Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 82 68
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 26 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.89% 1.30% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.61% 6.17% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 17
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £294 £288
90th Percentile £525 £455 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £406 £350
% change year-on-year +1.54% +16.07% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 302 308 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.98% 21.07% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 215 175
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £276 £294 £272
90th Percentile £575 £513 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £14.60 £21.00 £18.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.00 £33.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -32.26% +51.22%

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 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 23 (88.46%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
4 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 16 (61.54%) Power BI
5 16 (61.54%) Power Platform
6 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (53.85%) Data Lake
7 14 (53.85%) Azure
8 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (42.31%) SQL
10 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
10 10 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (38.46%) DevOps
10 10 (38.46%) Databricks
10 10 (38.46%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (38.46%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2017
11 9 (34.62%) Service Design
11 9 (34.62%) Big Data
11 9 (34.62%) Migration
11 9 (34.62%) Data Migration
11 9 (34.62%) SOA
12 8 (30.77%) ETL
12 8 (30.77%) C#
12 8 (30.77%) PowerShell

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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Power Platform
2 14 (53.85%) Azure
3 10 (38.46%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.85%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (88.46%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
3 16 (61.54%) Power BI
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (53.85%) Data Lake
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2017
8 9 (34.62%) Big Data
9 4 (15.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (15.38%) OLAP
9 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (3.85%) DTS
12 1 (3.85%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (3.85%) QlikView
12 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 8 (30.77%) Public Sector
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (15.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) JSON
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 5 (19.23%) MDX
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (38.46%) Deployment Automation
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 9 (34.62%) Data Migration
3 9 (34.62%) Migration
3 9 (34.62%) Service Design
3 9 (34.62%) SOA
4 8 (30.77%) ETL
5 7 (26.92%) Kanban
5 7 (26.92%) Microservices
5 7 (26.92%) OWASP
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Secure Coding
6 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
7 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Analytics
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Databricks
3 8 (30.77%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Cerner