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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 385 279 332
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +53
Contract jobs citing OLAP 196 319 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 2.92% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 207 179
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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
10606 10914 11307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.63% 22.64% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6800 6925 6555
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 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 183 294
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £17.00 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -87 92 £438 -12.50% 40
North West +6 23 £413 +13.79% 13
East of England -12 20 £298 +32.22% 11
South East -21 17 £340 -17.57% 6
Yorkshire +1 15 £475 +55.10% 6
South West -12 15 £325 +15.04% 2
East Midlands 0 9 £300 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -22 5 £300 -18.64% 5
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 284 (72.08%) Business Intelligence
2 232 (58.88%) SQL
3 215 (54.57%) Data Warehouse
4 210 (53.30%) SQL Server
5 160 (40.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 158 (40.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 144 (36.55%) ETL
8 136 (34.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 128 (32.49%) T-SQL
10 120 (30.46%) Microsoft
11 115 (29.19%) Finance
12 92 (23.35%) Oracle
13 91 (23.10%) Oracle OLAP
14 80 (20.30%) SQL Server 2008
15 79 (20.05%) MDX
16 68 (17.26%) .NET
17 63 (15.99%) Data Modelling
18 59 (14.97%) MS Excel
18 59 (14.97%) Performance Tuning
19 56 (14.21%) C#
20 51 (12.94%) Dimensional Modelling
21 49 (12.44%) OLTP
22 48 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
22 48 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (11.93%) Oracle Database
24 45 (11.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 44 (11.17%) PL/SQL
26 43 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
26 43 (10.91%) Analytics
27 42 (10.66%) Kimball Methodology

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 38 (9.64%) SAS
2 34 (8.63%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.84%) MS Office
3 16 (4.06%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.78%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.76%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.51%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.81%) LDAP
2 6 (1.52%) SAN
3 4 (1.02%) NAS
3 4 (1.02%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (54.57%) Data Warehouse
2 210 (53.30%) SQL Server
3 160 (40.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 158 (40.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 136 (34.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (23.10%) Oracle OLAP
7 80 (20.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (12.44%) OLTP
9 47 (11.93%) Oracle Database
10 45 (11.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 43 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 42 (10.66%) Relational Database
13 27 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (6.09%) Data Mining
15 23 (5.84%) QlikView
15 23 (5.84%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (5.33%) Essbase
17 20 (5.08%) DTS
17 20 (5.08%) MySQL
18 19 (4.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.78%) Subversion
2 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.27%) ERwin
5 3 (0.76%) Toad
5 3 (0.76%) Maven
6 2 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) NUnit
7 1 (0.25%) JUnit
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.25%) xUnit.net
7 1 (0.25%) NMock
7 1 (0.25%) Moq
7 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 115 (29.19%) Finance
2 33 (8.38%) Banking
3 18 (4.57%) Marketing
4 14 (3.55%) Retail
5 12 (3.05%) Games
6 11 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.54%) Front Office
8 8 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.78%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.52%) Publishing
11 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.27%) Electronics
12 4 (1.02%) Billing
13 2 (0.51%) French Language
13 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.51%) Legal
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 272 (69.04%) Developer
2 95 (24.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 60 (15.23%) SQL Developer
4 46 (11.68%) Analyst
5 25 (6.35%) Business Developer
6 22 (5.58%) Consultant
7 20 (5.08%) Hyperion Developer
7 20 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
7 20 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 20 (5.08%) SAS Developer
8 17 (4.31%) Architect
8 17 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.06%) Report Developer
9 16 (4.06%) SharePoint Developer
10 15 (3.81%) DBA
11 14 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (3.05%) Database Developer
12 12 (3.05%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.05%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.05%) MDX
2 68 (17.26%) .NET
3 32 (8.12%) ASP.NET
4 27 (6.85%) XML
5 23 (5.84%) Web Services
6 16 (4.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 14 (3.55%) HTML
8 12 (3.05%) CSS
9 11 (2.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.52%) Spring
10 6 (1.52%) Ajax
11 5 (1.27%) WPF
11 5 (1.27%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.27%) HTML5
12 4 (1.02%) REST
12 4 (1.02%) SOAP
13 3 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.76%) CSS3
13 3 (0.76%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.08%) NHS
4 17 (4.31%) Visualisation
5 16 (4.06%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.03%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.78%) Replication
7 7 (1.78%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.52%) Online Games
8 6 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.27%) DTV
10 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.02%) Derivative
11 3 (0.76%) GIS
11 3 (0.76%) Informatics
11 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.39%) UNIX
2 32 (8.12%) Windows
3 18 (4.57%) Linux
4 15 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) HPUX
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Tru64
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (72.08%) Business Intelligence
2 144 (36.55%) ETL
3 63 (15.99%) Data Modelling
4 59 (14.97%) Performance Tuning
5 51 (12.94%) Dimensional Modelling
6 48 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (10.91%) Analytics
8 42 (10.66%) Kimball Methodology
9 31 (7.87%) Data Management
10 19 (4.82%) Data Analysis
11 17 (4.31%) OO
12 16 (4.06%) Multidimensional Analysis
13 15 (3.81%) Change Management
13 15 (3.81%) Web Development
14 14 (3.55%) Scrum
15 13 (3.30%) Use Case
16 12 (3.05%) Migration
17 11 (2.79%) Service Management
17 11 (2.79%) Workflow
17 11 (2.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 232 (58.88%) SQL
2 128 (32.49%) T-SQL
3 56 (14.21%) C#
4 44 (11.17%) PL/SQL
5 29 (7.36%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.30%) Java
7 11 (2.79%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.54%) VBA
9 8 (2.03%) SAS Macro
10 6 (1.52%) ABAP
11 3 (0.76%) VB
11 3 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.51%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.51%) C
12 2 (0.51%) PHP
12 2 (0.51%) XAML
13 1 (0.25%) VB6
13 1 (0.25%) Perl
13 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.54%) Degree
4 6 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.52%) SAS Certification
5 3 (0.76%) MCSE
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.51%) HNC
6 2 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.08%) QA
2 16 (4.06%) SLA
3 5 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.51%) GAAP
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 120 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 92 (23.35%) Oracle
3 41 (10.41%) Cognos
4 29 (7.36%) SAP
5 28 (7.11%) Business Objects
6 26 (6.60%) Hyperion
7 20 (5.08%) Informatica
8 18 (4.57%) Tableau
9 13 (3.30%) IBM
10 11 (2.79%) Teradata
11 10 (2.54%) Ab Initio
12 8 (2.03%) Meridio
12 8 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.27%) Remedy
13 5 (1.27%) HP
13 5 (1.27%) Lattice Semiconductor
14 4 (1.02%) JBoss
15 3 (0.76%) VMware
15 3 (0.76%) Sybase
15 3 (0.76%) EMC
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £470 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 27 days ago