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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 71 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing OLAP 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.27% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 1.31% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £369 £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £348 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £528 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +20.75%
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
169 153 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.58% 20.40% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 97 78
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

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 27 July 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 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Datazen
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Datazen
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft