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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OLAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
OLAP
North West

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
110 118 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.99% 28.64% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 83 29
Average daily rate £369 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (87.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 14 (87.50%) OLAP Cube
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (68.75%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (68.75%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
6 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (56.25%) OLTP
8 5 (31.25%) Statistics
9 2 (12.50%) SAS
9 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
9 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (12.50%) SAS EBI
10 1 (6.25%) Analytics
10 1 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (87.50%) OLAP Cube
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) OLTP
5 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
5 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (12.50%) SAS EBI
5 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Business Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (87.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 11 (68.75%) Dimensional Modelling
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft