The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 132 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing OLAP 10 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 2.17% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
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£400 £438 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £362 £343
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +5.54%
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%
OLAP
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
764 600 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.35% 21.52% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 338 319
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 18
Average hourly rate £46.09 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.66% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £16.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £121.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -16 8 £425 - 5
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 5
Lancashire - - - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (41.67%) ETL
2 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (25.00%) SAS
6 6 (25.00%) QlikView
7 5 (20.83%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.83%) OLTP
7 5 (20.83%) Retail
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (16.67%) JMeter
8 4 (16.67%) Data Management
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.67%) Cognos
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (16.67%) Load Testing

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) PowerExchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (25.00%) QlikView
5 5 (20.83%) OLTP
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (20.83%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (8.33%) Essbase
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
8 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
9 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
9 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (16.67%) JMeter
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) ERwin
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) QlikView Developer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SAS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Hyperion Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (4.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Product Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Logistics
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cognos
3 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Perforce
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
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