Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 129 164
Rank change year-on-year -58 +35 -34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 33 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 1.23% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.54% 5.50% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 55
North West median daily rate £385 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -12.12% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £274
90th Percentile £446 £475 £590
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% -45.45% +33.33%

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 1,300 1,292 1,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.84% 22.30% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 817 1,101
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £289 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 49
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +28.70% -20.74%
10th Percentile £10.13 £14.93 £14.42
90th Percentile £54.25 £45.40 £59.31
England median hourly rate £27.87 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.12% - +7.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -38 17 £380 +13.43% 19
Merseyside +22 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Cheshire -29 5 £388 +6.90% 7
Lancashire -15 1 £325 -3.70% 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 31 (93.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (84.85%) SQL
3 26 (78.79%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (75.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
6 16 (48.48%) Power BI
7 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 10 (30.30%) ETL
10 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (21.21%) Migration
13 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
14 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (12.12%) Dashboard Development
15 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (12.12%) Analytics
15 4 (12.12%) C#
15 4 (12.12%) OLAP
15 4 (12.12%) Finance
15 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (12.12%) MDX
16 3 (9.09%) JIRA
16 3 (9.09%) SCCM
16 3 (9.09%) SCOM
16 3 (9.09%) SCVMM
16 3 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling

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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (3.03%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (93.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (75.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) Power BI
5 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (12.12%) OLAP
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (6.06%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.03%) Big Data
10 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
10 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 1 (3.03%) HDInsight
10 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
10 1 (3.03%) QlikView
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Plastic SCM
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.03%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.15%) SQL BI Developer
4 5 (15.15%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) DBA
5 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
5 4 (12.12%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.03%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) MDX
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (30.30%) ETL
3 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 4 (12.12%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (9.09%) ERP
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
9 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOrch
1 3 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 2 (6.06%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Snow
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin