Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 120 127
Rank change year-on-year -40 +7 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 38 54 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 1.22% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 5.90% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 53
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -7.89% +12.59%
10th Percentile £294 £308 £263
90th Percentile £528 £477 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £30.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -25.83% -22.58% +20.72%

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 921 916 1,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.89% 20.69% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 563 822
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.19% +51.22% +13.89%
10th Percentile £16.94 £23.00 £13.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £32.55
England median hourly rate £33.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.06% +8.77% +14.00%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -15 28 £406 +16.07% 7
Warwickshire +1 2 £510 +33.77% 3
Staffordshire -2 1 £450 +38.46% 2
Solihull -7 1 £350 +7.69%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 34 (89.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 32 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (76.32%) SQL
5 23 (60.53%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
7 17 (44.74%) Power BI
8 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (31.58%) Analytics
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (21.05%) .NET
12 8 (21.05%) ETL
12 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (18.42%) C#
13 7 (18.42%) HTML
13 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
13 7 (18.42%) CSS
13 7 (18.42%) Tableau
13 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (15.79%) Data Analytics
14 6 (15.79%) MDX
14 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
14 6 (15.79%) Finance
14 6 (15.79%) Retail
15 5 (13.16%) QlikView

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 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.63%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (89.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 30 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (60.53%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (44.74%) Power BI
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (13.16%) QlikView
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (7.89%) MS Access
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.63%) OLAP
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.63%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
2 3 (7.89%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (10.53%) DBA
5 4 (10.53%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
2 7 (18.42%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) MDX
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.53%) Ajax
4 4 (10.53%) Classic ASP
4 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (31.58%) Analytics
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) ETL
4 6 (15.79%) Data Analytics
4 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (7.89%) ERP
7 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Tableau
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) RedGate