Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 70 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 -13 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 6 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.46% 1.48% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 7.06% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 32
Cheshire median daily rate £396 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.31% -12.12% +10.00%
10th Percentile £342 £350 £301
90th Percentile £408 £450 £600
North West median daily rate £385 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +6.21% -9.38% +12.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.67% - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 259 269 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.85% 20.95% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 207 293
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £276 £280 £256
90th Percentile £524 £625 £558
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +81.70% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.50 £12.90
90th Percentile £36.50 £28.50 £19.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
% change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -13.39%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 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 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -4 2 £350 -3.45% 3
Crewe - 2 £405 -
Chester 0 1 £388 +3.33%
SQL Server Analysis Services
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (33.33%) Power BI
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) COM
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) DSDM
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (16.67%) Plastic SCM
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Data Integration Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) COM
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin