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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 181 155 155
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing OLAP 17 67 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.94% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 4.15% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 56
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £333 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1351 1613 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.97% 22.70% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1189 1192
Average daily rate £450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £52.50 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 24 July 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 July 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 40 (65.57%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (63.93%) SQL
2 39 (63.93%) SQL Server
3 33 (54.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (52.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (47.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (40.98%) Finance
8 22 (36.07%) ETL
9 20 (32.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (31.15%) .NET
11 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
11 17 (27.87%) MDX
12 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
13 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
13 15 (24.59%) Banking
14 13 (21.31%) Oracle
15 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (16.39%) Investment Banking
16 10 (16.39%) Java
16 10 (16.39%) Tableau
17 9 (14.75%) C#
17 9 (14.75%) OLTP
18 8 (13.11%) OO
18 8 (13.11%) Spring
18 8 (13.11%) Oracle OLAP
19 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
20 6 (9.84%) JMS
20 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
20 6 (9.84%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (8.20%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (63.93%) SQL Server
2 33 (54.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (52.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 29 (47.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (32.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (14.75%) OLTP
9 8 (13.11%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
11 5 (8.20%) QlikView
11 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
13 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
13 3 (4.92%) DTS
13 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
14 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
14 2 (3.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 1 (1.64%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.92%) Toad
3 2 (3.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 15 (24.59%) Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (19.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 3 (4.92%) SAS BI Developer
7 3 (4.92%) SAS Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Report Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) .NET
2 17 (27.87%) MDX
3 8 (13.11%) Spring
4 6 (9.84%) JMS
4 6 (9.84%) Web Services
5 5 (8.20%) JPA
5 5 (8.20%) Spring Integration
5 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.28%) WPF
6 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.64%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.56%) Statistics
2 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.92%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) AIX
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (36.07%) ETL
3 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.11%) OO
5 6 (9.84%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (8.20%) Analytics
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.20%) Time Management
7 4 (6.56%) Scrum
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.56%) TDD
7 4 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (4.92%) Greeks
8 3 (4.92%) BDD
8 3 (4.92%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.92%) MVVM
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.92%) OOP
9 2 (3.28%) Data Management
9 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
3 10 (16.39%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.28%) XAML
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) Tableau
4 3 (4.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.64%) Talend
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) CA
5 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
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