The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 45 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.17% 0.38% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.50% 2.00% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -33.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £310 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £310 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
111 50 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.87% 18.94% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 64
Average daily rate £420 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £325 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £57.67 £10.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+476.70% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.21 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.13 £10.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mart
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mart
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle