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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
England / North West
Rank 130 137 134
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing OLAP 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 2.02% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £525 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £240 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
618 792 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.52% 20.59% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 513 450
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.65 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £68.56 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OLAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 £550 -
Merseyside - 2 £363 - 1
Manchester 0 1 £575 +53.33% 2
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OLAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 15 (62.50%) ETL
1 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle OLAP
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) OLAP Cube
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (37.50%) Analytics
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) Talend
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (29.17%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (25.00%) Vertica
8 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) OLAP Cube
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle OLAP
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data
7 4 (16.67%) Data Mart
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) Essbase
7 4 (16.67%) Star Schema
8 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (12.50%) OLTP
9 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (8.33%) Pentaho
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) ERwin
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) OBIEE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Hyperion Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) OBIEE Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) ETL
2 9 (37.50%) Analytics
3 7 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
3 7 (29.17%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Talend
3 6 (25.00%) Vertica
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Hyperion
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) Tableau
7 2 (8.33%) Ab Initio
7 2 (8.33%) Actian
7 2 (8.33%) Informatica
7 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (8.33%) ParAccel
7 2 (8.33%) Sybase
7 2 (8.33%) Teradata
8 1 (4.17%) Cognos