The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 44 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLAP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% - 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
68 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.94% 28.31% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 17
Average daily rate £351 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £248 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLAP
South Wales

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 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
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%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle