The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 397 290 311
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +21
Contract jobs citing OLAP 175 282 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.66% 2.79% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 174 208
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10560 10111 11029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.74% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 6312 6639
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 213 275
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.21 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -61 98 £450 -5.26% 41
South West -23 23 £350 -10.82% 1
North West -4 12 £294 -10.98% 5
South East -39 12 £455 +7.05% 17
East Midlands +6 11 £300 -20.00% 7
West Midlands -9 10 £313 -13.79% 1
Yorkshire +9 7 £475 +52.00% 6
East of England -34 4 £450 +12.50% 4
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OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 295 (71.60%) Business Intelligence
2 232 (56.31%) SQL
3 204 (49.51%) Data Warehouse
4 201 (48.79%) SQL Server
5 163 (39.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 161 (39.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 144 (34.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 131 (31.80%) ETL
9 125 (30.34%) T-SQL
10 110 (26.70%) Microsoft
10 110 (26.70%) Finance
11 93 (22.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 90 (21.84%) Oracle
13 88 (21.36%) MDX
14 84 (20.39%) Oracle OLAP
15 66 (16.02%) .NET
16 64 (15.53%) Data Modelling
16 64 (15.53%) Analytics
17 58 (14.08%) SAS
18 56 (13.59%) MS Excel
19 51 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
19 51 (12.38%) SQL Server 2005
20 50 (12.14%) C#
21 48 (11.65%) Dimensional Modelling
22 46 (11.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 44 (10.68%) Oracle Database
24 43 (10.44%) PL/SQL
24 43 (10.44%) SharePoint
25 39 (9.47%) Data Mining
25 39 (9.47%) Relational Database

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (14.08%) SAS
2 43 (10.44%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.83%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (1.94%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 56 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.80%) MS Office
3 15 (3.64%) PowerPivot
4 8 (1.94%) MS Project
5 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.94%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.73%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) Magento
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.64%) LDAP
2 7 (1.70%) SAN
3 6 (1.46%) NAS
3 6 (1.46%) HTTP
3 6 (1.46%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (49.51%) Data Warehouse
2 201 (48.79%) SQL Server
3 163 (39.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 161 (39.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 144 (34.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 93 (22.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 84 (20.39%) Oracle OLAP
8 51 (12.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (11.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 44 (10.68%) Oracle Database
11 39 (9.47%) Data Mining
11 39 (9.47%) Relational Database
12 38 (9.22%) OLTP
13 33 (8.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (6.80%) Base SAS
15 27 (6.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (6.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 22 (5.34%) Oracle BI EE
17 22 (5.34%) DTS
18 21 (5.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (4.13%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (1.94%) Subversion
4 5 (1.21%) Toad
4 5 (1.21%) ERwin
5 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.49%) NMock
6 2 (0.49%) Moq
6 2 (0.49%) xUnit.net
6 2 (0.49%) NUnit
6 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.49%) Maven
6 2 (0.49%) JIRA
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 110 (26.70%) Finance
2 33 (8.01%) Banking
3 18 (4.37%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.16%) Marketing
5 10 (2.43%) Front Office
6 9 (2.18%) Games
7 8 (1.94%) Retail
8 7 (1.70%) Publishing
9 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.46%) Billing
9 6 (1.46%) Electronics
9 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.97%) Advertising
10 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.73%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 276 (66.99%) Developer
2 107 (25.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 56 (13.59%) SQL Developer
4 45 (10.92%) Analyst
5 36 (8.74%) SAS Developer
6 25 (6.07%) Architect
6 25 (6.07%) Consultant
7 24 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
8 22 (5.34%) Business Developer
9 21 (5.10%) SAS BI Developer
10 18 (4.37%) Hyperion Developer
11 17 (4.13%) Report Developer
12 16 (3.88%) SharePoint Developer
12 16 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 15 (3.64%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.64%) Administrator
14 14 (3.40%) DBA
14 14 (3.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 11 (2.67%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (2.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.36%) MDX
2 66 (16.02%) .NET
3 31 (7.52%) ASP.NET
4 27 (6.55%) Web Services
5 23 (5.58%) XML
6 16 (3.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 11 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.43%) Spring
9 9 (2.18%) HTML
10 7 (1.70%) JMS
10 7 (1.70%) WPF
11 6 (1.46%) Ajax
11 6 (1.46%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.46%) CSS
11 6 (1.46%) JPA
11 6 (1.46%) Spring Integration
12 5 (1.21%) Silverlight
13 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.97%) SOAP
13 4 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.07%) NHS
2 16 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.16%) Visualisation
4 10 (2.43%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.46%) DTV
6 6 (1.46%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.46%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.46%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.21%) Online Games
7 5 (1.21%) Replication
7 5 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.97%) Open Source
8 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.97%) Derivative
8 4 (0.97%) Statistics
8 4 (0.97%) Informatics
8 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.07%) UNIX
1 25 (6.07%) Windows
2 19 (4.61%) Linux
3 15 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.43%) AIX
5 3 (0.73%) HPUX
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Tru64
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (71.60%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (31.80%) ETL
3 64 (15.53%) Data Modelling
3 64 (15.53%) Analytics
4 51 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
5 48 (11.65%) Dimensional Modelling
6 33 (8.01%) Kimball Methodology
7 24 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (5.34%) Data Management
9 21 (5.10%) Change Management
10 20 (4.85%) OO
10 20 (4.85%) Data Analysis
11 18 (4.37%) Predictive Modelling
12 16 (3.88%) Multidimensional Analysis
13 15 (3.64%) Project Management
13 15 (3.64%) Migration
13 15 (3.64%) Web Development
13 15 (3.64%) System Testing
14 13 (3.16%) Use Case
15 11 (2.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 232 (56.31%) SQL
2 125 (30.34%) T-SQL
3 50 (12.14%) C#
4 43 (10.44%) PL/SQL
5 27 (6.55%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.37%) Java
7 7 (1.70%) VBA
8 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.97%) ABAP
10 3 (0.73%) PHP
10 3 (0.73%) VB
10 3 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.49%) Python
11 2 (0.49%) XAML
11 2 (0.49%) VB6
11 2 (0.49%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) C
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.40%) Degree
4 12 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) HNC
5 2 (0.49%) HND
6 1 (0.24%) MCSE
6 1 (0.24%) MCSA
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.37%) SLA
2 16 (3.88%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.21%) TickIT
5 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 110 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 90 (21.84%) Oracle
3 24 (5.83%) Business Objects
3 24 (5.83%) Cognos
4 23 (5.58%) SAP
4 23 (5.58%) Hyperion
5 19 (4.61%) Tableau
6 11 (2.67%) Informatica
7 10 (2.43%) HP
7 10 (2.43%) JBoss
8 9 (2.18%) Meridio
9 6 (1.46%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 5 (1.21%) Teradata
10 5 (1.21%) Remedy
11 4 (0.97%) IBM
12 3 (0.73%) Sybase
12 3 (0.73%) EMC
12 3 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.73%) VMware
13 2 (0.49%) Google
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago