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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 537 387 387
Rank change year-on-year
-150 0
Contract jobs citing OLAP 114 248 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 1.99% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 171 165
Median daily rate £413 £430 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.48% +12.31%
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
11655 12454 12033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 23.00% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7920 8087 7666
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 163 208
Median hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.91 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -118 104 £413 -5.71% 54
London -66 50 £428 -5.00% 20
North West -5 16 £413 -8.33% 5
Cheshire +6 14 £413 -8.33% 5
City of London -11 13 £450 +2.85% 3
Chester +8 11 £413 -8.33% 3
East Midlands +22 10 £450 -5.26% 4
South West 0 8 £319 -2.67% 1
South East -29 7 £375 +7.14% 9
Northamptonshire +6 6 - - 2
Scotland -6 6 £338 +54.28% 9
West Midlands -14 5 £450 +38.46% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £375 -16.66%
Glasgow +6 4 £325 +23.80% 6
South Wales +4 4 £390 -
Wales +1 4 £390 +29.56%
Yorkshire -24 4 £413 -8.33% 3
East of England +5 3 £525 -16.00% 6
Northampton +3 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes +2 3 £375 -16.66%
Bristol -2 3 £300 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -36 3 £413 -8.33%
Bedfordshire +4 2 £525 -17.64% 2
Nottingham +2 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £450 -
Hampshire -2 2 £338 +12.50% 5
Dorset -7 2 £225 -25.61%
Edinburgh -8 2 £375 +114.28% 3
Leeds -27 2 £375 -
Bournemouth - 2 £225 -

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 164 (66.13%) Business Intelligence
2 153 (61.69%) SQL
3 140 (56.45%) SQL Server
4 117 (47.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 112 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
5 112 (45.16%) ETL
6 101 (40.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (39.11%) OLAP Cube
8 91 (36.69%) Microsoft
9 84 (33.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 64 (25.81%) Finance
10 64 (25.81%) Analytics
11 59 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (20.97%) Dimensional Modelling
13 49 (19.76%) Kimball Methodology
14 46 (18.55%) T-SQL
14 46 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 44 (17.74%) Oracle
16 43 (17.34%) MDX
17 39 (15.73%) Oracle OLAP
18 38 (15.32%) Data Modelling
19 34 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (13.31%) SQL Server 2012
20 33 (13.31%) Java
21 32 (12.90%) MS Excel
22 29 (11.69%) BusinessObjects
22 29 (11.69%) Banking
22 29 (11.69%) Data Quality
22 29 (11.69%) Big Data
23 28 (11.29%) Tableau

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 19 (7.66%) SAS
2 15 (6.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.82%) IIS
4 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.21%) Apache
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.81%) GemFire
7 2 (0.81%) Node.js
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.63%) MS Office
3 6 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Global One
1 5 (2.02%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Radian6
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.40%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.40%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.03%) IaaS
2 10 (4.03%) PaaS
3 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) AdWords
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.05%) Network Security
2 4 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 117 (47.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 112 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
4 101 (40.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (39.11%) OLAP Cube
6 84 (33.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (15.73%) Oracle OLAP
9 33 (13.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (11.69%) Big Data
10 29 (11.69%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (10.48%) OLTP
12 21 (8.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (7.66%) Relational Database
14 16 (6.45%) QlikView
14 16 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (5.24%) Oracle Database
15 13 (5.24%) Power BI
15 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (4.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.26%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.24%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.21%) JIRA
4 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.81%) ERwin
5 2 (0.81%) Hudson
5 2 (0.81%) JUnit
5 2 (0.81%) NUnit
5 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (25.81%) Finance
2 29 (11.69%) Banking
3 9 (3.63%) Retail
4 7 (2.82%) Front Office
4 7 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.42%) Back Office
5 6 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.02%) Marketing
7 4 (1.61%) Advertising
7 4 (1.61%) Billing
8 3 (1.21%) Publishing
9 2 (0.81%) French Language
9 2 (0.81%) International Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (59.68%) Developer
2 58 (23.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 48 (19.35%) SQL Developer
4 29 (11.69%) Analyst
5 25 (10.08%) SQL BI Developer
6 24 (9.68%) SSIS Developer
7 23 (9.27%) DBA
8 22 (8.87%) SSAS Developer
9 19 (7.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 19 (7.66%) SSRS Developer
10 17 (6.85%) Architect
10 17 (6.85%) Business Developer
10 17 (6.85%) Senior Developer
11 15 (6.05%) ETL Developer
12 14 (5.65%) Java Developer
13 13 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 13 (5.24%) Consultant
14 11 (4.44%) SAS Developer
15 10 (4.03%) Data Analyst
16 9 (3.63%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.34%) MDX
2 16 (6.45%) .NET
3 10 (4.03%) XML
4 8 (3.23%) HTML
5 7 (2.82%) REST
6 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.02%) Web Services
7 4 (1.61%) Java Concurrency
7 4 (1.61%) Middleware
8 3 (1.21%) HTML5
8 3 (1.21%) JSON
8 3 (1.21%) Spring
8 3 (1.21%) XSD
8 3 (1.21%) XSLT
9 2 (0.81%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.81%) Ember.js
9 2 (0.81%) Kafka
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (0.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.06%) Visualisation
3 15 (6.05%) Data Integration
4 11 (4.44%) Credit Risk
5 10 (4.03%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.03%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.63%) NHS
7 8 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.82%) Replication
9 6 (2.42%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.61%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.61%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.61%) Statistics
11 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.81%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.27%) Linux
2 9 (3.63%) VMS
3 7 (2.82%) Unix
4 3 (1.21%) Windows
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (66.13%) Business Intelligence
2 112 (45.16%) ETL
3 64 (25.81%) Analytics
4 59 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (20.97%) Dimensional Modelling
6 49 (19.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 38 (15.32%) Data Modelling
8 34 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (10.48%) Migration
10 24 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 22 (8.87%) Data Management
12 18 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (6.05%) Data Analysis
14 13 (5.24%) Low Latency
15 12 (4.84%) Business Analysis
15 12 (4.84%) Mentoring
15 12 (4.84%) Scrum
15 12 (4.84%) Web Development
16 11 (4.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 153 (61.69%) SQL
2 46 (18.55%) T-SQL
3 33 (13.31%) Java
4 24 (9.68%) C#
5 15 (6.05%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.05%) VBA
6 12 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.42%) PHP
8 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.02%) Python
9 4 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.81%) ES6
11 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.81%) R
11 2 (0.81%) Ruby
11 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 2 (0.81%) VB
11 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.23%) Degree
1 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.40%) MBA
6 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.69%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.61%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.81%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 91 (36.69%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.74%) Oracle
3 28 (11.29%) Tableau
4 17 (6.85%) Vertica
5 14 (5.65%) SAP
6 13 (5.24%) Talend
7 12 (4.84%) Cognos
8 9 (3.63%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (3.23%) Informatica
10 6 (2.42%) IBM
11 5 (2.02%) Teradata
12 4 (1.61%) Sybase
13 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.81%) Cadence
14 2 (0.81%) EMC
15 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
15 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
15 1 (0.40%) ION Trading
15 1 (0.40%) Sophis
15 1 (0.40%) SunGard
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