The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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)
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 71 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 -14  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 2.73% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £380 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.82%  
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 the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 167 183 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.16% 21.03% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 117 103
Median daily rate £423 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £700 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +47.36%  
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the North East

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the North East

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East 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
Tyne and Wear -14 1 - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 18 (94.74%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (89.47%) ETL
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (47.37%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (42.11%) OLAP
8 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
8 7 (36.84%) Analytics
8 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
9 6 (31.58%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (31.58%) QlikView
9 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (31.58%) SAP
10 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
10 5 (26.32%) VB
10 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
10 5 (26.32%) Project Management
10 5 (26.32%) MDX
11 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 4 (21.05%) Degree
11 4 (21.05%) Data Governance
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (15.79%) ETL Development
12 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (15.79%) Management Information System

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (42.11%) OLAP
5 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (31.58%) QlikView
7 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Power BI
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Integration Developer
7 1 (5.26%) DBA
7 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft BI Architect
7 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) MDX
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (89.47%) ETL
3 9 (47.37%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (36.84%) Analytics
5 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Data Governance
8 3 (15.79%) ETL Development
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.26%) Change Management
10 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
10 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
10 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 1 (5.26%) Information Security
10 1 (5.26%) ITIL
10 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle