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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 131 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing OLAP 38 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.87% 2.67% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
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
982 712 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.55% 23.25% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 407 317
Average daily rate £400 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £16.60 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Lancashire -4 15 £475 +11.76% 2
Manchester -10 15 £425 -2.85% 14
Cheshire -12 6 £400 +52.38% 1
Merseyside -10 1 £325 -10.34% 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 41 (80.39%) OLAP Cube
2 29 (56.86%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (49.02%) SQL
5 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (45.10%) SAS
7 22 (43.14%) Finance
8 21 (41.18%) ETL
9 19 (37.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 18 (35.29%) T-SQL
11 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (29.41%) Kimball Methodology
13 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
14 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
14 13 (25.49%) Dimensional Modelling
15 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
15 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
16 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (21.57%) Performance Analysis
17 10 (19.61%) Base SAS
17 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 10 (19.61%) OLTP
17 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
18 7 (13.73%) Banking
19 5 (9.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 5 (9.80%) Data Integration

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (45.10%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (80.39%) OLAP Cube
2 29 (56.86%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 19 (37.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (19.61%) Base SAS
8 10 (19.61%) OLTP
9 5 (9.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (3.92%) MySQL
12 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.96%) QlikView
13 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) ERwin
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (25.49%) SAS Consultant
3 13 (25.49%) Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Business Developer
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
6 5 (9.80%) DBA
7 4 (7.84%) SAS Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Tester
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Programmer
10 1 (1.96%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (1.96%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) MDX
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Statistics
1 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
1 3 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (41.18%) ETL
3 15 (29.41%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (25.49%) Dimensional Modelling
5 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 11 (21.57%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.88%) Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Validation
9 2 (3.92%) Migration
9 2 (3.92%) Database Security
10 1 (1.96%) Inmon Methodology
10 1 (1.96%) Data Stewardship
10 1 (1.96%) ETL Development
10 1 (1.96%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 18 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Informatica
2 1 (1.96%) Teradata
2 1 (1.96%) Tableau
2 1 (1.96%) SAP
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