Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 63 81
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 4 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.29% 2.25% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 10.26% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 25
Cheshire median daily rate £396 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.31% -12.12% +22.22%
10th Percentile £383 £257 £264
90th Percentile £406 £463 £560
North West median daily rate £380 £363 £408
% change year-on-year +4.83% -11.04% +20.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £28.25 -
North West median hourly rate - £28.25 -

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 293 273 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.37% 21.98% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 211 319
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -7.36% -37.03%
10th Percentile £12.40 £14.41 £15.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £39.50 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.63 £39.38
% change year-on-year -15.92% +5.71% -7.35%

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 21 July 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
Chester -3 1 £388 - 4
Crewe - 1 £405 -
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
4 1 (25.00%) Data Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) MDX
4 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) VB

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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) C# Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) COM
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec