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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 365 319 287
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -32
Contract jobs citing OLAP 224 258 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.16% 2.42% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 168 211
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£430 £415 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £569 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £43.88 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
10385 10662 9834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.95% 22.77% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7001 6700 6146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 243 238
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.00 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £47.58 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -38 113 £450 - 29
Yorkshire +16 34 £468 +70.00% 5
East of England +10 22 £438 +94.44% 2
South East -33 22 £365 -9.59% 4
South West -21 13 £406 +13.63% 6
West Midlands -25 9 £345 +15.00% 3
East Midlands +7 6 £363 - 3
North West -16 5 £475 +74.31% 6
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 294 (68.85%) Business Intelligence
2 262 (61.36%) SQL
3 229 (53.63%) Data Warehouse
3 229 (53.63%) ETL
4 227 (53.16%) SQL Server
5 175 (40.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 162 (37.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 153 (35.83%) OLAP Cube
8 146 (34.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 144 (33.72%) Finance
10 136 (31.85%) Microsoft
11 106 (24.82%) T-SQL
12 96 (22.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 90 (21.08%) MDX
14 89 (20.84%) Data Modelling
15 88 (20.61%) Oracle
16 85 (19.91%) Oracle OLAP
17 66 (15.46%) SAS
18 64 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
19 61 (14.29%) Cognos
20 59 (13.82%) .NET
21 58 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
22 54 (12.65%) Banking
22 54 (12.65%) OLTP
23 53 (12.41%) Performance Tuning
24 52 (12.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 50 (11.71%) MS Excel
26 48 (11.24%) Dimensional Modelling
27 47 (11.01%) Analytics
28 46 (10.77%) Kimball Methodology

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (15.46%) SAS
2 35 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.94%) IIS
6 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.23%) TPMS
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.23%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.09%) PowerPivot
3 10 (2.34%) MS Office
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (3.28%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.70%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.47%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.47%) SaaS
1 2 (0.47%) PaaS
1 2 (0.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.41%) SAN
2 3 (0.70%) LDAP
3 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (53.63%) Data Warehouse
2 227 (53.16%) SQL Server
3 175 (40.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 162 (37.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 153 (35.83%) OLAP Cube
6 146 (34.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 96 (22.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 85 (19.91%) Oracle OLAP
9 54 (12.65%) OLTP
10 52 (12.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 42 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 38 (8.90%) Relational Database
13 34 (7.96%) QlikView
14 30 (7.03%) Data Mining
15 29 (6.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 29 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (5.39%) Base SAS
16 23 (5.39%) Oracle Database
17 21 (4.92%) MySQL
18 20 (4.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (2.58%) Visual Studio
1 11 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.87%) ERwin
3 6 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.94%) Maven
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.70%) Subversion
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 144 (33.72%) Finance
2 54 (12.65%) Banking
3 25 (5.85%) Retail
4 17 (3.98%) Marketing
5 9 (2.11%) Front Office
6 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.87%) Advertising
7 7 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.64%) Back Office
8 6 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.41%) Games
9 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.94%) Publishing
10 4 (0.94%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 270 (63.23%) Developer
2 118 (27.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 69 (16.16%) SQL Developer
4 59 (13.82%) Analyst
5 38 (8.90%) Business Developer
6 30 (7.03%) Consultant
7 25 (5.85%) Architect
8 23 (5.39%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 21 (4.92%) DBA
10 20 (4.68%) SAS Developer
11 19 (4.45%) Microsoft Developer
12 17 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 17 (3.98%) SQL DBA
13 16 (3.75%) SQL Server Developer
14 15 (3.51%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.51%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
15 12 (2.81%) SAS Consultant
16 11 (2.58%) Cognos Developer
16 11 (2.58%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.08%) MDX
2 59 (13.82%) .NET
3 40 (9.37%) XML
4 27 (6.32%) HTML
5 22 (5.15%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.28%) HTML5
7 11 (2.58%) Web Services
8 10 (2.34%) WCF
9 9 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.87%) Spring
10 8 (1.87%) CSS
11 4 (0.94%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (0.94%) J2EE
12 3 (0.70%) XSD
12 3 (0.70%) XSLT
12 3 (0.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 3 (0.70%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.70%) jQuery
12 3 (0.70%) CSS3
12 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.85%) NHS
3 24 (5.62%) Data Integration
4 19 (4.45%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.98%) Visualisation
5 17 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.51%) Credit Risk
7 9 (2.11%) Social Network
7 9 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.87%) Replication
8 8 (1.87%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.41%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.17%) Statistics
11 4 (0.94%) Clustering
11 4 (0.94%) Open Source
12 3 (0.70%) Online Games
12 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.20%) UNIX
2 18 (4.22%) Windows
3 15 (3.51%) Linux
4 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (68.85%) Business Intelligence
2 229 (53.63%) ETL
3 89 (20.84%) Data Modelling
4 58 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (12.41%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (11.24%) Dimensional Modelling
7 47 (11.01%) Analytics
8 46 (10.77%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (5.85%) Data Analysis
10 22 (5.15%) Data Management
10 22 (5.15%) Migration
10 22 (5.15%) Scrum
11 17 (3.98%) Project Management
12 16 (3.75%) Workflow
13 14 (3.28%) OO
13 14 (3.28%) RUP
14 13 (3.04%) Asset Management
15 12 (2.81%) Business Analysis
15 12 (2.81%) Unit Testing
16 11 (2.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 262 (61.36%) SQL
2 106 (24.82%) T-SQL
3 45 (10.54%) C#
4 29 (6.79%) PL/SQL
5 23 (5.39%) Java
6 19 (4.45%) VBA
7 15 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.34%) VB
8 10 (2.34%) SAS Macro
9 8 (1.87%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.41%) Python
11 5 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.94%) ABAP
13 3 (0.70%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 2 (0.47%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.47%) C++
15 1 (0.23%) Perl
15 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.23%) C
15 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (3.75%) Degree
2 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.41%) MCITP
5 5 (1.17%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.47%) MCTS
6 2 (0.47%) MCSE
6 2 (0.47%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.87%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) GAAP
4 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.70%) SLA
6 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.23%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 136 (31.85%) Microsoft
2 88 (20.61%) Oracle
3 61 (14.29%) Cognos
4 31 (7.26%) Business Objects
5 23 (5.39%) IBM
5 23 (5.39%) SAP
6 22 (5.15%) Informatica
7 20 (4.68%) Tableau
8 15 (3.51%) Teradata
9 12 (2.81%) Ab Initio
10 9 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
10 9 (2.11%) Applix
11 6 (1.41%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.41%) Sybase
12 5 (1.17%) Lattice Semiconductor
13 4 (0.94%) Talend
14 3 (0.70%) ION Trading
15 2 (0.47%) RedPrairie
15 2 (0.47%) Red Gate
15 2 (0.47%) Meridio
Peterborough
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rotherham
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Halifax
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