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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 118 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.41% 0.046%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 1.67% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£230 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -16.66%
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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
585 598 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.20% 24.27% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 293 268
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £238 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.33 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 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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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 -13 4 £230 -17.11%
Glasgow - - - -
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UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Cognos
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) SAS
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Teradata
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) Informatica
4 3 (50.00%) SPSS
4 3 (50.00%) Data Security
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 3 (50.00%) Information Management
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (50.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Social Media
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Master Data Management

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (16.67%) DecisionStream
4 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 3 (50.00%) Information Management
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) Data Security
4 3 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos
1 4 (66.67%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft