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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 500 496 424
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -72
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 112 91 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.94% 0.75% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 66 95
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£388 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
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
11909 12064 11317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 23.05% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7804 7448 6630
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 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 250 292
Average hourly rate £31.40 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -8 110 £388 +6.89% 52
London +35 66 £401 +3.21% 17
City of London +22 13 £475 -2.26% 5
East of England -17 11 £375 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 8 £373 - 1
North East - 8 £373 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £373 - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £375 - 1
North West -20 6 £325 +8.33% 1
South West -23 6 £350 -5.40% 12
Hertfordshire -13 5 £408 +126.38%
South East -29 5 £438 +30.59% 7
Cambridge +3 4 £375 -
East Midlands -2 4 £350 +16.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 3 - - 2
Nottingham +7 3 - - 2
Merseyside -1 3 - -
Manchester -10 3 £325 +22.64%
Surrey - 3 £475 -
Liverpool -1 2 - -
Yorkshire -2 2 £263 -22.79% 6
West Yorkshire -8 2 £263 -22.79% 5
Leeds -10 2 £263 -22.79% 2
Berkshire +6 1 £438 -2.77% 2
West Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £330 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 197 (92.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 195 (91.98%) SQL Server
3 145 (68.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (64.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 136 (64.15%) SQL
5 121 (57.08%) Business Intelligence
6 101 (47.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 98 (46.23%) Microsoft
8 96 (45.28%) Data Warehouse
9 73 (34.43%) ETL
10 66 (31.13%) MS Excel
11 65 (30.66%) .NET
12 61 (28.77%) T-SQL
13 51 (24.06%) C#
14 49 (23.11%) MDX
15 48 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 47 (22.17%) OLAP
17 45 (21.23%) Finance
18 42 (19.81%) SharePoint
19 41 (19.34%) Data Modelling
20 40 (18.87%) Oracle
21 38 (17.92%) SQL Server 2005
22 37 (17.45%) Performance Tuning
23 33 (15.57%) Oracle Database
23 33 (15.57%) Dimensional Modelling
24 31 (14.62%) OLAP Cube
25 30 (14.15%) Kimball Methodology
25 30 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
26 29 (13.68%) ASP.NET
27 28 (13.21%) Windows

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 42 (19.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (6.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.36%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) CMS
5 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 66 (31.13%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.96%) PowerPivot
3 14 (6.60%) MS Office
4 11 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.94%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.25%) SAN
2 2 (0.94%) DHCP
2 2 (0.94%) DNS
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (92.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 195 (91.98%) SQL Server
3 145 (68.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (64.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (47.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 96 (45.28%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (22.17%) OLAP
9 38 (17.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (15.57%) Oracle Database
11 31 (14.62%) OLAP Cube
12 30 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (9.91%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (8.96%) Relational Database
15 16 (7.55%) Oracle ODI
15 16 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
15 16 (7.55%) Oracle Exadata
16 13 (6.13%) MySQL
17 11 (5.19%) QlikView
18 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (2.36%) ERwin
5 4 (1.89%) JIRA
6 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.94%) Subversion
6 2 (0.94%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.47%) MorphX
General
1 45 (21.23%) Finance
2 9 (4.25%) Banking
3 8 (3.77%) Marketing
4 5 (2.36%) Legal
5 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.89%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Billing
5 4 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Games
6 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (56.60%) Developer
2 44 (20.75%) SQL Developer
3 41 (19.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 31 (14.62%) Architect
5 27 (12.74%) DBA
6 25 (11.79%) Analyst
7 18 (8.49%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 17 (8.02%) SQL DBA
9 16 (7.55%) .NET Developer
10 14 (6.60%) Business Developer
11 13 (6.13%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (4.72%) Administrator
12 10 (4.72%) Oracle Architect
13 9 (4.25%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 8 (3.77%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.77%) CRM Developer
15 7 (3.30%) Technical Developer
15 7 (3.30%) Consultant
15 7 (3.30%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (30.66%) .NET
2 49 (23.11%) MDX
3 29 (13.68%) ASP.NET
4 25 (11.79%) Web Services
5 14 (6.60%) WCF
6 13 (6.13%) jQuery
6 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (5.66%) HTML
7 12 (5.66%) .NET Framework
8 11 (5.19%) XML
9 10 (4.72%) HTML5
10 8 (3.77%) CSS
11 7 (3.30%) Silverlight
12 6 (2.83%) WPF
13 5 (2.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (1.42%) LINQ
14 3 (1.42%) CSS3
14 3 (1.42%) WF
14 3 (1.42%) JSON
15 2 (0.94%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.55%) Replication
2 12 (5.66%) Clustering
3 11 (5.19%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.25%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.30%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.83%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) NHS
9 3 (1.42%) Statistics
9 3 (1.42%) Online Games
10 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.94%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.47%) DTV
11 1 (0.47%) GIS
11 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.47%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.21%) Windows
2 12 (5.66%) Linux
3 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.89%) UNIX
5 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.94%) AIX
7 2 (0.94%) Solaris
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (57.08%) Business Intelligence
2 73 (34.43%) ETL
3 41 (19.34%) Data Modelling
4 37 (17.45%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (15.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 30 (14.15%) Kimball Methodology
7 21 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (8.96%) MVC
9 16 (7.55%) CRM
10 13 (6.13%) Data Management
10 13 (6.13%) Analytics
11 11 (5.19%) Data Analysis
12 10 (4.72%) Migration
13 9 (4.25%) Project Management
13 9 (4.25%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.77%) Unit Testing
15 7 (3.30%) Change Management
15 7 (3.30%) Web Design
15 7 (3.30%) Inmon Methodology
15 7 (3.30%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (64.15%) SQL
2 61 (28.77%) T-SQL
3 51 (24.06%) C#
4 16 (7.55%) VBScript
4 16 (7.55%) VB
4 16 (7.55%) VB.NET
4 16 (7.55%) VBA
5 14 (6.60%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.36%) Perl
7 5 (2.36%) XPath
8 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.89%) C
8 4 (1.89%) Korn
9 3 (1.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 2 (0.94%) Java
10 2 (0.94%) C++
10 2 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.47%) X++
11 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.25%) MCITP
2 9 (4.25%) Degree
3 7 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) MCTS
4 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.94%) MCSE
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCSD
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.89%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.94%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 98 (46.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.87%) Oracle
3 10 (4.72%) Sybase
4 6 (2.83%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 5 (2.36%) Tableau
5 5 (2.36%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.36%) Sun
6 4 (1.89%) Teradata
6 4 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.89%) SAP
6 4 (1.89%) Cognos
6 4 (1.89%) Red Gate
7 3 (1.42%) IBM
7 3 (1.42%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.42%) VMware
8 2 (0.94%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.94%) CA
9 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
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