The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 81 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.47% 1.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £278 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% -26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
272 271 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.64% 22.81% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 123 90
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Teradata
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Informatica
3 3 (60.00%) SPSS
3 3 (60.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Cognos
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Social Media
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Finance

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (80.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Teradata
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos
2 3 (60.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) SAP