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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 82 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 1.00% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.26% 4.88% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
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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
354 246 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.71% 20.40% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 152 144
Average daily rate £350 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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
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 5 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) SAS
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) JMeter
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) QlikView
6 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
6 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
4 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
4 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (14.29%) OLTP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SAS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VCP4
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle