The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 83 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.64% 2.50% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £333 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £393 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
303 240 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.66% 20.00% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 147 210
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Average hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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
Bolton - 1 £288 -
OLAP
North West

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (66.67%) OLTP
2 6 (66.67%) QlikView
3 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
6 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (66.67%) OLTP
2 6 (66.67%) QlikView
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) QlikView Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Business Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects