The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 189 162 221
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +59
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 635 620 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.30% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.21% 6.01% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 459 309
Average daily rate £383 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £105.75 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+456.57% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £16.82 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.15 £33.58 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.75 £28.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+271.05% +9.61%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 620 £385 - 328
London -5 359 £420 -6.66% 132
City of London +8 130 £425 - 60
South East +11 64 £345 -2.81% 58
West Midlands -6 38 £318 -0.78% 19
South West -20 37 £338 +3.84% 36
East of England -41 35 £420 +29.23% 14
Yorkshire -45 26 £325 -13.33% 25
East Midlands -6 24 £350 +47.36% 9
North East -12 18 £240 -42.51% 2
North West -30 18 £330 +13.79% 31
Hampshire +12 17 £439 +17.00% 21
Berkshire +4 16 £425 +21.42% 5
Tyne and Wear -17 15 £220 -47.30% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 15 £220 -47.30% 1
Oxfordshire -1 13 £325 -16.12% 4
Wiltshire -10 12 £356 +4.01% 3
Southampton -1 10 £330 -6.38% 7
Bristol -15 10 £338 +3.84% 20
Hertfordshire -11 9 £335 +3.07% 2
Manchester -22 9 £363 +15.07% 21
Staffordshire +3 8 £325 +44.44% 5
Swindon -4 8 £356 -7.46% 3
Leicester -7 8 £275 -21.42% 4
Leicestershire -8 8 £275 -15.38% 4
Cambridgeshire -16 8 £363 +20.83% 3
Essex -22 8 £394 +2.27% 3
West Yorkshire -38 8 £325 -21.21% 15
Birmingham -10 7 £325 +1.56% 4
Ipswich -14 7 £425 +30.76% 3

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1028 (81.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1015 (80.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 972 (77.45%) SQL Server
4 875 (69.72%) SQL
5 717 (57.13%) Business Intelligence
6 529 (42.15%) Data Warehouse
7 494 (39.36%) Microsoft
8 454 (36.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 437 (34.82%) T-SQL
10 322 (25.66%) ETL
11 293 (23.35%) .NET
12 290 (23.11%) Finance
13 272 (21.67%) MDX
14 241 (19.20%) SharePoint
15 223 (17.77%) MS Excel
16 214 (17.05%) C#
17 202 (16.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 181 (14.42%) OLAP
19 179 (14.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 157 (12.51%) SQL Server 2005
21 152 (12.11%) Oracle
22 134 (10.68%) Data Modelling
23 124 (9.88%) Banking
24 123 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
25 122 (9.72%) ASP.NET
26 121 (9.64%) NHS
27 93 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
28 84 (6.69%) Windows
29 82 (6.53%) Relational Database
30 80 (6.37%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 241 (19.20%) SharePoint
2 73 (5.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 31 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (2.15%) IIS
5 23 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
6 18 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.40%) CMS
9 4 (0.32%) Apache
9 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.16%) Drupal
10 2 (0.16%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.16%) WordPress
11 1 (0.080%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.080%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.080%) SAS
Applications
1 223 (17.77%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.22%) PowerPivot
3 26 (2.07%) MS Office
4 19 (1.51%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.32%) Magento
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.16%) Adaptiv
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.080%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.080%) Line 50
8 1 (0.080%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.72%) SaaS
2 2 (0.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.080%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.75%) SAN
2 6 (0.48%) Firewall
3 4 (0.32%) Internet
4 3 (0.24%) LDAP
4 3 (0.24%) DMZ
5 2 (0.16%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.16%) FTP
6 1 (0.080%) NAS
6 1 (0.080%) HTTP
6 1 (0.080%) VPN
6 1 (0.080%) DNS
6 1 (0.080%) DHCP
6 1 (0.080%) Broadband
6 1 (0.080%) Intranet
6 1 (0.080%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.080%) Wireless
6 1 (0.080%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1028 (81.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1015 (80.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 972 (77.45%) SQL Server
4 529 (42.15%) Data Warehouse
5 454 (36.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 202 (16.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 181 (14.42%) OLAP
8 179 (14.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 157 (12.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 82 (6.53%) Relational Database
11 63 (5.02%) Oracle Database
12 58 (4.62%) RDBMS
13 50 (3.98%) QlikView
14 43 (3.43%) PerformancePoint
15 39 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 36 (2.87%) DTS
17 33 (2.63%) Star Schema
18 31 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
19 25 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
19 25 (1.99%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 61 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 58 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (1.04%) MorphX
5 9 (0.72%) Toad
6 7 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.56%) NUnit
6 7 (0.56%) Subversion
7 6 (0.48%) CruiseControl
7 6 (0.48%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.48%) PhoneGap
7 6 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 6 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.16%) Selenium
10 2 (0.16%) JIRA
10 2 (0.16%) ERwin
10 2 (0.16%) PVCS
General
1 290 (23.11%) Finance
2 124 (9.88%) Banking
3 43 (3.43%) Investment Banking
3 43 (3.43%) Retail
4 20 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 18 (1.43%) Back Office
6 17 (1.35%) Legal
6 17 (1.35%) Marketing
7 15 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.96%) Advertising
9 11 (0.88%) Front Office
9 11 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.56%) Law
11 7 (0.56%) Electronics
11 7 (0.56%) Billing
12 6 (0.48%) Publishing
13 4 (0.32%) German Language
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 802 (63.90%) Developer
2 373 (29.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 263 (20.96%) SQL Developer
4 159 (12.67%) Analyst
5 155 (12.35%) DBA
6 138 (11.00%) SQL DBA
7 90 (7.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 86 (6.85%) Business Developer
9 64 (5.10%) Architect
10 63 (5.02%) SQL Server DBA
11 59 (4.70%) Consultant
12 55 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 48 (3.82%) Administrator
14 46 (3.67%) Microsoft Developer
15 40 (3.19%) Senior Developer
16 37 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 37 (2.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 35 (2.79%) Business Analyst
17 35 (2.79%) SharePoint Developer
18 34 (2.71%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (23.35%) .NET
2 272 (21.67%) MDX
3 122 (9.72%) ASP.NET
4 59 (4.70%) XML
5 55 (4.38%) .NET Framework
6 52 (4.14%) WCF
7 51 (4.06%) jQuery
8 46 (3.67%) CSS
9 41 (3.27%) Web Services
10 38 (3.03%) HTML
11 27 (2.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 24 (1.91%) XSLT
13 21 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (0.96%) HTML5
15 11 (0.88%) REST
15 11 (0.88%) JSON
15 11 (0.88%) WPF
16 10 (0.80%) SOAP
17 9 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (0.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.64%) NHS
2 57 (4.54%) Replication
3 46 (3.67%) Clustering
4 37 (2.95%) Data Integration
5 29 (2.31%) Market Risk
6 24 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 12 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.88%) Fixed Income
10 10 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 10 (0.80%) Statistics
10 10 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.64%) Derivative
11 8 (0.64%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.64%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.56%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.56%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.56%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.69%) Windows
2 18 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (0.96%) UNIX
6 11 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 10 (0.80%) Linux
8 8 (0.64%) Solaris
8 8 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.32%) Android
11 3 (0.24%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (57.13%) Business Intelligence
2 322 (25.66%) ETL
3 134 (10.68%) Data Modelling
4 123 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
5 93 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
6 80 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (6.29%) Migration
8 59 (4.70%) Dimensional Modelling
9 58 (4.62%) Analytics
10 48 (3.82%) ITIL
11 46 (3.67%) Workflow
12 40 (3.19%) MVC
13 39 (3.11%) CRM
14 38 (3.03%) Project Management
15 35 (2.79%) Data Management
16 34 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (2.71%) SOA
17 33 (2.63%) OO
17 33 (2.63%) Scrum
18 32 (2.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 875 (69.72%) SQL
2 437 (34.82%) T-SQL
3 214 (17.05%) C#
4 58 (4.62%) VB.NET
5 53 (4.22%) PL/SQL
6 49 (3.90%) Java
7 46 (3.67%) JavaScript
8 34 (2.71%) VBA
9 33 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 24 (1.91%) VB
11 21 (1.67%) Perl
12 15 (1.20%) PHP
12 15 (1.20%) X++
13 14 (1.12%) VBScript
14 10 (0.80%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 8 (0.64%) C
16 6 (0.48%) XPath
16 6 (0.48%) Korn
16 6 (0.48%) VB6
16 6 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (5.42%) Degree
2 44 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.51%) MCITP
6 17 (1.35%) MCTS
7 6 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.32%) ISEB
9 3 (0.24%) MCSE
9 3 (0.24%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.080%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.080%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.080%) MCT
10 1 (0.080%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.080%) MCP
10 1 (0.080%) MCSD
10 1 (0.080%) OCP
10 1 (0.080%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.080%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.83%) QA
2 20 (1.59%) SLA
3 7 (0.56%) Solvency II
3 7 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.40%) Basel III
5 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.24%) EMIR
5 3 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.080%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.080%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (0.96%) SCOM
2 10 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (0.80%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.56%) Puppet
3 7 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.56%) Control-M
4 5 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.080%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 494 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 152 (12.11%) Oracle
3 68 (5.42%) Business Objects
4 32 (2.55%) Tableau
5 24 (1.91%) Cognos
6 23 (1.83%) SAP
7 17 (1.35%) Sybase
8 15 (1.20%) VMware
9 10 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
10 9 (0.72%) Remedy
11 8 (0.64%) Informatica
12 7 (0.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 7 (0.56%) Actuate
13 6 (0.48%) IBM
14 5 (0.40%) Blackboard
14 5 (0.40%) JBoss
14 5 (0.40%) Dell
14 5 (0.40%) BMC
14 5 (0.40%) NetApp
14 5 (0.40%) Veritas
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