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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 135 135 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 0.76% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £338 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £435 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
580 661 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.10% 21.45% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 455 489
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 14
Median hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Bristol +7 3 £300 -20.00%
Devon - 1 £338 -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 West region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) VBA
3 3 (60.00%) Teradata
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
5 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
5 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAP