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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 70 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing OLAP 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.46% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.66% 2.78% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £413 £369 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £350 £502
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
OLAP
Berkshire

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
191 144 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.63% 16.49% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 79 101
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £55.65 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.92% +511.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 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 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
4 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Tableau
5 5 (55.56%) PerformancePoint
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (44.44%) QlikView
6 4 (44.44%) VBA
6 4 (44.44%) MS Office
6 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Analytics
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Power BI
7 3 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (33.33%) Data Management
7 3 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
8 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (22.22%) SaaS
8 2 (22.22%) Social Media
8 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (22.22%) Statistics

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (55.56%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) Power BI
4 4 (44.44%) QlikView
5 3 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (11.11%) DB2
7 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) OLAP Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Social Media
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) IBM