The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
OLAP
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
209 177 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.23% 22.96% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 89 68
Average daily rate £400 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £482 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £550 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
OLAP
North West

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) MDX
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Tableau
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Banking

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau