The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 114 97 124
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Contract jobs citing OLAP 24 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.79% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 3.74% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
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£350 £403 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +22.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £433 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.11% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
624 455 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.52% 21.23% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 311 382
Average daily rate £350 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 -17 9 £325 -14.75% 1
Wiltshire -6 6 £350 +5.26%
Gloucestershire - 4 £488 -
Dorset +3 2 £483 +16.96%
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - -
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England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (87.88%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 21 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
5 19 (57.58%) ETL
5 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (54.55%) Finance
7 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
9 11 (33.33%) Oracle
9 11 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (24.24%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (21.21%) Dimensional Modelling
12 7 (21.21%) MDX
12 7 (21.21%) MySQL
13 6 (18.18%) .NET
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.18%) Informatica
14 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
14 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
14 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
14 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
15 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 4 (12.12%) Xcelsius

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
3 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (21.21%) MySQL
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (12.12%) Xcelsius
10 4 (12.12%) PowerCenter
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (9.09%) OLTP
11 3 (9.09%) Star Schema
11 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Business Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Report Writer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Essbase Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) MDX
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) OC4J
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (57.58%) ETL
3 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (21.21%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Data Transformation
8 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
9 1 (3.03%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) Project Management
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) VBA
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) HNC
1 2 (6.06%) HND
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Informatica
3 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Cognos
4 2 (6.06%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (6.06%) Hyperion
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