The first table below looks at the demand for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 18 April 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 354 294 363
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +69
Contract jobs citing OLAP 256 274 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.10% 2.66% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 169 143
Average daily rate £422 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend

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

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP within the UK.

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OLAP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -92 244 £423 -0.58% 101
London -53 122 £450 -5.26% 46
City of London -12 47 £450 +5.88% 20
South East -8 38 £364 -6.79% 18
West Midlands +4 26 £325 +1.56% 5
East Midlands +7 20 £331 +3.51% 6
Berkshire +3 19 £450 +21.62% 4
Reading +8 15 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -21 14 £450 +20.00% 5
West Yorkshire -18 11 £450 +33.33% 1
Hampshire +2 10 £364 -13.45% 5
South West -25 10 £338 +3.84% 4
Leicestershire -4 9 £350 +11.11% 2
Leicester - 9 £350 - 2
Leeds -19 8 £450 +33.33%
Coventry -1 7 £430 +82.97%
North West -20 7 £438 +38.88% 12
Derbyshire - 5 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire -3 4 £318 -20.62%
Scotland -9 4 £300 - 4
Birmingham -9 4 £325 +1.56% 1
Manchester -19 4 £450 +42.85% 5
East of England -39 4 £450 +40.62% 5
North East - 4 £300 -
Staffordshire - 4 £300 - 2
Warwickshire - 4 £340 -
Edinburgh -27 3 £300 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £288 -
North Yorkshire -2 2 £400 - 2

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 374 (72.06%) Business Intelligence
2 264 (50.87%) SQL
3 248 (47.78%) Data Warehouse
4 211 (40.66%) SQL Server
5 192 (36.99%) ETL
6 188 (36.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 181 (34.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 174 (33.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 155 (29.87%) Oracle
10 147 (28.32%) Oracle OLAP
11 130 (25.05%) Finance
12 119 (22.93%) T-SQL
13 114 (21.97%) Data Modelling
14 109 (21.00%) Microsoft
15 107 (20.62%) MDX
16 94 (18.11%) Analytics
17 86 (16.57%) SQL Server 2008
18 81 (15.61%) PL/SQL
19 77 (14.84%) SAS
20 72 (13.87%) Oracle Database
21 71 (13.68%) MS Excel
22 63 (12.14%) SharePoint
23 61 (11.75%) Oracle Database 11g
23 61 (11.75%) Performance Tuning
24 60 (11.56%) .NET
25 56 (10.79%) Data Mining
26 53 (10.21%) Relational Database
27 48 (9.25%) Dimensional Modelling
28 47 (9.06%) UNIX
29 45 (8.67%) C#

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 77 (14.84%) SAS
2 63 (12.14%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.59%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (1.54%) PowerExchange
4 8 (1.54%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.77%) Apache
6 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.58%) IIS
8 2 (0.39%) GemFire
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 71 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.82%) MS Office
3 10 (1.93%) PowerPivot
3 10 (1.93%) InfoPath
4 9 (1.73%) MS Project
5 8 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Weka
8 1 (0.19%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (1.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.39%) HFM
7 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.73%) LDAP
2 7 (1.35%) SAN
3 6 (1.16%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.16%) HTTP
3 6 (1.16%) NAS
4 5 (0.96%) FTP
5 4 (0.77%) Internet
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (47.78%) Data Warehouse
2 211 (40.66%) SQL Server
3 188 (36.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 181 (34.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 174 (33.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 147 (28.32%) Oracle OLAP
7 86 (16.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 72 (13.87%) Oracle Database
9 61 (11.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (10.79%) Data Mining
11 53 (10.21%) Relational Database
12 44 (8.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 40 (7.71%) Base SAS
14 39 (7.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 37 (7.13%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (6.74%) Oracle BI EE
17 34 (6.55%) OLTP
17 34 (6.55%) RDBMS
18 32 (6.17%) Star Schema
19 31 (5.97%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 23 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.12%) Subversion
2 11 (2.12%) ERwin
3 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.16%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.96%) Toad
6 4 (0.77%) NUnit
7 3 (0.58%) Maven
7 3 (0.58%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.58%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.39%) Ant
8 2 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.39%) JBehave
8 2 (0.39%) Selenium
9 1 (0.19%) JIRA
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.19%) NMock
General
1 130 (25.05%) Finance
2 38 (7.32%) Banking
3 18 (3.47%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.70%) Marketing
6 9 (1.73%) Retail
7 6 (1.16%) Advertising
7 6 (1.16%) Publishing
7 6 (1.16%) Billing
8 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.77%) Law
8 4 (0.77%) Electronics
8 4 (0.77%) Front Office
8 4 (0.77%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 337 (64.93%) Developer
2 127 (24.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 62 (11.95%) Analyst
4 60 (11.56%) SQL Developer
5 51 (9.83%) SAS Developer
6 38 (7.32%) Consultant
7 35 (6.74%) Architect
8 30 (5.78%) SQL Server Developer
9 28 (5.39%) SAS BI Developer
10 26 (5.01%) Hyperion Developer
11 24 (4.62%) Report Developer
11 24 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 19 (3.66%) OBIEE Developer
13 19 (3.66%) Business Developer
14 15 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 14 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
16 13 (2.50%) DBA
16 13 (2.50%) Administrator
16 13 (2.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (20.62%) MDX
2 60 (11.56%) .NET
3 36 (6.94%) XML
4 34 (6.55%) Web Services
5 31 (5.97%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.31%) HTML
7 11 (2.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 10 (1.93%) SOAP
8 10 (1.93%) REST
9 9 (1.73%) Spring
10 8 (1.54%) Spring Integration
10 8 (1.54%) CSS
11 7 (1.35%) JPA
11 7 (1.35%) JMS
11 7 (1.35%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.16%) WSDL
12 6 (1.16%) Ajax
13 5 (0.96%) Silverlight
14 4 (0.77%) WPF
14 4 (0.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.82%) Data Integration
2 21 (4.05%) NHS
3 18 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.54%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.35%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.16%) Replication
9 5 (0.96%) Economics
9 5 (0.96%) Statistics
9 5 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.96%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.77%) DTV
10 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.58%) FMCG
11 3 (0.58%) PMI
11 3 (0.58%) Clustering
12 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.06%) UNIX
2 22 (4.24%) Windows
3 15 (2.89%) Linux
4 13 (2.50%) AIX
5 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) HPUX
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (72.06%) Business Intelligence
2 192 (36.99%) ETL
3 114 (21.97%) Data Modelling
4 94 (18.11%) Analytics
5 61 (11.75%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (9.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 43 (8.29%) Migration
8 34 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (5.97%) Kimball Methodology
10 30 (5.78%) Data Management
11 26 (5.01%) Predictive Modelling
11 26 (5.01%) Multidimensional Analysis
12 24 (4.62%) Data Analysis
12 24 (4.62%) Project Management
13 23 (4.43%) System Testing
14 21 (4.05%) Use Case
15 18 (3.47%) Data Migration
16 17 (3.28%) Workflow
17 16 (3.08%) Web Development
18 15 (2.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 264 (50.87%) SQL
2 119 (22.93%) T-SQL
3 81 (15.61%) PL/SQL
4 45 (8.67%) C#
5 35 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.43%) Java
7 14 (2.70%) VBA
8 12 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.35%) Korn
10 6 (1.16%) C
11 5 (0.96%) R
11 5 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.96%) VB
12 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.77%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.58%) Python
14 2 (0.39%) Perl
14 2 (0.39%) PHP
14 2 (0.39%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (7.90%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.55%) Degree
3 26 (5.01%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.39%) CIMA
6 2 (0.39%) ACCA
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.36%) QA
2 16 (3.08%) SLA
3 6 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.96%) GAAP
4 5 (0.96%) TickIT
5 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.77%) MOM
Vendors
1 155 (29.87%) Oracle
2 109 (21.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.71%) Business Objects
4 35 (6.74%) Informatica
5 33 (6.36%) Hyperion
6 32 (6.17%) Cognos
7 29 (5.59%) SAP
8 16 (3.08%) IBM
9 11 (2.12%) Tableau
10 10 (1.93%) JBoss
11 7 (1.35%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 7 (1.35%) HP
11 7 (1.35%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.35%) Teradata
12 6 (1.16%) Applix
13 5 (0.96%) Meridio
13 5 (0.96%) Progress
14 3 (0.58%) Remedy
14 3 (0.58%) Citrix
14 3 (0.58%) Siebel
South East
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Sussex
HFG
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago