Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 124 136
Rank change year-on-year -43 +12 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 35 88 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 1.44% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.76% 5.77% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 77
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.14% +7.85%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £213
90th Percentile £495 £463 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.50 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -38.55% -7.78% +47.54%

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 1,267 1,524 1,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.44% 24.87% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 1,048 1,196
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £250
90th Percentile £625 £556 £526
England median daily rate £470 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +9.30% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 46
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.25% -24.50% +18.15%
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.15 £16.25
90th Percentile £64.06 £44.15 £66.38
England median hourly rate £31.23 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% -8.33% +4.57%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -8 23 £400 +18.52% 17
Cheshire -10 4 £375 +8.30% 5
Merseyside +10 3 £325 -13.33% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £375 +4.17% 4
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 33 (94.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (88.57%) SQL
3 26 (74.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
6 20 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
8 13 (37.14%) ETL
9 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
10 10 (28.57%) Power BI
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
12 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
13 5 (14.29%) Migration
13 5 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (14.29%) QlikView
13 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (11.43%) ETL Development
14 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (11.43%) Retail
14 4 (11.43%) MVC
14 4 (11.43%) Finance
14 4 (11.43%) .NET

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) iPaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (94.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (74.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
4 20 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (28.57%) Power BI
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (14.29%) QlikView
8 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (11.43%) Star Schema
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (5.71%) SSDT
11 1 (2.86%) Big Data
11 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
11 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
11 1 (2.86%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (5.71%) YouTrack
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 3 (8.57%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 1 (2.86%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.86%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) MDX
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.71%) LINQ
3 2 (5.71%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (37.14%) ETL
3 7 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (11.43%) ETL Development
6 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) API Development
8 2 (5.71%) API Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Data Management
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) XMLA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Tableau
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) SAP