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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 122 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing OLAP 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 1.66% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
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£350 £325 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £288 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £340 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.97%
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
746 601 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.36% 20.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 318 481
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +62.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Merseyside -1 4 £363 +3.57% 2
Cheshire - 4 £261 -
Lancashire -7 3 £400 +29.03%
Manchester -8 3 £300 -7.69% 7
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (78.95%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) ETL
8 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
9 5 (26.32%) OLTP
9 5 (26.32%) .NET
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) NHS
10 4 (21.05%) QlikView
10 4 (21.05%) Marketing
10 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
11 3 (15.79%) Academy Housing
11 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (15.79%) Time Management
11 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (15.79%) Data Mart
11 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (15.79%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Academy Housing
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (26.32%) OLTP
8 4 (21.05%) QlikView
9 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (15.79%) Data Mart
10 2 (10.53%) DB2
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (10.53%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ERwin
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (26.32%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (10.53%) SAS BI Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.26%) DB2 Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Database Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) GWT
3 1 (5.26%) MDX
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) HP Superdome
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) HPUX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Campaign Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.26%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
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