Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 70 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 29 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.83% 1.60% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.93% 7.94% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 25
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £325 £242 £315
90th Percentile £538 £580 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
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 292 277 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.42% 20.16% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 165 181
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.36% +3.97% +34.62%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £17.12 £20.50
% change year-on-year +80.52% -16.49% +9.33%

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

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 28 (96.55%) Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (72.41%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
5 15 (51.72%) Power BI
6 12 (41.38%) ETL
6 12 (41.38%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) MDX
8 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
8 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (31.03%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (24.14%) Analytics
12 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (13.79%) Information Management
13 4 (13.79%) Workflow
13 4 (13.79%) Business Analytics
13 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
13 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (13.79%) Time Management
13 4 (13.79%) Use Case
13 4 (13.79%) FMCG
14 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008

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
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (51.72%) Power BI
5 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (10.34%) OLAP
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
10 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
10 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.45%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
10 1 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (13.79%) SSAS Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (6.90%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 1 (3.45%) SSIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) MDX
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) ETL
3 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
4 9 (31.03%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
6 7 (24.14%) Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Information Management
7 4 (13.79%) Time Management
7 4 (13.79%) Use Case
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Complex ETL
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (6.90%) Migration
9 2 (6.90%) OO
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) Capita