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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 81 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 37 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.31% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.71% 5.99% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 24
Average daily rate
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£310 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £222 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £88.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-74.08% +126.11%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
425 434 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.80% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 246 254
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +2 15 £300 -25.00% 5
Warwickshire -1 7 £231 -13.14% 4
Staffordshire +7 2 £275 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (96.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 63 (74.12%) SQL Server
3 61 (71.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (68.24%) SQL
5 53 (62.35%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
7 24 (28.24%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (27.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
9 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (20.00%) OLAP
11 15 (17.65%) .NET
11 15 (17.65%) Migration
12 13 (15.29%) MDX
13 12 (14.12%) Dynamics AX
13 12 (14.12%) Finance
13 12 (14.12%) MicroStrategy
13 12 (14.12%) ETL
13 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
13 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
14 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
14 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (10.59%) ERP
15 9 (10.59%) Oracle
15 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (9.41%) Data Migration
16 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
16 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
16 8 (9.41%) Kimball Methodology
17 7 (8.24%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (96.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 63 (74.12%) SQL Server
3 61 (71.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (28.24%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (27.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (20.00%) OLAP
8 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
9 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
11 4 (4.71%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (4.71%) DTS
11 4 (4.71%) ZAP BI
12 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.35%) MS Access
13 2 (2.35%) Star Schema
13 2 (2.35%) OLTP
14 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Advertising
3 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) Analyst
3 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (24.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 15 (17.65%) Business Analyst
6 12 (14.12%) SQL Developer
7 11 (12.94%) Business Developer
8 9 (10.59%) DBA
8 9 (10.59%) SQL DBA
9 8 (9.41%) Report Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Report Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Server Analyst
11 6 (7.06%) Developer Analyst
11 6 (7.06%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) Architect
12 5 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) .NET
2 13 (15.29%) MDX
3 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.06%) XML
5 4 (4.71%) WCF
6 2 (2.35%) WinForms
6 2 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.35%) JSON
6 2 (2.35%) jQuery
6 2 (2.35%) CSS
7 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) NHS
2 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.71%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) UNIX
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (17.65%) Migration
3 12 (14.12%) ETL
4 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.59%) ERP
6 8 (9.41%) Data Migration
6 8 (9.41%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (7.06%) Data Mapping
8 5 (5.88%) SOA
8 5 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (4.71%) Change Control
9 4 (4.71%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.53%) MVC
11 2 (2.35%) Logistics
11 2 (2.35%) Network Architecture
11 2 (2.35%) Refactoring
11 2 (2.35%) Data Security
11 2 (2.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.88%) VBA
3 5 (5.88%) VB
3 5 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) X++
5 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.35%) VBScript
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) MicroStrategy
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 3 (3.53%) Tableau
5 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.18%) NetApp
6 1 (1.18%) Dell
6 1 (1.18%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.18%) Peoplefluent
6 1 (1.18%) Verint
6 1 (1.18%) Capita
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