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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 134 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing OLAP 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.22% 0.083%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 1.02% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £229 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
594 586 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.02% 21.24% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 295 207
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.75 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.28% -53.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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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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
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £280 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (88.89%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) OLTP
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MDX
5 2 (22.22%) Time Series Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Validation

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) OLTP
4 2 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 1 (11.11%) MI Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft