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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 177 144 158
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Contract jobs citing OLAP 26 83 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 1.16% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 5.06% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 66 60
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£419 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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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
1305 1640 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.10% 22.91% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1223 1172
Average daily rate £450 £435 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% +12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 35 (67.31%) SQL
2 34 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 29 (55.77%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (40.38%) ETL
7 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
8 18 (34.62%) Finance
9 17 (32.69%) T-SQL
10 16 (30.77%) .NET
11 14 (26.92%) C#
12 12 (23.08%) MDX
13 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
13 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (15.38%) Tableau
14 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 8 (15.38%) Oracle
14 8 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (15.38%) Banking
15 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (13.46%) Dimensional Modelling
16 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
16 6 (11.54%) Java
17 5 (9.62%) TDD
17 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (1.92%) SAS
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 29 (55.77%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (7.69%) OLTP
10 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
10 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
11 2 (3.85%) Big Data
11 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.85%) DTS
11 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.77%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) Toad
4 1 (1.92%) ERwin
4 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Front Office
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Report Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Business Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Tableau Developer
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 12 (23.08%) MDX
3 4 (7.69%) Spring
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.92%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) JMS
6 1 (1.92%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 3 (5.77%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Physics
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.92%) Equities
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (40.38%) ETL
3 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (9.62%) TDD
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
6 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.77%) BDD
7 3 (5.77%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.77%) Data Management
7 3 (5.77%) Time Management
7 3 (5.77%) Greeks
7 3 (5.77%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.77%) MVVM
7 3 (5.77%) E-business
7 3 (5.77%) MVC
7 3 (5.77%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) T-SQL
3 14 (26.92%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.85%) XAML
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Tableau
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Talend
4 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 18 days ago