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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 133 133 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing OLAP 18 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.06% 3.38% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 13
Median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
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
872 977 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.34% 23.09% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 621 442
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £34.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £33.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +20 16 £513 +28.12%
Manchester -16 2 £400 -11.11% 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (88.89%) ETL
2 30 (83.33%) OLAP Cube
3 27 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 27 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 26 (72.22%) Vertica
4 26 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (72.22%) Linux
4 26 (72.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
5 25 (69.44%) Java
5 25 (69.44%) Talend
5 25 (69.44%) Talend Open Studio
6 23 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (63.89%) Analytics
7 21 (58.33%) E-Commerce
7 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
8 19 (52.78%) SQL
9 18 (50.00%) Big Data
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.67%) PHP
11 6 (16.67%) ERP
11 6 (16.67%) CRM
11 6 (16.67%) Network Security
11 6 (16.67%) Data Mart
11 6 (16.67%) Web Development
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) Digital Media
12 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring

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 (5.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (83.33%) OLAP Cube
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 18 (50.00%) Big Data
5 6 (16.67%) Data Mart
6 5 (13.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (13.89%) Essbase
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (13.89%) Star Schema
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
1 25 (69.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (13.89%) ERwin
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) DBA
2 10 (27.78%) Talend Developer
3 4 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Hyperion Developer
3 4 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Essbase Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
5 2 (5.56%) OBIEE Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Report Developer
6 1 (2.78%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.78%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) ETL
2 27 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 26 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (72.22%) Kimball Methodology
4 23 (63.89%) Analytics
4 23 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (58.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) CRM
6 6 (16.67%) ERP
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Management
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Vertica
2 25 (69.44%) Talend
3 5 (13.89%) Hyperion
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Tableau