The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 60 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing OLAP 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.37% 0.52% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.43% 2.05% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£475 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.47% -18.00%
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%
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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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
221 195 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.23% 25.36% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 145 117
Average daily rate £385 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.45 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.99% +57.55%
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 Bristol

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (93.33%) ETL
2 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (86.67%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) MySQL
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (26.67%) MCITP
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) MCDBA
8 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Red Gate
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
11 1 (6.67%) Project Management
11 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 1 (6.67%) MS Project

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (86.67%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) MySQL
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) DBA
2 9 (60.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (33.33%) Administrator
4 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ETL
1 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCITP
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Gate