The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 June 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 61 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 16 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.54% 2.29% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.11% 9.68% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 7
Median daily rate £363 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -2.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +17.42%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 122 217 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.33% 23.61% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 165 160
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +27 6 £363 +11.53%
SQL Server Analysis Services
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (88.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) SQL
5 15 (57.69%) ETL
6 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 9 (34.62%) High Availability
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 5 (19.23%) Replication
11 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) Power BI
12 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 4 (15.38%) JSON
12 4 (15.38%) MDX
12 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (15.38%) .NET
12 4 (15.38%) C#
12 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
12 4 (15.38%) CSS
12 4 (15.38%) Validation
13 3 (11.54%) TOGAF

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) OneDrive
2 3 (11.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (88.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) Power BI
8 3 (11.54%) OLAP
8 3 (11.54%) QlikView
9 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (3.85%) Big Data
10 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (3.85%) MySQL
10 1 (3.85%) OLTP
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (15.38%) DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) JSON
1 4 (15.38%) MDX
2 3 (11.54%) Ajax
2 3 (11.54%) CSS3
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
2 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (11.54%) WAP
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Express
3 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ETL
2 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (34.62%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (15.38%) Validation
5 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Stress Testing
5 3 (11.54%) System Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.85%) RedGate
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau
2 1 (3.85%) Vertica