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 29 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 414 296 305
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +9
Contract jobs citing OLAP 180 293 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 2.65% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 177 220
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £140.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11547 11039 11991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.59% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 6763 7046
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 217 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%

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 29 July 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 29 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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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 -96 171 £425 - 71
London -75 95 £450 -5.26% 34
South West -27 24 £350 -13.04% 1
City of London -22 16 £450 +5.88% 16
North West -4 12 £294 -10.30% 4
East Midlands +1 11 £300 -20.00% 6
South East -41 11 £455 +7.05% 17
West Midlands -8 9 £325 -10.34% 3
Bristol -15 9 £325 -14.75% 1
Yorkshire +6 7 £475 +52.00% 3
Berkshire -15 7 £455 +4.59% 6
Wiltshire -1 6 £350 +5.26%
West Yorkshire - 6 £475 - 3
Reading -4 5 - - 4
Scotland -21 5 £229 -42.66%
Birmingham -4 4 £325 -26.76% 1
Edinburgh -15 4 £220 -
East of England -37 4 £450 +12.50% 4
Cheshire - 4 £261 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £488 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £288 - 2
Merseyside +8 3 £350 -
Liverpool +1 3 £350 -
Manchester -11 3 £300 -7.69% 2
Gloucester - 3 £488 -
Bournemouth +10 2 £483 +19.87%
Dorset +4 2 £483 +16.96%
Leicestershire -6 2 £625 +61.29%
Hertfordshire -13 2 £463 +29.37% 1
Ipswich -14 2 £450 +12.50%

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 309 (72.71%) Business Intelligence
2 241 (56.71%) SQL
3 205 (48.24%) SQL Server
4 204 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
5 167 (39.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 166 (39.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 151 (35.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 142 (33.41%) ETL
9 127 (29.88%) T-SQL
10 115 (27.06%) Microsoft
11 109 (25.65%) Finance
12 102 (24.00%) Oracle
13 96 (22.59%) Oracle OLAP
14 93 (21.88%) MDX
14 93 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 68 (16.00%) Analytics
15 68 (16.00%) Data Modelling
16 67 (15.76%) .NET
17 59 (13.88%) MS Excel
18 58 (13.65%) SAS
19 53 (12.47%) Dimensional Modelling
20 51 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
20 51 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
20 51 (12.00%) C#
21 45 (10.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 44 (10.35%) Oracle Database
23 43 (10.12%) PL/SQL
24 42 (9.88%) SharePoint
25 40 (9.41%) Data Mining
25 40 (9.41%) Relational Database

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (13.65%) SAS
2 42 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.18%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (1.41%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 59 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.35%) MS Office
3 14 (3.29%) PowerPivot
4 7 (1.65%) MS Project
5 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.88%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.71%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.53%) LDAP
2 10 (2.35%) FTP
3 6 (1.41%) HTTP
3 6 (1.41%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.41%) SAN
3 6 (1.41%) NAS
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 204 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
3 167 (39.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 166 (39.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 151 (35.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 96 (22.59%) Oracle OLAP
7 93 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 45 (10.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 44 (10.35%) Oracle Database
11 40 (9.41%) Data Mining
11 40 (9.41%) Relational Database
12 38 (8.94%) OLTP
13 34 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (7.29%) Star Schema
15 28 (6.59%) Base SAS
16 27 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
18 25 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 22 (5.18%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (1.88%) Subversion
4 5 (1.18%) Toad
4 5 (1.18%) ERwin
5 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.47%) NMock
6 2 (0.47%) Moq
6 2 (0.47%) xUnit.net
6 2 (0.47%) NUnit
6 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.47%) Maven
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 109 (25.65%) Finance
2 31 (7.29%) Banking
3 18 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.06%) Marketing
5 11 (2.59%) Front Office
6 9 (2.12%) Games
7 7 (1.65%) Retail
7 7 (1.65%) Publishing
8 6 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.41%) Billing
8 6 (1.41%) Electronics
8 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.94%) Advertising
9 4 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.71%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 281 (66.12%) Developer
2 111 (26.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 57 (13.41%) SQL Developer
4 49 (11.53%) Analyst
5 35 (8.24%) SAS Developer
6 25 (5.88%) Consultant
7 23 (5.41%) Business Developer
7 23 (5.41%) Architect
7 23 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 21 (4.94%) SAS BI Developer
9 18 (4.24%) Hyperion Developer
10 17 (4.00%) Report Developer
10 17 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 16 (3.76%) SharePoint Developer
12 15 (3.53%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.53%) OBIEE Developer
13 14 (3.29%) DBA
13 14 (3.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 13 (3.06%) Administrator
15 12 (2.82%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (21.88%) MDX
2 67 (15.76%) .NET
3 31 (7.29%) ASP.NET
4 28 (6.59%) Web Services
5 25 (5.88%) XML
6 16 (3.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 11 (2.59%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.35%) Spring
9 8 (1.88%) HTML
10 7 (1.65%) JMS
10 7 (1.65%) WPF
11 6 (1.41%) Ajax
11 6 (1.41%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.41%) CSS
11 6 (1.41%) JPA
11 6 (1.41%) Spring Integration
12 5 (1.18%) Silverlight
13 4 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.94%) SOAP
13 4 (0.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.88%) NHS
2 15 (3.53%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.53%) Data Integration
3 14 (3.29%) Visualisation
4 8 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.41%) DTV
6 6 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.18%) Online Games
7 5 (1.18%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.18%) Replication
8 4 (0.94%) Derivative
8 4 (0.94%) Statistics
8 4 (0.94%) Informatics
8 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.94%) Open Source
8 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.29%) UNIX
2 25 (5.88%) Windows
3 19 (4.47%) Linux
4 15 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.35%) AIX
6 3 (0.71%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Tru64
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (72.71%) Business Intelligence
2 142 (33.41%) ETL
3 68 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 68 (16.00%) Analytics
4 53 (12.47%) Dimensional Modelling
5 51 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (7.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 24 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (4.94%) Data Management
8 21 (4.94%) Change Management
8 21 (4.94%) OO
8 21 (4.94%) Data Analysis
9 19 (4.47%) Migration
10 18 (4.24%) Predictive Modelling
11 16 (3.76%) Multidimensional Analysis
12 15 (3.53%) Web Development
12 15 (3.53%) System Testing
13 13 (3.06%) Use Case
13 13 (3.06%) Project Management
14 12 (2.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 241 (56.71%) SQL
2 127 (29.88%) T-SQL
3 51 (12.00%) C#
4 43 (10.12%) PL/SQL
5 26 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.24%) Java
7 9 (2.12%) VBA
8 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.94%) ABAP
10 3 (0.71%) VB
10 3 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.47%) Python
11 2 (0.47%) PHP
11 2 (0.47%) XAML
11 2 (0.47%) VB6
11 2 (0.47%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) C
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.53%) Degree
4 10 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.41%) ISEB
6 2 (0.47%) HNC
6 2 (0.47%) HND
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) MCSA
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.00%) SLA
2 16 (3.76%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.18%) TickIT
5 3 (0.71%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) GAAP
System Software
1 12 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 115 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 102 (24.00%) Oracle
3 24 (5.65%) Business Objects
3 24 (5.65%) SAP
4 23 (5.41%) Cognos
4 23 (5.41%) Hyperion
5 21 (4.94%) Tableau
6 10 (2.35%) Informatica
6 10 (2.35%) JBoss
7 9 (2.12%) HP
7 9 (2.12%) Meridio
8 8 (1.88%) IBM
9 5 (1.18%) Teradata
9 5 (1.18%) Remedy
9 5 (1.18%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 3 (0.71%) VMware
10 3 (0.71%) Sybase
10 3 (0.71%) EMC
10 3 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.47%) CA
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