The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 122 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 1.34% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate £300 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
552 524 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.83% 22.36% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 275 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLAP
UK

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -27 3 £300 - 3
Glasgow +9 1 £400 -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) Star Schema
5 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
7 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (30.00%) Korn
7 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (30.00%) Analytics
7 3 (30.00%) Information Management
7 3 (30.00%) Data Mart
7 3 (30.00%) Publishing
7 3 (30.00%) Alias
7 3 (30.00%) ISEB
7 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) C
7 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (30.00%) ETL
7 3 (30.00%) FTP
8 2 (20.00%) UML
8 2 (20.00%) OLTP
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (20.00%) Java

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) GemFire
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (50.00%) Star Schema
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Data Mart
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) OLTP
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Korn
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Alias
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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