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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 366 312 297
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -15
Contract jobs citing OLAP 235 280 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 2.56% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 186 205
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£425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £43.88 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
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
10566 10941 10261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.28% 23.02% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7098 6918 6266
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 240 261
Average hourly rate £33.25 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.12 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -11.29%

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 November 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 November 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 -38 121 £450 -5.26% 39
East of England +9 27 £388 +72.22% 8
South East -40 24 £380 +8.96% 7
Yorkshire +11 23 £473 +89.00% 14
North West -8 15 £475 +74.31% 8
West Midlands -25 11 £350 +16.66% 13
South West -29 9 £363 +1.39% 12
East Midlands -1 5 £363 +7.40% 6
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 269 (68.10%) Business Intelligence
2 239 (60.51%) SQL
3 225 (56.96%) Data Warehouse
4 207 (52.41%) ETL
5 200 (50.63%) SQL Server
6 142 (35.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 139 (35.19%) Finance
8 134 (33.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 127 (32.15%) OLAP Cube
10 119 (30.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 113 (28.61%) Microsoft
12 102 (25.82%) T-SQL
13 86 (21.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 85 (21.52%) Data Modelling
15 84 (21.27%) Oracle
16 81 (20.51%) Oracle OLAP
17 79 (20.00%) MDX
18 61 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
19 59 (14.94%) SAS
20 58 (14.68%) Cognos
21 57 (14.43%) .NET
21 57 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
22 56 (14.18%) Performance Tuning
23 54 (13.67%) OLTP
24 51 (12.91%) Banking
25 49 (12.41%) MS Excel
26 48 (12.15%) C#
27 47 (11.90%) Dimensional Modelling
28 46 (11.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
29 44 (11.14%) Kimball Methodology

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 59 (14.94%) SAS
2 28 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.01%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.25%) TPMS
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 49 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.57%) PowerPivot
3 14 (3.54%) MS Office
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) SPSS
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.54%) Cognos TM1
1 14 (3.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.76%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.51%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.52%) LDAP
1 6 (1.52%) SAN
2 2 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (56.96%) Data Warehouse
2 200 (50.63%) SQL Server
3 142 (35.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (33.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 127 (32.15%) OLAP Cube
6 119 (30.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 86 (21.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 81 (20.51%) Oracle OLAP
9 54 (13.67%) OLTP
10 46 (11.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 39 (9.87%) Relational Database
12 35 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (8.10%) QlikView
13 32 (8.10%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (6.33%) Data Mining
14 25 (6.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 23 (5.82%) Oracle Database
16 22 (5.57%) Star Schema
16 22 (5.57%) Base SAS
17 21 (5.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) Visual Studio
1 10 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.03%) ERwin
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.01%) Maven
5 3 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.51%) JIRA
6 2 (0.51%) Toad
6 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) JUnit
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 139 (35.19%) Finance
2 51 (12.91%) Banking
3 21 (5.32%) Retail
4 17 (4.30%) Marketing
5 9 (2.28%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.28%) Front Office
6 8 (2.03%) Games
7 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.52%) Back Office
8 6 (1.52%) Advertising
8 6 (1.52%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.01%) Billing
10 4 (1.01%) Publishing
11 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.51%) Electronics
12 2 (0.51%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 255 (64.56%) Developer
2 94 (23.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 63 (15.95%) SQL Developer
4 55 (13.92%) Analyst
5 28 (7.09%) Business Developer
6 23 (5.82%) Consultant
7 22 (5.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 21 (5.32%) SAS Developer
8 21 (5.32%) Architect
9 19 (4.81%) DBA
10 17 (4.30%) SQL Server Developer
11 16 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 16 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
11 16 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 15 (3.80%) SQL DBA
13 13 (3.29%) Microsoft Developer
14 12 (3.04%) Data Analyst
15 11 (2.78%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.78%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.78%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.00%) MDX
2 57 (14.43%) .NET
3 40 (10.13%) XML
4 25 (6.33%) HTML
4 25 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.05%) Web Services
6 12 (3.04%) HTML5
7 10 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (2.53%) WCF
8 8 (2.03%) Spring
8 8 (2.03%) CSS
9 6 (1.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 6 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.01%) J2EE
11 3 (0.76%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.76%) jQuery
11 3 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (0.76%) CSS3
11 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.08%) Data Integration
3 22 (5.57%) NHS
4 21 (5.32%) Data Structures
5 16 (4.05%) Visualisation
6 15 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.29%) Credit Risk
8 9 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.28%) Replication
8 9 (2.28%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.03%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.77%) Social Network
10 7 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.77%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.52%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.27%) Statistics
13 4 (1.01%) Derivative
13 4 (1.01%) Open Source
13 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.61%) UNIX
2 19 (4.81%) Windows
3 18 (4.56%) Linux
4 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) Tru64
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) AIX
5 1 (0.25%) HPUX
5 1 (0.25%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (68.10%) Business Intelligence
2 207 (52.41%) ETL
3 85 (21.52%) Data Modelling
4 61 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (14.18%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (11.90%) Dimensional Modelling
7 44 (11.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 43 (10.89%) Analytics
9 24 (6.08%) Data Management
10 23 (5.82%) Data Analysis
10 23 (5.82%) Scrum
11 17 (4.30%) Migration
11 17 (4.30%) Project Management
12 15 (3.80%) Workflow
12 15 (3.80%) OO
12 15 (3.80%) RUP
13 13 (3.29%) Asset Management
14 11 (2.78%) Business Analysis
14 11 (2.78%) Unit Testing
15 10 (2.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 239 (60.51%) SQL
2 102 (25.82%) T-SQL
3 48 (12.15%) C#
4 37 (9.37%) PL/SQL
5 21 (5.32%) Java
6 16 (4.05%) VBA
7 15 (3.80%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.53%) SAS Macro
10 9 (2.28%) VB
11 6 (1.52%) Python
12 5 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 3 (0.76%) ABAP
14 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.51%) C
14 2 (0.51%) C++
15 1 (0.25%) Perl
15 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (4.30%) Degree
2 12 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.52%) SAS Certification
6 4 (1.01%) MCITP
7 3 (0.76%) MCSE
8 2 (0.51%) MCTS
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.78%) QA
2 9 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.52%) GAAP
4 4 (1.01%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 113 (28.61%) Microsoft
2 84 (21.27%) Oracle
3 58 (14.68%) Cognos
4 28 (7.09%) Business Objects
5 22 (5.57%) IBM
5 22 (5.57%) Informatica
6 18 (4.56%) SAP
7 12 (3.04%) Ab Initio
8 11 (2.78%) Teradata
8 11 (2.78%) Tableau
9 10 (2.53%) Hyperion
10 8 (2.03%) Applix
11 7 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.52%) Sybase
13 5 (1.27%) Lattice Semiconductor
14 4 (1.01%) Meridio
14 4 (1.01%) Talend
15 2 (0.51%) Jaspersoft
15 2 (0.51%) Vertica
15 2 (0.51%) ION Trading
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Solihull
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Laptop
Posted: 13 days ago