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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 81 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.70% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£230 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% -14.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
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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
292 294 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.92% 24.00% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 141 85
Average daily rate £355 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) ETL
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) FTP
5 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 5 (55.56%) Star Schema
5 5 (55.56%) ISEB
5 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
5 5 (55.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (55.56%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (44.44%) Data Mart
6 4 (44.44%) Migration
6 4 (44.44%) Teradata
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (44.44%) SAS
7 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (33.33%) Sybase
7 3 (33.33%) DB2
7 3 (33.33%) CRM
7 3 (33.33%) Cognos
7 3 (33.33%) Data Security
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Informatica
7 3 (33.33%) SPSS
7 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
7 3 (33.33%) Banking

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (44.44%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (55.56%) Star Schema
2 5 (55.56%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mart
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Data Security
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Information Management
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Teradata
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica
4 1 (11.11%) SAP