The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 403 436 311
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -125
Contract jobs citing OLAP 242 182 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 1.56% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 117 178
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £390
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12700 11699 11148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.40% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8291 7242 6806
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 183 225
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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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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
England +14 225 £425 - 83
London +14 110 £438 - 28
City of London +25 48 £444 -1.38% 11
South East +5 30 £391 -14.01% 14
North West -7 24 £450 +53.19% 12
Yorkshire -15 20 £455 -4.21% 9
Manchester 0 16 £450 +50.00% 7
West Yorkshire -14 16 £475 - 4
Berkshire +13 15 £333 -26.92% 6
East of England +13 15 £415 -7.77% 2
Slough - 9 £333 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £588 - 1
East Midlands -11 7 £450 +50.00% 3
South West -19 7 £325 -7.14% 3
Wales +7 6 - -
Halifax +5 6 £475 -
West Midlands -3 6 £475 +52.00% 10
Cheshire -8 6 £400 +53.11% 4
Hampshire - 6 £375 - 4
Suffolk +15 5 £350 -22.22%
Ipswich +6 5 £350 -22.22%
Leeds - 5 £375 - 4
Luton - 5 £588 -
Swansea - 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £450 -
West Wales - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £394 -
Milton Keynes +2 4 £394 -
Scotland -1 4 £500 +118.00% 3

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 320 (66.25%) Business Intelligence
2 301 (62.32%) SQL
3 262 (54.24%) Data Warehouse
4 241 (49.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 240 (49.69%) SQL Server
6 233 (48.24%) ETL
7 229 (47.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 205 (42.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 176 (36.44%) Finance
10 172 (35.61%) OLAP Cube
11 153 (31.68%) Microsoft
12 129 (26.71%) Data Modelling
13 125 (25.88%) T-SQL
14 105 (21.74%) MDX
15 89 (18.43%) SAS
16 73 (15.11%) Oracle
16 73 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 72 (14.91%) Oracle OLAP
17 72 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
18 68 (14.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 64 (13.25%) Kimball Methodology
20 62 (12.84%) .NET
21 60 (12.42%) MS Excel
22 59 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (10.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
23 53 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
24 47 (9.73%) C#
25 45 (9.32%) BusinessObjects
25 45 (9.32%) Banking
25 45 (9.32%) Analytics

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 89 (18.43%) SAS
2 39 (8.07%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.86%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.86%) IIS
4 6 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (1.24%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.41%) Apache
7 2 (0.41%) CICS
7 2 (0.41%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.41%) GemFire
7 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 60 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.42%) MS Office
3 18 (3.73%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.04%) SPSS
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.24%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.83%) Agresso
5 3 (0.62%) Lawson
5 3 (0.62%) Movex
5 3 (0.62%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.21%) Global One
7 1 (0.21%) HFM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.21%) Endur
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.83%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) Extranet
2 3 (0.62%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (54.24%) Data Warehouse
2 241 (49.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 240 (49.69%) SQL Server
4 229 (47.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 205 (42.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 172 (35.61%) OLAP Cube
7 73 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 72 (14.91%) Oracle OLAP
9 68 (14.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 53 (10.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 45 (9.32%) BusinessObjects
12 43 (8.90%) Oracle Database
12 43 (8.90%) Relational Database
12 43 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (6.83%) OLTP
14 31 (6.42%) Base SAS
15 29 (6.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 22 (4.55%) Data Mining
17 19 (3.93%) PerformancePoint
17 19 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 53 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (4.14%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (2.07%) Maven
4 10 (2.07%) JUnit
4 10 (2.07%) ERwin
5 7 (1.45%) Toad
6 5 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.62%) JMeter
7 3 (0.62%) Subversion
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.41%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.21%) JIRA
9 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 176 (36.44%) Finance
2 45 (9.32%) Banking
3 35 (7.25%) Retail
4 16 (3.31%) Advertising
5 13 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.07%) Legal
7 10 (2.07%) Marketing
8 6 (1.24%) Front Office
9 5 (1.04%) Games
10 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.83%) French Language
11 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.62%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.41%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 300 (62.11%) Developer
2 149 (30.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 80 (16.56%) SQL Developer
4 53 (10.97%) Analyst
5 42 (8.70%) Consultant
6 33 (6.83%) SAS Developer
7 31 (6.42%) Architect
8 26 (5.38%) DBA
9 25 (5.18%) Business Analyst
10 24 (4.97%) Microsoft Developer
11 22 (4.55%) SAS Consultant
12 21 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 21 (4.35%) Business Developer
13 19 (3.93%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 17 (3.52%) Java Developer
16 14 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
17 13 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 13 (2.69%) TM1 Developer
18 12 (2.48%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (21.74%) MDX
2 62 (12.84%) .NET
3 30 (6.21%) XML
4 21 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.28%) HTML
5 11 (2.28%) Spring
6 9 (1.86%) Middleware
6 9 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (1.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 8 (1.66%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.45%) XSD
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.04%) HTML5
10 5 (1.04%) XSLT
10 5 (1.04%) Web Services
10 5 (1.04%) REST
11 4 (0.83%) jQuery
12 3 (0.62%) JSON
12 3 (0.62%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.97%) Data Structures
3 23 (4.76%) NHS
4 15 (3.11%) Data Integration
5 14 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 14 (2.90%) Market Risk
6 13 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.28%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.07%) Replication
8 10 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.45%) Clustering
10 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.04%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.04%) Statistics
12 4 (0.83%) PMI
13 3 (0.62%) Contract for Difference
14 2 (0.41%) Taxonomies
14 2 (0.41%) Equities
14 2 (0.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.18%) Linux
2 24 (4.97%) Windows
3 20 (4.14%) UNIX
4 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.04%) AIX
6 5 (1.04%) zOS
7 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (66.25%) Business Intelligence
2 233 (48.24%) ETL
3 129 (26.71%) Data Modelling
4 72 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (13.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 45 (9.32%) Analytics
7 32 (6.63%) SDLC
8 30 (6.21%) Scrum
9 29 (6.00%) Migration
9 29 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (6.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 27 (5.59%) ETL Development
11 25 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (5.18%) Project Management
12 22 (4.55%) TDD
12 22 (4.55%) Data Management
13 20 (4.14%) ITIL
13 20 (4.14%) Data Architecture
13 20 (4.14%) Inmon Methodology
14 18 (3.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 301 (62.32%) SQL
2 125 (25.88%) T-SQL
3 47 (9.73%) C#
4 37 (7.66%) Java
4 37 (7.66%) PL/SQL
5 22 (4.55%) VBA
6 13 (2.69%) C
7 12 (2.48%) VB
8 10 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.07%) Perl
8 10 (2.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (1.86%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.66%) SAS Macro
11 6 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.24%) C-shell
11 6 (1.24%) Python
12 5 (1.04%) R
13 4 (0.83%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 4 (0.83%) C++
14 2 (0.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.11%) Degree
4 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.04%) MCSA
6 5 (1.04%) MCTS
7 4 (0.83%) OCP
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.83%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.21%) ACCA
9 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.11%) Solvency II
2 12 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.66%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) Basel III
4 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (1.04%) HDFS
2 2 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.04%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.41%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 153 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 73 (15.11%) Oracle
3 29 (6.00%) Tableau
4 28 (5.80%) Cognos
5 24 (4.97%) SAP
6 19 (3.93%) Informatica
7 15 (3.11%) Teradata
8 9 (1.86%) IBM
9 6 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.04%) Talend
11 4 (0.83%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.83%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.41%) Cadence
12 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.41%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.41%) Sybase
12 2 (0.41%) BMC
12 2 (0.41%) Netezza
13 1 (0.21%) FactSet
13 1 (0.21%) Actian
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: 350
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £29k per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Doncaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago