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 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 155 182 165
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 817 608 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.13% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.60% 5.33% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 445 407
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.66 £21.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £38.30 £51.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.14%

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
12384 11404 10577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 21.23% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8114 7101 6358
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 176 223
Average hourly rate £28.41 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +35 774 £375 -6.25% 368
London +26 388 £425 - 129
City of London +33 163 £450 +5.88% 59
South East +39 114 £375 +7.91% 73
South West +17 55 £325 -2.98% 44
Yorkshire +13 52 £330 +5.60% 34
West Yorkshire +25 44 £330 +5.60% 29
North West +7 44 £325 -4.41% 32
West Midlands -10 43 £331 +5.15% 28
East of England -15 41 £350 -17.64% 13
Leeds +6 34 £330 +5.60% 19
East Midlands -13 26 £185 -57.10% 8
Berkshire +24 25 £363 -7.05% 19
Hampshire +14 24 £375 -6.25% 18
Essex +7 23 £350 -17.64% 3
Scotland +16 20 £338 -15.62% 3
Surrey +7 20 £313 -10.07% 4
Oxfordshire -18 16 £388 +28.09% 8
Nottinghamshire - 16 £160 - 4
Cheshire +8 14 £325 -23.52% 8
Nottingham - 14 £160 - 4
Manchester -5 13 £400 +17.64% 19
Chelmsford - 13 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +11 12 £278 -7.50% 6
Wales +11 12 £301 -7.38% 5
Bristol -1 12 £325 -2.98% 20
North East -9 11 £325 +46.06% 1
West Wales - 10 £301 -
Durham - 10 £325 -
Darlington - 10 £325 -

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1271 (86.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1218 (82.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1112 (75.75%) SQL Server
4 1077 (73.37%) SQL
5 991 (67.51%) Business Intelligence
6 662 (45.10%) Data Warehouse
7 606 (41.28%) Microsoft
8 566 (38.56%) T-SQL
9 460 (31.34%) ETL
10 337 (22.96%) Finance
11 332 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 295 (20.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 265 (18.05%) .NET
14 256 (17.44%) MS Excel
15 254 (17.30%) MDX
16 242 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
17 238 (16.21%) SharePoint
18 237 (16.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 222 (15.12%) OLAP
20 206 (14.03%) Data Modelling
21 180 (12.26%) C#
22 162 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
23 127 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
24 122 (8.31%) Kimball Methodology
25 116 (7.90%) Oracle
26 111 (7.56%) Tableau
27 105 (7.15%) NHS
28 104 (7.08%) Windows
28 104 (7.08%) QlikView
29 101 (6.88%) Migration

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 238 (16.21%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (1.63%) IIS
5 16 (1.09%) JBoss
5 16 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (0.95%) SAS
7 10 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.61%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.27%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.20%) Apache
11 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.14%) Lync
11 2 (0.14%) Node.js
12 1 (0.068%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.068%) Drupal
12 1 (0.068%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.068%) LiveLink
Applications
1 256 (17.44%) MS Excel
2 93 (6.34%) PowerPivot
3 31 (2.11%) MS Office
4 13 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.48%) SPSS
7 6 (0.41%) MS Project
7 6 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 50 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.20%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.14%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.14%) Primavera
6 2 (0.14%) Sage BI
6 2 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.14%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.14%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.068%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.068%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.068%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.068%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.41%) Office 365
3 5 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.27%) SaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.068%) GitHub
7 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.29%) SAN
2 16 (1.09%) Internet
3 7 (0.48%) Firewall
4 5 (0.34%) Intranet
5 3 (0.20%) WAN
5 3 (0.20%) NAS
6 2 (0.14%) LAN
6 2 (0.14%) PBX
6 2 (0.14%) VoIP
6 2 (0.14%) HTTP
6 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) Wireless
6 2 (0.14%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.068%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.068%) RTP
7 1 (0.068%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.068%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.068%) DHCP
7 1 (0.068%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1271 (86.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1218 (82.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1112 (75.75%) SQL Server
4 662 (45.10%) Data Warehouse
5 332 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 295 (20.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 237 (16.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 222 (15.12%) OLAP
9 104 (7.08%) QlikView
10 100 (6.81%) OLAP Cube
11 89 (6.06%) Relational Database
12 88 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
13 60 (4.09%) Microsoft Power View
14 53 (3.61%) RDBMS
15 48 (3.27%) PerformancePoint
16 47 (3.20%) DTS
17 43 (2.93%) Data Mining
17 43 (2.93%) Oracle Database
18 41 (2.79%) MS Access
19 27 (1.84%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 162 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 83 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 51 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (1.16%) JIRA
5 15 (1.02%) NUnit
6 14 (0.95%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.82%) Subversion
7 12 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.68%) JUnit
8 10 (0.68%) Mockito
8 10 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.68%) Maven
9 9 (0.61%) CruiseControl
9 9 (0.61%) ERwin
9 9 (0.61%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.27%) JMeter
11 4 (0.27%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.20%) AccuRev
13 2 (0.14%) MorphX
General
1 337 (22.96%) Finance
2 73 (4.97%) Banking
3 71 (4.84%) Retail
4 39 (2.66%) Law
5 37 (2.52%) Legal
6 34 (2.32%) Advertising
7 32 (2.18%) Marketing
8 25 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.43%) Back Office
10 18 (1.23%) Front Office
11 10 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.61%) Games
13 8 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.54%) Publishing
14 7 (0.48%) Electronics
15 4 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.20%) Automotive
16 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 953 (64.92%) Developer
2 435 (29.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 399 (27.18%) SQL Developer
4 208 (14.17%) Analyst
5 139 (9.47%) DBA
6 109 (7.43%) SQL DBA
7 108 (7.36%) Business Developer
8 81 (5.52%) Consultant
9 80 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 76 (5.18%) Architect
11 65 (4.43%) SQL Server Developer
12 63 (4.29%) Microsoft Developer
13 60 (4.09%) Business Analyst
14 56 (3.81%) Data Analyst
15 53 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 50 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 47 (3.20%) Senior Developer
17 47 (3.20%) SQL Server DBA
18 43 (2.93%) Report Developer
19 35 (2.38%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (18.05%) .NET
2 254 (17.30%) MDX
3 73 (4.97%) ASP.NET
4 51 (3.47%) HTML
5 49 (3.34%) XML
6 47 (3.20%) .NET Framework
7 32 (2.18%) CSS
7 32 (2.18%) Web Services
8 26 (1.77%) WCF
9 24 (1.63%) jQuery
10 12 (0.82%) JRules
11 11 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (0.75%) REST
12 10 (0.68%) Spring
12 10 (0.68%) Middleware
13 9 (0.61%) HTML5
14 8 (0.54%) XSL
15 7 (0.48%) ODBC
15 7 (0.48%) SOAP
15 7 (0.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.15%) NHS
3 68 (4.63%) Visualisation
4 62 (4.22%) Replication
5 47 (3.20%) Clustering
6 45 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 44 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 35 (2.38%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.29%) Statistics
10 17 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.75%) Data Extraction
13 10 (0.68%) Market Risk
13 10 (0.68%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.54%) Informatics
14 8 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.48%) Grid Computing
15 7 (0.48%) DTV
16 6 (0.41%) Credit Risk
16 6 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 104 (7.08%) Windows
2 32 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (1.43%) UNIX
4 18 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (0.95%) Linux
6 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (0.27%) AIX
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.14%) Solaris
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.14%) Android
10 1 (0.068%) CentOS
10 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (67.51%) Business Intelligence
2 460 (31.34%) ETL
3 242 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (14.03%) Data Modelling
5 122 (8.31%) Kimball Methodology
6 101 (6.88%) Scrum
6 101 (6.88%) Migration
7 100 (6.81%) Analytics
8 86 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
9 79 (5.38%) Data Analysis
10 78 (5.31%) ETL Development
11 66 (4.50%) CRM
12 61 (4.16%) Data Management
13 56 (3.81%) Project Management
14 55 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (3.54%) SDLC
16 51 (3.47%) Dimensional Modelling
17 49 (3.34%) Change Management
18 46 (3.13%) Data Migration
19 42 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1077 (73.37%) SQL
2 566 (38.56%) T-SQL
3 180 (12.26%) C#
4 68 (4.63%) PowerShell
5 50 (3.41%) Java
6 49 (3.34%) VBA
7 47 (3.20%) JavaScript
8 37 (2.52%) VB
9 35 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 25 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 21 (1.43%) X++
12 17 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.75%) R
14 9 (0.61%) C
14 9 (0.61%) C++
14 9 (0.61%) VBScript
14 9 (0.61%) Python
14 9 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.54%) Korn
15 8 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (3.41%) Degree
2 46 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.89%) MCTS
6 10 (0.68%) MCSE
7 8 (0.54%) MCSA
7 8 (0.54%) MCITP
8 5 (0.34%) MCP
9 4 (0.27%) MCSD
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.20%) PMP
10 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.20%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.20%) CFA
10 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.32%) Data Quality
2 24 (1.63%) QA
3 17 (1.16%) Solvency II
4 11 (0.75%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) GAAP
7 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.68%) GridGain
4 4 (0.27%) HDFS
5 2 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.09%) Puppet
1 16 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.48%) Control-M
3 6 (0.41%) WSUS
4 5 (0.34%) SCOM
5 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.14%) SCCM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 606 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 116 (7.90%) Oracle
3 111 (7.56%) Tableau
4 60 (4.09%) Business Objects
5 52 (3.54%) Cognos
6 29 (1.98%) VMware
7 27 (1.84%) SAP
8 21 (1.43%) Sybase
9 19 (1.29%) IBM
10 16 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
10 16 (1.09%) TIBCO
11 12 (0.82%) webMethods
11 12 (0.82%) Teradata
12 10 (0.68%) Red Gate
13 8 (0.54%) Netezza
13 8 (0.54%) Informatica
14 6 (0.41%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.41%) Syncfusion
15 5 (0.34%) Capita
15 5 (0.34%) Nintex
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