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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 67 70 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.29% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 6.54% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£380 £440 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +43.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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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
132 214 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.78% 19.72% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 99 88
Average daily rate £380 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (50.00%) DTS
4 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) LDAP
4 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 6 (42.86%) Web Development
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
6 5 (35.71%) IDOL
6 5 (35.71%) Cognos
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) Cognos Query Studio

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (50.00%) DTS
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Transformer
4 5 (35.71%) IDOL
5 3 (21.43%) Data Mart
5 3 (21.43%) Star Schema
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (7.14%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) Document Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Meridio
2 5 (35.71%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle