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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 415 293 335
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +42
Contract jobs citing OLAP 208 333 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.74% 2.82% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 221 199
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00

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
11923 11797 12188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 22.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7536 7323 6964
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 192 345
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 -100 201 £413 -2.94% 81
London -73 96 £450 -10.00% 40
City of London -33 27 £413 -8.33% 21
North West +9 24 £425 +17.24% 10
East of England -16 21 £320 +42.22% 8
Hertfordshire -8 19 £323 +101.56% 1
South East -29 17 £380 -7.87% 6
South West -14 15 £325 +15.04% 3
Yorkshire -3 14 £474 +63.36% 4
West Yorkshire +1 12 £475 +97.91% 4
East Midlands -4 9 £300 -20.00% 3
Manchester -8 9 £475 +31.03% 6
Berkshire -7 8 £405 -4.70% 1
Bristol -8 8 £325 - 2
Reading -1 6 £380 -28.63% 1
Hampshire -8 6 £238 -
Halifax - 6 £475 - 1
Cheshire +8 5 £263 -30.00% 2
West Midlands -18 5 £300 -14.89% 5
Chester - 5 £263 - 1
Bradford +3 4 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 4 £288 -
Liverpool -3 3 £363 -
Merseyside -4 3 £363 +3.57%
Dorset +1 2 £483 -
Milton Keynes 0 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 - -
Birmingham -7 2 £363 -14.70% 3
Scotland -14 2 £475 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 302 (72.42%) Business Intelligence
2 249 (59.71%) SQL
3 225 (53.96%) SQL Server
3 225 (53.96%) Data Warehouse
4 170 (40.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 167 (40.05%) ETL
6 166 (39.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 144 (34.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 131 (31.41%) Microsoft
8 131 (31.41%) T-SQL
9 122 (29.26%) Finance
10 102 (24.46%) Oracle
11 101 (24.22%) Oracle OLAP
12 86 (20.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 85 (20.38%) MDX
14 71 (17.03%) Data Modelling
15 70 (16.79%) .NET
16 63 (15.11%) MS Excel
16 63 (15.11%) Performance Tuning
17 58 (13.91%) Dimensional Modelling
18 56 (13.43%) C#
19 53 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
21 50 (11.99%) OLTP
22 49 (11.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 48 (11.51%) Cognos
24 47 (11.27%) Oracle Database
25 44 (10.55%) PL/SQL
25 44 (10.55%) SQL Server 2005
26 43 (10.31%) Kimball Methodology

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (9.35%) SAS
2 33 (7.91%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.52%) MS Office
3 16 (3.84%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.92%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.72%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.48%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.24%) Magento
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.48%) SaaS
1 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.36%) LDAP
2 8 (1.92%) FTP
3 6 (1.44%) SAN
4 3 (0.72%) NAS
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (53.96%) SQL Server
1 225 (53.96%) Data Warehouse
2 170 (40.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 166 (39.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 144 (34.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (24.22%) Oracle OLAP
6 86 (20.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (11.99%) OLTP
8 49 (11.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 47 (11.27%) Oracle Database
10 44 (10.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 43 (10.31%) Relational Database
12 30 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (6.71%) QlikView
14 23 (5.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (5.52%) Star Schema
15 22 (5.28%) Data Mining
15 22 (5.28%) MySQL
15 22 (5.28%) Data Mart
16 21 (5.04%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.68%) Subversion
2 7 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.20%) ERwin
5 3 (0.72%) Toad
5 3 (0.72%) Maven
6 2 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.24%) NMock
7 1 (0.24%) Moq
7 1 (0.24%) xUnit.net
7 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.24%) JUnit
7 1 (0.24%) NUnit
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 122 (29.26%) Finance
2 38 (9.11%) Banking
3 19 (4.56%) Marketing
4 14 (3.36%) Retail
5 12 (2.88%) Games
6 11 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.40%) Front Office
8 8 (1.92%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.44%) Publishing
11 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.20%) Electronics
12 4 (0.96%) Billing
13 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.48%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.24%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Legal
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 281 (67.39%) Developer
2 95 (22.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 62 (14.87%) SQL Developer
4 54 (12.95%) Analyst
5 28 (6.71%) Business Developer
6 27 (6.47%) Consultant
7 20 (4.80%) SQL Server Developer
7 20 (4.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 20 (4.80%) Hyperion Developer
8 19 (4.56%) SAS Developer
9 17 (4.08%) Architect
9 17 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.08%) Report Developer
10 15 (3.60%) SharePoint Developer
10 15 (3.60%) DBA
11 14 (3.36%) Data Analyst
11 14 (3.36%) Oracle Developer
12 13 (3.12%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.88%) C# Developer
13 12 (2.88%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.38%) MDX
2 70 (16.79%) .NET
3 32 (7.67%) ASP.NET
4 27 (6.47%) XML
5 25 (6.00%) Web Services
6 15 (3.60%) HTML
6 15 (3.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 13 (3.12%) CSS
8 12 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.44%) Spring
10 6 (1.44%) Ajax
11 5 (1.20%) HTML5
11 5 (1.20%) WPF
11 5 (1.20%) Silverlight
12 4 (0.96%) REST
12 4 (0.96%) SOAP
13 3 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.72%) CSS3
13 3 (0.72%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.80%) NHS
3 20 (4.80%) Visualisation
4 19 (4.56%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.40%) Market Risk
6 9 (2.16%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.68%) Replication
8 6 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.44%) Online Games
9 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.20%) DTV
9 5 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.96%) Derivative
10 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.72%) User Experience
11 3 (0.72%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.83%) UNIX
2 31 (7.43%) Windows
3 17 (4.08%) Linux
4 14 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) HPUX
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Tru64
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (72.42%) Business Intelligence
2 167 (40.05%) ETL
3 71 (17.03%) Data Modelling
4 63 (15.11%) Performance Tuning
5 58 (13.91%) Dimensional Modelling
6 52 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (10.31%) Kimball Methodology
7 43 (10.31%) Analytics
8 32 (7.67%) Data Management
9 21 (5.04%) Data Analysis
10 17 (4.08%) OO
11 16 (3.84%) Multidimensional Analysis
12 15 (3.60%) Scrum
13 14 (3.36%) Change Management
13 14 (3.36%) Web Development
14 13 (3.12%) Use Case
14 13 (3.12%) Migration
15 11 (2.64%) Workflow
15 11 (2.64%) Service Management
15 11 (2.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 249 (59.71%) SQL
2 131 (31.41%) T-SQL
3 56 (13.43%) C#
4 44 (10.55%) PL/SQL
5 30 (7.19%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.36%) VBA
7 13 (3.12%) Java
8 11 (2.64%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.16%) SAS Macro
10 6 (1.44%) ABAP
11 3 (0.72%) VB
11 3 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.48%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.48%) C
12 2 (0.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.48%) XAML
13 1 (0.24%) VB6
13 1 (0.24%) Python
13 1 (0.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.12%) Degree
4 6 (1.44%) SAS Certification
5 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.96%) ISEB
7 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.72%) MCSE
8 2 (0.48%) HNC
8 2 (0.48%) HND
9 1 (0.24%) MCSA
9 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.80%) QA
2 16 (3.84%) SLA
3 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) GAAP
4 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.20%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 131 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 102 (24.46%) Oracle
3 48 (11.51%) Cognos
4 33 (7.91%) Business Objects
5 31 (7.43%) SAP
6 26 (6.24%) Hyperion
7 21 (5.04%) Informatica
7 21 (5.04%) Tableau
8 17 (4.08%) IBM
9 13 (3.12%) Teradata
10 11 (2.64%) Ab Initio
11 8 (1.92%) Meridio
11 8 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.44%) Sybase
13 5 (1.20%) HP
13 5 (1.20%) Remedy
13 5 (1.20%) Lattice Semiconductor
14 3 (0.72%) EMC
14 3 (0.72%) VMware
14 3 (0.72%) JBoss
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 25 days ago