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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 150 158 133
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs citing OLAP 36 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.72% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 2.97% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 55
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £555 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
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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
1149 1450 1395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.17% 24.25% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1077 1085
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, 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 55 (79.71%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (68.12%) SQL
3 40 (57.97%) ETL
4 37 (53.62%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 36 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (49.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
8 30 (43.48%) T-SQL
9 29 (42.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (27.54%) OLAP Cube
11 17 (24.64%) Finance
11 17 (24.64%) C#
12 14 (20.29%) MDX
13 12 (17.39%) XML
13 12 (17.39%) NHS
14 11 (15.94%) Data Modelling
14 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
16 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 9 (13.04%) HTML
17 8 (11.59%) Oracle
17 8 (11.59%) UNIX
17 8 (11.59%) Data Analysis
17 8 (11.59%) HTML5
17 8 (11.59%) Oracle OLAP
17 8 (11.59%) PowerPivot
18 7 (10.14%) Tableau
18 7 (10.14%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.70%) SAS
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) PowerPivot
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.45%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.45%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (49.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
5 29 (42.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (27.54%) OLAP Cube
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (11.59%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (7.25%) Data Mining
10 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (5.80%) Star Schema
12 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (4.35%) QlikView
12 3 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (2.90%) Base SAS
13 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (2.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) ERwin
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 33 (47.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (20.29%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Business Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) MDX
2 12 (17.39%) XML
3 9 (13.04%) HTML
4 8 (11.59%) HTML5
5 7 (10.14%) .NET
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) XSD
7 1 (1.45%) XSLT
7 1 (1.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) J2EE
7 1 (1.45%) Spring
7 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.45%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.45%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) NHS
2 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.90%) Social Network
5 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Derivative
6 1 (1.45%) Equities
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) UNIX
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (79.71%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (57.97%) ETL
3 11 (15.94%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.59%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.14%) Analytics
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (5.80%) Workflow
7 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.35%) E-business
8 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) PDM
8 3 (4.35%) Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Data Transformation
8 3 (4.35%) Database Tuning
9 2 (2.90%) Predictive Modelling
9 2 (2.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) T-SQL
3 17 (24.64%) C#
4 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) VBA
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) ABAP
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Tableau
4 5 (7.25%) Cognos
5 4 (5.80%) SAP
6 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
8 1 (1.45%) IBM
8 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.45%) ION Trading
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