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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 352 309 277
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -32
Contract jobs citing OLAP 215 246 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.23% 2.48% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 152 182
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£430 £413 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
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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
9657 9931 9354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.89% 22.31% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6374 6218 5828
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 199 220
Average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 January 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 January 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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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 -51 108 £431 -4.16% 39
Yorkshire +17 35 £475 +46.15% 14
East of England - 23 £438 - 3
South East -29 14 £400 -15.78% 13
South West -15 13 £475 +49.60% 11
West Midlands -21 9 £350 +22.80% 6
North West -15 8 £425 +55.96% 13
East Midlands +8 5 £363 +3.57% 3
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 297 (71.22%) Business Intelligence
2 253 (60.67%) SQL
3 237 (56.83%) ETL
4 220 (52.76%) SQL Server
5 218 (52.28%) Data Warehouse
6 183 (43.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 161 (38.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 147 (35.25%) OLAP Cube
9 143 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 133 (31.89%) Finance
10 133 (31.89%) Microsoft
11 104 (24.94%) T-SQL
12 94 (22.54%) Data Modelling
13 90 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 85 (20.38%) MDX
15 80 (19.18%) Oracle
16 77 (18.47%) Oracle OLAP
17 73 (17.51%) SAS
18 65 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
19 59 (14.15%) Cognos
20 57 (13.67%) .NET
21 56 (13.43%) Banking
22 49 (11.75%) OLTP
22 49 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
22 49 (11.75%) Analytics
23 48 (11.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 47 (11.27%) Kimball Methodology
25 46 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
26 43 (10.31%) C#
27 42 (10.07%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 73 (17.51%) SAS
2 36 (8.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) TPMS
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 42 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.24%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.16%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (3.36%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.48%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 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 5 (1.20%) SAN
2 3 (0.72%) LDAP
3 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (52.76%) SQL Server
2 218 (52.28%) Data Warehouse
3 183 (43.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 161 (38.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 147 (35.25%) OLAP Cube
6 143 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 90 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (18.47%) Oracle OLAP
9 49 (11.75%) OLTP
10 48 (11.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 40 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (8.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 32 (7.67%) QlikView
14 29 (6.95%) Data Mining
14 29 (6.95%) Relational Database
15 23 (5.52%) Base SAS
16 22 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (5.28%) Star Schema
17 20 (4.80%) Data Mart
18 19 (4.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.12%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.44%) ERwin
4 5 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.48%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) JMeter
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 133 (31.89%) Finance
2 56 (13.43%) Banking
3 31 (7.43%) Retail
4 14 (3.36%) Marketing
5 10 (2.40%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.92%) Advertising
7 7 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.44%) Games
8 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.44%) Back Office
9 5 (1.20%) Front Office
9 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.96%) Publishing
10 4 (0.96%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 257 (61.63%) Developer
2 121 (29.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 57 (13.67%) SQL Developer
4 53 (12.71%) Analyst
5 39 (9.35%) Business Developer
6 36 (8.63%) Consultant
7 23 (5.52%) Architect
8 22 (5.28%) Microsoft Developer
8 22 (5.28%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 22 (5.28%) SAS Developer
9 20 (4.80%) DBA
10 18 (4.32%) SQL DBA
11 17 (4.08%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.84%) SAS Consultant
13 14 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 12 (2.88%) QlikView Developer
14 12 (2.88%) Cognos Developer
15 11 (2.64%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Developer
15 11 (2.64%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.38%) MDX
2 57 (13.67%) .NET
3 41 (9.83%) XML
4 26 (6.24%) HTML
5 22 (5.28%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.88%) HTML5
7 10 (2.40%) WCF
7 10 (2.40%) Web Services
8 7 (1.68%) CSS
8 7 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.20%) Spring
10 4 (0.96%) J2EE
11 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.72%) XSD
11 3 (0.72%) XSLT
11 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 2 (0.48%) Spring Integration
12 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (0.48%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 20 (4.80%) NHS
3 20 (4.80%) Visualisation
4 19 (4.56%) Data Structures
5 18 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.36%) Credit Risk
7 10 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.40%) Replication
8 9 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.16%) Social Network
9 6 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.44%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.44%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.20%) Statistics
11 4 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.96%) Clustering
12 3 (0.72%) Equities
12 3 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.63%) UNIX
2 21 (5.04%) Windows
3 13 (3.12%) Linux
4 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.48%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (71.22%) Business Intelligence
2 237 (56.83%) ETL
3 94 (22.54%) Data Modelling
4 49 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (11.75%) Analytics
5 47 (11.27%) Kimball Methodology
6 46 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
7 39 (9.35%) Dimensional Modelling
8 23 (5.52%) Data Analysis
8 23 (5.52%) Migration
9 21 (5.04%) Data Management
10 19 (4.56%) Scrum
11 16 (3.84%) Workflow
12 14 (3.36%) Project Management
13 13 (3.12%) SOA
14 11 (2.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (2.64%) Business Analysis
14 11 (2.64%) Unit Testing
14 11 (2.64%) Physical Data Model
15 10 (2.40%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 253 (60.67%) SQL
2 104 (24.94%) T-SQL
3 43 (10.31%) C#
4 23 (5.52%) VBA
5 22 (5.28%) PL/SQL
6 19 (4.56%) Java
7 14 (3.36%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.40%) SAS Macro
8 10 (2.40%) VB
9 8 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.68%) Python
11 4 (0.96%) ABAP
12 3 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.72%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.48%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.48%) C
13 2 (0.48%) C++
14 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.24%) VB6
14 1 (0.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (5.28%) Degree
2 13 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.16%) MCITP
5 8 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.20%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.96%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.72%) MCTS
9 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.40%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) GAAP
3 5 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 133 (31.89%) Microsoft
2 80 (19.18%) Oracle
3 59 (14.15%) Cognos
4 32 (7.67%) Business Objects
5 29 (6.95%) Tableau
6 24 (5.76%) IBM
7 23 (5.52%) SAP
8 22 (5.28%) Informatica
9 18 (4.32%) Teradata
10 12 (2.88%) Ab Initio
11 9 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (1.92%) Applix
13 5 (1.20%) Lattice Semiconductor
14 4 (0.96%) Talend
14 4 (0.96%) Red Gate
14 4 (0.96%) Sybase
14 4 (0.96%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.96%) ION Trading
15 3 (0.72%) Alteryx
16 2 (0.48%) Cloudera
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