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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Analysis Services
Rank 476 418 428
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Analysis Services 104 153 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.91% 1.39% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 86 101
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£400 £455 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -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
11373 11012 11936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.60% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7036 6722 7014
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 223 306
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 93 £400 -13.04% 43
London -46 49 £400 -23.80% 17
City of London +24 14 £431 -18.63% 2
East of England -9 12 £400 +185.71% 1
West Yorkshire +2 7 £385 - 5
Yorkshire +1 7 £385 +32.75% 7
West Midlands -16 7 £275 +7.84%
South West - 7 £325 - 4
South East -22 6 £400 +100.00% 6
Bristol - 6 £325 - 2
Leeds +4 5 £385 - 3
Berkshire +3 5 £400 - 2
Scotland -12 5 £450 +28.57%
Edinburgh - 5 £450 -
Maidenhead - 4 £400 -
Warwickshire 0 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £369 - 5
Essex - 3 £585 -
Birmingham - 3 £275 -
Merseyside +4 2 £350 -
Liverpool -1 2 £350 -
North West -12 2 £350 +16.18% 3
Reading +9 1 - - 2
Staffordshire +3 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Hampshire -18 1 £248 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £300 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £275 - 1

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 207 (92.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 200 (89.69%) SQL Server
3 154 (69.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 145 (65.02%) SQL
5 135 (60.54%) Business Intelligence
5 135 (60.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (56.95%) Microsoft
7 107 (47.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 83 (37.22%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (33.63%) T-SQL
10 72 (32.29%) MS Excel
11 68 (30.49%) .NET
11 68 (30.49%) ETL
12 60 (26.91%) MDX
13 58 (26.01%) Finance
14 56 (25.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 55 (24.66%) SharePoint
16 46 (20.63%) OLAP
17 44 (19.73%) C#
18 41 (18.39%) SQL Server 2005
19 33 (14.80%) Performance Tuning
20 32 (14.35%) Relational Database
20 32 (14.35%) Data Modelling
21 31 (13.90%) Windows
22 27 (12.11%) Oracle
22 27 (12.11%) ASP.NET
22 27 (12.11%) Dimensional Modelling
23 26 (11.66%) Kimball Methodology
24 24 (10.76%) SharePoint 2010
25 22 (9.87%) PowerPivot

Microsoft Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 55 (24.66%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.59%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) CMS
5 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.45%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 72 (32.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.87%) PowerPivot
3 6 (2.69%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.90%) MS Office
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.93%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.45%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.73%) SAN
2 4 (1.79%) DMZ
2 4 (1.79%) Firewall
2 4 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) Broadband
3 1 (0.45%) DHCP
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (92.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 200 (89.69%) SQL Server
3 154 (69.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 135 (60.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (47.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (37.22%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (25.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (20.63%) OLAP
9 41 (18.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (14.35%) Relational Database
11 18 (8.07%) Oracle Database
12 14 (6.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (6.28%) RDBMS
13 12 (5.38%) PerformancePoint
14 11 (4.93%) Star Schema
15 10 (4.48%) QlikView
16 8 (3.59%) DB2
16 8 (3.59%) Oracle OLAP
16 8 (3.59%) MySQL
17 7 (3.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.90%) ERwin
5 2 (0.90%) Subversion
5 2 (0.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.45%) MorphX
6 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.45%) QUnit
General
1 58 (26.01%) Finance
2 20 (8.97%) Banking
3 8 (3.59%) Retail
3 8 (3.59%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.14%) Legal
5 6 (2.69%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.35%) Front Office
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (59.64%) Developer
2 64 (28.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 49 (21.97%) SQL Developer
4 28 (12.56%) Analyst
4 28 (12.56%) Architect
5 24 (10.76%) Business Developer
6 22 (9.87%) DBA
7 14 (6.28%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.83%) SharePoint Architect
8 13 (5.83%) SQL DBA
8 13 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
9 10 (4.48%) Data Architect
10 9 (4.04%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.59%) Senior SQL Developer
11 8 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Developer
12 7 (3.14%) Administrator
12 7 (3.14%) Data Analyst
13 6 (2.69%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (30.49%) .NET
2 60 (26.91%) MDX
3 27 (12.11%) ASP.NET
4 17 (7.62%) WCF
5 16 (7.17%) jQuery
6 15 (6.73%) .NET Framework
7 14 (6.28%) Web Services
7 14 (6.28%) XML
7 14 (6.28%) HTML
8 13 (5.83%) CSS
9 11 (4.93%) JSON
9 11 (4.93%) HTML5
10 10 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (4.48%) LINQ
11 8 (3.59%) WF
11 8 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.79%) Silverlight
12 4 (1.79%) WPF
13 2 (0.90%) J2EE
13 2 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) Clustering
2 15 (6.73%) Replication
3 13 (5.83%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.04%) NHS
5 8 (3.59%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.35%) Economics
8 3 (1.35%) Derivative
8 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.45%) Online Games
10 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.90%) Windows
2 14 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (4.48%) Linux
4 9 (4.04%) UNIX
4 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.24%) Solaris
6 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (60.54%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (30.49%) ETL
3 33 (14.80%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (14.35%) Data Modelling
5 27 (12.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 26 (11.66%) Kimball Methodology
7 21 (9.42%) Migration
8 19 (8.52%) MVC
8 19 (8.52%) Analytics
9 17 (7.62%) SOA
10 16 (7.17%) Project Management
10 16 (7.17%) Data Transformation
11 15 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (6.28%) CRM
13 13 (5.83%) Workflow
13 13 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.83%) Unit Testing
14 11 (4.93%) Data Management
15 10 (4.48%) Data Analysis
15 10 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (65.02%) SQL
2 75 (33.63%) T-SQL
3 44 (19.73%) C#
4 11 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.14%) Perl
7 6 (2.69%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.24%) VB
9 4 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.79%) VBA
9 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.35%) Java
11 2 (0.90%) VBScript
11 2 (0.90%) VB6
11 2 (0.90%) Korn
11 2 (0.90%) XPath
12 1 (0.45%) X++
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.73%) MCTS
2 15 (6.73%) MCITP
3 12 (5.38%) Degree
4 6 (2.69%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.90%) MCSE
6 2 (0.90%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.45%) MCT
7 1 (0.45%) MCP
7 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.45%) CFA
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Basel III
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.45%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.04%) SCOM
2 5 (2.24%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.79%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 127 (56.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.11%) Oracle
3 16 (7.17%) Business Objects
3 16 (7.17%) Tableau
4 9 (4.04%) Sybase
5 7 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.69%) Teradata
6 6 (2.69%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 6 (2.69%) Cognos
6 6 (2.69%) BMC
7 5 (2.24%) Veritas
7 5 (2.24%) VMware
7 5 (2.24%) Remedy
8 4 (1.79%) IBM
8 4 (1.79%) SAP
9 3 (1.35%) Citrix
9 3 (1.35%) Northgate
10 2 (0.90%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.90%) Dell
10 2 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
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