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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 214 144 183
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 550 796 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.49% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.59% 6.82% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 543 405
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £36.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.41% +8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £18.22 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £145.00 £109.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-38.66% +10.29%

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
11973 11668 12148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 21.89% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7383 7211 7091
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 £251 £255
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 177 198 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -70 524 £400 - 298
London -52 270 £425 - 133
City of London -6 95 £425 - 61
South East -65 59 £350 -6.66% 44
North West +8 44 £325 -1.51% 36
East Midlands +11 35 £475 +26.66% 11
West Midlands -18 30 £318 -20.62% 13
South West -32 28 £325 -9.72% 13
Yorkshire -16 24 £320 +1.99% 31
Leicestershire +16 23 £500 +33.33% 2
Leicester +13 21 £500 +66.66% 1
East of England -49 20 £425 +6.25% 18
Surrey -6 17 £349 -12.81% 13
West Yorkshire +11 16 £313 +5.93% 18
Manchester -5 15 £350 +6.87% 28
Bristol -13 13 £325 -27.77% 2
Birmingham -1 11 £331 -22.05% 4
Cheshire -1 11 £288 -17.85% 3
Hampshire -6 11 £438 +32.57% 8
Lancashire -4 10 £384 +23.79% 1
Leeds +4 9 £313 +5.93% 16
Oxfordshire -2 8 £303 +0.83% 2
Berkshire -12 7 £358 +12.15% 9
North East -13 7 £375 - 3
Warwickshire -2 6 £213 - 3
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £400 +6.66% 3
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 6 £375 - 2
Lincolnshire +11 5 £275 -
Essex +3 5 £525 - 1

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 954 (81.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 949 (81.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 863 (73.70%) SQL Server
4 830 (70.88%) SQL
5 720 (61.49%) Business Intelligence
6 499 (42.61%) Data Warehouse
7 482 (41.16%) Microsoft
8 412 (35.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 395 (33.73%) T-SQL
10 337 (28.78%) ETL
11 260 (22.20%) Finance
12 231 (19.73%) .NET
13 209 (17.85%) MS Excel
14 201 (17.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 199 (16.99%) MDX
16 188 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 182 (15.54%) SharePoint
17 182 (15.54%) C#
18 168 (14.35%) OLAP
19 130 (11.10%) Oracle
20 122 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
21 119 (10.16%) Data Modelling
22 113 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
23 103 (8.80%) Relational Database
24 99 (8.45%) ASP.NET
24 99 (8.45%) Migration
25 95 (8.11%) NHS
26 89 (7.60%) Banking
27 85 (7.26%) Kimball Methodology
28 80 (6.83%) Windows

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 182 (15.54%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (1.45%) IIS
5 11 (0.94%) SAS
6 9 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.77%) CMS
7 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.43%) Apache
9 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.085%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.085%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.085%) CICS
11 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.085%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.085%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 209 (17.85%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.76%) PowerPivot
3 13 (1.11%) MS Office
4 7 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) SPSS
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (5.12%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.26%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.17%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.085%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.085%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.43%) SaaS
2 4 (0.34%) Office 365
3 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) Heroku
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.96%) SAN
2 5 (0.43%) Firewall
3 4 (0.34%) DMZ
3 4 (0.34%) FTP
3 4 (0.34%) LDAP
4 2 (0.17%) Extranet
4 2 (0.17%) DHCP
4 2 (0.17%) Broadband
5 1 (0.085%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.085%) HTTP
5 1 (0.085%) DNS
5 1 (0.085%) Internet
5 1 (0.085%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 954 (81.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 949 (81.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 863 (73.70%) SQL Server
4 499 (42.61%) Data Warehouse
5 412 (35.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 201 (17.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 188 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 168 (14.35%) OLAP
9 122 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 103 (8.80%) Relational Database
11 71 (6.06%) RDBMS
12 60 (5.12%) Oracle Database
13 46 (3.93%) QlikView
14 41 (3.50%) Star Schema
15 40 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
16 36 (3.07%) Hadoop
17 32 (2.73%) PerformancePoint
17 32 (2.73%) Big Data
18 31 (2.65%) OLTP
19 30 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 38 (3.25%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.11%) MorphX
5 10 (0.85%) Toad
6 9 (0.77%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 8 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.43%) Subversion
9 5 (0.43%) JIRA
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.26%) ERwin
12 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.17%) Selenium
12 2 (0.17%) NUnit
13 1 (0.085%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.085%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.085%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.085%) PowerDesigner
General
1 260 (22.20%) Finance
2 89 (7.60%) Banking
3 43 (3.67%) Retail
4 33 (2.82%) Marketing
5 32 (2.73%) Advertising
6 27 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.88%) Legal
9 16 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.02%) Billing
11 11 (0.94%) Electronics
12 9 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.77%) Front Office
13 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.51%) Publishing
13 6 (0.51%) German Language
14 5 (0.43%) Law
14 5 (0.43%) Games
15 4 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 743 (63.45%) Developer
2 348 (29.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 263 (22.46%) SQL Developer
4 179 (15.29%) Analyst
5 131 (11.19%) DBA
6 111 (9.48%) SQL DBA
7 93 (7.94%) Business Developer
8 71 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 64 (5.47%) Architect
10 63 (5.38%) SQL Server Developer
11 56 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 53 (4.53%) Consultant
13 45 (3.84%) SQL Server DBA
14 41 (3.50%) Senior Developer
15 38 (3.25%) Microsoft Developer
15 38 (3.25%) ETL Developer
16 35 (2.99%) Administrator
17 34 (2.90%) Data Analyst
18 33 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 32 (2.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (19.73%) .NET
2 199 (16.99%) MDX
3 99 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 51 (4.36%) XML
5 50 (4.27%) WCF
6 40 (3.42%) Web Services
7 35 (2.99%) jQuery
8 34 (2.90%) CSS
9 32 (2.73%) .NET Framework
10 31 (2.65%) HTML
11 25 (2.13%) WPF
12 20 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (1.37%) JSON
15 13 (1.11%) LINQ
16 12 (1.02%) REST
16 12 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (1.02%) WF
17 11 (0.94%) Silverlight
18 10 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.11%) NHS
2 63 (5.38%) Replication
3 39 (3.33%) Clustering
4 31 (2.65%) Visualisation
5 30 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 26 (2.22%) Market Risk
7 25 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.85%) DTV
9 10 (0.85%) Credit Risk
10 9 (0.77%) Data Extraction
10 9 (0.77%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.60%) Social Media
11 7 (0.60%) Open Source
12 5 (0.43%) Statistics
12 5 (0.43%) Grid Computing
12 5 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (6.83%) Windows
2 29 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (1.88%) Linux
5 20 (1.71%) UNIX
6 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.94%) Solaris
7 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.17%) Android
11 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.085%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (61.49%) Business Intelligence
2 337 (28.78%) ETL
3 119 (10.16%) Data Modelling
4 113 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
5 99 (8.45%) Migration
6 85 (7.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 71 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (5.72%) Analytics
9 53 (4.53%) Dimensional Modelling
10 51 (4.36%) ITIL
11 48 (4.10%) Data Analysis
12 43 (3.67%) Data Management
13 40 (3.42%) CRM
14 39 (3.33%) MVC
15 38 (3.25%) Data Migration
16 36 (3.07%) E-Commerce
17 34 (2.90%) Project Management
18 30 (2.56%) Unit Testing
18 30 (2.56%) ERP
19 29 (2.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 830 (70.88%) SQL
2 395 (33.73%) T-SQL
3 182 (15.54%) C#
4 39 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 39 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 33 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 31 (2.65%) X++
7 30 (2.56%) VBA
7 30 (2.56%) VB
8 26 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 21 (1.79%) Java
10 17 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 17 (1.45%) Perl
11 13 (1.11%) C
12 10 (0.85%) Korn
13 9 (0.77%) PHP
14 8 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.51%) C++
15 6 (0.51%) VBScript
16 5 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (5.81%) Degree
2 50 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.65%) MCITP
4 28 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.05%) MCTS
6 22 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.28%) MCSE
8 12 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.94%) MCDBA
10 8 (0.68%) ISEB
11 5 (0.43%) MCSA
12 4 (0.34%) MCT
12 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 2 (0.17%) MCP
14 2 (0.17%) HNC
14 2 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.48%) QA
2 10 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.77%) SLA
4 6 (0.51%) Basel III
5 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.085%) CRD IV
System Software
1 29 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.085%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.085%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (1.54%) Data Guard
2 13 (1.11%) SCOM
3 11 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.77%) Control-M
5 6 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.26%) SCCM
8 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.26%) Ionix
8 3 (0.26%) Puppet
9 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 482 (41.16%) Microsoft
2 130 (11.10%) Oracle
3 51 (4.36%) Tableau
4 42 (3.59%) Business Objects
5 30 (2.56%) SAP
6 26 (2.22%) Cognos
7 24 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
8 19 (1.62%) Sybase
9 18 (1.54%) IBM
9 18 (1.54%) Informatica
10 15 (1.28%) Teradata
11 12 (1.02%) Remedy
11 12 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.94%) VMware
13 8 (0.68%) Talend
14 7 (0.60%) BMC
15 5 (0.43%) Dundas
15 5 (0.43%) Veritas
15 5 (0.43%) Splunk
15 5 (0.43%) Lattice Semiconductor
Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 daily
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago