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 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 92 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing OLAP 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.060% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 1.80% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
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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
227 222 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.63% 18.61% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 116 72
Average daily rate £375 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -57.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -3.22%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer