Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 155 131
Rank change year-on-year -25 -24 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 39 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.93% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.14% 4.11% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 61
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.27%
10th Percentile £315 £294 £275
90th Percentile £453 £475 £575
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 £21.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +95.35% -51.14% +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 1,244 1,288 1,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.83% 22.61% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 880 1,131
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £284 £263
90th Percentile £556 £622 £544
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 44
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £42.75 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.99% +19.58% -10.63%
10th Percentile £11.55 £21.30 £14.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £61.13 £59.31
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +0.39%

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 November 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 20 November 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 -24 18 £385 -0.65% 9
Cheshire -2 15 £388 +3.33% 18
Merseyside -1 5 £375 +15.38% 3
Lancashire -22 1 £325 -3.70% 2
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 36 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 31 (79.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (71.79%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
7 17 (43.59%) Power BI
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
9 13 (33.33%) ETL
9 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (20.51%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (17.95%) Migration
13 6 (15.38%) C#
13 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
15 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
15 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (10.26%) MDX
15 4 (10.26%) QlikView
15 4 (10.26%) OLAP
15 4 (10.26%) .NET
15 4 (10.26%) Dashboard Development
15 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (10.26%) Data Lake
16 3 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
16 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
16 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.56%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (79.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 17 (43.59%) Power BI
5 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (20.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (10.26%) Data Lake
7 4 (10.26%) OLAP
7 4 (10.26%) QlikView
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (5.13%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (5.13%) SQL CLR
10 1 (2.56%) Big Data
10 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.13%) Plastic SCM
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (12.82%) DBA
5 5 (12.82%) SQL BI Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Integration Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL Developer
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) MDX
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.56%) COM
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.13%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.13%) DSDM
8 2 (5.13%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Tableau
2 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.56%) SAP