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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 153 145 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing OLAP 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 1.28% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Median daily rate £413 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
807 938 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.00% 24.13% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 569 384
Median daily rate £375 £395 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £613 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 21
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.09 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 9 £413 -8.33% 4
Manchester -17 1 £220 -41.33%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) OLAP Cube
2 17 (65.38%) ETL
3 15 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (34.62%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (34.62%) Analytics
7 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (34.62%) Vertica
7 9 (34.62%) Big Data
7 9 (34.62%) Java
7 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
8 8 (30.77%) Talend
8 8 (30.77%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (19.23%) ERP
10 5 (19.23%) SAS
10 5 (19.23%) CRM
10 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 5 (19.23%) PHP
10 5 (19.23%) SAP
10 5 (19.23%) SAP BW
10 5 (19.23%) Network Security
10 5 (19.23%) Web Development

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 5 (19.23%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) OLAP Cube
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (34.62%) Big Data
5 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (19.23%) SAP BW
6 5 (19.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
8 3 (11.54%) SAP BI
9 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) SAP BW Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) SAS Developer
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Talend Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Database Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) IP Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ETL
2 15 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (38.46%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (34.62%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
4 9 (34.62%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
5 5 (19.23%) ERP
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.85%) MCTS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Vertica
2 8 (30.77%) Talend
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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