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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 94 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing OLAP 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.49% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 2.12% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate £375 £450 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +65.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
389 330 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.47% 23.11% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 218 159
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 19 (67.86%) OLAP Cube
3 15 (53.57%) ETL
4 13 (46.43%) SAS
5 12 (42.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (17.86%) SAP BPC
10 5 (17.86%) SAP
10 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (17.86%) SAP BW
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
12 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.71%) Legal
12 3 (10.71%) Advertising
12 3 (10.71%) Validation
12 3 (10.71%) SAP BI
12 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
12 3 (10.71%) Data Validation
12 3 (10.71%) Degree
13 2 (7.14%) MDX
13 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
13 2 (7.14%) Statistics
13 2 (7.14%) ETL Development

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) OLAP Cube
2 12 (42.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (17.86%) SAP BW
7 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
7 3 (10.71%) SAP BI
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) SAS Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) SAP BW Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Database Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.57%) OLAP Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Data Validation
3 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (7.14%) ETL Development
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft