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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 496 482 408
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -74
Contract jobs citing OLAP 125 171 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 1.35% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 131 164
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
11130 12653 12089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.45% 23.04% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7387 8454 8027
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 £307 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 190 182
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £31.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.10% -21.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 120 £425 - 29
London -20 46 £468 +1.08% 11
South East +19 19 £471 +25.53% 6
North West +7 13 £465 +24.00% 2
North East -21 11 £375 +7.14%
South West +13 9 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands -19 8 £325 -13.33% 2
Cheshire - 7 £550 -
Bedfordshire +4 6 £455 +13.75% 2
East of England +1 6 £455 +10.30% 4
Oxfordshire -6 6 £510 +70.00%
Durham - 6 £375 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +2 5 £382 -7.39% 2
Manchester -2 5 £375 - 1
Oxford -3 5 £510 +70.00%
City of London -14 5 £525 +11.70% 6
Tyne and Wear -25 5 £363 +3.57%
Swindon - 5 £425 -
Wiltshire - 5 £425 -
Leeds +17 4 £380 -15.55%
West Yorkshire +12 4 £380 -15.55%
Coventry -10 4 £325 -16.12%
Reading -5 3 £375 -9.09% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 3 £350 -
Macclesfield - 3 £550 -
Warrington - 3 £575 -
Hampshire +22 2 £323 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £500 +42.85%
Scotland +11 2 - -

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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.

1 158 (59.85%) SQL
2 152 (57.58%) Business Intelligence
3 143 (54.17%) ETL
4 140 (53.03%) SQL Server
5 133 (50.38%) Data Warehouse
6 128 (48.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 116 (43.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 90 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 85 (32.20%) Finance
10 74 (28.03%) OLAP Cube
11 73 (27.65%) Microsoft
12 64 (24.24%) MDX
13 63 (23.86%) Oracle OLAP
13 63 (23.86%) Oracle
14 53 (20.08%) Data Modelling
14 53 (20.08%) Analytics
15 52 (19.70%) Performance Tuning
16 50 (18.94%) Kimball Methodology
16 50 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (18.94%) T-SQL
17 42 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
18 41 (15.53%) OLTP
19 39 (14.77%) MS Excel
20 34 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
22 32 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 32 (12.12%) Dimensional Modelling
23 30 (11.36%) BusinessObjects
24 29 (10.98%) Relational Database
25 27 (10.23%) Big Data

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 17 (6.44%) SAS
2 11 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.41%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.65%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.52%) Apache
6 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) TPMS
Applications
1 39 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.17%) MS Office
3 5 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.52%) SPSS
5 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.76%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.27%) IaaS
3 6 (2.27%) PaaS
4 5 (1.89%) SaaS
5 4 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.52%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.79%) Intranet
2 6 (2.27%) Extranet
3 3 (1.14%) SAN
4 2 (0.76%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) FCoE
5 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.38%) Internet
5 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) Multicast
5 1 (0.38%) NAS
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 133 (50.38%) Data Warehouse
3 128 (48.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 116 (43.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 74 (28.03%) OLAP Cube
7 63 (23.86%) Oracle OLAP
8 42 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 41 (15.53%) OLTP
10 33 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 32 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 30 (11.36%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (10.98%) Relational Database
14 27 (10.23%) Big Data
14 27 (10.23%) Power BI
15 24 (9.09%) Data Mart
15 24 (9.09%) Star Schema
16 20 (7.58%) QlikView
17 19 (7.20%) Oracle BI EE
18 17 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.41%) ERwin
5 8 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.03%) JIRA
5 8 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (1.89%) JUnit
7 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.52%) Toad
9 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.76%) Subversion
11 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.38%) Maven
11 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.38%) tSQLt
General
1 85 (32.20%) Finance
2 16 (6.06%) Banking
3 8 (3.03%) Advertising
4 7 (2.65%) Retail
5 6 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
7 4 (1.52%) Publishing
8 3 (1.14%) Legal
9 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (50.76%) Developer
2 53 (20.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 39 (14.77%) Architect
4 32 (12.12%) Analyst
5 31 (11.74%) SQL Developer
6 24 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 23 (8.71%) DBA
8 22 (8.33%) Consultant
9 21 (7.95%) Data Architect
10 19 (7.20%) ETL Developer
10 19 (7.20%) SSAS Developer
11 15 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 15 (5.68%) SSIS Developer
12 12 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 12 (4.55%) OBIEE Developer
12 12 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.41%) SQL DBA
14 9 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (24.24%) MDX
2 16 (6.06%) .NET
3 10 (3.79%) Web Services
3 10 (3.79%) XML
4 7 (2.65%) WCF
5 6 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.89%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.89%) HTML
6 5 (1.89%) HTML5
6 5 (1.89%) J2EE
7 4 (1.52%) REST
8 3 (1.14%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.14%) Kafka
9 2 (0.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.76%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.76%) Spring
10 1 (0.38%) CSS
10 1 (0.38%) JDBC
10 1 (0.38%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.82%) Data Integration
3 17 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.03%) Replication
5 8 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.65%) NHS
7 6 (2.27%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.89%) Clustering
8 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.52%) Informatics
9 4 (1.52%) Statistics
10 3 (1.14%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.14%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.09%) Linux
2 16 (6.06%) Windows
3 10 (3.79%) Unix
4 5 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.14%) HPUX
5 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (57.58%) Business Intelligence
2 143 (54.17%) ETL
3 53 (20.08%) Analytics
3 53 (20.08%) Data Modelling
4 52 (19.70%) Performance Tuning
5 50 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (18.94%) Kimball Methodology
6 32 (12.12%) Dimensional Modelling
7 23 (8.71%) Scrum
8 18 (6.82%) Data Management
8 18 (6.82%) Migration
9 16 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.06%) ITIL
9 16 (6.06%) Project Management
10 15 (5.68%) ETL Development
11 14 (5.30%) Dashboard Development
12 13 (4.92%) Data Governance
12 13 (4.92%) Performance Management
13 12 (4.55%) Database Tuning
13 12 (4.55%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (59.85%) SQL
2 50 (18.94%) T-SQL
3 25 (9.47%) Java
4 20 (7.58%) C#
5 13 (4.92%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.79%) VBA
7 8 (3.03%) Python
8 7 (2.65%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.27%) VB
10 5 (1.89%) C
10 5 (1.89%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.89%) Perl
10 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.14%) HiveQL
12 2 (0.76%) ABAP
12 2 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.76%) R
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (7.95%) Degree
2 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) HNC
3 4 (1.52%) HND
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) MCITP
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCP
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) OCP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.47%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.52%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Docker
1 3 (1.14%) HDFS
1 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.38%) KVM
3 1 (0.38%) NFS
3 1 (0.38%) SRDF
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (27.65%) Microsoft
2 63 (23.86%) Oracle
3 25 (9.47%) Teradata
4 23 (8.71%) Tableau
5 22 (8.33%) Talend
6 20 (7.58%) SAP
7 18 (6.82%) Cognos
7 18 (6.82%) Informatica
8 12 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 12 (4.55%) Vertica
9 10 (3.79%) Hyperion
10 7 (2.65%) Sybase
11 6 (2.27%) Ab Initio
11 6 (2.27%) IBM
12 4 (1.52%) Actian
12 4 (1.52%) ParAccel
13 3 (1.14%) DataFlux
13 3 (1.14%) Netezza
13 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.76%) VMware
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