Period
to 20 April 2018

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 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 58 56
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 29 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.90% 2.21% 2.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.39% 10.38% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 27
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +6.12%
10th Percentile £333 £276 £330
90th Percentile £438 £495 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 309 260 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.28% 21.29% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 154 186
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £266
90th Percentile £550 £525 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21.00 £14.70 £13.75
90th Percentile £23.00 £18.60 £26.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £18.39 £20.00
% change year-on-year +76.73% -8.05% -20.00%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 27 (93.10%) Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (58.62%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (58.62%) Power BI
5 16 (55.17%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
7 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (37.93%) MDX
9 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (31.03%) Analytics
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (24.14%) ETL
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
13 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
13 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
13 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (13.79%) Tableau
14 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
14 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (10.34%) TDD
15 3 (10.34%) Retail
15 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
16 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.45%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (58.62%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (58.62%) Power BI
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.90%) OLAP
8 2 (6.90%) QlikView
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (27.59%) SSAS Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Power BI Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Power BI Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.90%) SSRS Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) MDX
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (31.03%) Analytics
3 7 (24.14%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) RedGate