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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 367 359 303
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -56
Contract jobs citing OLAP 245 250 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 2.10% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 163 162
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£425 £422 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
12173 11892 10269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 21.83% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7890 7502 6206
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 193 205
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -17 220 £434 +2.66% 112
London -24 103 £438 -2.77% 49
City of London +17 53 £438 - 19
Yorkshire +2 41 £438 -2.77% 18
West Yorkshire +18 39 £438 -2.77% 11
South East -30 30 £338 -7.28% 19
Leeds +6 20 £375 -16.66% 6
Wales +6 14 £301 - 2
North West -15 12 £450 +2.85% 10
West Wales - 12 £301 - 1
Swansea - 12 £301 - 1
West Midlands -29 11 £325 - 5
Scotland +10 10 £256 -14.58% 4
Halifax +9 9 £450 +9.09% 1
Manchester -5 8 £375 -16.66% 6
Hampshire -12 7 £250 -31.22% 5
Birmingham -7 6 £325 - 2
East Midlands -18 6 £475 +43.39%
West Sussex - 6 £505 - 4
Bradford - 6 - - 1
East of England +14 5 £625 +38.88% 4
Milton Keynes +1 5 £375 -1.63%
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £375 -1.63% 4
Edinburgh -6 5 £213 -29.16% 1
South West -6 5 £375 +11.11% 6
Southampton -8 5 £200 - 3
Crawley - 5 £553 -
Bedfordshire +7 4 £638 +64.51% 1
Northamptonshire -6 4 £488 +50.00%
Kent - 4 - - 1

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 346 (72.54%) Business Intelligence
2 321 (67.30%) SQL
3 259 (54.30%) Data Warehouse
4 251 (52.62%) SQL Server
4 251 (52.62%) ETL
5 247 (51.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 228 (47.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 192 (40.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 171 (35.85%) OLAP Cube
9 159 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 140 (29.35%) Finance
11 131 (27.46%) Data Modelling
12 119 (24.95%) T-SQL
13 98 (20.55%) MDX
14 90 (18.87%) Oracle OLAP
14 90 (18.87%) Oracle
15 88 (18.45%) SAS
16 82 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
17 79 (16.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 64 (13.42%) .NET
19 62 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
20 60 (12.58%) Analytics
21 55 (11.53%) SharePoint
22 54 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
23 53 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
24 48 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
25 45 (9.43%) Banking
25 45 (9.43%) MS Excel
26 43 (9.01%) C#
27 42 (8.81%) XML

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 88 (18.45%) SAS
2 55 (11.53%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.89%) IIS
4 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.05%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.42%) Apache
8 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.42%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.42%) CMS
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.21%) TPMS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.21%) GemFire
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 45 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.08%) PowerPivot
3 17 (3.56%) MS Office
4 6 (1.26%) SPSS
4 6 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.84%) Agresso
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.42%) Primavera
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.21%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.42%) PaaS
2 2 (0.42%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (54.30%) Data Warehouse
2 251 (52.62%) SQL Server
3 247 (51.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 228 (47.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 192 (40.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 171 (35.85%) OLAP Cube
7 90 (18.87%) Oracle OLAP
8 82 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 79 (16.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 48 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (8.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 40 (8.39%) Oracle Database
13 39 (8.18%) OLTP
14 36 (7.55%) PerformancePoint
15 34 (7.13%) Data Mining
16 28 (5.87%) Relational Database
17 26 (5.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 21 (4.40%) Base SAS
19 20 (4.19%) Microsoft Power View
20 19 (3.98%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.10%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.84%) ERwin
5 4 (0.84%) JMeter
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.42%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.42%) Toad
7 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 140 (29.35%) Finance
2 45 (9.43%) Banking
3 35 (7.34%) Retail
4 13 (2.73%) Advertising
5 8 (1.68%) Games
6 7 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Front Office
7 6 (1.26%) Back Office
7 6 (1.26%) Legal
8 5 (1.05%) Marketing
9 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.63%) Law
10 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 278 (58.28%) Developer
2 136 (28.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 75 (15.72%) SQL Developer
4 60 (12.58%) Analyst
5 51 (10.69%) Consultant
6 41 (8.60%) Business Developer
7 32 (6.71%) Architect
8 31 (6.50%) Microsoft Developer
9 26 (5.45%) DBA
9 26 (5.45%) SAS Developer
10 22 (4.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 21 (4.40%) SAS Consultant
12 20 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 16 (3.35%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.35%) SQL DBA
13 16 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 15 (3.14%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.73%) Database Developer
16 11 (2.31%) Programmer
16 11 (2.31%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (20.55%) MDX
2 64 (13.42%) .NET
3 42 (8.81%) XML
4 30 (6.29%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.56%) HTML
6 9 (1.89%) WCF
6 9 (1.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 8 (1.68%) XSD
8 6 (1.26%) XSLT
8 6 (1.26%) Web Services
8 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.05%) HTML5
9 5 (1.05%) J2EE
10 4 (0.84%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.84%) Middleware
10 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (0.63%) REST
12 2 (0.42%) JSON
12 2 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.87%) Data Structures
3 23 (4.82%) NHS
4 22 (4.61%) Visualisation
5 21 (4.40%) Data Integration
6 18 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.52%) Replication
7 12 (2.52%) Credit Risk
8 11 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.05%) Open Source
10 5 (1.05%) Social Network
11 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.84%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.84%) PMI
12 3 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.63%) Clustering
13 2 (0.42%) Equities
13 2 (0.42%) Statistics
13 2 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.50%) UNIX
2 29 (6.08%) Linux
3 28 (5.87%) Windows
4 11 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (72.54%) Business Intelligence
2 251 (52.62%) ETL
3 131 (27.46%) Data Modelling
4 60 (12.58%) Analytics
5 54 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (8.39%) Kimball Methodology
7 27 (5.66%) Scrum
8 26 (5.45%) Data Architecture
9 25 (5.24%) Dimensional Modelling
9 25 (5.24%) Migration
10 24 (5.03%) Data Management
10 24 (5.03%) Data Analysis
11 23 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (3.77%) Project Management
13 15 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (2.73%) Workflow
14 13 (2.73%) ERP
14 13 (2.73%) Master Data Management
14 13 (2.73%) Change Control
15 12 (2.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 321 (67.30%) SQL
2 119 (24.95%) T-SQL
3 43 (9.01%) C#
4 34 (7.13%) PL/SQL
5 27 (5.66%) Java
6 23 (4.82%) VBA
7 13 (2.73%) VB
8 12 (2.52%) C
9 9 (1.89%) Python
10 6 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.84%) R
13 3 (0.63%) Perl
13 3 (0.63%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.42%) C++
15 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.21%) ABAP
15 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.82%) Degree
4 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.47%) MCTS
6 6 (1.26%) MCITP
6 6 (1.26%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.05%) MCSA
8 4 (0.84%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.84%) OCP
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.84%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.42%) PMP
9 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.21%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.10%) QA
3 7 (1.47%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) GAAP
5 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.21%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) HDFS
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 159 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 90 (18.87%) Oracle
3 35 (7.34%) Cognos
3 35 (7.34%) Tableau
4 33 (6.92%) Business Objects
5 25 (5.24%) SAP
6 24 (5.03%) Teradata
7 20 (4.19%) IBM
8 19 (3.98%) Informatica
9 10 (2.10%) Talend
10 8 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.05%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.05%) Applix
12 4 (0.84%) Red Gate
12 4 (0.84%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.84%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.84%) Sybase
13 3 (0.63%) Netezza
13 3 (0.63%) Alteryx
14 2 (0.42%) RedPrairie
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