The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 29 March 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.63% 1.48% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% 4.00% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £360 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year -2.66% +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 59 125 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 18.50% 36.98% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 90 38
Median daily rate £371 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Merseyside

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Merseyside

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Liverpool +5 1 £360 -24.21%
SQL Server Analysis Services
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware