Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 121 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 -38 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 57 77 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.40% 2.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.71% 7.41% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 78
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £205 £273
90th Percentile £538 £543 £456
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.50 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -38.55% -7.78% +47.54%

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 849 1,039 1,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.99% 18.88% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 615 681
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £538 £538 £503
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.88% +0.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £16.56 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.62% -19.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £18.28 £13.90 £14.54
90th Percentile £53.38 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.31 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.82% -6.67% +4.57%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Birmingham +7 28 £400 - 13
Staffordshire +4 7 £325 +8.33% 1
Coventry -7 5 £300 -26.83% 2
Solihull +7 4 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £460 - 1
Warwickshire +3 1 £500 +80.67% 1
Worcestershire 0 1 £250 -54.55% 2
Bilston - 1 £613 -
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 54 (94.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (82.46%) SQL Server
2 47 (82.46%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (71.93%) SQL
4 39 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (54.39%) T-SQL
5 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (40.35%) ETL
8 21 (36.84%) Power BI
9 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (26.32%) MDX
10 14 (24.56%) Finance
11 11 (19.30%) .NET
11 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
11 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (17.54%) Analytics
12 10 (17.54%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
14 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
15 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
15 7 (12.28%) CSS
15 7 (12.28%) C#
15 7 (12.28%) HTML
15 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
15 7 (12.28%) ETL Development

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 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (94.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (82.46%) SQL Server
3 39 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (36.84%) Power BI
6 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (8.77%) OLAP
12 3 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (3.51%) GIS
13 2 (3.51%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (3.51%) PowerPivot
14 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
14 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
14 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
14 1 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.75%) PostCSS
1 1 (1.75%) Selenium
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 23 (40.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) SQL Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 6 (10.53%) SSAS Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Power BI Developer
8 5 (8.77%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (8.77%) SSRS Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Business Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.02%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (7.02%) T-SQL Developer
10 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) MDX
2 11 (19.30%) .NET
3 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
5 6 (10.53%) Ajax
5 6 (10.53%) Classic ASP
5 6 (10.53%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) LESS
6 1 (1.75%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) FMCG
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (40.35%) ETL
3 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
4 10 (17.54%) Analytics
4 10 (17.54%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.28%) ETL Development
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (10.53%) Migration
7 6 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) Business Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) ERP
8 4 (7.02%) Information Management
8 4 (7.02%) Time Management
8 4 (7.02%) Use Case
8 4 (7.02%) Workflow
9 3 (5.26%) Complex ETL
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) SQL
2 31 (54.39%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.28%) C#
4 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.51%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) ES7
6 1 (1.75%) ES8
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PhD
2 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Capita
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) SAP