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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 491 414 417
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 99 160 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 1.45% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 92 106
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £51.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £88.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +153.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11452 11008 11994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.96% 21.53% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7072 6722 7076
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 214 311
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Microsoft Analysis Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 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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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 -73 88 £400 -11.11% 65
London -54 42 £419 -20.23% 25
East of England -6 13 £400 +63.26% 5
City of London +18 12 £438 -12.50% 4
South West -24 8 £325 - 3
West Midlands -13 7 £275 +7.84% 3
Bristol - 7 £325 - 2
South East -23 6 £400 +88.23% 10
West Yorkshire -2 5 £338 +5.46% 3
Berkshire -2 5 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -8 5 £338 +16.37% 5
East Midlands - 4 £369 - 5
Birmingham - 4 £275 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £400 -
Warwickshire -3 3 - - 2
Leeds -7 3 £385 +20.31% 3
North West -11 3 £338 +22.72% 7
Essex - 3 £585 -
Merseyside +4 2 £350 -
Liverpool 0 2 £350 -
Reading 0 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 3
Manchester -5 1 £325 +18.18% 4
Hampshire -10 1 £248 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £275 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £300 - 2
Peterborough - 1 £350 - 1

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 204 (93.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 197 (89.95%) SQL Server
3 152 (69.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 144 (65.75%) SQL
5 135 (61.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 129 (58.90%) Business Intelligence
7 125 (57.08%) Microsoft
8 109 (49.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 76 (34.70%) Data Warehouse
10 73 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 69 (31.51%) .NET
12 68 (31.05%) ETL
13 67 (30.59%) MS Excel
14 57 (26.03%) MDX
14 57 (26.03%) Finance
15 54 (24.66%) SharePoint
15 54 (24.66%) SQL Server 2012
16 46 (21.00%) OLAP
17 45 (20.55%) C#
18 41 (18.72%) SQL Server 2005
19 33 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
20 31 (14.16%) Relational Database
21 30 (13.70%) Data Modelling
21 30 (13.70%) Windows
22 28 (12.79%) ASP.NET
23 25 (11.42%) Oracle
23 25 (11.42%) Kimball Methodology
23 25 (11.42%) Dimensional Modelling
24 24 (10.96%) SharePoint 2010
25 21 (9.59%) Migration

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 54 (24.66%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (5.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.65%) IIS
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.46%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.46%) SAS
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 67 (30.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.68%) PowerPivot
3 6 (2.74%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.91%) MS Office
5 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.02%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.46%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.39%) SAN
2 4 (1.83%) LDAP
2 4 (1.83%) DMZ
2 4 (1.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) DHCP
3 1 (0.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) Broadband
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (93.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 197 (89.95%) SQL Server
3 152 (69.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 135 (61.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 109 (49.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 76 (34.70%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (24.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (21.00%) OLAP
9 41 (18.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (14.16%) Relational Database
11 18 (8.22%) Oracle Database
12 14 (6.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (6.39%) RDBMS
13 11 (5.02%) PerformancePoint
14 10 (4.57%) Star Schema
15 9 (4.11%) MySQL
15 9 (4.11%) QlikView
16 8 (3.65%) DB2
17 7 (3.20%) Sybase ASE
17 7 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.91%) JIRA
4 2 (0.91%) ERwin
4 2 (0.91%) Subversion
5 1 (0.46%) MorphX
5 1 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.46%) QUnit
General
1 57 (26.03%) Finance
2 20 (9.13%) Banking
3 8 (3.65%) Retail
3 8 (3.65%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.20%) Legal
5 6 (2.74%) Billing
6 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.37%) Front Office
6 3 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (59.82%) Developer
2 62 (28.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 49 (22.37%) SQL Developer
4 26 (11.87%) Analyst
4 26 (11.87%) Architect
5 24 (10.96%) DBA
6 23 (10.50%) Business Developer
7 15 (6.85%) SQL DBA
8 13 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.94%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (5.94%) SharePoint Architect
9 9 (4.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Senior SQL Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Data Architect
10 8 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Administrator
11 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.74%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.74%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.51%) .NET
2 57 (26.03%) MDX
3 28 (12.79%) ASP.NET
4 17 (7.76%) WCF
5 16 (7.31%) jQuery
6 15 (6.85%) .NET Framework
7 14 (6.39%) HTML
7 14 (6.39%) Web Services
8 13 (5.94%) CSS
9 12 (5.48%) XML
10 11 (5.02%) JSON
10 11 (5.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (5.02%) HTML5
11 10 (4.57%) LINQ
12 9 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (3.65%) WF
14 4 (1.83%) Silverlight
14 4 (1.83%) WPF
15 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.76%) Clustering
2 15 (6.85%) Replication
3 13 (5.94%) Data Integration
4 10 (4.57%) NHS
5 9 (4.11%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.37%) Derivative
8 3 (1.37%) Economics
8 3 (1.37%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.46%) CMDB
10 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.46%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.70%) Windows
2 14 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (4.57%) Linux
4 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.11%) UNIX
5 7 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.28%) Solaris
6 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (58.90%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (31.05%) ETL
3 33 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (13.70%) Data Modelling
5 25 (11.42%) Kimball Methodology
5 25 (11.42%) Dimensional Modelling
6 21 (9.59%) Migration
7 20 (9.13%) MVC
8 18 (8.22%) Analytics
9 17 (7.76%) SOA
10 16 (7.31%) Data Transformation
10 16 (7.31%) Project Management
11 14 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (5.94%) CRM
12 13 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.48%) Workflow
14 11 (5.02%) Data Management
14 11 (5.02%) Data Analysis
14 11 (5.02%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 144 (65.75%) SQL
2 73 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 45 (20.55%) C#
4 11 (5.02%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.20%) Perl
7 6 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.28%) VBA
8 5 (2.28%) VB
9 4 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.37%) Java
11 2 (0.91%) VBScript
11 2 (0.91%) VB6
11 2 (0.91%) Korn
11 2 (0.91%) XPath
12 1 (0.46%) X++
12 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.39%) MCTS
2 14 (6.39%) MCITP
3 12 (5.48%) Degree
4 5 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) MCSE
6 2 (0.91%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CFA
7 1 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.46%) MCT
7 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.46%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) SCOM
2 5 (2.28%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.83%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 125 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.42%) Oracle
3 15 (6.85%) Tableau
4 14 (6.39%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.11%) Sybase
6 7 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.74%) Cognos
7 6 (2.74%) BMC
7 6 (2.74%) Teradata
8 5 (2.28%) Veritas
8 5 (2.28%) Remedy
8 5 (2.28%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 4 (1.83%) SAP
9 4 (1.83%) IBM
9 4 (1.83%) VMware
10 2 (0.91%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.91%) Citrix
10 2 (0.91%) Dell
10 2 (0.91%) NetApp
10 2 (0.91%) Northgate
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