Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 121 88
Rank change year-on-year -21 -33 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 41 91 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.47% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.80% 7.35% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 70
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £274
90th Percentile £538 £528 £461
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £44.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -51.14% +33.33% +43.48%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 854 1238 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.94% 20.06% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 745 671
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £213
90th Percentile £534 £538 £505
England median daily rate £458 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.98 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.88 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the West Midlands

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Birmingham -2 23 £413 +3.13% 1
Staffordshire +5 7 £325 +8.33% 2
Warwickshire +2 2 £381 +76.50%
Coventry -11 2 £363 -9.38% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £460 -
Bilston - 1 £613 -
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 39 (95.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (78.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (73.17%) SQL
3 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
4 28 (68.29%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
6 20 (48.78%) T-SQL
7 19 (46.34%) ETL
8 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (26.83%) Power BI
9 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (26.83%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (17.07%) MDX
10 7 (17.07%) Analytics
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle
12 5 (12.20%) OLAP
12 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
12 5 (12.20%) Time Management
12 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
12 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (9.76%) Office 365

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (95.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (78.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
4 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (26.83%) Power BI
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (12.20%) OLAP
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (7.32%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.88%) GIS
11 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) PostCSS
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (26.83%) SQL Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Database Developer
8 3 (7.32%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) MDX
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.44%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.44%) DHTML
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) LESS
5 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) FMCG
1 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) HPUX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (46.34%) ETL
3 7 (17.07%) Analytics
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.20%) Time Management
5 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analytics
6 4 (9.76%) CRM
6 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (9.76%) ETL Development
6 4 (9.76%) Information Management
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Use Case
6 4 (9.76%) Workflow
7 3 (7.32%) ERP
7 3 (7.32%) Open Source
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 20 (48.78%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PhD
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.32%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) Capita
4 1 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) VMware