Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 107 104
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 53 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.10% 1.62% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.97% 8.21% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 69
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +1.61% +14.81%
10th Percentile £275 £301 £305
90th Percentile £461 £531 £490
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 £22.50 £39.38 -
% change year-on-year -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 888 901 1,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.50% 19.66% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 548 729
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £540 £525 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £18.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.73% -8.05% -24.53%
10th Percentile £18.37 £15.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.50 £27.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £25.44
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.99% -15.20%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -21 30 £406 +8.33% 11
Solihull +2 4 - -
Coventry -19 3 £288 -32.35% 3
Wolverhampton -4 2 £460 +31.43%
Warwickshire -5 2 £500 -16.67% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
SQL Server Analysis Services
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (92.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (86.79%) SQL Server
2 46 (86.79%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (69.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (66.04%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (62.26%) SQL
6 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
7 23 (43.40%) Power BI
8 22 (41.51%) T-SQL
9 17 (32.08%) ETL
9 17 (32.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (26.42%) MDX
10 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (24.53%) Analytics
12 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (18.87%) .NET
13 9 (16.98%) C#
13 9 (16.98%) HTML
13 9 (16.98%) CSS
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
14 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
14 8 (15.09%) Finance
15 7 (13.21%) Classic ASP
15 7 (13.21%) OO
15 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
15 7 (13.21%) Ajax
15 7 (13.21%) jQuery
15 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework

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 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.89%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (92.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (86.79%) SQL Server
3 37 (69.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (66.04%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (43.40%) Power BI
6 17 (32.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (7.55%) OLAP
11 3 (5.66%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (5.66%) QlikView
12 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.77%) Data Lake
12 2 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (1.89%) HDInsight
13 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (20.75%) SSAS Developer
4 9 (16.98%) SSIS Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) SSRS Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (13.21%) SQL Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Power BI Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (9.43%) T-SQL Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) MDX
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
4 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.21%) Ajax
5 7 (13.21%) Classic ASP
5 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
5 7 (13.21%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (86.79%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (32.08%) ETL
3 13 (24.53%) Analytics
4 7 (13.21%) ETL Development
4 7 (13.21%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (13.21%) OO
5 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (11.32%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 3 (5.66%) BDD
8 3 (5.66%) ERP
9 2 (3.77%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (3.77%) Decision-Making
9 2 (3.77%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 22 (41.51%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.98%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Tableau
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Capita
4 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) RedGate