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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 250 242 231
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing OLAP 13 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 1.55% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 5
Median daily rate £315 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLAP
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
1814 2196 1813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.93% 22.60% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1328 1049
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 37 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £42.50 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OLAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -12 5 £313 -6.01%
West Sussex - 4 £315 -
Surrey - 2 £388 - 1
Hampshire -1 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -9 1 £450 +13.20%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 17 (85.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (55.00%) Cognos
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) ETL
4 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (30.00%) Analytics
8 6 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (30.00%) Data Mart
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Big Data
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (20.00%) SAS

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) Data Mart
5 5 (25.00%) Big Data
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (20.00%) DataStage
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (10.00%) OLTP
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (10.00%) QlikView
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (5.00%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) MicroStrategy Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) ETL
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) DSDM
6 4 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Validation
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cognos
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Informatica
2 4 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) VMware