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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 76 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 32 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.43% 1.93% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.88% 7.58% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 27
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year -2.66% +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

SQL Server Analysis Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 465 699 572
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.78% 25.45% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 396 325
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 15 £369 -1.66% 8
Staffordshire 0 1 £325 -31.57% 2
Coventry -1 1 £325 -8.45%
Smethwick - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £363 - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 73 (97.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 69 (92.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (81.33%) SQL Server
4 56 (74.67%) SQL
5 55 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (65.33%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
8 36 (48.00%) T-SQL
9 35 (46.67%) ETL
10 27 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (30.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (18.67%) QlikView
16 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (16.00%) Test Planning
18 11 (14.67%) Power BI
18 11 (14.67%) Defect Management
18 11 (14.67%) Master Data Management
18 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 11 (14.67%) Use Case
18 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
18 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (14.67%) Advertising
18 11 (14.67%) Data Management
19 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
19 10 (13.33%) SDLC
20 9 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
20 9 (12.00%) Waterfall

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 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (97.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 69 (92.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (81.33%) SQL Server
4 49 (65.33%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (30.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (18.67%) QlikView
9 11 (14.67%) Power BI
9 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (12.00%) OLAP
11 7 (9.33%) Data Lake
11 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (4.00%) Big Data
13 3 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
15 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 1 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 11 (14.67%) Advertising
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 34 (45.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 18 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) SSRS Developer
5 12 (16.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 12 (16.00%) SSAS Developer
5 12 (16.00%) SSIS Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 6 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) ETL Developer
9 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Business Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (5.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Digital User Researcher
11 3 (4.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) MDX
2 5 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.67%) Clustering
1 2 (2.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.33%) NHS
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (46.67%) ETL
3 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.00%) Test Planning
5 11 (14.67%) Data Management
5 11 (14.67%) Defect Management
5 11 (14.67%) Master Data Management
5 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
5 11 (14.67%) Use Case
6 10 (13.33%) SDLC
7 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) Business Process Mapping
9 7 (9.33%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) User Stories
10 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.67%) TDD
12 4 (5.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (74.67%) SQL
2 36 (48.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (1.33%) IBM
3 1 (1.33%) Informatica
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.33%) Tableau
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