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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 63 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.20% 4.10% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £423 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
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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
125 195 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.01% 19.48% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 98 77
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) ETL
6 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (41.67%) Cognos
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (41.67%) Cognos Query Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (41.67%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
8 3 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (25.00%) C#
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) LDAP
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
6 3 (25.00%) DTS
6 3 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
6 3 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (16.67%) IDOL
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) MDX
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cognos
3 2 (16.67%) Meridio