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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 164 144 123
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs citing OLAP 32 58 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.87% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 3.50% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 73
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £364 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.53 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1252 1659 1417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.40% 24.95% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1243 1097
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.53 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +101.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £151.85 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 41 (69.49%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (64.41%) SQL
3 32 (54.24%) ETL
4 31 (52.54%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
6 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
7 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (38.98%) T-SQL
9 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (28.81%) C#
11 16 (27.12%) Finance
12 15 (25.42%) OLAP Cube
13 14 (23.73%) MDX
14 11 (18.64%) XML
15 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
15 10 (16.95%) NHS
15 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
16 9 (15.25%) UNIX
16 9 (15.25%) HTML
17 8 (13.56%) .NET
17 8 (13.56%) Oracle
17 8 (13.56%) Oracle OLAP
17 8 (13.56%) HTML5
18 6 (10.17%) Java
18 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
18 6 (10.17%) Banking
18 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (10.17%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (8.47%) SAS
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.69%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.69%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (52.54%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
3 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (25.42%) OLAP Cube
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (6.78%) Data Mining
10 3 (5.08%) QlikView
10 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (5.08%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (3.39%) Base SAS
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.39%) Big Data
11 2 (3.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.39%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Maven
2 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) ERwin
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Advertising
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Law
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (25.42%) SQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) MDX
2 11 (18.64%) XML
3 9 (15.25%) HTML
4 8 (13.56%) .NET
4 8 (13.56%) HTML5
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.78%) Spring
6 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.69%) XSD
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
7 1 (1.69%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) NHS
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.39%) Social Network
3 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) Equities
4 1 (1.69%) Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Physics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (54.24%) ETL
3 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.17%) Analytics
5 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.78%) Workflow
6 4 (6.78%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.08%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.08%) E-business
7 3 (5.08%) PDM
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.39%) TDD
8 2 (3.39%) Data Management
8 2 (3.39%) MVC
8 2 (3.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) T-SQL
3 17 (28.81%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.69%) ABAP
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
7 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Tableau
4 3 (5.08%) Cognos
5 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
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