The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 385 332 286
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -46
Contract jobs citing OLAP 197 240 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 2.32% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 150 167
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£425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.58%
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10336 10354 9241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.26% 21.90% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6767 6539 5750
Average daily rate £410 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 168 195
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.41 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLAP across the England region.

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in England

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the England region.

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 102 £425 -5.55% 39
Yorkshire -10 29 £475 +18.75% 8
South East -47 21 £350 -6.66% 15
North West -17 11 £375 -11.76% 11
South West -4 10 £400 +30.08% 8
East of England +13 8 £625 - 1
East Midlands -17 5 £475 +35.71% 4
West Midlands -18 4 £325 -24.41% 6
Midlands - 3 £375 -
OLAP
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OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 293 (70.60%) Business Intelligence
2 267 (64.34%) SQL
3 250 (60.24%) ETL
4 225 (54.22%) Data Warehouse
5 210 (50.60%) SQL Server
6 205 (49.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 182 (43.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 166 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 161 (38.80%) OLAP Cube
10 132 (31.81%) Microsoft
11 125 (30.12%) Finance
12 99 (23.86%) T-SQL
13 87 (20.96%) Data Modelling
14 83 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 79 (19.04%) SAS
16 72 (17.35%) MDX
17 71 (17.11%) Oracle
18 69 (16.63%) Oracle OLAP
19 53 (12.77%) Analytics
20 52 (12.53%) Banking
20 52 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (12.29%) .NET
22 50 (12.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 45 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
24 43 (10.36%) SQL Server 2012
24 43 (10.36%) Kimball Methodology
25 41 (9.88%) Data Mining
26 38 (9.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
27 37 (8.92%) C#
28 36 (8.67%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 79 (19.04%) SAS
2 33 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.48%) Apache
6 2 (0.48%) CMS
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) GemFire
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.24%) TPMS
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.27%) PowerPivot
3 6 (1.45%) MS Office
4 5 (1.20%) SPSS
5 3 (0.72%) MS Project
6 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.86%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.96%) Agresso
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.24%) HFM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.48%) PaaS
2 2 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) SAN
3 1 (0.24%) Firewall
3 1 (0.24%) LDAP
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (54.22%) Data Warehouse
2 210 (50.60%) SQL Server
3 205 (49.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 182 (43.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 166 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 161 (38.80%) OLAP Cube
7 83 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 69 (16.63%) Oracle OLAP
9 50 (12.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 43 (10.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 41 (9.88%) Data Mining
12 38 (9.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 36 (8.67%) OLTP
14 27 (6.51%) Oracle Database
15 24 (5.78%) Relational Database
15 24 (5.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 21 (5.06%) Base SAS
16 21 (5.06%) Star Schema
17 19 (4.58%) QlikView
18 16 (3.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.96%) ERwin
5 4 (0.96%) JMeter
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.48%) Toad
7 2 (0.48%) Maven
7 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 125 (30.12%) Finance
2 52 (12.53%) Banking
3 29 (6.99%) Retail
4 10 (2.41%) Advertising
5 9 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.45%) Back Office
7 5 (1.20%) Legal
7 5 (1.20%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.96%) Front Office
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 241 (58.07%) Developer
2 132 (31.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 62 (14.94%) SQL Developer
4 51 (12.29%) Analyst
5 44 (10.60%) Consultant
6 35 (8.43%) Business Developer
7 29 (6.99%) Architect
8 28 (6.75%) Microsoft Developer
9 21 (5.06%) DBA
9 21 (5.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 21 (5.06%) SAS Developer
10 20 (4.82%) SAS Consultant
11 18 (4.34%) SQL DBA
12 17 (4.10%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 13 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 11 (2.65%) Business Analyst
15 10 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
16 9 (2.17%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (17.35%) MDX
2 51 (12.29%) .NET
3 32 (7.71%) XML
4 20 (4.82%) ASP.NET
5 19 (4.58%) HTML
6 9 (2.17%) WCF
7 8 (1.93%) HTML5
8 7 (1.69%) J2EE
9 6 (1.45%) Web Services
9 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.20%) XSD
10 5 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.96%) Spring
11 4 (0.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (0.72%) REST
12 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.72%) XSLT
13 2 (0.48%) JMS
13 2 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.30%) Data Structures
3 21 (5.06%) Visualisation
4 19 (4.58%) Data Integration
4 19 (4.58%) NHS
5 13 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.13%) Credit Risk
6 10 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.41%) Replication
7 9 (2.17%) Social Network
8 5 (1.20%) Statistics
8 5 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.72%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.23%) UNIX
2 27 (6.51%) Linux
3 19 (4.58%) Windows
4 3 (0.72%) AIX
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (70.60%) Business Intelligence
2 250 (60.24%) ETL
3 87 (20.96%) Data Modelling
4 53 (12.77%) Analytics
5 45 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.36%) Kimball Methodology
7 25 (6.02%) Dimensional Modelling
8 24 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (5.54%) Scrum
10 21 (5.06%) Migration
10 21 (5.06%) Data Architecture
11 19 (4.58%) Data Analysis
12 15 (3.61%) Workflow
13 14 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (3.13%) Project Management
15 12 (2.89%) SOA
15 12 (2.89%) Change Control
16 11 (2.65%) Statistical Modelling
16 11 (2.65%) Data Entry
16 11 (2.65%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 267 (64.34%) SQL
2 99 (23.86%) T-SQL
3 37 (8.92%) C#
4 26 (6.27%) Java
5 25 (6.02%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.06%) VBA
7 11 (2.65%) VB
8 8 (1.93%) Python
9 7 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.45%) C
11 3 (0.72%) C++
11 3 (0.72%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.48%) Perl
12 2 (0.48%) R
12 2 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.48%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.24%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.24%) ABAP
13 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (4.82%) Degree
2 17 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.17%) MCITP
4 8 (1.93%) MCTS
5 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.20%) MCSA
8 4 (0.96%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.96%) OCP
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.48%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.48%) PMP
9 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) ACCA
10 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.69%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.96%) GAAP
5 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.24%) SLA
6 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.48%) HDFS
3 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (31.81%) Microsoft
2 71 (17.11%) Oracle
3 32 (7.71%) Cognos
4 30 (7.23%) Tableau
5 29 (6.99%) Business Objects
6 21 (5.06%) SAP
7 20 (4.82%) Teradata
8 15 (3.61%) IBM
9 14 (3.37%) Informatica
10 9 (2.17%) Talend
11 7 (1.69%) Applix
11 7 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.96%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.96%) Red Gate
12 4 (0.96%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.72%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.72%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.72%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.48%) Sage
14 2 (0.48%) Primavera
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