Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 130 137
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 53 94 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 1.39% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.11% 5.52% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 74
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.27% +8.31%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £226
90th Percentile £475 £575 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - £33.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £44.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -51.14% +33.33% +43.48%

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 1288 1703 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.63% 25.10% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1126 1216
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £532
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +60.00%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +9 27 £388 +10.71% 11
Cheshire -18 12 £375 -7.98% 4
Merseyside +10 6 £325 +8.33% 3
Lancashire +7 5 £338 -6.25% 3
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

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

1 50 (94.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 43 (81.13%) SQL
3 42 (79.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (73.58%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
6 26 (49.06%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
8 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
9 17 (32.08%) ETL
10 14 (26.42%) Power BI
10 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
13 8 (15.09%) .NET
13 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (13.21%) ETL Development
14 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (13.21%) C#
14 7 (13.21%) CRM
15 6 (11.32%) Finance
15 6 (11.32%) Migration
15 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (11.32%) Kimball Methodology
16 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
16 5 (9.43%) High Availability
16 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
16 5 (9.43%) MDX

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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.77%) Yammer
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (94.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 42 (79.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
4 26 (49.06%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (26.42%) Power BI
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (7.55%) QlikView
9 4 (7.55%) Star Schema
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (5.66%) SSDT
11 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (3.77%) OLAP
11 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.77%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) French Language
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Developer
4 8 (15.09%) SQL BI Developer
5 5 (9.43%) DBA
5 5 (9.43%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (9.43%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.66%) ETL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.66%) SSAS Developer
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.43%) MDX
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.66%) Entity Framework
4 3 (5.66%) jQuery
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
5 2 (3.77%) Ajax
5 2 (3.77%) CSS3
5 2 (3.77%) HTML5
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) LINQ
5 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.77%) WAP
5 2 (3.77%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
1 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) FMCG
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (32.08%) ETL
3 7 (13.21%) CRM
3 7 (13.21%) ETL Development
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (11.32%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.43%) High Availability
5 5 (9.43%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) XMLA
7 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.89%) MCSE
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.77%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.77%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) RedGate
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec