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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 84 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs citing OLAP 1 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.46% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 2.65% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £220 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.60% -54.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £390
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -13.46%
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
271 226 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.79% 17.32% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 123 73
Average daily rate £350 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Base SAS

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (16.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) MI Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle