The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 181 154 167
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing OLAP 17 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 1.06% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 4.62% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 58 56
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£538 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £300 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +278.37%
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London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1313 1690 1653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.70% 22.94% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1248 1214
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 37 (69.81%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
3 33 (62.26%) SQL
4 29 (54.72%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (54.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (50.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (37.74%) Finance
8 18 (33.96%) .NET
9 17 (32.08%) ETL
9 17 (32.08%) MDX
10 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (28.30%) Data Modelling
11 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
12 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
13 10 (18.87%) Banking
13 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle
13 10 (18.87%) Tableau
14 9 (16.98%) C#
15 8 (15.09%) Java
15 8 (15.09%) OLTP
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle OLAP
16 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
16 7 (13.21%) Dimensional Modelling
17 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
17 6 (11.32%) Spring
18 5 (9.43%) TDD
18 5 (9.43%) Time Management
18 5 (9.43%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (3.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
2 29 (54.72%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (54.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (50.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (15.09%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (15.09%) OLTP
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
9 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.66%) DTS
10 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
10 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
11 2 (3.77%) Big Data
11 2 (3.77%) Cognos Query Studio
11 2 (3.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.66%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Front Office
5 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 25 (47.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Business Developer
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Report Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Tableau Developer
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) .NET
2 17 (32.08%) MDX
3 6 (11.32%) Spring
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) JMS
4 3 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
5 2 (3.77%) WPF
5 2 (3.77%) JPA
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.89%) JMX
6 1 (1.89%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
1 4 (7.55%) Market Risk
2 3 (5.66%) Statistics
3 2 (3.77%) Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (32.08%) ETL
3 15 (28.30%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.21%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (9.43%) TDD
5 5 (9.43%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Time Management
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.66%) BDD
6 3 (5.66%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) Data Management
6 3 (5.66%) MVVM
6 3 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (5.66%) Greeks
6 3 (5.66%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Use Case
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.98%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.77%) XAML
8 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) Tableau
3 3 (5.66%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) CA
4 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) Talend
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