The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 318 332 245
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -87
Contract jobs citing OLAP 107 91 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.98% 1.69% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 121
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £388
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
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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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5411 5397 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.05% 22.95% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3781 3666 3758
Average daily rate £450 £438 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 56
Average hourly rate £27.78 £30.00 £27.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £125.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in London

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London +24 48 £444 -6.57% 13
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 155 (72.77%) Business Intelligence
2 138 (64.79%) SQL
3 127 (59.62%) SQL Server
4 124 (58.22%) ETL
5 123 (57.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 120 (56.34%) Data Warehouse
7 117 (54.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (53.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 78 (36.62%) Microsoft
10 77 (36.15%) T-SQL
11 70 (32.86%) Finance
12 54 (25.35%) Data Modelling
13 52 (24.41%) MDX
14 45 (21.13%) OLAP Cube
15 42 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (19.25%) Oracle
17 40 (18.78%) Oracle OLAP
18 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (17.84%) .NET
19 37 (17.37%) C#
19 37 (17.37%) MS Excel
20 33 (15.49%) Relational Database
21 32 (15.02%) Kimball Methodology
21 32 (15.02%) Java
22 31 (14.55%) BusinessObjects
22 31 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (14.08%) Banking
24 26 (12.21%) Retail
24 26 (12.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 26 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (4.23%) SAS
2 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.94%) GemFire
4 2 (0.94%) IIS
4 2 (0.94%) Apache
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.63%) PowerPivot
3 7 (3.29%) MS Office
4 3 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.94%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) Global One
2 1 (0.47%) HFM
2 1 (0.47%) Endur
2 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 123 (57.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (56.34%) Data Warehouse
4 117 (54.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 114 (53.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (21.13%) OLAP Cube
7 42 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (18.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 33 (15.49%) Relational Database
10 31 (14.55%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (12.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 26 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (10.80%) Oracle Database
13 18 (8.45%) OLTP
14 13 (6.10%) QlikView
15 12 (5.63%) Data Mining
15 12 (5.63%) Star Schema
16 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (5.16%) Big Data
17 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) JUnit
1 10 (4.69%) Maven
2 8 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.35%) ERwin
4 5 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.41%) Subversion
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 70 (32.86%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Banking
3 26 (12.21%) Retail
4 13 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.63%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.69%) Advertising
7 9 (4.23%) Legal
7 9 (4.23%) Marketing
8 6 (2.82%) Front Office
9 3 (1.41%) Law
9 3 (1.41%) Games
9 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (81.22%) Developer
2 92 (43.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 38 (17.84%) SQL Developer
4 18 (8.45%) Business Developer
5 17 (7.98%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Developer
6 15 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (6.10%) TM1 Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Architect
9 9 (4.23%) Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) ETL Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (3.29%) Consultant
12 5 (2.35%) Report Developer
13 4 (1.88%) SAS Developer
13 4 (1.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 4 (1.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.41%) MDX
2 38 (17.84%) .NET
3 14 (6.57%) XML
4 11 (5.16%) Spring
5 9 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (3.76%) HTML
7 6 (2.82%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.35%) XSD
8 5 (2.35%) XSLT
8 5 (2.35%) HTML5
9 2 (0.94%) REST
9 2 (0.94%) Java Concurrency
9 2 (0.94%) WPF
9 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (0.94%) Servlets
10 1 (0.47%) Web Services
10 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.47%) JSON
10 1 (0.47%) ActiveX
10 1 (0.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.51%) NHS
3 14 (6.57%) Market Risk
4 10 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.23%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.29%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.82%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.35%) Clustering
9 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.41%) Contract for Difference
11 2 (0.94%) Equities
11 2 (0.94%) Derivative
11 2 (0.94%) Replication
11 2 (0.94%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exalytics
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.98%) Linux
2 10 (4.69%) Windows
3 5 (2.35%) UNIX
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (72.77%) Business Intelligence
2 124 (58.22%) ETL
3 54 (25.35%) Data Modelling
4 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.02%) Kimball Methodology
6 22 (10.33%) Migration
7 21 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (9.39%) ETL Development
9 19 (8.92%) Dimensional Modelling
10 18 (8.45%) TDD
11 16 (7.51%) Analytics
12 15 (7.04%) SDLC
13 14 (6.57%) Data Management
13 14 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.10%) Scrum
15 11 (5.16%) Data Architecture
16 10 (4.69%) Data Migration
16 10 (4.69%) Low Latency
17 9 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (3.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (64.79%) SQL
2 77 (36.15%) T-SQL
3 37 (17.37%) C#
4 32 (15.02%) Java
5 15 (7.04%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.16%) C
7 9 (4.23%) VBA
7 9 (4.23%) VB
8 8 (3.76%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.82%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.88%) Python
11 4 (1.88%) Perl
11 4 (1.88%) C++
12 2 (0.94%) R
13 1 (0.47%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.47%) XQuery
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.88%) OCP
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (1.88%) Degree
3 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.04%) Solvency II
2 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.88%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) Basel III
5 1 (0.47%) Basel II
5 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 78 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 41 (19.25%) Oracle
3 22 (10.33%) Tableau
4 13 (6.10%) Cognos
5 11 (5.16%) Informatica
6 9 (4.23%) Teradata
6 9 (4.23%) SAP
7 6 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.35%) Talend
9 3 (1.41%) IBM
9 3 (1.41%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.94%) Sybase
10 2 (0.94%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.94%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.94%) Cadence
11 1 (0.47%) FactSet
11 1 (0.47%) Actian
11 1 (0.47%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.47%) Google
11 1 (0.47%) Netezza
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