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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 221 149 184
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 534 775 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 1.47% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 6.55% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 537 418
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £19.75 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £15.86 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £106.78 £121.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £31.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-37.79% -3.78%

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
11908 11827 12278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.71% 22.39% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7507 7332 7010
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 £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 197 322
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £15.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £44.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 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
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 16 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 -63 514 £400 - 250
London -59 266 £425 - 103
City of London -23 86 £425 - 50
South East -51 59 £349 -7.00% 32
North West +3 53 £365 +14.50% 37
East Midlands 0 30 £456 +21.66% 8
Yorkshire -2 28 £325 +3.17% 21
East of England -55 23 £450 +20.00% 12
South West -27 20 £325 -9.72% 18
West Midlands -31 20 £310 -17.33% 16
West Yorkshire +6 18 £313 +13.63% 16
Surrey 0 18 £325 -20.00% 10
Manchester -10 18 £375 +14.50% 17
Leicestershire +7 15 £500 +42.85%
Leicester +12 14 £500 +66.66%
Hampshire +4 13 £405 +22.72% 10
Cheshire +9 12 £294 -12.63% 8
Lancashire -15 12 £420 +70.55% 9
Leeds +2 11 £313 -0.79% 8
Birmingham -8 10 £334 -21.47% 4
Bristol -13 10 £325 -27.77% 3
Berkshire -2 9 £400 +33.33% 5
Oxfordshire -11 9 £303 +5.21%
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £388 +11.51% 6
Merseyside +3 7 £313 -10.71% 3
South Yorkshire +2 7 £325 -18.75% 2
North East -25 7 £375 -3.22% 3
Ipswich -1 6 £550 +33.33% 3
Liverpool -2 6 £350 - 2
Suffolk -3 6 £550 +57.14% 3

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 951 (82.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 946 (81.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 832 (72.03%) SQL Server
4 819 (70.91%) SQL
5 716 (61.99%) Business Intelligence
6 492 (42.60%) Data Warehouse
7 471 (40.78%) Microsoft
8 393 (34.03%) T-SQL
9 380 (32.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 337 (29.18%) ETL
11 247 (21.39%) Finance
12 239 (20.69%) .NET
13 209 (18.10%) MS Excel
14 200 (17.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 198 (17.14%) C#
16 194 (16.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 188 (16.28%) MDX
18 171 (14.81%) SharePoint
19 166 (14.37%) OLAP
20 143 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
21 126 (10.91%) Oracle
22 119 (10.30%) SQL Server 2005
23 117 (10.13%) Data Modelling
23 117 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
24 101 (8.74%) ASP.NET
25 97 (8.40%) Relational Database
26 92 (7.97%) NHS
27 91 (7.88%) Banking
28 89 (7.71%) Migration
29 82 (7.10%) Windows

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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
1 171 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 48 (4.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 28 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.13%) IIS
6 11 (0.95%) SAS
7 10 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.78%) CMS
9 5 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.43%) Apache
10 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.087%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.087%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.087%) CICS
Applications
1 209 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.46%) PowerPivot
3 14 (1.21%) MS Office
4 8 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.52%) SPSS
6 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (5.54%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.26%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.087%) Pivotal CRM
7 1 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.087%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.35%) Office 365
2 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Heroku
4 1 (0.087%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.82%) SAN
2 4 (0.35%) DMZ
2 4 (0.35%) Firewall
2 4 (0.35%) LDAP
2 4 (0.35%) FTP
3 2 (0.17%) Broadband
3 2 (0.17%) DHCP
3 2 (0.17%) Extranet
4 1 (0.087%) DNS
4 1 (0.087%) NAS
4 1 (0.087%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 951 (82.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 946 (81.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 832 (72.03%) SQL Server
4 492 (42.60%) Data Warehouse
5 380 (32.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 200 (17.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 194 (16.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 166 (14.37%) OLAP
9 119 (10.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 97 (8.40%) Relational Database
11 65 (5.63%) RDBMS
12 53 (4.59%) Oracle Database
13 45 (3.90%) QlikView
14 38 (3.29%) Hadoop
15 36 (3.12%) Star Schema
16 33 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (2.60%) NoSQL
18 26 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
19 25 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
19 25 (2.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 55 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 41 (3.55%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.95%) MorphX
5 9 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 8 (0.69%) Toad
6 8 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.61%) JIRA
8 6 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.43%) ERwin
9 5 (0.43%) Subversion
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.26%) NUnit
12 2 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.17%) Selenium
12 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.087%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.087%) MSTest
General
1 247 (21.39%) Finance
2 91 (7.88%) Banking
3 44 (3.81%) Retail
4 33 (2.86%) Advertising
5 32 (2.77%) Marketing
6 27 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.08%) Legal
9 18 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.87%) Billing
12 9 (0.78%) Front Office
12 9 (0.78%) Electronics
13 7 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.52%) German Language
14 6 (0.52%) Publishing
15 5 (0.43%) Games
15 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.43%) Back Office
15 5 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 736 (63.72%) Developer
2 342 (29.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 265 (22.94%) SQL Developer
4 182 (15.76%) Analyst
5 127 (11.00%) DBA
6 107 (9.26%) SQL DBA
7 82 (7.10%) Business Developer
8 72 (6.23%) Business Analyst
9 65 (5.63%) SQL Server Developer
10 61 (5.28%) Architect
11 60 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 49 (4.24%) Consultant
13 44 (3.81%) SQL Server DBA
14 41 (3.55%) Data Analyst
15 39 (3.38%) Senior Developer
16 37 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
17 36 (3.12%) .NET Developer
18 35 (3.03%) ETL Developer
19 33 (2.86%) Administrator
20 32 (2.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (20.69%) .NET
2 188 (16.28%) MDX
3 101 (8.74%) ASP.NET
4 57 (4.94%) WCF
5 55 (4.76%) XML
6 47 (4.07%) Web Services
7 39 (3.38%) CSS
7 39 (3.38%) jQuery
8 36 (3.12%) HTML
9 35 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 28 (2.42%) WPF
11 17 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (1.39%) JSON
13 14 (1.21%) WF
13 14 (1.21%) LINQ
13 14 (1.21%) REST
14 12 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (1.04%) Silverlight
15 11 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.97%) NHS
2 79 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.63%) Replication
4 35 (3.03%) Clustering
5 33 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 33 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 26 (2.25%) Market Risk
7 19 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.87%) Credit Risk
9 10 (0.87%) Data Extraction
10 9 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.69%) DTV
11 8 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.61%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.61%) Open Source
13 6 (0.52%) Grid Computing
13 6 (0.52%) Social Media
14 4 (0.35%) User Experience
14 4 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.10%) Windows
2 29 (2.51%) Linux
3 25 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (1.82%) UNIX
5 19 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.13%) Solaris
8 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.087%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.087%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (61.99%) Business Intelligence
2 337 (29.18%) ETL
3 143 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (10.13%) Data Modelling
4 117 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
5 89 (7.71%) Migration
6 82 (7.10%) Kimball Methodology
7 55 (4.76%) Analytics
7 55 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 54 (4.68%) Data Analysis
9 50 (4.33%) ITIL
10 44 (3.81%) MVC
11 43 (3.72%) Data Management
12 40 (3.46%) E-Commerce
13 37 (3.20%) CRM
14 33 (2.86%) Data Migration
15 32 (2.77%) ERP
15 32 (2.77%) Scrum
16 27 (2.34%) Unit Testing
17 26 (2.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 819 (70.91%) SQL
2 393 (34.03%) T-SQL
3 198 (17.14%) C#
4 47 (4.07%) VB.NET
5 45 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 35 (3.03%) VB
7 33 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 33 (2.86%) VBA
7 33 (2.86%) X++
8 30 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 25 (2.16%) Java
10 19 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.47%) Perl
12 14 (1.21%) C
13 9 (0.78%) VBScript
13 9 (0.78%) Korn
14 8 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 8 (0.69%) PHP
15 7 (0.61%) C++
16 6 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (5.19%) Degree
2 56 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.94%) MCITP
4 28 (2.42%) MCTS
5 23 (1.99%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.47%) MCSE
7 12 (1.04%) MCDBA
7 12 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.61%) MCSA
9 6 (0.52%) ISEB
10 4 (0.35%) MCT
11 3 (0.26%) MCP
11 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) HNC
12 2 (0.17%) HND
13 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.25%) QA
2 10 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 10 (0.87%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) Basel III
4 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.087%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.087%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.087%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.73%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (1.04%) SCOM
3 9 (0.78%) Control-M
4 4 (0.35%) SCCM
4 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.26%) Ionix
6 2 (0.17%) Puppet
6 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 471 (40.78%) Microsoft
2 126 (10.91%) Oracle
3 48 (4.16%) Tableau
4 34 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 27 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
6 25 (2.16%) SAP
7 24 (2.08%) Cognos
8 23 (1.99%) Sybase
9 19 (1.65%) IBM
10 17 (1.47%) Informatica
11 15 (1.30%) Teradata
12 14 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.95%) Remedy
14 8 (0.69%) Talend
14 8 (0.69%) VMware
15 6 (0.52%) BMC
16 5 (0.43%) Sun
16 5 (0.43%) Dundas
16 5 (0.43%) Splunk
17 4 (0.35%) Red Gate
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Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Rate: £220.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
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Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £360 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tyne and Wear
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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