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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 47 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing OLAP 15 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.03% 1.21% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.07% 4.90% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£475 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
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
149 102 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.10% 24.76% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 60 37
Average daily rate £450 £410 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.22% -26.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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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
Preston - 4 £463 - 1
OLAP
North West

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (87.50%) OLAP Cube
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) T-SQL
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Dimensional Modelling
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (68.75%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
6 9 (56.25%) OLTP
7 5 (31.25%) Statistics
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (6.25%) SAS
9 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.25%) Validation
9 1 (6.25%) Migration

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (87.50%) OLAP Cube
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (56.25%) OLTP
6 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Business Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Programmer
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%) 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%) Data Modelling
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (68.75%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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