Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 188 126
Rank change year-on-year +36 -62 +43
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 50 28 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 0.46% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 2.19% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 48
North West median daily rate £375 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +4.83% -9.60%
10th Percentile £263 £315 £288
90th Percentile £501 £439 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.37 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +8.31% +4.65% -51.14%

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 1,224 1,279 1,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.03% 21.00% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 884 831
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £270
90th Percentile £594 £588 £531
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 20
North West median hourly rate £40.37 £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.34% -15.15% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.61 £9.98 £13.44
90th Percentile £63.88 £54.55 £46.90
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +25 30 £375 - 18
Cheshire +24 7 £500 +26.18% 8
Merseyside -7 7 £250 -34.43% 10
Lancashire +7 2 £509 +56.46% 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 47 (94.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 41 (82.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 41 (82.00%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (70.00%) SQL
4 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 21 (42.00%) ETL
6 19 (38.00%) Power BI
6 19 (38.00%) Power Platform
7 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
11 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
11 11 (22.00%) Migration
12 9 (18.00%) OLAP
13 8 (16.00%) C#
13 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
13 8 (16.00%) Visualisation
13 8 (16.00%) Analytics
14 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (14.00%) MDX
14 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
14 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
15 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 6 (12.00%) .NET
15 6 (12.00%) Dimensional Modelling
15 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
16 5 (10.00%) Tableau

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) FormScape
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.00%) SPSS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Power Platform
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.00%) Azure Functions
4 3 (6.00%) Serverless
5 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (94.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 41 (82.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (38.00%) Power BI
5 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (18.00%) OLAP
7 5 (10.00%) QlikView
7 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (10.00%) Star Schema
8 4 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (6.00%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (6.00%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (6.00%) SSDT
10 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
10 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (4.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) ERwin
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SSIS Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SSIS Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) DBA
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) MDX
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) WCF
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (42.00%) ETL
3 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Analytics
4 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (12.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (6.00%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (6.00%) Data Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (16.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (6.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) R
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.00%) VBA
6 2 (4.00%) X++
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Tableau
3 4 (8.00%) Cloudera
3 4 (8.00%) Cognos
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Informatica
5 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.00%) Netezza
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) Talend
5 2 (4.00%) Teradata