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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 523 392 365
Rank change year-on-year
-131 -27
Contract jobs citing OLAP 98 219 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.89% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 162 161
Average daily rate £419 £434 £422
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.45% +2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OLAP
UK

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
11231 11607 11408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.93% 22.93% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7668 7597 7301
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 158 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -60 55 £438 - 23
East Midlands +12 12 £425 -10.52% 5
South East -35 9 £375 +11.11% 9
North West -12 8 £413 -8.33% 6
South West 0 5 £338 -10.00%
West Midlands -21 3 £450 +38.46% 7
Yorkshire -37 3 £413 -5.71% 4
East of England +6 2 £525 -16.00% 3
Midlands -7 1 £350 -6.66%
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 142 (57.26%) Business Intelligence
2 137 (55.24%) SQL
3 120 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 114 (45.97%) Data Warehouse
5 104 (41.94%) ETL
5 104 (41.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 97 (39.11%) OLAP Cube
7 89 (35.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (31.85%) Microsoft
9 78 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 70 (28.23%) Finance
11 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (23.79%) Analytics
13 46 (18.55%) MDX
14 45 (18.15%) Oracle
15 41 (16.53%) Kimball Methodology
16 40 (16.13%) Oracle OLAP
16 40 (16.13%) T-SQL
17 39 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (15.32%) Data Modelling
19 37 (14.92%) Dimensional Modelling
20 33 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (13.31%) MS Excel
21 32 (12.90%) SAS
22 29 (11.69%) Data Quality
22 29 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
23 28 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
23 28 (11.29%) Banking
24 27 (10.89%) Java
25 24 (9.68%) BusinessObjects

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (12.90%) SAS
2 18 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.03%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.02%) IIS
4 5 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.61%) Apache
5 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.21%) GemFire
6 3 (1.21%) Node.js
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Global One
1 5 (2.02%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.40%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.40%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.03%) IaaS
2 10 (4.03%) PaaS
3 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.21%) GitHub
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) Network Security
2 4 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 114 (45.97%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (41.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 97 (39.11%) OLAP Cube
5 89 (35.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 78 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (16.13%) Oracle OLAP
8 39 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (9.27%) Big Data
12 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (7.26%) OLTP
13 18 (7.26%) Oracle Database
14 17 (6.85%) Relational Database
15 16 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (6.05%) QlikView
16 15 (6.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 14 (5.65%) Power BI
17 14 (5.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.02%) ERwin
4 4 (1.61%) JIRA
4 4 (1.61%) JUnit
5 3 (1.21%) Hudson
6 2 (0.81%) Maven
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.81%) Toad
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (28.23%) Finance
2 28 (11.29%) Banking
3 10 (4.03%) Front Office
4 9 (3.63%) Retail
5 7 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Marketing
7 4 (1.61%) Publishing
8 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) French Language
9 2 (0.81%) International Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (59.27%) Developer
2 47 (18.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 42 (16.94%) SQL Developer
4 26 (10.48%) Analyst
5 23 (9.27%) SSIS Developer
6 21 (8.47%) SSAS Developer
7 19 (7.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 19 (7.66%) SSRS Developer
8 18 (7.26%) Architect
8 18 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 18 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.26%) SQL BI Developer
9 17 (6.85%) DBA
10 16 (6.45%) Business Developer
11 15 (6.05%) SAS Developer
12 13 (5.24%) Consultant
13 12 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 11 (4.44%) Data Analyst
15 10 (4.03%) ETL Developer
15 10 (4.03%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.55%) MDX
2 13 (5.24%) .NET
3 7 (2.82%) XML
4 6 (2.42%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.42%) REST
4 6 (2.42%) Spring
4 6 (2.42%) Web Services
5 5 (2.02%) HTML
5 5 (2.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (1.61%) Java Concurrency
6 4 (1.61%) Middleware
7 3 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.21%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.21%) Ember.js
7 3 (1.21%) HTML5
7 3 (1.21%) Kafka
7 3 (1.21%) React
7 3 (1.21%) XSD
7 3 (1.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.47%) Visualisation
3 14 (5.65%) Data Integration
4 11 (4.44%) NHS
5 9 (3.63%) Credit Risk
5 9 (3.63%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.63%) Replication
6 7 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.82%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.42%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.42%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.02%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.61%) Statistics
10 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.45%) Linux
2 13 (5.24%) Unix
3 9 (3.63%) VMS
4 3 (1.21%) AIX
4 3 (1.21%) Windows
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (57.26%) Business Intelligence
2 104 (41.94%) ETL
3 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (23.79%) Analytics
5 41 (16.53%) Kimball Methodology
6 38 (15.32%) Data Modelling
7 37 (14.92%) Dimensional Modelling
8 29 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (9.68%) Migration
10 22 (8.87%) Data Management
11 19 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.45%) Scrum
14 15 (6.05%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.05%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.65%) Data Analysis
16 13 (5.24%) Low Latency
17 12 (4.84%) Data Architecture
17 12 (4.84%) TDD
18 11 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (55.24%) SQL
2 40 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 27 (10.89%) Java
4 24 (9.68%) C#
5 18 (7.26%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.84%) VBA
7 8 (3.23%) Python
8 7 (2.82%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.21%) ES6
11 3 (1.21%) PHP
11 3 (1.21%) Ruby
11 3 (1.21%) Scala
12 2 (0.81%) R
12 2 (0.81%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.02%) Degree
3 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.40%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.21%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (31.85%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.15%) Oracle
3 24 (9.68%) Tableau
4 15 (6.05%) Cognos
5 11 (4.44%) SAP
6 9 (3.63%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (2.82%) Informatica
7 7 (2.82%) Talend
7 7 (2.82%) Vertica
8 5 (2.02%) IBM
9 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.21%) Sybase
9 3 (1.21%) Teradata
10 2 (0.81%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.81%) Cadence
10 2 (0.81%) EMC
11 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.40%) Siebel
11 1 (0.40%) SunGard
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