The first table below looks at the demand for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 City of London 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 163 151 177
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs citing OLAP 47 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.27% 3.24% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 36
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £575
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1437 1419 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.27% 22.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1103 1067
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLAP
London

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 62 (69.66%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (60.67%) SQL Server
3 51 (57.30%) SQL
3 51 (57.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (55.06%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (49.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (46.07%) ETL
6 41 (46.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (32.58%) Finance
7 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
8 26 (29.21%) Data Modelling
9 24 (26.97%) T-SQL
10 22 (24.72%) Oracle
11 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (19.10%) Oracle OLAP
12 17 (19.10%) .NET
12 17 (19.10%) Banking
13 16 (17.98%) MDX
14 13 (14.61%) Analytics
15 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (13.48%) Investment Banking
15 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
16 11 (12.36%) OLTP
17 10 (11.24%) SAS
17 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
17 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
18 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
18 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (8.99%) OO

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (11.24%) SAS
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Weka
3 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.12%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (60.67%) SQL Server
2 51 (57.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (55.06%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (49.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 41 (46.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (19.10%) Oracle OLAP
8 11 (12.36%) OLTP
9 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
10 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
10 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (7.87%) Data Mining
12 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
13 5 (5.62%) QlikView
13 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (4.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.37%) Toad
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Maven
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Banking
3 12 (13.48%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Billing
4 5 (5.62%) Marketing
5 4 (4.49%) Law
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Publishing
7 1 (1.12%) Front Office
7 1 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 40 (44.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (13.48%) SQL Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.87%) DBA
5 7 (7.87%) Business Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (5.62%) SAS Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Report Developer
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior DBA
8 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.37%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) .NET
2 16 (17.98%) MDX
3 5 (5.62%) Spring
3 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
3 5 (5.62%) Web Services
3 5 (5.62%) JMS
3 5 (5.62%) JPA
3 5 (5.62%) Spring Integration
4 1 (1.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (1.12%) MapReduce
4 1 (1.12%) D3.js
4 1 (1.12%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.12%) WPF
4 1 (1.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) Statistics
2 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.37%) Replication
3 3 (3.37%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Equities
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) Wiki
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) UNIX
2 3 (3.37%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (69.66%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (46.07%) ETL
3 26 (29.21%) Data Modelling
4 13 (14.61%) Analytics
5 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.99%) OO
7 7 (7.87%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (6.74%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (6.74%) CRM
9 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) Data Management
9 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.49%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.37%) OOP
11 3 (3.37%) Multidimensional Analysis
11 3 (3.37%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.37%) Time Management
12 2 (2.25%) Operations Management
12 2 (2.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.30%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.87%) C#
4 7 (7.87%) Java
5 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Solvency II
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.72%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.74%) Tableau
5 4 (4.49%) Cognos
6 3 (3.37%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.25%) Progress
7 2 (2.25%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) Citrix
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 2 (2.25%) Applix
8 1 (1.12%) JBoss
8 1 (1.12%) CA
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