The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
UK
Rank 490 463 394
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -69
Contract jobs citing OLAP 91 157 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 1.36% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 106 161
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
9799 11574 11145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 22.80% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6549 7771 7266
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 224 165
Median hourly rate £37.75 £27.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.03% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.23 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OLAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 91 £450 +2.85% 43
London -15 37 £450 -4.25% 16
South East +16 20 £479 +6.44% 5
South West +23 11 £425 +21.42% 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £350 -12.50% 4
East of England +3 7 £410 +2.50% 3
Bedfordshire +14 6 £455 +13.75%
West Yorkshire +11 6 £375 -11.76% 4
Oxfordshire +6 6 £510 +13.33%
North West +17 5 £550 +46.66% 5
Oxford +8 5 £510 +13.33%
Berkshire +7 5 £382 -7.39%
City of London -13 5 £500 -4.76% 5
Swindon - 5 £425 -
Wiltshire - 5 £425 -
Bradford +15 3 - -
Reading +9 3 £382 -7.39%
Leeds +5 3 £375 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -17 3 £406 +8.33% 6
Dorset - 3 £413 -
West Sussex - 3 £488 -
Hampshire +11 2 £323 -29.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £500 -9.09% 1
Surrey - 2 £500 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £363 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £550 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £550 -
Dunstable - 2 £550 -
Luton - 2 £375 -

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OLAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OLAP.

1 132 (62.56%) SQL
2 121 (57.35%) SQL Server
2 121 (57.35%) Business Intelligence
3 119 (56.40%) ETL
4 113 (53.55%) Data Warehouse
5 100 (47.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (47.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 79 (37.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (33.65%) Finance
8 58 (27.49%) OLAP Cube
9 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
10 53 (25.12%) Oracle
10 53 (25.12%) MDX
10 53 (25.12%) Oracle OLAP
11 45 (21.33%) Data Modelling
12 44 (20.85%) Analytics
13 42 (19.91%) T-SQL
14 37 (17.54%) Kimball Methodology
15 35 (16.59%) Performance Tuning
16 32 (15.17%) OLTP
16 32 (15.17%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (13.74%) MS Excel
19 27 (12.80%) BusinessObjects
20 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2014
21 25 (11.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 23 (10.90%) Teradata
22 23 (10.90%) Data Quality
23 22 (10.43%) Relational Database
24 21 (9.95%) C#

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.64%) SAS
2 8 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.37%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.90%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) TPMS
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.84%) MS Office
3 5 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.42%) SPSS
6 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.47%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.37%) IaaS
3 5 (2.37%) PaaS
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.90%) SaaS
5 3 (1.42%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) Intranet
2 3 (1.42%) Extranet
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (57.35%) SQL Server
2 113 (53.55%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (47.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 100 (47.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (37.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (27.49%) OLAP Cube
6 53 (25.12%) Oracle OLAP
7 32 (15.17%) OLTP
7 32 (15.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (12.80%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (11.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 22 (10.43%) Relational Database
12 20 (9.48%) QlikView
13 19 (9.00%) Power BI
14 18 (8.53%) Big Data
15 16 (7.58%) Star Schema
16 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (5.21%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (6.16%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (3.32%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.32%) JIRA
3 6 (2.84%) ERwin
3 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (1.90%) JUnit
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.95%) MagicDraw
6 2 (0.95%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.95%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) Maven
7 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (33.65%) Finance
2 17 (8.06%) Banking
3 9 (4.27%) General Ledger
4 8 (3.79%) Advertising
5 7 (3.32%) Retail
6 5 (2.37%) Marketing
7 4 (1.90%) Publishing
8 3 (1.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (48.82%) Developer
2 41 (19.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 33 (15.64%) Architect
4 27 (12.80%) Analyst
5 25 (11.85%) SQL Developer
6 22 (10.43%) Data Architect
6 22 (10.43%) ETL Developer
7 18 (8.53%) Consultant
8 17 (8.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 17 (8.06%) DBA
9 16 (7.58%) SSIS Developer
10 15 (7.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 15 (7.11%) SSAS Developer
11 10 (4.74%) SQL BI Developer
12 9 (4.27%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 9 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.27%) SSRS Developer
13 8 (3.79%) OLAP Developer
13 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.12%) MDX
2 17 (8.06%) .NET
3 9 (4.27%) XML
4 7 (3.32%) WCF
5 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.37%) Web Services
6 4 (1.90%) REST
7 3 (1.42%) HTML
7 3 (1.42%) HTML5
8 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.95%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.95%) J2EE
8 2 (0.95%) Lucene
8 2 (0.95%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.95%) Spring
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.47%) Flask
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.58%) Data Integration
3 15 (7.11%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.79%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.32%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.84%) NHS
7 5 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.90%) Informatics
8 4 (1.90%) Replication
8 4 (1.90%) Statistics
9 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.42%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.42%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.58%) Linux
2 12 (5.69%) Windows
3 9 (4.27%) Unix
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.42%) HPUX
5 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (57.35%) Business Intelligence
2 119 (56.40%) ETL
3 45 (21.33%) Data Modelling
4 44 (20.85%) Analytics
5 37 (17.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 35 (16.59%) Performance Tuning
7 31 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (9.95%) Dimensional Modelling
9 20 (9.48%) Project Management
10 18 (8.53%) Migration
11 16 (7.58%) Data Management
12 15 (7.11%) ETL Development
13 13 (6.16%) Change Management
13 13 (6.16%) Data Governance
13 13 (6.16%) Scrum
14 11 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.21%) Data Analysis
15 9 (4.27%) Business Analysis
15 9 (4.27%) Data Migration
15 9 (4.27%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 132 (62.56%) SQL
2 42 (19.91%) T-SQL
3 21 (9.95%) C#
4 14 (6.64%) Java
5 13 (6.16%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.21%) VBA
7 7 (3.32%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.84%) C
8 6 (2.84%) Python
8 6 (2.84%) VB
9 5 (2.37%) Perl
10 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.42%) R
12 2 (0.95%) ABAP
12 2 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.47%) PHP
13 1 (0.47%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.48%) Degree
2 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.90%) HNC
3 4 (1.90%) HND
4 2 (0.95%) MCITP
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.47%) OCP
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 53 (25.12%) Oracle
3 23 (10.90%) Teradata
4 20 (9.48%) SAP
5 19 (9.00%) Tableau
6 13 (6.16%) Talend
7 12 (5.69%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (5.21%) Cognos
8 11 (5.21%) Informatica
9 7 (3.32%) Sybase
9 7 (3.32%) Vertica
10 6 (2.84%) Ab Initio
10 6 (2.84%) IBM
11 5 (2.37%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.90%) Actian
12 4 (1.90%) Netezza
12 4 (1.90%) ParAccel
13 3 (1.42%) Google
13 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.95%) DataFlux
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