The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 212 204 230
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing OLAP 38 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 2.08% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 7
Average daily rate £364 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1779 1587 1989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.37% 18.96% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 851 953
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 46
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.25 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLAP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 19 £450 +21.62% 4
Hampshire +2 10 £364 -13.45% 5
Oxfordshire -3 4 £318 -20.62%
Buckinghamshire -18 2 £388 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - - - - 3
Surrey - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (59.38%) SQL
2 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 22 (34.38%) T-SQL
6 21 (32.81%) ETL
6 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
7 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (29.69%) SharePoint Server
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
10 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (25.00%) MDX
12 14 (21.88%) C#
12 14 (21.88%) .NET
13 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
13 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
13 13 (20.31%) Project Management
14 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
14 12 (18.75%) Windows
14 12 (18.75%) Finance
14 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
15 11 (17.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 11 (17.19%) DTS
16 10 (15.63%) MS Office
16 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.63%) Business Objects

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 19 (29.69%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (12.50%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
3 8 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (17.19%) DTS
7 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (10.94%) OLTP
10 5 (7.81%) IDOL
10 5 (7.81%) DB2
11 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
11 4 (6.25%) Star Schema
11 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.94%) ERwin
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.56%) Toad
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) German Language
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Administrator
6 6 (9.38%) Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Project Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Report Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Graduate
10 2 (3.13%) Business Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) MDX
2 14 (21.88%) .NET
3 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
4 11 (17.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 5 (7.81%) XML
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.13%) HTML
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.56%) WCF
8 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) NHS
2 2 (3.13%) PMI
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (32.81%) ETL
3 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
3 13 (20.31%) Project Management
4 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.50%) Web Development
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Document Management
6 6 (9.38%) Data Management
6 6 (9.38%) Master Data Management
7 5 (7.81%) Workflow
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.69%) Analytics
9 3 (4.69%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) SQL
2 22 (34.38%) T-SQL
3 14 (21.88%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) VB
4 2 (3.13%) VBA
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.13%) VB6
4 2 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Business Objects
3 8 (12.50%) Cognos
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) Meridio
4 5 (7.81%) SAP
5 4 (6.25%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.56%) Tableau
7 1 (1.56%) Netezza
7 1 (1.56%) Kalido
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Siebel
South East
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Sussex
HFG
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Allied Worldwide
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago
Hook
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £290 - £296 per day
Posted: 26 days ago