The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank - 21 42
Contract jobs citing OLAP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.00% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 4.35% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £220 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
OLAP
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 23 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.77% 23.00% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 43
Average daily rate £318 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £372 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
OLAP
West Midlands

OLAP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) MDX
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft