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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 68 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 0.15% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 0.72% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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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
222 138 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.57% 21.20% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 92 126
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £45.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (72.73%) ETL
3 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) Dimensional Modelling
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) OLTP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) MDX
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) OLTP
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Business Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) Dimensional Modelling
2 8 (72.73%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft