The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East of England 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 140 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 2.64% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
737 492 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.36% 20.57% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 299 405
Average daily rate £355 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 54
Average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £17.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
OLAP
England

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 24 July 2014. 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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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
Hertfordshire -9 2 £463 +29.37% 2
Suffolk -22 2 £450 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - - 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) MDX
3 5 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Replication
7 1 (12.50%) Information Management
7 1 (12.50%) OLTP
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) SAS
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) DTS
7 1 (12.50%) EDI

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) OLTP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) DTS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Designer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SAS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP