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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 114 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing OLAP 23 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.16% 2.28% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £318 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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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
727 613 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.86% 20.72% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 327 428
Average daily rate £335 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 32
Average hourly rate £67.00 £29.53 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.90% +34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 -9 8 £475 +31.03% 6
Cheshire +12 5 £263 -30.00% 2
Merseyside -1 3 £363 +3.57% 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (74.07%) Data Warehouse
1 20 (74.07%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (44.44%) ETL
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) OLTP
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (37.04%) QlikView
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) Marketing
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (14.81%) Data Mart
10 4 (14.81%) Time Management
10 4 (14.81%) NHS
10 4 (14.81%) Retail
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Academy Housing
2 2 (7.41%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) OLTP
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (37.04%) QlikView
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (14.81%) Data Mart
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (7.41%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (7.41%) Essbase
10 2 (7.41%) DB2
11 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) ERwin
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
4 7 (25.93%) QlikView Developer
5 5 (18.52%) DBA
6 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Hyperion Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SAS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Database Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 1 (3.70%) DB2 Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) ODBC
2 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) ETL
3 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Campaign Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Logistics
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) CRM
9 1 (3.70%) ERP
9 1 (3.70%) DNA
9 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
3 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago