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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 75 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.18% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 1.08% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£220 - £456
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 - £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £227 - £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.97%
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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
214 186 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.18% 16.67% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 71 64
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.52% +41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.30 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Star Schema
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) Data Mart
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (71.43%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) MDX
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Star Schema
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (71.43%) Data Mart
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 5 (71.43%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft