The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 233 205 216
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing OLAP 24 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 1.71% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 12
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£380 £349 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
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England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1701 1868 1655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.41% 22.25% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 977 869
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
Berkshire -5 9 £380 +12.59% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £325 -9.72%
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
Hampshire -18 3 £238 -20.83%
Oxfordshire -24 1 £530 -
Surrey - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
1 24 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (55.26%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (50.00%) ETL
4 17 (44.74%) SQL
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
7 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) OLAP Cube
8 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) .NET
9 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
9 9 (23.68%) SAS
9 9 (23.68%) Cognos
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (23.68%) Cognos Query Studio
9 9 (23.68%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 9 (23.68%) Cognos Report Studio
9 9 (23.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 9 (23.68%) Cognos Transformer
9 9 (23.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (21.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (18.42%) MDX
11 7 (18.42%) Data Mart
11 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
11 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
11 7 (18.42%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) C#
12 6 (15.79%) MS Office

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (23.68%) SAS
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 21 (55.26%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (31.58%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (23.68%) Cognos Query Studio
6 9 (23.68%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 9 (23.68%) Cognos Report Studio
6 9 (23.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 9 (23.68%) Cognos Transformer
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (21.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (18.42%) Data Mart
9 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (15.79%) Base SAS
9 6 (15.79%) DTS
10 5 (13.16%) OLTP
10 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Cognos Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (13.16%) DBA
5 5 (13.16%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Cognos BI Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior SQL DBA
7 3 (7.89%) MI Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior DBA
7 3 (7.89%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) SAS Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) MDX
3 6 (15.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) XML
5 4 (10.53%) CSS
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.53%) Statistics
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (50.00%) ETL
3 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) Web Development
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (7.89%) Document Management
6 3 (7.89%) Workflow
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SAS Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Cognos
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Meridio
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects