Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 121 173
Rank change year-on-year -69 +52 -45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 28 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 1.39% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 5.99% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 50
North West median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.78% +5.74%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £194
90th Percentile £456 £471 £438
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £28.25 -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £39.38 £38.75
% change year-on-year -42.86% +1.61% +63.16%

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 1,231 1,252 1,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.36% 23.27% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 808 1,026
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £532 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 53
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.73% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £67.48 £51.50 £64.55
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +17.00% -16.67%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -33 19 £400 +17.22% 9
Merseyside +12 5 £381 +3.74% 6
Lancashire -8 1 £260 -27.78% 2
Cheshire -35 1 - - 3
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 26 (92.86%) SQL
3 25 (89.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
5 19 (67.86%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (53.57%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (42.86%) ETL
8 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 8 (28.57%) Power BI
10 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (17.86%) Tableau
12 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
12 5 (17.86%) ETL Development
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (17.86%) Migration
12 5 (17.86%) .NET
13 4 (14.29%) C#
13 4 (14.29%) Star Schema
13 4 (14.29%) MVC
13 4 (14.29%) Finance
13 4 (14.29%) Banking
13 4 (14.29%) Retail
13 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) iPaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (89.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (28.57%) Power BI
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.29%) Star Schema
9 3 (10.71%) QlikView
10 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
10 1 (3.57%) MS Access
10 1 (3.57%) Spatial Data
10 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) YouTrack
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.86%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (14.29%) DBA
5 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Head of Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) MI Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) MDX
3 2 (7.14%) Swagger
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (42.86%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (17.86%) ETL Development
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.14%) API Development
7 2 (7.14%) API Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (7.14%) Personalization
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) QA
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
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Tableau
3 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Snow
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec