Period
to 20 January 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 170 170
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 35 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.32% 3.42% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 23
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £290 £313 £313
90th Percentile £485 £474 £495
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -
England median hourly rate £28.67 £42.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -31.75% +64.71% -38.55%

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 1,054 1,198 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.61% 21.50% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 801 902
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £625
England median daily rate £475 £484 £473
% change year-on-year -1.86% +2.43% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 30
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.61 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -15.71% +48.25%
10th Percentile £13.75 £16.25 £14.73
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.67 £64.06
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.23
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.07% +13.56%

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 2020.

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 2020. 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 +28 24 £400 - 18
Cheshire -2 6 £300 -21.05% 11
Lancashire +22 1 - - 3
Merseyside -12 1 - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 (88.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (82.86%) SQL
3 26 (74.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (68.57%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (51.43%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (42.86%) Power BI
7 15 (42.86%) Power Platform
8 13 (37.14%) T-SQL
9 11 (31.43%) ETL
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 10 (28.57%) Azure
11 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (14.29%) MDX
13 4 (11.43%) Migration
13 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
13 4 (11.43%) AWS
13 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
14 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
14 3 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
14 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (8.57%) Finance
14 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
14 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
14 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (8.57%) ERP
14 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
14 3 (8.57%) 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 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Power Platform
2 10 (28.57%) Azure
3 4 (11.43%) AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Functions
4 2 (5.71%) Serverless
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.86%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (88.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (74.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
4 18 (51.43%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (42.86%) Power BI
6 5 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.71%) Big Data
8 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
8 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (5.71%) SSDT
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Data Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Azure Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ETL Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 1 (2.86%) NHS BI Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SSIS Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (31.43%) ETL
3 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle