 (5.70%) Analytics
10 12 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.26%) CRM
11 11 (4.82%) MVC
11 11 (4.82%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.95%) Change Management
12 9 (3.95%) Web Design
12 9 (3.95%) Migration
13 7 (3.07%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (3.07%) Line Management
13 7 (3.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 148 (64.91%) SQL
2 65 (28.51%) T-SQL
3 53 (23.25%) C#
4 20 (8.77%) VB
5 18 (7.89%) VBScript
5 18 (7.89%) VBA
6 14 (6.14%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.70%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.39%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.07%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.19%) XPath
11 4 (1.75%) C
12 3 (1.32%) Perl
12 3 (1.32%) PHP
12 3 (1.32%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.88%) Korn
13 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 18 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.95%) Degree
4 6 (2.63%) MCITP
5 3 (1.32%) MCSE
5 3 (1.32%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.32%) MCTS
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.44%) MCP
7 1 (0.44%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 100 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 51 (22.37%) Oracle
3 10 (4.39%) Sybase
4 8 (3.51%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.63%) Tableau
5 6 (2.63%) Sun
6 5 (2.19%) SAP
6 5 (2.19%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 4 (1.75%) Red Gate
7 4 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.32%) Cognos
8 3 (1.32%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.88%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.88%) Zend
9 2 (0.88%) Perforce
9 2 (0.88%) CA
9 2 (0.88%) Informatica
10 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.44%) VMware
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