The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server Analysis Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 17 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 78 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 40 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.64% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.55% 6.77% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 20
Average daily rate £318 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £363 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.75 £28.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+271.05% +9.61%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
468 443 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.76% 24.17% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 220 243
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.31 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Analysis Services Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SQL Server Analysis Services Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Analysis Services Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Staffordshire +2 8 £325 +44.44% 5
Birmingham -10 7 £325 +1.56% 4
Warwickshire -9 4 £213 -34.61% 1
Solihull - 3 £338 -
Coventry -7 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 68 (97.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 57 (81.43%) SQL Server
3 54 (77.14%) SQL
4 48 (68.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (47.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (45.71%) T-SQL
7 30 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (32.86%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
10 19 (27.14%) MDX
11 18 (25.71%) ETL
12 13 (18.57%) Finance
13 12 (17.14%) NHS
13 12 (17.14%) OLAP
14 11 (15.71%) .NET
14 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
16 8 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
16 8 (11.43%) XML
16 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (10.00%) Data Mapping
17 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
17 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
17 7 (10.00%) Oracle
17 7 (10.00%) Migration
17 7 (10.00%) RDBMS
17 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
18 6 (8.57%) Change Data Capture

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
4 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (97.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 57 (81.43%) SQL Server
3 48 (68.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (47.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (32.86%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (17.14%) OLAP
7 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.00%) RDBMS
10 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (5.71%) QlikView
12 3 (4.29%) OLTP
13 2 (2.86%) DTS
13 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.86%) MS Access
14 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) DBA
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.86%) SQL DBA
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Server Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Report Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) MDX
2 11 (15.71%) .NET
3 8 (11.43%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (4.29%) jQuery
6 3 (4.29%) WCF
6 3 (4.29%) CSS
6 3 (4.29%) WinForms
7 2 (2.86%) XHTML
7 2 (2.86%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.86%) JSON
7 2 (2.86%) HTML
8 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) NHS
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.43%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.43%) Informatics
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.71%) ETL
3 8 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.00%) Migration
4 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (8.57%) Change Data Capture
6 5 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (4.29%) ERP
8 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.86%) SOA
9 2 (2.86%) UML
9 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.86%) Workflow
9 2 (2.86%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) SQL
2 32 (45.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.14%) VB
4 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.29%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
7 1 (1.43%) VB6
7 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCOM
1 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.43%) Dell
4 1 (1.43%) NetApp
4 1 (1.43%) Tableau
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