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 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 137 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Contract jobs citing OLAP 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.46% 0.83% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
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£325 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £233 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £463 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
687 482 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.30% 22.19% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 326 396
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 41
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.90 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £43.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +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
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 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol - 5 £325 - 2
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 27 (84.38%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (75.00%) ETL
3 23 (71.88%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (68.75%) SQL
5 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
6 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (53.13%) Finance
9 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
10 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle
11 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (34.38%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (28.13%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (28.13%) MySQL
13 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
15 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
15 5 (15.63%) .NET
15 5 (15.63%) Informatica
16 4 (12.50%) PowerCenter
16 4 (12.50%) OLTP
16 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
16 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
16 4 (12.50%) Business Objects
16 4 (12.50%) WebLogic

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (28.13%) MySQL
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (12.50%) PowerCenter
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (12.50%) OLTP
11 4 (12.50%) Xcelsius
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
12 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (9.38%) Star Schema
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Business Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Essbase Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) ETL Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Report Writer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) OC4J
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (75.00%) ETL
3 11 (34.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (28.13%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) HNC
1 2 (6.25%) HND
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Informatica
4 4 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.25%) Cognos
5 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.25%) Jaspersoft
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