The first table below looks at the demand for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Merseyside region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 26 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing OLAP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.37% 0.83% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.69% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
64 56 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.22% 23.24% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 31
Average daily rate £350 £358 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
OLAP
North West

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Liverpool +1 3 £350 -
OLAP
North West

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ERwin
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) DNA
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Market Research

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ERwin
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Database Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce