The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 136 116 92
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Contract jobs citing OLAP 6 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.62% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 3.03% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £323 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £478 £427
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
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
649 595 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.85% 20.62% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 394 266
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £175.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 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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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
Dorset - 3 £303 -
Bristol -4 1 £300 -14.28% 7
Wiltshire -6 1 £550 +57.14% 1
Somerset - 1 £325 -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
1 14 (87.50%) ETL
2 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (43.75%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) MDX
7 4 (25.00%) SAS
8 3 (18.75%) OLTP
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 2 (12.50%) Red Gate
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (12.50%) PowerPivot
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (12.50%) Validation
9 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (12.50%) MCITP

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (25.00%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (43.75%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (18.75%) OLTP
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
8 1 (6.25%) MOLAP
8 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (6.25%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (6.25%) DataStage
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (18.75%) SAS Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Teradata Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ETL
2 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (6.25%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) SAS Macro
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 2 (12.50%) Red Gate
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
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