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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank - 75 63
Contract jobs citing OLAP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.089% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
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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
276 185 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.18% 16.44% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 77 79
Average daily rate £380 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015, 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 30 January 2015, 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%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
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
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata Programmer
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 Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
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%) Performance Management
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%) Informatica
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) SAP