The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 15 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.40% 2.64% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.49% 12.24% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
Median daily rate £369 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £329 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year -2.66% +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

SQL Server Analysis Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 143 147 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.92% 21.59% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 86
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Birmingham

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Birmingham

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (85.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 17 (62.96%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (51.85%) ETL
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (25.93%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
12 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
12 5 (18.52%) QlikView
13 4 (14.81%) MDX
13 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (11.11%) Power BI
14 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 3 (11.11%) Finance
14 3 (11.11%) Cognos
14 3 (11.11%) OLAP
15 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
15 2 (7.41%) Advertising
15 2 (7.41%) TDD
15 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (85.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 15 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (18.52%) QlikView
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (11.11%) OLAP
9 3 (11.11%) Power BI
10 2 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
11 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
4 7 (25.93%) SSRS Developer
5 6 (22.22%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
6 5 (18.52%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (14.81%) SSAS Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (7.41%) QlikView Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Cognos BI Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Power BI Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Report Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Report Writer
10 1 (3.70%) Senior QlikView Developer
10 1 (3.70%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) MDX
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (51.85%) ETL
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
6 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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