The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 66 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing OLAP 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.90% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 5.04% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.26% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLAP
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
156 119 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.64% 17.95% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 84 90
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.20 £24.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.73% +88.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing OLAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLAP 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) MDX
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Validation

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Datazen
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft