The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 123 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 2.50% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£369 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £518 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
OLAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
363 480 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.72% 18.45% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 251 137
Average daily rate £365 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.89% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.12 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.55 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLAP across the Berkshire region.

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the Berkshire region.

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 4 £369 -12.72%
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
OLAP
South East

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OLAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OLAP.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (46.15%) ETL
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (23.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OLAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (30.77%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
7 3 (23.08%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (23.08%) DTS
7 3 (23.08%) Star Schema
8 2 (15.38%) IDOL
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos
3 2 (15.38%) Meridio