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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 128 107
Rank change year-on-year +38 -21  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 48 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.62% 0.96% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.56% 4.37% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 31
Median daily rate £363 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -2.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +17.42%  

SQL Server Analysis Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 635 824 862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.48% 21.92% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 994 1294
Median daily rate £388 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +6.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £509 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 67
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £16.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +28 24 £325 -18.75% 14
Cheshire +16 16 £363 -12.12% 3
Merseyside -3 4 £413 +43.47% 3
Lancashire - 2 £300 - 4
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 79 (90.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 74 (85.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (78.16%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (75.86%) SQL
5 65 (74.71%) SQL Server
6 39 (44.83%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (42.53%) ETL
8 33 (37.93%) T-SQL
9 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
10 25 (28.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (28.74%) Power BI
11 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (20.69%) MDX
12 11 (12.64%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (11.49%) High Availability
13 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (10.34%) Replication
14 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.34%) Finance
14 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
15 8 (9.20%) QlikView
15 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
16 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
16 7 (8.05%) OLAP
17 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.45%) Yammer
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) DNS
1 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (90.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 74 (85.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (74.71%) SQL Server
4 39 (44.83%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (28.74%) Power BI
5 25 (28.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (9.20%) QlikView
9 7 (8.05%) OLAP
10 6 (6.90%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
12 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.30%) Data Mart
13 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.30%) KNIME
13 2 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Moq
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Local Government
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (75.86%) Developer
2 36 (41.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 28 (32.18%) SQL Developer
4 14 (16.09%) SSIS Developer
5 11 (12.64%) SQL BI Developer
5 11 (12.64%) SSRS Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (9.20%) DBA
8 7 (8.05%) SQL DBA
9 6 (6.90%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (6.90%) SSAS Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Architect
10 5 (5.75%) ETL Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (4.60%) Consultant
11 4 (4.60%) T-SQL Developer
12 3 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) MDX
2 4 (4.60%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.60%) CSS
2 4 (4.60%) JSON
3 3 (3.45%) Ajax
3 3 (3.45%) CSS3
3 3 (3.45%) HTML
3 3 (3.45%) HTML5
3 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.45%) WAP
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 3 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.15%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.15%) Express
4 1 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Replication
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.45%) NHS
3 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Linux
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
1 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (78.16%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (42.53%) ETL
3 11 (12.64%) Kimball Methodology
4 10 (11.49%) High Availability
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.75%) ITIL
8 5 (5.75%) TDD
8 5 (5.75%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
9 4 (4.60%) Data Transformation
9 4 (4.60%) ETL Development
9 4 (4.60%) Validation
10 3 (3.45%) Analytics
10 3 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (3.45%) Functional Testing
10 3 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) SQL
2 33 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.60%) C#
4 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) R
6 2 (2.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) ISEB
1 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) MCSE
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Tableau
3 2 (2.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) Citrix
4 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) RedGate
4 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) Symantec
4 1 (1.15%) Vertica
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Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago