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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 123 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 1.39% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
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£500 £229 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.00% -49.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £214 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £426 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
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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
590 503 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.73% 18.93% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 257 263
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £19.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £36.35 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -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 8 July 2015.

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 8 July 2015. 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 0 1 £500 +127.60% 2
Stirling - 1 £550 -
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £280 -
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OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Management
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) SAS
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) OLTP
7 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
7 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) MDX

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) OLTP
5 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
5 2 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) MI Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 2 (14.29%) SAS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Project Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (14.29%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft