The first table below looks at the demand for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 31 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 Hertfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 58 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing OLAP 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 1.48% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 5.84% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £358 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.37% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.11% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
170 154 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.19% 25.37% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 101 132
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
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 Hertfordshire

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the Hertfordshire region.

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ERwin
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos