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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 410 282 320
Rank change year-on-year
-128 +38
Contract jobs citing OLAP 210 342 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 2.85% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 234 196
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£404 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25

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
11965 11995 11409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 22.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7372 6646
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 241 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £14.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -113 201 £408 -3.55% 74
London -81 102 £450 -5.26% 31
City of London -31 33 £363 -23.68% 10
South East -24 27 £380 -5.00% 7
East of England 0 24 £320 +42.22% 7
Hertfordshire -7 20 £323 +79.16% 4
North West -9 17 £463 +49.19% 10
Yorkshire -8 14 £474 +60.59% 5
West Yorkshire -2 13 £475 +90.00% 5
Berkshire -2 9 £380 +0.33% 1
South West -29 9 £325 -10.95% 7
Reading +3 8 £380 -13.63% 1
Manchester -4 8 £481 +76.60% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £325 -9.72%
Hampshire -9 6 £238 -20.83% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £325 -
West Midlands -29 5 £350 -12.50% 6
Edinburgh -4 4 £230 -14.81% 1
Scotland -12 4 £230 -9.35% 2
Bristol - 4 £325 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £350 - 4
Birmingham -11 3 £375 -11.76% 2
Peterborough +8 2 £288 - 2
Cheshire +4 2 £475 +26.66% 1
Bradford -2 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £288 -30.30% 2
Leeds -7 2 £535 +114.00% 1
East Midlands -13 2 £350 -5.08% 1
Hitchin - 2 - -
South Yorkshire +3 1 £325 -

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 281 (71.32%) Business Intelligence
2 226 (57.36%) Data Warehouse
3 225 (57.11%) SQL
4 207 (52.54%) SQL Server
5 189 (47.97%) ETL
6 154 (39.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 148 (37.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 137 (34.77%) Finance
9 122 (30.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 112 (28.43%) Microsoft
11 101 (25.63%) T-SQL
12 90 (22.84%) Oracle
13 87 (22.08%) Oracle OLAP
14 86 (21.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 77 (19.54%) MDX
16 76 (19.29%) Data Modelling
17 61 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
18 57 (14.47%) Cognos
19 56 (14.21%) MS Excel
20 55 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
21 53 (13.45%) Dimensional Modelling
21 53 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (12.94%) .NET
23 50 (12.69%) SAS
24 49 (12.44%) OLTP
24 49 (12.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 49 (12.44%) Analytics
25 48 (12.18%) Banking
26 47 (11.93%) Kimball Methodology
27 45 (11.42%) Relational Database

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (12.69%) SAS
2 23 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 56 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.82%) PowerPivot
3 17 (4.31%) MS Office
4 3 (0.76%) SPSS
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (2.54%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.76%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.51%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Magento
6 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.78%) LDAP
1 7 (1.78%) FTP
1 7 (1.78%) SAN
2 2 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (57.36%) Data Warehouse
2 207 (52.54%) SQL Server
3 154 (39.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 148 (37.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 122 (30.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (22.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 86 (21.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (12.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 49 (12.44%) OLTP
9 45 (11.42%) Relational Database
10 36 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (8.12%) QlikView
11 32 (8.12%) Oracle Database
12 31 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (6.85%) Data Mining
14 24 (6.09%) MySQL
14 24 (6.09%) Star Schema
15 22 (5.58%) RDBMS
15 22 (5.58%) Data Mart
16 19 (4.82%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.03%) ERwin
3 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.02%) Maven
6 3 (0.76%) Subversion
6 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.51%) JIRA
7 2 (0.51%) Toad
7 2 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.25%) NMock
8 1 (0.25%) Moq
8 1 (0.25%) xUnit.net
8 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.25%) JUnit
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 137 (34.77%) Finance
2 48 (12.18%) Banking
3 22 (5.58%) Retail
4 19 (4.82%) Marketing
5 11 (2.79%) Games
6 10 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.28%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.28%) Front Office
8 7 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.78%) Publishing
9 4 (1.02%) Billing
9 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 245 (62.18%) Developer
2 87 (22.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 60 (15.23%) SQL Developer
4 55 (13.96%) Analyst
5 29 (7.36%) Business Developer
6 28 (7.11%) Consultant
7 22 (5.58%) Architect
8 21 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 19 (4.82%) DBA
10 18 (4.57%) Business Analyst
10 18 (4.57%) SAS Developer
11 17 (4.31%) Data Analyst
12 15 (3.81%) SQL Server Developer
12 15 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
13 13 (3.30%) SQL DBA
14 12 (3.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 12 (3.05%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.05%) QlikView Developer
15 11 (2.79%) Database Developer
15 11 (2.79%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.54%) MDX
2 51 (12.94%) .NET
3 28 (7.11%) XML
4 21 (5.33%) ASP.NET
5 20 (5.08%) Web Services
6 15 (3.81%) HTML
7 9 (2.28%) CSS
7 9 (2.28%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.28%) HTML5
8 8 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 7 (1.78%) Spring
10 5 (1.27%) WPF
11 3 (0.76%) jQuery
11 3 (0.76%) OC4J
11 3 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (0.76%) CSS3
11 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (0.51%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.82%) Data Integration
2 19 (4.82%) Visualisation
2 19 (4.82%) NHS
3 17 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.30%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.54%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.28%) Market Risk
7 8 (2.03%) Replication
7 8 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.27%) Online Games
9 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.02%) Social Network
10 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.02%) Derivative
11 3 (0.76%) Statistics
11 3 (0.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.63%) UNIX
2 20 (5.08%) Windows
3 13 (3.30%) Linux
4 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) Tru64
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) AIX
5 1 (0.25%) HPUX
5 1 (0.25%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (71.32%) Business Intelligence
2 189 (47.97%) ETL
3 76 (19.29%) Data Modelling
4 61 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
5 55 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (13.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 49 (12.44%) Analytics
8 47 (11.93%) Kimball Methodology
9 26 (6.60%) Data Management
10 24 (6.09%) Data Analysis
11 17 (4.31%) OO
11 17 (4.31%) Scrum
12 15 (3.81%) Project Management
13 14 (3.55%) Migration
14 13 (3.30%) RUP
15 12 (3.05%) Workflow
15 12 (3.05%) Unit Testing
16 11 (2.79%) Business Analysis
16 11 (2.79%) Asset Management
17 10 (2.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 225 (57.11%) SQL
2 101 (25.63%) T-SQL
3 42 (10.66%) C#
4 36 (9.14%) PL/SQL
5 19 (4.82%) VBA
6 18 (4.57%) Java
7 17 (4.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.28%) SAS Macro
10 7 (1.78%) ABAP
11 3 (0.76%) VB
11 3 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.51%) XAML
12 2 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.25%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.25%) Python
13 1 (0.25%) XQuery
13 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (3.30%) Degree
2 12 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.52%) SAS Certification
6 5 (1.27%) ISEB
6 5 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.76%) MCITP
7 3 (0.76%) MCSE
8 2 (0.51%) HNC
8 2 (0.51%) HND
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) QA
2 9 (2.28%) SLA
3 6 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.02%) GAAP
5 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 112 (28.43%) Microsoft
2 90 (22.84%) Oracle
3 57 (14.47%) Cognos
4 34 (8.63%) Business Objects
5 24 (6.09%) SAP
6 23 (5.84%) Informatica
7 18 (4.57%) Tableau
8 17 (4.31%) Teradata
9 15 (3.81%) Hyperion
9 15 (3.81%) IBM
10 12 (3.05%) Ab Initio
11 8 (2.03%) Sybase
11 8 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.52%) Lattice Semiconductor
13 5 (1.27%) Meridio
14 4 (1.02%) Applix
15 3 (0.76%) HP
15 3 (0.76%) Remedy
16 2 (0.51%) EMC
16 2 (0.51%) ION Trading
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Borehamwood
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London Bridge
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago