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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 518 483 512
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 101 118 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 1.07% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 85 46
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £393 £403
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11440 11053 11185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.24% 21.82% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7707 7170 6776
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 164 225
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -11 92 £425 +6.25% 50
London -21 44 £493 +15.88% 16
South East +9 17 £400 +13.47% 10
West Midlands -8 14 £450 +12.50% 7
Berkshire - 11 £400 - 3
North West -13 10 £306 -20.45% 6
Reading - 10 £400 - 3
City of London +30 9 £425 +13.33% 4
Edinburgh - 6 £340 - 2
Scotland - 6 £340 - 2
Merseyside +1 4 £375 - 2
East Midlands -7 4 £275 -24.13% 3
Manchester -13 4 £263 - 2
Kent - 4 £340 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 3 £390 +13.45%
South Wales -9 3 £350 -17.64% 2
East of England -9 3 £390 -10.85% 5
Cardiff -12 3 £350 -21.78% 2
Wales -17 3 £350 -17.64% 2
Birmingham - 3 £450 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £390 -
Wirral - 2 - -
Preston -1 1 £263 -31.81%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £520 +30.00%
Hampshire -2 1 £400 +15.94% 3
Lancashire -4 1 £263 -31.81% 1
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - - 2
Nottingham -11 1 - - 2
Banbury - 1 £520 -
Worcester - 1 £350 -

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 220 (97.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 218 (96.46%) SQL Server
3 179 (79.20%) SQL
4 174 (76.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 164 (72.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 122 (53.98%) Business Intelligence
7 118 (52.21%) Microsoft
8 91 (40.27%) T-SQL
9 69 (30.53%) MS Excel
10 68 (30.09%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (28.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 59 (26.11%) C#
13 56 (24.78%) ETL
13 56 (24.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (22.57%) Finance
15 50 (22.12%) .NET
16 48 (21.24%) MDX
17 47 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (17.70%) Windows
19 38 (16.81%) SharePoint
19 38 (16.81%) Data Modelling
19 38 (16.81%) Oracle
20 35 (15.49%) XML
21 32 (14.16%) SQL Server 2005
22 31 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (11.50%) Kimball Methodology
23 26 (11.50%) Data Quality
23 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
24 25 (11.06%) OLAP
24 25 (11.06%) VBA

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (16.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.54%) IIS
3 6 (2.65%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.77%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.77%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (30.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.41%) MS Office
3 9 (3.98%) PowerPivot
4 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.77%) Teamcenter
3 3 (1.33%) Misys Opics
3 3 (1.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.44%) ACBS
4 1 (0.44%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
4 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.77%) Internet
1 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.33%) VPN
3 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (97.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 218 (96.46%) SQL Server
3 174 (76.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 164 (72.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (30.09%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (28.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 56 (24.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (14.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (11.06%) OLAP
9 25 (11.06%) QlikView
10 19 (8.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (6.64%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (6.64%) MS Access
12 14 (6.19%) PerformancePoint
13 13 (5.75%) Oracle Database
14 12 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (5.31%) Relational Database
15 11 (4.87%) Power BI
16 9 (3.98%) Hadoop
16 9 (3.98%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 14 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.77%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.77%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.77%) YouTrack
5 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.44%) ERwin
6 1 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.44%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 51 (22.57%) Finance
2 21 (9.29%) Front Office
3 16 (7.08%) Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Retail
5 5 (2.21%) Marketing
6 4 (1.77%) Back Office
6 4 (1.77%) Law
6 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.33%) Billing
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (68.14%) Developer
2 87 (38.50%) SQL Developer
3 61 (26.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 33 (14.60%) SQL BI Developer
5 26 (11.50%) Analyst
6 24 (10.62%) C# Developer
7 22 (9.73%) SQL Server Developer
8 21 (9.29%) Architect
9 13 (5.75%) Front Office Developer
9 13 (5.75%) Microsoft Developer
10 12 (5.31%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.31%) Consultant
10 12 (5.31%) DBA
10 12 (5.31%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 11 (4.87%) Business Developer
11 11 (4.87%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.87%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (4.42%) Data Architect
12 10 (4.42%) ETL Developer
12 10 (4.42%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.12%) .NET
2 48 (21.24%) MDX
3 35 (15.49%) XML
4 23 (10.18%) HTML
5 19 (8.41%) CSS
6 16 (7.08%) ASP.NET
7 12 (5.31%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.42%) Web Services
9 8 (3.54%) jQuery
10 6 (2.65%) HTML5
11 5 (2.21%) ADO.NET
11 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.21%) ODBC
12 4 (1.77%) WPF
13 3 (1.33%) DHTML
13 3 (1.33%) REST
13 3 (1.33%) WCF
13 3 (1.33%) WinForms
13 3 (1.33%) XSL
14 2 (0.88%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (5.75%) Visualisation
4 12 (5.31%) NHS
5 11 (4.87%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.42%) Clustering
7 9 (3.98%) Grid Computing
7 9 (3.98%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.54%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.65%) Derivative
9 6 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.77%) Statistics
11 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.88%) Informatics
11 2 (0.88%) Replication
12 1 (0.44%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.70%) Windows
2 15 (6.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (53.98%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (24.78%) ETL
3 47 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (16.81%) Data Modelling
5 26 (11.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 22 (9.73%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (8.85%) Multithreading
8 17 (7.52%) Analytics
9 13 (5.75%) Dimensional Modelling
9 13 (5.75%) Migration
10 12 (5.31%) Data Cleansing
11 11 (4.87%) ITIL
11 11 (4.87%) MVC
12 10 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.42%) Data Analysis
12 10 (4.42%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.42%) SOA
12 10 (4.42%) TDD
12 10 (4.42%) Waterfall
13 9 (3.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 179 (79.20%) SQL
2 91 (40.27%) T-SQL
3 59 (26.11%) C#
4 25 (11.06%) VBA
5 24 (10.62%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.18%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.19%) VB
7 14 (6.19%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.98%) Java
8 9 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.98%) VBScript
9 5 (2.21%) Python
10 4 (1.77%) C
11 3 (1.33%) C++
11 3 (1.33%) R
12 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.88%) X++
13 1 (0.44%) Fortran
13 1 (0.44%) Scala
13 1 (0.44%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.41%) Degree
2 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.54%) MCSE
4 6 (2.65%) MCP
4 6 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.77%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.33%) MCSA
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) MCSD
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.50%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (1.77%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) TickIT
5 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.77%) HDFS
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.54%) Control-M
2 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.44%) Legato
Vendors
1 118 (52.21%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.81%) Oracle
3 22 (9.73%) Tableau
4 8 (3.54%) SAP
5 5 (2.21%) Cognos
6 4 (1.77%) Red Gate
6 4 (1.77%) Sage
6 4 (1.77%) Siemens
7 3 (1.33%) Brady
7 3 (1.33%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.33%) Infor
7 3 (1.33%) Misys
7 3 (1.33%) OpenLink
7 3 (1.33%) Sun
7 3 (1.33%) Syncfusion
7 3 (1.33%) Trayport
8 2 (0.88%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) Remedy
9 1 (0.44%) IBM
9 1 (0.44%) Murex
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