Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 122 170
Rank change year-on-year -72 +48 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 28 86 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 1.51% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% 6.62% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 53
North West median daily rate £375 £363 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -11.04% +20.74%
10th Percentile £313 £266 £278
90th Percentile £413 £451 £515
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £28.25 -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £23.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.30% -40.00% +20.72%

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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,268 1,299 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.61% 22.74% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 802 1,058
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 55
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.63 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.92% +6.05% -7.65%
10th Percentile £12.53 £14.64 £15.80
90th Percentile £54.85 £50.50 £58.69
England median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +14.00%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the North West

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

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

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

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the North West over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the North West

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

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

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

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester -49 15 £375 +15.38% 8
Merseyside +19 7 £363 -12.12% 4
Cheshire -29 4 £396 +9.31% 7
Lancashire -14 1 £260 -13.33%
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
5 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
6 13 (46.43%) ETL
7 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (42.86%) Power BI
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.86%) Migration
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (14.29%) MDX
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
12 4 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (10.71%) Tableau
13 3 (10.71%) Analytics
13 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
13 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
13 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
13 3 (10.71%) Confluence
13 3 (10.71%) SCCM
13 3 (10.71%) SCOM
13 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (42.86%) Power BI
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (10.71%) Star Schema
9 2 (7.14%) OLAP
9 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (3.57%) Big Data
10 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
10 1 (3.57%) MS Access
10 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
10 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.57%) Spatial Data
10 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.86%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) DBA
6 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 3 (10.71%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Access Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Excel Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) MDX
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) COM
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) ETL
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) ETL Development
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
1 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
2 3 (10.71%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Snow
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec