The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 123 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing OLAP 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.08% 0.84% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£229 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.97%
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
557 475 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.25% 19.40% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 208 218
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 5 £220 -
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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
3 7 (77.78%) ETL
3 7 (77.78%) Star Schema
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
5 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 5 (55.56%) FTP
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (55.56%) ISEB
5 5 (55.56%) Data Mart
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (11.11%) Degree
9 1 (11.11%) MDX
9 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (11.11%) Analytics
9 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (11.11%) DecisionStream

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Star Schema
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (55.56%) Data Mart
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (11.11%) DecisionStream
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
3 6 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) IBM