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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 126 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing OLAP 13 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.94% 1.42% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
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£475 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
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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
670 632 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.32% 25.38% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 409 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Bristol +1 12 £475 +54.47% 4
Gloucestershire - - - - 6
Wiltshire - - - - 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (80.95%) ETL
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
4 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (71.43%) OLAP Cube
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle
9 7 (33.33%) MySQL
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Windows
12 4 (19.05%) MCDBA
12 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
12 4 (19.05%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (19.05%) Red Gate
12 4 (19.05%) MCITP
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
13 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
14 2 (9.52%) XML
14 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
14 2 (9.52%) .NET
14 2 (9.52%) NHS

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (71.43%) OLAP Cube
5 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (33.33%) MySQL
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (9.52%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (9.52%) QlikView
12 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
12 1 (4.76%) OLTP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) DBA
2 9 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 8 (38.10%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Administrator
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.52%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ETL Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (80.95%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCDBA
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) MCITP
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Red Gate
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects