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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 208 143 189
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +46
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 553 798 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.49% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.61% 6.76% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 539 395
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £17.43 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.05 £150.00 £119.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £36.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-30.61% +11.36%

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
12003 11805 12135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 22.08% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7439 7303 7003
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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 201 304
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.50 £29.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +4.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -67 525 £408 +1.87% 269
London -66 264 £434 +2.05% 118
City of London -8 88 £425 - 56
South East -51 65 £350 -3.44% 35
North West +4 48 £358 +8.33% 37
East Midlands +8 34 £475 +26.66% 12
Yorkshire -15 29 £325 +3.17% 26
West Midlands -24 25 £318 -20.62% 14
South West -34 24 £325 -9.72% 12
Leicestershire +14 22 £500 +42.85%
East of England -42 21 £463 +15.62% 17
Leicester +14 20 £500 +66.66%
West Yorkshire +4 19 £316 +15.00% 18
Surrey -7 17 £348 -13.12% 10
Manchester 0 16 £350 +6.06% 25
Hampshire -7 13 £438 +32.57% 8
Birmingham +1 12 £300 -29.41% 4
Bristol -15 12 £325 -21.21% 3
Cheshire +16 11 £288 -14.49% 5
Leeds +1 11 £313 -0.79% 14
Lancashire -7 11 £420 +35.48% 5
Berkshire -7 10 £376 +25.41% 7
Oxfordshire -9 8 £303 +0.83% 1
North East -13 7 £375 - 1
Liverpool +3 6 £350 - 2
South Yorkshire +2 6 £325 -18.75% 2
Merseyside +1 6 £350 -3.44% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 6 £375 -
Tyne and Wear -19 6 £375 -
Lincolnshire +11 5 £275 -

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 964 (81.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 951 (80.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 865 (73.49%) SQL Server
4 828 (70.35%) SQL
5 734 (62.36%) Business Intelligence
6 502 (42.65%) Data Warehouse
7 486 (41.29%) Microsoft
8 404 (34.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 394 (33.47%) T-SQL
10 344 (29.23%) ETL
11 259 (22.01%) Finance
12 232 (19.71%) .NET
13 209 (17.76%) MS Excel
14 200 (16.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 197 (16.74%) MDX
16 193 (16.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 191 (16.23%) C#
18 183 (15.55%) SharePoint
19 171 (14.53%) OLAP
20 132 (11.21%) Oracle
21 123 (10.45%) SQL Server 2005
22 121 (10.28%) Performance Tuning
23 118 (10.03%) Data Modelling
24 104 (8.84%) Relational Database
25 97 (8.24%) ASP.NET
26 93 (7.90%) NHS
27 92 (7.82%) Migration
28 90 (7.65%) Banking
29 86 (7.31%) Kimball Methodology
30 77 (6.54%) Windows

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 183 (15.55%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (1.02%) IIS
5 11 (0.93%) SAS
5 11 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.76%) CMS
6 9 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.42%) Apache
9 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.085%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.085%) CICS
11 1 (0.085%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 209 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.82%) PowerPivot
3 12 (1.02%) MS Office
4 7 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) SPSS
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (5.18%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.25%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.17%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.085%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.085%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.085%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.34%) Office 365
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.25%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Heroku
4 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.04%) SAN
2 5 (0.42%) Firewall
3 4 (0.34%) DMZ
3 4 (0.34%) LDAP
3 4 (0.34%) FTP
4 2 (0.17%) Broadband
4 2 (0.17%) DHCP
4 2 (0.17%) Extranet
5 1 (0.085%) DNS
5 1 (0.085%) Internet
5 1 (0.085%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 964 (81.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 951 (80.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 865 (73.49%) SQL Server
4 502 (42.65%) Data Warehouse
5 404 (34.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 200 (16.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 193 (16.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 171 (14.53%) OLAP
9 123 (10.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 104 (8.84%) Relational Database
11 72 (6.12%) RDBMS
12 61 (5.18%) Oracle Database
13 46 (3.91%) QlikView
14 41 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 41 (3.48%) Star Schema
15 38 (3.23%) Hadoop
16 33 (2.80%) PerformancePoint
17 31 (2.63%) Big Data
18 30 (2.55%) NoSQL
19 28 (2.38%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 51 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 38 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.93%) MorphX
5 9 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 9 (0.76%) Toad
5 9 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.51%) JIRA
7 5 (0.42%) ERwin
7 5 (0.42%) Subversion
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.17%) NUnit
9 2 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.17%) Selenium
9 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.085%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.085%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.085%) FitNesse
General
1 259 (22.01%) Finance
2 90 (7.65%) Banking
3 43 (3.65%) Retail
4 34 (2.89%) Marketing
5 33 (2.80%) Advertising
6 27 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.21%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.78%) Legal
8 21 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.93%) Electronics
10 11 (0.93%) Billing
11 9 (0.76%) Front Office
12 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.51%) German Language
13 6 (0.51%) Publishing
13 6 (0.51%) Games
14 5 (0.42%) Law
14 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 756 (64.23%) Developer
2 350 (29.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 267 (22.68%) SQL Developer
4 180 (15.29%) Analyst
5 129 (10.96%) DBA
6 109 (9.26%) SQL DBA
7 89 (7.56%) Business Developer
8 72 (6.12%) Business Analyst
9 65 (5.52%) SQL Server Developer
10 60 (5.10%) Architect
11 59 (5.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 53 (4.50%) Consultant
13 48 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
14 43 (3.65%) Senior Developer
15 40 (3.40%) Microsoft Developer
15 40 (3.40%) ETL Developer
16 36 (3.06%) Data Analyst
17 34 (2.89%) .NET Developer
18 33 (2.80%) Administrator
18 33 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (19.71%) .NET
2 197 (16.74%) MDX
3 97 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 53 (4.50%) WCF
5 50 (4.25%) XML
6 44 (3.74%) Web Services
7 36 (3.06%) CSS
8 35 (2.97%) jQuery
9 34 (2.89%) HTML
10 31 (2.63%) .NET Framework
11 26 (2.21%) WPF
12 17 (1.44%) JSON
13 16 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (1.19%) REST
16 13 (1.10%) LINQ
16 13 (1.10%) WF
17 12 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 11 (0.93%) Silverlight
19 10 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.90%) NHS
2 62 (5.27%) Replication
3 34 (2.89%) Clustering
4 33 (2.80%) Visualisation
5 31 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 27 (2.29%) Market Risk
7 24 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.85%) DTV
9 10 (0.85%) Credit Risk
10 9 (0.76%) Data Extraction
10 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.59%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.59%) Open Source
12 7 (0.59%) Social Media
12 7 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.42%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.34%) Statistics
15 3 (0.25%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.54%) Windows
2 25 (2.12%) Linux
2 25 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (1.78%) UNIX
4 20 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.02%) Solaris
7 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.085%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.085%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (62.36%) Business Intelligence
2 344 (29.23%) ETL
3 121 (10.28%) Performance Tuning
4 118 (10.03%) Data Modelling
5 92 (7.82%) Migration
6 86 (7.31%) Kimball Methodology
7 72 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (5.86%) Analytics
9 56 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
10 51 (4.33%) Data Analysis
10 51 (4.33%) ITIL
11 45 (3.82%) Data Management
12 39 (3.31%) MVC
13 38 (3.23%) E-Commerce
14 37 (3.14%) CRM
15 36 (3.06%) Data Migration
16 33 (2.80%) Project Management
17 32 (2.72%) Unit Testing
18 30 (2.55%) ERP
18 30 (2.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 828 (70.35%) SQL
2 394 (33.47%) T-SQL
3 191 (16.23%) C#
4 43 (3.65%) JavaScript
5 42 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 34 (2.89%) PL/SQL
7 31 (2.63%) VBA
8 30 (2.55%) VB
8 30 (2.55%) X++
9 28 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 23 (1.95%) Java
11 18 (1.53%) Perl
12 16 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.10%) C
14 10 (0.85%) Korn
15 8 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.68%) PHP
16 6 (0.51%) VBScript
16 6 (0.51%) C++
16 6 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (5.52%) Degree
2 51 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.63%) MCITP
4 29 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.04%) MCTS
6 23 (1.95%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.44%) MCSE
8 12 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.93%) MCDBA
10 8 (0.68%) ISEB
11 5 (0.42%) MCSA
12 4 (0.34%) MCT
12 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.17%) MCP
14 2 (0.17%) HNC
14 2 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.46%) QA
2 10 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 10 (0.85%) SLA
3 6 (0.51%) Basel III
4 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.085%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.085%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.085%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.53%) Data Guard
2 13 (1.10%) SCOM
3 10 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.76%) Control-M
5 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.25%) SCCM
7 3 (0.25%) Ionix
8 2 (0.17%) Puppet
8 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 486 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 132 (11.21%) Oracle
3 50 (4.25%) Tableau
4 41 (3.48%) Business Objects
5 30 (2.55%) SAP
6 28 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
7 25 (2.12%) Cognos
8 21 (1.78%) Sybase
9 19 (1.61%) Informatica
9 19 (1.61%) IBM
10 15 (1.27%) Teradata
11 13 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.02%) Remedy
13 9 (0.76%) Talend
14 8 (0.68%) VMware
15 7 (0.59%) BMC
16 6 (0.51%) Lattice Semiconductor
17 5 (0.42%) Splunk
17 5 (0.42%) Dundas
17 5 (0.42%) Veritas
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