The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 192 149 174
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 591 741 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.45% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.12% 6.73% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 492 413
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 7
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £19.00 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £51.15 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.85% -3.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11551 11007 11929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.59% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7154 6720 7018
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 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 224 308
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK.

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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.

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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 -33 559 £400 - 245
London -39 284 £425 -4.49% 99
City of London -9 92 £425 - 40
South East -74 52 £350 -6.66% 38
West Midlands +3 41 £310 -21.26% 13
East of England -7 40 £413 +3.12% 11
South West -21 38 £325 -9.72% 11
North West -13 36 £363 +9.84% 24
East Midlands +29 34 £475 +26.66% 21
Yorkshire -20 26 £313 +4.16% 28
Leicestershire +17 24 £500 +33.33% 4
Leicester - 20 £500 - 4
West Yorkshire +4 19 £313 +21.95% 17
Bristol -9 18 £325 -29.72% 3
Birmingham +5 17 £300 -25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £400 -5.88% 6
Manchester -11 12 £375 +30.43% 12
Surrey -22 12 £350 -12.50% 5
Berkshire -15 11 £390 -4.00% 12
Leeds +2 10 £313 +21.95% 10
Cheshire +7 9 £288 -17.85% 6
Suffolk -17 9 £400 - 2
Ipswich -7 8 £400 - 2
Scotland -24 8 £350 - 2
Lancashire - 8 £325 - 3
Warwickshire -3 7 £231 -13.14% 2
Oxfordshire -7 7 £303 +0.83% 3
Lincolnshire - 7 £275 - 5
Essex +2 6 £388 - 1
Hertfordshire -14 6 £406 -3.27% 2

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 1002 (82.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 980 (80.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 904 (74.04%) SQL Server
4 845 (69.21%) SQL
5 762 (62.41%) Business Intelligence
6 514 (42.10%) Data Warehouse
7 500 (40.95%) Microsoft
8 414 (33.91%) T-SQL
9 413 (33.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 336 (27.52%) ETL
11 277 (22.69%) Finance
12 247 (20.23%) .NET
13 218 (17.85%) MDX
14 208 (17.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 200 (16.38%) MS Excel
15 200 (16.38%) SharePoint
16 198 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 187 (15.32%) C#
18 169 (13.84%) OLAP
19 141 (11.55%) Data Modelling
20 140 (11.47%) Oracle
21 129 (10.57%) SQL Server 2005
22 124 (10.16%) Performance Tuning
23 112 (9.17%) Relational Database
24 111 (9.09%) ASP.NET
25 104 (8.52%) Migration
26 95 (7.78%) Windows
27 93 (7.62%) NHS
28 91 (7.45%) Banking
29 90 (7.37%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SQL Server 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 SQL Server Analysis Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 200 (16.38%) SharePoint
2 61 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 30 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (1.88%) IIS
5 19 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (0.74%) CMS
7 9 (0.74%) SAS
8 7 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.49%) Apache
10 4 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.082%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.082%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.082%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.082%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 200 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.26%) PowerPivot
3 12 (0.98%) MS Office
4 7 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.49%) SPSS
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
2 34 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.25%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.16%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.082%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.082%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.33%) Office 365
1 4 (0.33%) SaaS
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.16%) Heroku
4 1 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.88%) SAN
2 6 (0.49%) Firewall
3 4 (0.33%) LDAP
3 4 (0.33%) FTP
3 4 (0.33%) DMZ
4 2 (0.16%) DHCP
4 2 (0.16%) Broadband
4 2 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.082%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.082%) Wireless
5 1 (0.082%) Internet
5 1 (0.082%) DNS
5 1 (0.082%) HTTP
5 1 (0.082%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.082%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1002 (82.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 980 (80.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 904 (74.04%) SQL Server
4 514 (42.10%) Data Warehouse
5 413 (33.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 208 (17.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 198 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 169 (13.84%) OLAP
9 129 (10.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 112 (9.17%) Relational Database
11 76 (6.22%) RDBMS
12 61 (5.00%) Oracle Database
13 47 (3.85%) QlikView
14 44 (3.60%) Star Schema
15 41 (3.36%) PerformancePoint
16 40 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
17 37 (3.03%) DTS
18 35 (2.87%) Big Data
19 34 (2.78%) Hadoop
20 33 (2.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 55 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 44 (3.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (0.98%) MorphX
5 10 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (0.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 10 (0.82%) Toad
6 9 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.33%) Subversion
9 4 (0.33%) JIRA
10 2 (0.16%) NUnit
10 2 (0.16%) Selenium
10 2 (0.16%) PVCS
10 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.16%) ERwin
11 1 (0.082%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.082%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.082%) QUnit
General
1 277 (22.69%) Finance
2 91 (7.45%) Banking
3 44 (3.60%) Retail
4 30 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.21%) Advertising
6 25 (2.05%) Legal
7 23 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.80%) Marketing
9 20 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.06%) Billing
12 12 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.82%) Electronics
14 8 (0.66%) Front Office
15 6 (0.49%) German Language
15 6 (0.49%) Law
15 6 (0.49%) Publishing
16 5 (0.41%) Automotive
17 4 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 770 (63.06%) Developer
2 368 (30.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 266 (21.79%) SQL Developer
4 188 (15.40%) Analyst
5 135 (11.06%) DBA
6 115 (9.42%) SQL DBA
7 93 (7.62%) Business Developer
8 71 (5.81%) Architect
9 68 (5.57%) Business Analyst
9 68 (5.57%) SQL Server Developer
10 61 (5.00%) Consultant
11 60 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 48 (3.93%) SQL Server DBA
13 45 (3.69%) Microsoft Developer
14 41 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 39 (3.19%) Administrator
16 38 (3.11%) Senior Developer
16 38 (3.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 37 (3.03%) ETL Developer
18 34 (2.78%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (20.23%) .NET
2 218 (17.85%) MDX
3 111 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 54 (4.42%) XML
5 49 (4.01%) WCF
6 38 (3.11%) jQuery
7 36 (2.95%) CSS
8 35 (2.87%) Web Services
8 35 (2.87%) .NET Framework
9 33 (2.70%) HTML
10 23 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (1.80%) WPF
12 21 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (1.39%) JSON
14 15 (1.23%) LINQ
15 13 (1.06%) WF
15 13 (1.06%) REST
16 12 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (0.98%) HTML5
17 9 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.62%) NHS
2 61 (5.00%) Replication
3 39 (3.19%) Clustering
4 28 (2.29%) Data Integration
5 27 (2.21%) Visualisation
5 27 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.80%) Market Risk
7 14 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.74%) DTV
9 9 (0.74%) Data Extraction
10 8 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.57%) Statistics
11 7 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.57%) Social Media
12 6 (0.49%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.41%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.41%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.33%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 95 (7.78%) Windows
2 30 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (1.64%) UNIX
4 20 (1.64%) Linux
5 18 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 10 (0.82%) Solaris
8 9 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.16%) Android
11 2 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.082%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (62.41%) Business Intelligence
2 336 (27.52%) ETL
3 141 (11.55%) Data Modelling
4 124 (10.16%) Performance Tuning
5 104 (8.52%) Migration
6 90 (7.37%) Kimball Methodology
7 76 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (5.73%) Analytics
9 62 (5.08%) Dimensional Modelling
10 50 (4.10%) ITIL
10 50 (4.10%) Data Analysis
11 45 (3.69%) CRM
12 44 (3.60%) Data Management
13 42 (3.44%) MVC
14 40 (3.28%) Data Migration
15 39 (3.19%) Project Management
16 32 (2.62%) E-Commerce
17 30 (2.46%) Unit Testing
18 29 (2.38%) SOA
19 28 (2.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 845 (69.21%) SQL
2 414 (33.91%) T-SQL
3 187 (15.32%) C#
4 52 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 41 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 33 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 29 (2.38%) VB
8 26 (2.13%) Java
9 25 (2.05%) X++
10 24 (1.97%) VBA
11 23 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.31%) Perl
14 12 (0.98%) C
15 9 (0.74%) PHP
15 9 (0.74%) Korn
16 8 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.41%) VB6
18 4 (0.33%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
18 4 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (6.06%) Degree
2 46 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.21%) MCITP
5 24 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 22 (1.80%) MCTS
7 11 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (0.90%) MCDBA
8 8 (0.66%) MCSE
9 7 (0.57%) ISEB
10 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.25%) MCT
11 3 (0.25%) MCSA
11 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.16%) MCP
12 2 (0.16%) HNC
12 2 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.21%) QA
2 11 (0.90%) SLA
3 10 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.49%) Basel III
5 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.082%) CRD IV
System Software
1 32 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.082%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.082%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 17 (1.39%) Data Guard
2 13 (1.06%) SCOM
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.74%) Control-M
5 8 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.66%) Puppet
6 6 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.25%) SCCM
8 3 (0.25%) Ionix
9 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.082%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 500 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 140 (11.47%) Oracle
3 53 (4.34%) Tableau
4 50 (4.10%) Business Objects
5 31 (2.54%) Cognos
6 29 (2.38%) SAP
7 23 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
8 19 (1.56%) VMware
8 19 (1.56%) Sybase
9 18 (1.47%) IBM
10 17 (1.39%) Informatica
11 14 (1.15%) Teradata
12 12 (0.98%) Remedy
13 10 (0.82%) Talend
14 9 (0.74%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.49%) Lattice Semiconductor
15 6 (0.49%) BMC
16 5 (0.41%) webMethods
16 5 (0.41%) JBoss
16 5 (0.41%) Veritas
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