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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 180 192 163
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 685 628 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.12% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.66% 5.15% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 459 459
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £105.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.72% +456.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £50.35 £16.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £161.15 £33.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.30 £105.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-74.18% +271.05%

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
12101 12204 10333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.62% 21.72% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7852 7666 6299
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 £280 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 194 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.20 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +9 652 £375 -1.96% 305
London -10 317 £425 +1.19% 117
South East +37 110 £350 +1.44% 45
City of London -3 100 £425 - 58
North West +19 52 £338 +2.27% 41
Yorkshire +4 45 £338 +3.84% 46
West Midlands -4 42 £338 +6.29% 23
West Yorkshire +23 36 £350 +7.69% 31
South West -1 31 £349 +3.40% 8
East of England +3 27 £375 -10.71% 13
East Midlands -1 24 £310 -11.42% 7
Hampshire -6 24 £375 -14.52% 12
Surrey +21 20 £413 +17.85% 4
Wales +6 20 £301 +33.77% 2
Manchester +2 20 £338 -6.89% 18
Bradford - 19 £325 - 10
Birmingham +5 16 £325 - 6
Oxfordshire -15 15 £358 +10.00% 1
Cheshire +8 14 £325 -18.75% 10
West Sussex -5 14 £340 -9.33% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 13 £275 - 3
Leeds -5 13 £350 +13.82% 18
Bedfordshire - 12 £419 -
Nottingham - 12 £288 - 3
Lancashire - 11 £350 - 3
South Wales +7 10 £264 +17.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £350 +16.66% 5
Berkshire -9 10 £438 +2.94% 9
Cardiff +15 8 £264 +50.71% 1
Scotland -11 8 £278 -15.26% 9

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1093 (87.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1038 (83.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 981 (78.61%) SQL Server
4 924 (74.04%) SQL
5 819 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
6 505 (40.46%) Microsoft
7 503 (40.30%) Data Warehouse
8 416 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 396 (31.73%) ETL
10 338 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 261 (20.91%) Finance
12 234 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 220 (17.63%) OLAP
14 217 (17.39%) MDX
15 215 (17.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 202 (16.19%) MS Excel
17 199 (15.95%) .NET
18 185 (14.82%) SharePoint
19 171 (13.70%) Data Modelling
20 161 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
21 135 (10.82%) C#
22 129 (10.34%) Oracle
23 111 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
23 111 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
24 110 (8.81%) Migration
25 101 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
26 100 (8.01%) OLAP Cube
26 100 (8.01%) QlikView
27 98 (7.85%) Tableau
28 97 (7.77%) NHS

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
1 185 (14.82%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (1.44%) IIS
4 16 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (1.04%) SAS
6 9 (0.72%) Apache Pig
7 8 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.16%) Node.js
11 1 (0.080%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.080%) Lync
11 1 (0.080%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.080%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.080%) TPMS
11 1 (0.080%) JBoss
Applications
1 202 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 72 (5.77%) PowerPivot
3 29 (2.32%) MS Office
4 14 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.56%) SPSS
6 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) MS Project
8 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.080%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 60 (4.81%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.24%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.24%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.16%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.16%) Primavera
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.080%) Maximo
8 1 (0.080%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.080%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.080%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.48%) Office 365
3 4 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.16%) PaaS
5 2 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.080%) GitHub
6 1 (0.080%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.52%) SAN
2 13 (1.04%) Internet
3 6 (0.48%) NAS
4 5 (0.40%) Firewall
5 4 (0.32%) WAN
6 3 (0.24%) LAN
6 3 (0.24%) PBX
6 3 (0.24%) VoIP
6 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.24%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 2 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.080%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.080%) DHCP
8 1 (0.080%) HTTP
8 1 (0.080%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.080%) RTP
8 1 (0.080%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.080%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1093 (87.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1038 (83.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 981 (78.61%) SQL Server
4 503 (40.30%) Data Warehouse
5 338 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 234 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 220 (17.63%) OLAP
8 215 (17.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 100 (8.01%) QlikView
9 100 (8.01%) OLAP Cube
10 85 (6.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 84 (6.73%) Relational Database
12 55 (4.41%) RDBMS
13 52 (4.17%) Oracle Database
14 44 (3.53%) PerformancePoint
15 36 (2.88%) Microsoft Power View
16 35 (2.80%) MS Access
17 32 (2.56%) Spotfire
18 30 (2.40%) Data Mining
19 29 (2.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 111 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (4.01%) Visual Studio
3 38 (3.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (1.04%) JIRA
5 7 (0.56%) ERwin
6 4 (0.32%) JMeter
6 4 (0.32%) Subversion
6 4 (0.32%) Toad
7 3 (0.24%) AccuRev
7 3 (0.24%) MorphX
8 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.16%) MSTest
8 2 (0.16%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.16%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.16%) Grunt
9 1 (0.080%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.080%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.080%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.080%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.080%) NUnit
General
1 261 (20.91%) Finance
2 67 (5.37%) Banking
3 57 (4.57%) Retail
4 33 (2.64%) Legal
5 31 (2.48%) Advertising
6 29 (2.32%) Marketing
7 25 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.84%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.36%) Law
10 15 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.88%) Games
12 10 (0.80%) Front Office
13 9 (0.72%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.48%) Back Office
14 6 (0.48%) Electronics
14 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
15 4 (0.32%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 794 (63.62%) Developer
2 356 (28.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 328 (26.28%) SQL Developer
4 162 (12.98%) Analyst
5 151 (12.10%) DBA
6 126 (10.10%) SQL DBA
7 90 (7.21%) Business Developer
8 75 (6.01%) Architect
9 74 (5.93%) Consultant
10 71 (5.69%) Microsoft Developer
11 64 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 56 (4.49%) SQL Server DBA
13 50 (4.01%) SQL Server Developer
14 49 (3.93%) Business Analyst
15 45 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 41 (3.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 39 (3.13%) Data Analyst
18 35 (2.80%) Administrator
19 33 (2.64%) .NET Developer
20 28 (2.24%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (17.39%) MDX
2 199 (15.95%) .NET
3 75 (6.01%) ASP.NET
4 53 (4.25%) XML
5 42 (3.37%) HTML
6 35 (2.80%) Web Services
7 28 (2.24%) WCF
8 26 (2.08%) .NET Framework
9 21 (1.68%) CSS
10 17 (1.36%) jQuery
11 14 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.96%) WPF
13 11 (0.88%) HTML5
14 8 (0.64%) Entity Framework
14 8 (0.64%) REST
14 8 (0.64%) Silverlight
15 6 (0.48%) ODBC
15 6 (0.48%) OLE
15 6 (0.48%) XSL
15 6 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (7.77%) NHS
3 65 (5.21%) Replication
4 63 (5.05%) Visualisation
5 56 (4.49%) Clustering
6 34 (2.72%) Data Structures
7 32 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.00%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 12 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.72%) Data Extraction
11 9 (0.72%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.72%) Open Source
11 9 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.72%) User Experience
12 7 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.56%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.56%) Statistics
12 7 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
13 6 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (7.13%) Windows
2 33 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (1.36%) UNIX
5 15 (1.20%) Linux
6 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.40%) AIX
7 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.16%) Solaris
9 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.080%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.080%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 819 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
2 396 (31.73%) ETL
3 171 (13.70%) Data Modelling
4 161 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (8.81%) Migration
6 101 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
7 87 (6.97%) Analytics
8 86 (6.89%) Kimball Methodology
9 65 (5.21%) Data Analysis
10 54 (4.33%) Data Migration
11 50 (4.01%) Scrum
12 45 (3.61%) CRM
13 42 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (3.29%) Data Management
15 40 (3.21%) Project Management
16 38 (3.04%) Dimensional Modelling
17 32 (2.56%) ITIL
18 28 (2.24%) Validation
19 27 (2.16%) E-Commerce
19 27 (2.16%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 924 (74.04%) SQL
2 416 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 135 (10.82%) C#
4 54 (4.33%) VBA
5 40 (3.21%) PowerShell
6 35 (2.80%) VB
6 35 (2.80%) JavaScript
7 25 (2.00%) Java
8 24 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 23 (1.84%) X++
10 21 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.28%) VBScript
12 14 (1.12%) R
13 13 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.88%) C
15 9 (0.72%) Python
15 9 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.56%) Perl
17 4 (0.32%) C++
17 4 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 50 (4.01%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 37 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (2.72%) Degree
5 13 (1.04%) MCTS
6 10 (0.80%) MCITP
6 10 (0.80%) MCSE
7 7 (0.56%) MCSA
8 6 (0.48%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.40%) CCNA
9 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.24%) PMP
10 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.16%) CCDA
11 2 (0.16%) CCDP
11 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.080%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.080%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.080%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 11 (0.88%) QA
3 8 (0.64%) SLA
3 8 (0.64%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) GAAP
5 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.080%) Basel III
6 1 (0.080%) FATCA
System Software
1 30 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.32%) HDFS
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.16%) UAG
7 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.080%) GridGain
7 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (0.64%) Data Guard
2 7 (0.56%) SCOM
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.32%) WSUS
4 4 (0.32%) Puppet
4 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.24%) Control-M
6 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.16%) SCCM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 505 (40.46%) Microsoft
2 129 (10.34%) Oracle
3 98 (7.85%) Tableau
4 51 (4.09%) Business Objects
5 39 (3.13%) Cognos
6 28 (2.24%) SAP
7 21 (1.68%) Informatica
8 19 (1.52%) Teradata
9 18 (1.44%) VMware
10 15 (1.20%) TIBCO
10 15 (1.20%) IBM
11 13 (1.04%) Sybase
12 8 (0.64%) Sun
12 8 (0.64%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.56%) Netezza
14 6 (0.48%) Syncfusion
14 6 (0.48%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.48%) Cisco
14 6 (0.48%) JD Edwards
15 5 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
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