The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 59 52 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Contract jobs citing OLAP 20 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.40% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.37% 2.04% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £180 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £180 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
239 98 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.62% 18.56% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 57 116
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Hitchin - 2 - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
OLAP
East of England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
1 20 (90.91%) ETL
2 18 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) Data Modelling
3 15 (68.18%) Cognos
3 15 (68.18%) Data Integration
3 15 (68.18%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (63.64%) Informatica
5 12 (54.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (40.91%) Base SAS
6 9 (40.91%) SAS Macro
6 9 (40.91%) Ab Initio
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (40.91%) SAS
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (36.36%) Banking
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) OLTP
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) MySQL
9 6 (27.27%) SAP
9 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
10 5 (22.73%) Business Objects

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (40.91%) Base SAS
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle OLAP
5 7 (31.82%) OLTP
6 6 (27.27%) MySQL
7 5 (22.73%) MS Access
7 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (22.73%) DataStage
7 5 (22.73%) Data Mart
7 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (18.18%) QlikView
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) SAS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.09%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) MDX
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Data Integration
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) ETL
2 18 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (68.18%) Data Modelling
3 15 (68.18%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (54.55%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Master Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Information Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SAS Macro
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cognos
2 14 (63.64%) Informatica
3 9 (40.91%) Ab Initio
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) SAP
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
7 4 (18.18%) IBM
7 4 (18.18%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (18.18%) Teradata