The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 82 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLAP 1 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.097% - 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% - 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate £263 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
176 176 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.10% 17.90% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 113 116
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLAP across the Reading region.

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the Reading region.

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visualisation
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (62.50%) Tableau
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) VBA
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Analytics
5 4 (50.00%) QlikView
5 4 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Data Management
6 3 (37.50%) Power BI
7 2 (25.00%) B2B
7 2 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (25.00%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (25.00%) SaaS
7 2 (25.00%) Social Media
7 2 (25.00%) Data Integration

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (50.00%) QlikView
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Power BI
5 2 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) DB2
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) OLAP Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SSIS Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Principal Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) IBM