The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 18 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing OLAP 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.17% 1.21% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.58% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.58%
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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 Halifax region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.45% 15.15% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 15
Average daily rate £380 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLAP across the Halifax region.

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 17 (85.00%) SAS
2 16 (80.00%) OLAP Cube
3 12 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Banking
5 7 (35.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) AIX
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Cognos
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
8 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Applix
9 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (5.00%) Teradata
9 1 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle
9 1 (5.00%) IBM
9 1 (5.00%) SAS Certification

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 17 (85.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) OLAP Cube
2 12 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) SAS Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Teradata
2 1 (5.00%) Applix
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle