The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 69 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 53 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 1.76% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.63% 9.22% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 13
Average daily rate £375 £368 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +41.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year
- -26.12%
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
614 423 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.19% 19.13% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 250 269
Average daily rate £400 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +63.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +1 18 £390 +4.00% 11
Coventry -3 7 £338 +3.84% 3
Warwickshire +5 4 £375 +36.36% 1
Solihull -15 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Herefordshire +2 2 £275 -
Staffordshire -7 2 £425 +51.78% 3
Worcestershire - 2 £313 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £550 - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (92.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 95 (87.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (78.70%) SQL Server
4 83 (76.85%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (66.67%) SQL
6 52 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
8 45 (41.67%) T-SQL
9 42 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (28.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (28.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 31 (28.70%) ETL
11 28 (25.93%) MDX
12 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (16.67%) QlikView
13 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 16 (14.81%) OLAP
15 14 (12.96%) .NET
15 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
15 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
15 14 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (10.19%) NHS
17 11 (10.19%) Finance
17 11 (10.19%) C#
17 11 (10.19%) Power BI
18 9 (8.33%) Oracle
19 8 (7.41%) Informix
19 8 (7.41%) Advertising
19 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (92.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 95 (87.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (78.70%) SQL Server
4 52 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (28.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 31 (28.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (16.67%) QlikView
8 16 (14.81%) OLAP
9 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (10.19%) Power BI
11 8 (7.41%) Informix
11 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (5.56%) PowerPivot
13 3 (2.78%) Big Data
13 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (2.78%) Datazen
14 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Power View
14 2 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Moq
3 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Advertising
3 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Billing
4 2 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (68.52%) Developer
2 44 (40.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 26 (24.07%) SQL Developer
4 14 (12.96%) Business Developer
4 14 (12.96%) SQL BI Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Architect
6 11 (10.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 10 (9.26%) DBA
7 10 (9.26%) SQL DBA
8 9 (8.33%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.56%) T-SQL Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 5 (4.63%) QlikView Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
11 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
11 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) MDX
2 14 (12.96%) .NET
3 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.85%) CSS
5 2 (1.85%) HTML
5 2 (1.85%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.93%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (0.93%) COM
6 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.93%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.93%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) NHS
2 5 (4.63%) Replication
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Clustering
4 3 (2.78%) EPoS
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (76.85%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (28.70%) ETL
3 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
4 14 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (6.48%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (4.63%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.63%) High Availability
7 5 (4.63%) Scrum
8 4 (3.70%) Complex ETL
8 4 (3.70%) Data Management
8 4 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (3.70%) Master Data Management
8 4 (3.70%) OO
8 4 (3.70%) SOA
8 4 (3.70%) Validation
9 3 (2.78%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (2.78%) Content Enrichment
9 3 (2.78%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (66.67%) SQL
2 45 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 11 (10.19%) C#
4 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.63%) X++
6 3 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.85%) C
7 2 (1.85%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.93%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) Kronos
3 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos
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