The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 204 164 169
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 586 709 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.35% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.92% 5.94% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 478 453
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -21.98%

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
11906 11930 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.45% 22.70% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7754 7342 6813
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 234 318
Average hourly rate £31.20 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 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
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 21 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 -41 556 £375 -2.59% 288
London -44 288 £400 - 111
City of London -16 93 £413 +3.12% 38
South East -45 63 £350 +0.71% 33
North West -19 52 £365 +33.94% 26
West Midlands -9 35 £333 -11.33% 23
Yorkshire +5 33 £320 -1.53% 37
East of England -29 29 £375 +3.44% 18
South West -28 26 £325 - 26
Surrey +16 24 £325 -18.75% 8
West Yorkshire +1 23 £315 -5.26% 21
Manchester -19 17 £325 +19.26% 13
East Midlands -21 17 £315 -6.66% 12
Birmingham -3 14 £375 +2.04% 10
Hampshire -6 14 £350 +16.66% 5
Lancashire -7 12 £420 +70.55% 5
Scotland -22 12 £313 -3.84% 2
Cheshire +4 11 £345 +15.00% 3
Hertfordshire -14 11 £365 -13.09% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 10 £375 +17.18% 4
Oxfordshire -13 10 £330 +1.53%
Leeds -8 9 £325 -4.41% 10
Wales -36 9 £394 +5.00% 9
Berkshire +9 8 £419 +22.26% 5
Merseyside +2 8 £278 +5.71% 2
Coventry - 8 £481 - 3
South Yorkshire +7 7 £310 -22.50% 3
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £163 -51.85% 7
Glasgow -7 7 £325 +4.83%
North East -34 7 £375 -6.25% 1

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 966 (82.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 946 (80.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 835 (71.00%) SQL
4 834 (70.92%) SQL Server
5 681 (57.91%) Business Intelligence
6 462 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
7 441 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 368 (31.29%) T-SQL
9 360 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 330 (28.06%) ETL
11 251 (21.34%) .NET
12 243 (20.66%) Finance
13 213 (18.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 202 (17.18%) C#
15 200 (17.01%) MS Excel
16 194 (16.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 184 (15.65%) MDX
18 171 (14.54%) SharePoint
19 146 (12.41%) OLAP
20 137 (11.65%) Data Modelling
21 136 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
22 131 (11.14%) Oracle
23 107 (9.10%) Performance Tuning
24 106 (9.01%) Relational Database
25 105 (8.93%) ASP.NET
26 102 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
27 94 (7.99%) Migration
28 92 (7.82%) Windows
29 87 (7.40%) Banking
30 77 (6.55%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 171 (14.54%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 24 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (1.62%) IIS
5 16 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.19%) SAS
7 9 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.68%) CMS
9 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.43%) Apache
11 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 200 (17.01%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.34%) PowerPivot
3 19 (1.62%) MS Office
4 14 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.68%) SPSS
6 6 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (5.44%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.085%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.085%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.085%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.26%) Office 365
3 2 (0.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Heroku
4 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.62%) SAN
2 5 (0.43%) DHCP
3 4 (0.34%) LAN
3 4 (0.34%) PBX
3 4 (0.34%) VoIP
3 4 (0.34%) WAN
3 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.34%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.26%) NAS
5 2 (0.17%) DNS
5 2 (0.17%) Extranet
5 2 (0.17%) Firewall
5 2 (0.17%) FTP
5 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.085%) LDAP
6 1 (0.085%) Broadband
6 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.085%) Wireless
6 1 (0.085%) DMZ
6 1 (0.085%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 966 (82.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 946 (80.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 834 (70.92%) SQL Server
4 462 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
5 360 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 213 (18.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 194 (16.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 146 (12.41%) OLAP
9 106 (9.01%) Relational Database
10 102 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 72 (6.12%) RDBMS
12 56 (4.76%) QlikView
12 56 (4.76%) Oracle Database
13 38 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (2.89%) Data Mining
15 31 (2.64%) Hadoop
16 28 (2.38%) Star Schema
17 26 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
17 26 (2.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (3.83%) Visual Studio
3 39 (3.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (0.94%) MorphX
5 8 (0.68%) JIRA
5 8 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.60%) Toad
7 6 (0.51%) ERwin
7 6 (0.51%) NUnit
7 6 (0.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (0.43%) Subversion
8 5 (0.43%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.34%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.26%) MSTest
11 2 (0.17%) NDepend
11 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 243 (20.66%) Finance
2 87 (7.40%) Banking
3 50 (4.25%) Retail
4 35 (2.98%) Advertising
5 32 (2.72%) Marketing
6 26 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.96%) Legal
8 20 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.85%) Billing
12 9 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.60%) Front Office
13 7 (0.60%) Back Office
14 6 (0.51%) Publishing
14 6 (0.51%) Games
14 6 (0.51%) German Language
15 5 (0.43%) Law
16 4 (0.34%) Automotive
16 4 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 732 (62.24%) Developer
2 308 (26.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 263 (22.36%) SQL Developer
4 184 (15.65%) Analyst
5 121 (10.29%) DBA
6 98 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 91 (7.74%) Business Developer
8 75 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 74 (6.29%) Architect
10 64 (5.44%) Consultant
11 59 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 53 (4.51%) SQL Server Developer
13 48 (4.08%) .NET Developer
14 46 (3.91%) Data Analyst
15 37 (3.15%) SQL Server DBA
16 36 (3.06%) C# Developer
16 36 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 36 (3.06%) Microsoft Developer
17 35 (2.98%) ETL Developer
18 33 (2.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (21.34%) .NET
2 184 (15.65%) MDX
3 105 (8.93%) ASP.NET
4 66 (5.61%) WCF
5 65 (5.53%) Web Services
6 59 (5.02%) XML
7 40 (3.40%) HTML
8 39 (3.32%) jQuery
9 38 (3.23%) .NET Framework
10 33 (2.81%) WPF
10 33 (2.81%) CSS
11 24 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (1.96%) REST
13 19 (1.62%) WF
13 19 (1.62%) Silverlight
14 18 (1.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (0.94%) JSON
15 11 (0.94%) XSLT
16 10 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.04%) NHS
1 71 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.61%) Replication
3 33 (2.81%) Clustering
4 31 (2.64%) Visualisation
5 28 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 20 (1.70%) Market Risk
7 19 (1.62%) Open Source
8 17 (1.45%) Data Extraction
9 15 (1.28%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.77%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.77%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.77%) Social Media
12 8 (0.68%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.60%) Grid Computing
13 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.60%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.43%) Equities
15 4 (0.34%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 92 (7.82%) Windows
2 34 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (2.30%) Linux
4 24 (2.04%) UNIX
5 21 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.02%) Solaris
9 7 (0.60%) CentOS
10 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.34%) Android
12 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.085%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.085%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (57.91%) Business Intelligence
2 330 (28.06%) ETL
3 137 (11.65%) Data Modelling
4 136 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (9.10%) Performance Tuning
6 94 (7.99%) Migration
7 77 (6.55%) Kimball Methodology
8 58 (4.93%) Analytics
9 56 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 52 (4.42%) CRM
11 51 (4.34%) Dimensional Modelling
12 49 (4.17%) MVC
13 46 (3.91%) Data Management
13 46 (3.91%) ITIL
14 44 (3.74%) Data Migration
15 31 (2.64%) ERP
15 31 (2.64%) Scrum
16 29 (2.47%) E-Commerce
17 28 (2.38%) Business Analysis
18 27 (2.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 835 (71.00%) SQL
2 368 (31.29%) T-SQL
3 202 (17.18%) C#
4 50 (4.25%) JavaScript
5 44 (3.74%) VB.NET
6 40 (3.40%) VBA
7 38 (3.23%) VB
8 35 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 32 (2.72%) PL/SQL
10 31 (2.64%) X++
11 24 (2.04%) Java
12 18 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.02%) Perl
13 12 (1.02%) VBScript
14 11 (0.94%) C
14 11 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.68%) Korn
16 6 (0.51%) XPath
16 6 (0.51%) C++
16 6 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (4.34%) Degree
2 49 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.38%) MCITP
5 22 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.62%) MCTS
7 16 (1.36%) MCSE
8 12 (1.02%) MCDBA
9 8 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.60%) MCSA
11 4 (0.34%) CCNA
11 4 (0.34%) ISEB
11 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.26%) MCT
12 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 2 (0.17%) MCP
13 2 (0.17%) HNC
13 2 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.79%) QA
2 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.51%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.34%) Basel III
3 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.085%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (1.28%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.68%) Control-M
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.51%) SCOM
4 6 (0.51%) Puppet
4 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.34%) SCCM
5 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.26%) Ionix
7 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 441 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 131 (11.14%) Oracle
3 47 (4.00%) Tableau
4 37 (3.15%) Business Objects
5 33 (2.81%) SAP
6 32 (2.72%) MicroStrategy
7 26 (2.21%) Cognos
8 22 (1.87%) Sybase
9 19 (1.62%) Informatica
10 17 (1.45%) IBM
10 17 (1.45%) Teradata
11 13 (1.11%) VMware
12 10 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.68%) Talend
14 7 (0.60%) Sun
15 6 (0.51%) Siebel
15 6 (0.51%) Lattice Semiconductor
16 5 (0.43%) Cisco
16 5 (0.43%) TIBCO
16 5 (0.43%) Ab Initio
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