Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 164 124
Rank change year-on-year -6 -40 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 42 37 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.68% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 2.93% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 51
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% -0.07%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £475 £490 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £25.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +64.71% -38.55% -7.78%

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 1,216 1,262 1,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.40% 23.21% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 897 1,040
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £282 £275 £268
90th Percentile £575 £625 £556
England median daily rate £481 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +1.16% +9.83% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 38
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +45.63% -23.15%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.73 £14.04
90th Percentile £47.50 £64.06 £44.23
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +13.27% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cheshire +15 18 £380 +1.33% 14
Manchester -19 16 £405 +1.25% 16
Merseyside -5 5 £425 +30.77% 3
Lancashire -14 3 £325 -13.33% 4
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (78.57%) SQL
4 30 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 17 (40.48%) Power BI
7 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (33.33%) ETL
9 12 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (26.19%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (19.05%) Migration
12 7 (16.67%) C#
13 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (14.29%) QlikView
14 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
14 5 (11.90%) SQL CLR
14 5 (11.90%) Tableau
14 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
14 5 (11.90%) .NET
14 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
14 5 (11.90%) Data Lake
15 4 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
15 4 (9.52%) Analytics
16 3 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
16 3 (7.14%) ETL Development
16 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.76%) Data Lake Analytics
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (40.48%) Power BI
5 12 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (26.19%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (14.29%) QlikView
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (11.90%) Data Lake
8 5 (11.90%) SQL CLR
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (7.14%) OLAP
10 2 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.38%) Big Data
11 1 (2.38%) HDInsight
11 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
11 1 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.76%) Plastic SCM
2 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (21.43%) DBA
3 9 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (9.52%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Business Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) ETL Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.38%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) Swagger
3 1 (2.38%) WCF
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.76%) NHS
1 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (33.33%) ETL
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (7.14%) ETL Development
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (4.76%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Tableau
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle