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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 63 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.63% 4.29% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£380 £420 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+35.83% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
142 233 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.69% 21.12% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 122 99
Average daily rate £380 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £252 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -31.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
7 5 (38.46%) Cognos
7 5 (38.46%) ETL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
7 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
8 4 (30.77%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 3 (23.08%) .NET
9 3 (23.08%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 3 (23.08%) C#
9 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 3 (23.08%) LDAP
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (30.77%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (23.08%) DTS
7 3 (23.08%) Star Schema
7 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
7 3 (23.08%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) IDOL
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) MDX
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos
3 2 (15.38%) Meridio