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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 191 174 147
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 565 585 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.19% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.24% 5.41% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 412 491
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £175.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.42% +845.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £61.40 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £175.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £175.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-85.71% +845.94%

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
10786 10808 10123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.17% 21.90% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6887 6634 6131
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 £275 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 177 219
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -19 534 £400 +6.66% 345
London -13 269 £425 +1.19% 144
City of London -8 98 £425 - 74
South East -8 63 £365 +4.28% 60
North West +4 48 £331 +10.41% 19
South West -11 41 £345 -3.49% 24
West Midlands -2 35 £400 +39.13% 27
Yorkshire -19 31 £325 -7.14% 30
East of England +26 30 £375 -10.71% 12
Wales +20 27 £325 +1.56% 6
Manchester +7 25 £325 +47.72% 13
West Yorkshire -9 25 £325 -13.33% 20
Hampshire +5 21 £363 -18.53% 19
Birmingham +1 17 £423 +89.88% 8
Bristol +1 17 £350 +8.94% 11
South Wales +13 15 £338 +5.46% 6
East Midlands -7 15 £350 -3.44% 23
Berkshire -15 13 £388 +10.71% 7
Cheshire +6 12 £475 +31.03% 2
Leeds -23 11 £338 -11.47% 13
Bradford -1 10 £315 - 5
Oxfordshire -9 10 £365 +19.67% 7
Cardiff +12 9 £338 +17.39% 3
Bedfordshire +4 8 £413 +54.20% 2
Reading -1 8 £381 +8.92% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 8 £209 -36.74% 10
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £400 +45.45% 6
Nottingham 0 7 £143 -56.81% 10
Fareham - 7 £425 -
Lancashire -3 6 £450 +125.00%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1004 (84.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 962 (81.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 929 (78.60%) SQL Server
4 853 (72.17%) SQL
5 737 (62.35%) Business Intelligence
6 459 (38.83%) Microsoft
7 425 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
8 370 (31.30%) ETL
9 357 (30.20%) T-SQL
10 335 (28.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 230 (19.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 223 (18.87%) Finance
13 218 (18.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 212 (17.94%) .NET
15 198 (16.75%) MDX
16 187 (15.82%) OLAP
17 186 (15.74%) MS Excel
18 183 (15.48%) Data Modelling
19 167 (14.13%) SharePoint
20 144 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
21 140 (11.84%) C#
22 134 (11.34%) Oracle
23 102 (8.63%) Migration
24 95 (8.04%) Windows
25 93 (7.87%) QlikView
26 91 (7.70%) SQL Server 2005
27 90 (7.61%) Analytics
27 90 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
28 89 (7.53%) Relational Database
28 89 (7.53%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 167 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (1.35%) IIS
6 13 (1.10%) SAS
7 7 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (0.59%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.34%) Apache
11 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.17%) CMS
12 2 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.17%) Node.js
13 1 (0.085%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.085%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.085%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 186 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 62 (5.25%) PowerPivot
3 32 (2.71%) MS Office
4 18 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.59%) SPSS
7 5 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.17%) MS Project
10 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.085%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 52 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.25%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.085%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.085%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.25%) Office 365
3 3 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.17%) PaaS
4 2 (0.17%) IaaS
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.085%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.95%) SAN
2 7 (0.59%) Internet
2 7 (0.59%) NAS
3 6 (0.51%) IP Telephony
3 6 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.51%) LAN
3 6 (0.51%) PBX
3 6 (0.51%) VoIP
3 6 (0.51%) WAN
4 3 (0.25%) DHCP
5 2 (0.17%) Intranet
5 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.085%) Wireless
6 1 (0.085%) RTP
6 1 (0.085%) DNS
6 1 (0.085%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.085%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1004 (84.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 962 (81.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 929 (78.60%) SQL Server
4 425 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
5 335 (28.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 230 (19.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 218 (18.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 187 (15.82%) OLAP
9 93 (7.87%) QlikView
10 91 (7.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 89 (7.53%) Relational Database
12 79 (6.68%) OLAP Cube
13 60 (5.08%) Oracle Database
14 58 (4.91%) RDBMS
15 44 (3.72%) PerformancePoint
16 36 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 36 (3.05%) Data Mining
17 31 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (2.37%) MS Access
19 25 (2.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 78 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (3.81%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (1.27%) JIRA
5 6 (0.51%) ERwin
6 5 (0.42%) MSTest
7 4 (0.34%) JMeter
7 4 (0.34%) NUnit
7 4 (0.34%) Toad
7 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.25%) Subversion
8 3 (0.25%) MorphX
8 3 (0.25%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.17%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.17%) NuGet
9 2 (0.17%) NDepend
9 2 (0.17%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.17%) Grunt
9 2 (0.17%) ReSharper
General
1 223 (18.87%) Finance
2 67 (5.67%) Banking
3 50 (4.23%) Retail
4 31 (2.62%) Advertising
5 27 (2.28%) Legal
6 24 (2.03%) Marketing
7 21 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.85%) Law
12 7 (0.59%) Games
12 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.59%) Front Office
12 7 (0.59%) Back Office
13 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.25%) Electronics
14 3 (0.25%) Publishing
15 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 734 (62.10%) Developer
2 307 (25.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 273 (23.10%) SQL Developer
4 155 (13.11%) Analyst
5 135 (11.42%) DBA
6 115 (9.73%) SQL DBA
7 87 (7.36%) Architect
8 85 (7.19%) Business Developer
9 74 (6.26%) Consultant
10 69 (5.84%) Microsoft Developer
11 61 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 49 (4.15%) SQL Server DBA
13 45 (3.81%) Business Analyst
14 42 (3.55%) .NET Developer
15 40 (3.38%) Data Analyst
15 40 (3.38%) SQL Server Developer
16 39 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 36 (3.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 35 (2.96%) Administrator
19 29 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (17.94%) .NET
2 198 (16.75%) MDX
3 87 (7.36%) ASP.NET
4 60 (5.08%) XML
5 55 (4.65%) Web Services
6 48 (4.06%) WCF
7 43 (3.64%) HTML
8 32 (2.71%) .NET Framework
9 27 (2.28%) jQuery
10 23 (1.95%) WPF
10 23 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (1.86%) CSS
12 18 (1.52%) REST
13 17 (1.44%) Silverlight
14 16 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (1.27%) WF
16 12 (1.02%) HTML5
17 9 (0.76%) Ajax
18 8 (0.68%) XSLT
18 8 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (7.19%) NHS
3 67 (5.67%) Replication
4 53 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 50 (4.23%) Clustering
6 31 (2.62%) Data Integration
7 22 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.69%) Open Source
9 19 (1.61%) Data Extraction
10 18 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.93%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.76%) User Experience
14 8 (0.68%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.68%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.68%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.68%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.68%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
15 7 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.04%) Windows
2 26 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (1.86%) UNIX
4 17 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (1.35%) Linux
6 15 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.59%) CentOS
7 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.51%) AIX
9 5 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.34%) Solaris
10 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.17%) Android
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (62.35%) Business Intelligence
2 370 (31.30%) ETL
3 183 (15.48%) Data Modelling
4 144 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (8.63%) Migration
6 90 (7.61%) Analytics
6 90 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
7 83 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
8 71 (6.01%) Data Analysis
9 57 (4.82%) Data Migration
10 56 (4.74%) CRM
11 39 (3.30%) Dimensional Modelling
12 36 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (2.88%) Data Management
13 34 (2.88%) Project Management
14 33 (2.79%) Scrum
15 30 (2.54%) MVC
16 29 (2.45%) ITIL
16 29 (2.45%) Business Analysis
17 25 (2.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 853 (72.17%) SQL
2 357 (30.20%) T-SQL
3 140 (11.84%) C#
4 51 (4.31%) VBA
5 44 (3.72%) JavaScript
6 38 (3.21%) PowerShell
7 32 (2.71%) VB
8 31 (2.62%) VB.NET
9 27 (2.28%) Java
10 17 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 16 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.18%) VBScript
13 13 (1.10%) X++
13 13 (1.10%) R
14 10 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.76%) Perl
16 8 (0.68%) C
16 8 (0.68%) Python
17 5 (0.42%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 45 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (2.88%) VCP4
4 34 (2.88%) Degree
5 16 (1.35%) MCITP
6 15 (1.27%) MCTS
7 10 (0.85%) MCSE
8 8 (0.68%) MCDBA
8 8 (0.68%) CCNA
8 8 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.42%) MCSA
10 3 (0.25%) PMP
10 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.17%) CCDA
11 2 (0.17%) CCDP
12 1 (0.085%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.44%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.68%) SLA
3 7 (0.59%) QA
4 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.085%) Basel III
7 1 (0.085%) FATCA
System Software
1 25 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.25%) HDFS
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) UAG
7 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.085%) GridGain
7 1 (0.085%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.59%) Puppet
1 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.34%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.25%) SCCM
3 3 (0.25%) SCOM
3 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.25%) Control-M
4 1 (0.085%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 459 (38.83%) Microsoft
2 134 (11.34%) Oracle
3 81 (6.85%) Tableau
4 48 (4.06%) Business Objects
5 35 (2.96%) SAP
6 29 (2.45%) Cognos
7 25 (2.12%) Informatica
8 22 (1.86%) Teradata
9 17 (1.44%) VMware
10 14 (1.18%) TIBCO
11 11 (0.93%) IBM
12 10 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
12 10 (0.85%) Sybase
13 9 (0.76%) Siebel
13 9 (0.76%) Cisco
14 7 (0.59%) Sun
14 7 (0.59%) Netezza
14 7 (0.59%) Cloudera
15 6 (0.51%) Ab Initio
16 5 (0.42%) Syncfusion
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago