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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 79 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 41 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 2.27% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.52% 12.11% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.14%
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
545 446 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.95% 18.78% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 273 178
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 7
Average hourly rate £18.14 £23.00 £39.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% -41.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £18.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £36.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
Birmingham -19 9 £325 +4.00% 9
Shropshire - 5 £275 - 4
Warwickshire -3 4 £260 +12.43% 1
Staffordshire -7 4 £338 +3.84% 5
Coventry +7 3 £375 +20.96% 3
West Bromwich - 1 £363 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 80 (94.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 75 (88.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (65.88%) SQL Server
4 52 (61.18%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (60.00%) SQL
6 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
7 31 (36.47%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (35.29%) T-SQL
9 16 (18.82%) SharePoint
10 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.47%) CRM
11 14 (16.47%) Finance
12 13 (15.29%) ETL
12 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (12.94%) OLAP
14 11 (12.94%) Dynamics AX
14 11 (12.94%) PowerPivot
15 10 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (10.59%) MDX
16 9 (10.59%) QlikView
16 9 (10.59%) Dimensional Modelling
17 8 (9.41%) Windows
17 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
17 8 (9.41%) OLAP Cube
18 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Power View
18 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
18 7 (8.24%) Data Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 16 (18.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (94.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 75 (88.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (65.88%) SQL Server
4 31 (36.47%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (12.94%) OLAP
8 9 (10.59%) QlikView
9 8 (9.41%) OLAP Cube
10 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Power View
10 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (7.06%) SSDT
12 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (3.53%) MS Access
14 2 (2.35%) MySQL
14 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
15 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
15 1 (1.18%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) Liquibase
2 1 (1.18%) Flyway
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 5 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (63.53%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) SQL Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (21.18%) Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Architect
6 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (7.06%) SQL DBA
8 6 (7.06%) DBA
9 5 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Consultant
11 3 (3.53%) Data Architect
11 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) MDX
2 7 (8.24%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.35%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Replication
2 6 (7.06%) NHS
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.18%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (16.47%) CRM
3 13 (15.29%) ETL
4 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.59%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (8.24%) Migration
6 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.24%) Data Transformation
7 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.88%) Data Management
8 5 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (5.88%) Master Data Management
9 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.53%) Logistics
10 3 (3.53%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (3.53%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.35%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) SQL
2 30 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.53%) X++
6 2 (2.35%) PHP
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.18%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.35%) MCP
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCTS
3 1 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) Netezza
3 5 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) Tableau
5 2 (2.35%) Sage
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
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