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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 394 283 295
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +12
Contract jobs citing OLAP 201 308 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 2.85% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 212 187
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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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
10853 10819 10541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.35% 22.95% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7193 6810 6271
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 214 272
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £47.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 -73 102 £450 -5.26% 31
South East -31 27 £380 -5.00% 7
East of England -9 24 £320 +42.22% 7
North West -12 17 £463 +49.19% 10
Yorkshire -17 14 £474 +60.59% 6
South West -31 9 £325 -10.95% 8
West Midlands -29 5 £350 -12.50% 4
East Midlands -16 2 £350 -5.08% 3
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UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 262 (70.05%) Business Intelligence
2 216 (57.75%) Data Warehouse
3 213 (56.95%) SQL
4 197 (52.67%) SQL Server
5 173 (46.26%) ETL
6 147 (39.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 142 (37.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 133 (35.56%) Finance
9 116 (31.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 106 (28.34%) Microsoft
11 98 (26.20%) T-SQL
12 83 (22.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 81 (21.66%) Oracle
14 78 (20.86%) Oracle OLAP
15 72 (19.25%) MDX
16 71 (18.98%) Data Modelling
17 59 (15.78%) Performance Tuning
18 53 (14.17%) MS Excel
19 52 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (13.64%) Cognos
21 50 (13.37%) .NET
22 49 (13.10%) OLTP
22 49 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (12.57%) SAS
23 47 (12.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 46 (12.30%) Banking
25 45 (12.03%) Dimensional Modelling
25 45 (12.03%) Kimball Methodology
25 45 (12.03%) Analytics
25 45 (12.03%) Relational Database

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 47 (12.57%) SAS
2 22 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.27%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 53 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.08%) PowerPivot
3 17 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (2.41%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.80%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.53%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Magento
6 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.87%) LDAP
1 7 (1.87%) SAN
2 2 (0.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.53%) FTP
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (57.75%) Data Warehouse
2 197 (52.67%) SQL Server
3 147 (39.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 142 (37.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 116 (31.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (22.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 78 (20.86%) Oracle OLAP
8 49 (13.10%) OLTP
9 47 (12.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 45 (12.03%) Relational Database
11 36 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (8.56%) Oracle Database
13 30 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (7.75%) QlikView
15 27 (7.22%) Data Mining
16 22 (5.88%) RDBMS
16 22 (5.88%) MySQL
17 19 (5.08%) Base SAS
18 18 (4.81%) Star Schema
18 18 (4.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.87%) ERwin
2 7 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.07%) Maven
5 3 (0.80%) Subversion
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.53%) JIRA
6 2 (0.53%) Toad
6 2 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.27%) NMock
7 1 (0.27%) Moq
7 1 (0.27%) xUnit.net
7 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) JUnit
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 133 (35.56%) Finance
2 46 (12.30%) Banking
3 22 (5.88%) Retail
4 19 (5.08%) Marketing
5 11 (2.94%) Games
6 10 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.41%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.41%) Front Office
8 7 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.87%) Publishing
9 4 (1.07%) Billing
9 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 239 (63.90%) Developer
2 84 (22.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 57 (15.24%) SQL Developer
4 48 (12.83%) Analyst
5 28 (7.49%) Business Developer
6 25 (6.68%) Consultant
7 20 (5.35%) Architect
8 19 (5.08%) DBA
8 19 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 18 (4.81%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.81%) SAS Developer
10 15 (4.01%) SQL Server Developer
10 15 (4.01%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (3.48%) SQL DBA
12 12 (3.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 12 (3.21%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.21%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.94%) Database Developer
13 11 (2.94%) Report Developer
13 11 (2.94%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (19.25%) MDX
2 50 (13.37%) .NET
3 27 (7.22%) XML
4 21 (5.61%) ASP.NET
5 18 (4.81%) Web Services
6 13 (3.48%) HTML
7 8 (2.14%) CSS
7 8 (2.14%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.14%) HTML5
8 7 (1.87%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 7 (1.87%) Spring
9 5 (1.34%) WPF
10 3 (0.80%) jQuery
10 3 (0.80%) OC4J
10 3 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.80%) CSS3
10 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (0.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.81%) Visualisation
2 18 (4.81%) NHS
3 17 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 13 (3.48%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.67%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.41%) Market Risk
7 8 (2.14%) Replication
7 8 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.34%) Online Games
9 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.07%) Social Network
10 4 (1.07%) Derivative
11 3 (0.80%) Statistics
11 3 (0.80%) Informatics
11 3 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.75%) UNIX
2 20 (5.35%) Windows
3 13 (3.48%) Linux
4 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.27%) Tru64
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) HPUX
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (70.05%) Business Intelligence
2 173 (46.26%) ETL
3 71 (18.98%) Data Modelling
4 59 (15.78%) Performance Tuning
5 52 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (12.03%) Dimensional Modelling
6 45 (12.03%) Kimball Methodology
6 45 (12.03%) Analytics
7 24 (6.42%) Data Management
8 22 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 17 (4.55%) OO
10 16 (4.28%) Scrum
11 14 (3.74%) Project Management
12 12 (3.21%) RUP
12 12 (3.21%) Workflow
12 12 (3.21%) Unit Testing
13 11 (2.94%) Business Analysis
13 11 (2.94%) Asset Management
13 11 (2.94%) Migration
14 10 (2.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 213 (56.95%) SQL
2 98 (26.20%) T-SQL
3 41 (10.96%) C#
4 36 (9.63%) PL/SQL
5 18 (4.81%) Java
6 16 (4.28%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.28%) VBA
7 13 (3.48%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.41%) SAS Macro
9 7 (1.87%) ABAP
10 3 (0.80%) VB
10 3 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.80%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (0.53%) XAML
11 2 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.27%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.27%) Python
12 1 (0.27%) XQuery
12 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (3.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.94%) Degree
3 10 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.60%) SAS Certification
6 3 (0.80%) MCSE
6 3 (0.80%) MCITP
7 2 (0.53%) HNC
7 2 (0.53%) HND
7 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) MCTS
8 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.21%) QA
2 9 (2.41%) SLA
3 6 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.07%) GAAP
5 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 106 (28.34%) Microsoft
2 81 (21.66%) Oracle
3 51 (13.64%) Cognos
4 32 (8.56%) Business Objects
5 22 (5.88%) SAP
6 21 (5.61%) Informatica
7 16 (4.28%) Tableau
8 15 (4.01%) Hyperion
9 14 (3.74%) Teradata
10 12 (3.21%) Ab Initio
10 12 (3.21%) IBM
11 8 (2.14%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.60%) Sybase
12 6 (1.60%) Lattice Semiconductor
13 5 (1.34%) Meridio
14 4 (1.07%) Applix
15 3 (0.80%) HP
15 3 (0.80%) Remedy
16 2 (0.53%) EMC
16 2 (0.53%) Jaspersoft
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