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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 120 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 2.21% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
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£425 £273 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.96% -19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £300 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
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
664 588 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.54% 21.80% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 333 364
Average daily rate £344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.30 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -9 6 £450 +65.13% 9
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 3
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (68.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (44.00%) ETL
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) QlikView
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (28.00%) OLTP
6 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) Retail
7 6 (24.00%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) Marketing
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
8 5 (20.00%) SAS
9 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.00%) Cognos
9 4 (16.00%) Data Management
10 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (12.00%) Data Mart
10 3 (12.00%) Banking
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle
10 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (8.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) QlikView
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (28.00%) OLTP
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (24.00%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (12.00%) Data Mart
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (12.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (8.00%) Base SAS
7 2 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (8.00%) Essbase
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (4.00%) DB2
8 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JMeter
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) ERwin
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) QlikView Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SAS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Hyperion Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) SAS Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) MDX
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (44.00%) ETL
3 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Logistics
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Cognos
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (8.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) Perforce
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
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