The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 138 139 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing OLAP 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 0.68% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
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£380 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £390
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -15.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
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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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
670 731 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.42% 24.76% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 427 283
Average daily rate £355 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £22.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLAP across the East of England region.

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the East of England region.

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +10 4 - -
Suffolk +12 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £380 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) ETL
3 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (40.00%) Data Architecture
6 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (40.00%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (33.33%) Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) ERP
8 4 (26.67%) Agresso
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
9 3 (20.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 3 (20.00%) Business Analytics
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) DTS
9 3 (20.00%) CRM
9 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
9 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Agresso
2 1 (6.67%) Lawson
2 1 (6.67%) Movex
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (40.00%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) DTS
6 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) MI Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Telephony Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) MI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) MDX
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ETL
1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) ERP
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (20.00%) Information Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle