Period
to 18 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 128 113
Rank change year-on-year -33 -15 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 39 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.29% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 6.83% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 47
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £313
90th Percentile £475 £538 £543
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 £42.00 £22.50 £39.38
% change year-on-year +86.67% -42.86% -

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 941 893 952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.11% 18.85% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 576 580
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £423 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +8.68% -2.81%
10th Percentile £312 £275 £263
90th Percentile £570 £539 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +2.63% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £50.50 £31.91 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.28% +79.70% -11.23%
10th Percentile £14.98 £16.13 £14.83
90th Percentile £67.75 £48.75 £24.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.20
% change year-on-year - +38.92% -0.96%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 -4 21 £388 -7.46% 6
Coventry -6 4 £475 +65.22%
Warwickshire +5 3 £250 -50.00% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £400 - 2
Wolverhampton +1 1 - - 1
Solihull -1 1 - - 1
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 32 (82.05%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (79.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (69.23%) SQL
4 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
5 22 (56.41%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
6 20 (51.28%) Power BI
7 19 (48.72%) ETL
8 17 (43.59%) T-SQL
9 12 (30.77%) Finance
10 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (25.64%) MDX
12 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (15.38%) .NET
14 6 (15.38%) OLAP
15 5 (12.82%) Migration
15 5 (12.82%) Retail
15 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
16 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
16 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
16 4 (10.26%) QlikView
16 4 (10.26%) C#
17 3 (7.69%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
4 22 (56.41%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (51.28%) Power BI
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (15.38%) OLAP
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (10.26%) QlikView
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (5.13%) Data Lake
11 2 (5.13%) DTS
11 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
11 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
11 2 (5.13%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) SQL BI Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SSAS Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.13%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) MDX
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.69%) Swagger
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (48.72%) ETL
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (7.69%) Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Data Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 3 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 3 (7.69%) Microservices
6 3 (7.69%) OWASP
6 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Birst
2 2 (5.13%) Tableau
3 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards