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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 426 285 313
Rank change year-on-year
-141 +28
Contract jobs citing OLAP 153 310 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 2.90% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 199 206
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£413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +278.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +278.37%
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
10669 10695 11484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 22.03% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6696 6742 6825
Average daily rate £400 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 187 289
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -96 75 £450 -5.26% 47
South West -23 18 £325 -10.95% 1
North West -2 15 £350 +7.69% 8
South East -22 14 £300 -25.00% 11
Yorkshire -4 12 £475 +55.10% 8
East Midlands +8 11 £300 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -16 6 £300 -23.80% 5
East of England -27 3 £463 +15.62% 9
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 278 (72.40%) Business Intelligence
2 225 (58.59%) SQL
3 197 (51.30%) SQL Server
3 197 (51.30%) Data Warehouse
4 160 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 158 (41.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 146 (38.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 125 (32.55%) T-SQL
8 118 (30.73%) ETL
9 109 (28.39%) Microsoft
10 108 (28.13%) Finance
11 87 (22.66%) MDX
11 87 (22.66%) Oracle
12 84 (21.88%) Oracle OLAP
13 82 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 69 (17.97%) .NET
15 53 (13.80%) C#
15 53 (13.80%) Data Modelling
16 50 (13.02%) MS Excel
16 50 (13.02%) Analytics
17 49 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
18 48 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
19 46 (11.98%) Oracle Database
20 44 (11.46%) Dimensional Modelling
20 44 (11.46%) PL/SQL
21 43 (11.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 42 (10.94%) SAS
22 42 (10.94%) OLTP
23 38 (9.90%) Relational Database
24 36 (9.38%) SharePoint

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 42 (10.94%) SAS
2 36 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.21%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.78%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.73%) MS Office
3 14 (3.65%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.78%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.78%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.52%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Magento
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.91%) LDAP
2 5 (1.30%) SAN
2 5 (1.30%) NAS
3 4 (1.04%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (51.30%) SQL Server
1 197 (51.30%) Data Warehouse
2 160 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 158 (41.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 146 (38.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 84 (21.88%) Oracle OLAP
6 82 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 46 (11.98%) Oracle Database
9 43 (11.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 42 (10.94%) OLTP
11 38 (9.90%) Relational Database
12 31 (8.07%) Data Mining
13 29 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (5.73%) DTS
16 18 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (4.69%) Essbase
16 18 (4.69%) Base SAS
17 17 (4.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.08%) Subversion
3 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.04%) ERwin
6 3 (0.78%) Toad
6 3 (0.78%) Maven
6 3 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.52%) NMock
7 2 (0.52%) Moq
7 2 (0.52%) xUnit.net
7 2 (0.52%) JIRA
7 2 (0.52%) NUnit
7 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.26%) JUnit
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.26%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 108 (28.13%) Finance
2 31 (8.07%) Banking
3 15 (3.91%) Investment Banking
3 15 (3.91%) Marketing
4 11 (2.86%) Retail
4 11 (2.86%) Games
4 11 (2.86%) Front Office
5 7 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.56%) Publishing
6 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.56%) Electronics
6 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.04%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 256 (66.67%) Developer
2 101 (26.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 57 (14.84%) SQL Developer
4 40 (10.42%) Analyst
5 25 (6.51%) Business Developer
6 23 (5.99%) Consultant
7 22 (5.73%) SQL Server Developer
8 20 (5.21%) SAS Developer
9 19 (4.95%) Architect
10 18 (4.69%) Hyperion Developer
11 16 (4.17%) Report Developer
11 16 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
11 16 (4.17%) DBA
12 15 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 14 (3.65%) Business Analyst
13 14 (3.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 13 (3.39%) Database Developer
14 13 (3.39%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.86%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.86%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (22.66%) MDX
2 69 (17.97%) .NET
3 31 (8.07%) ASP.NET
4 26 (6.77%) Web Services
5 19 (4.95%) XML
6 16 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 11 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.34%) HTML
9 8 (2.08%) Spring
9 8 (2.08%) CSS
10 7 (1.82%) WPF
11 6 (1.56%) Ajax
12 5 (1.30%) Silverlight
12 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.04%) JMS
13 4 (1.04%) SOAP
13 4 (1.04%) REST
14 3 (0.78%) JPA
14 3 (0.78%) OC4J
14 3 (0.78%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.25%) NHS
2 20 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.65%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 8 (2.08%) Replication
5 7 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.82%) Market Risk
6 6 (1.56%) DTV
6 6 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.30%) Derivative
7 5 (1.30%) Online Games
7 5 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.04%) Open Source
8 4 (1.04%) Informatics
8 4 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.78%) Statistics
9 3 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.81%) UNIX
2 26 (6.77%) Windows
3 19 (4.95%) Linux
4 15 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.82%) AIX
6 3 (0.78%) HPUX
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Tru64
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (72.40%) Business Intelligence
2 118 (30.73%) ETL
3 53 (13.80%) Data Modelling
4 50 (13.02%) Analytics
5 48 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (11.46%) Dimensional Modelling
7 35 (9.11%) Kimball Methodology
8 28 (7.29%) Data Management
9 22 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (4.69%) OO
11 17 (4.43%) Change Management
11 17 (4.43%) Data Analysis
12 16 (4.17%) Multidimensional Analysis
13 15 (3.91%) Web Development
14 13 (3.39%) Use Case
15 12 (3.13%) Migration
15 12 (3.13%) Time Management
16 11 (2.86%) Workflow
16 11 (2.86%) TDD
16 11 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (58.59%) SQL
2 125 (32.55%) T-SQL
3 53 (13.80%) C#
4 44 (11.46%) PL/SQL
5 27 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.43%) Java
7 10 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.08%) VBA
9 4 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.04%) ABAP
9 4 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.52%) PHP
10 2 (0.52%) XAML
10 2 (0.52%) VB6
10 2 (0.52%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.52%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) C
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.13%) Degree
4 7 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.56%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.52%) HNC
6 2 (0.52%) HND
6 2 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.17%) QA
2 15 (3.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) GAAP
3 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 87 (22.66%) Oracle
3 24 (6.25%) SAP
4 23 (5.99%) Cognos
4 23 (5.99%) Hyperion
5 20 (5.21%) Business Objects
6 19 (4.95%) Tableau
7 9 (2.34%) Meridio
8 8 (2.08%) Informatica
9 7 (1.82%) HP
9 7 (1.82%) IBM
10 6 (1.56%) JBoss
10 6 (1.56%) Teradata
11 5 (1.30%) Remedy
12 4 (1.04%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 4 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.78%) EMC
13 3 (0.78%) Sybase
13 3 (0.78%) VMware
14 2 (0.52%) Google
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
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Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £320 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
asos
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Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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