Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 141 143
Rank change year-on-year -30 +2 -63
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 29 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.88% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.09% 4.87% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 50
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.21% -8.62%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £205
90th Percentile £533 £538 £494
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.04 £24.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -45.45% +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 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 939 842 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.44% 18.17% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 533 770
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -1.90% +8.97%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £269
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 25
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £31.16 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.99% +64.49% +1.99%
10th Percentile £12.07 £20.80 £12.40
90th Percentile £57.05 £53.38 £24.00
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -3 18 £388 -6.06% 20
Warwickshire +10 3 £450 +18.03%
Staffordshire -12 3 £450 +38.46% 1
Wolverhampton -6 1 - -
Coventry -18 1 £650 +79.31%
Solihull - 1 £350 - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (86.21%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (79.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
4 14 (48.28%) Power BI
5 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) Retail
10 5 (17.24%) Analytics
11 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (13.79%) Tableau
11 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) ETL
11 4 (13.79%) Project Management
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server

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 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
3 23 (79.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (48.28%) Power BI
5 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (10.34%) MS Access
8 3 (10.34%) QlikView
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Automotive
3 3 (10.34%) General Ledger
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Development DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Power BI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.90%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
1 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) MDX
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
3 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (13.79%) ETL
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Scorecard
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Tableau
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Birst
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian