The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 44 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing OLAP 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% 2.51% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 10.29% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.97%
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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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
97 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.46% 24.37% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 33
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £79.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

OLAP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) DataStage
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) MDX
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Degree

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 3 (100.00%) DataStage
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft