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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 371 372 296
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -76
Contract jobs citing OLAP 249 230 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 1.99% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 162 172
Average daily rate
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£438 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £373
% change year-on-year
+18.08% -9.06%
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
12182 11569 10080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.12% 21.35% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7996 7377 6080
Average daily rate £400 £397 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 216
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 -12 230 £438 +3.55% 88
London +3 106 £450 - 29
City of London +39 59 £438 +2.94% 10
West Yorkshire +18 37 £438 -2.77% 5
Yorkshire +12 37 £438 -2.77% 8
South East -18 29 £350 -6.66% 23
Leeds +1 19 £375 -16.66% 4
West Midlands -20 15 £325 - 7
North West -1 14 £450 +1.69% 7
Wales +6 12 £301 - 1
West Wales - 11 £301 -
Swansea - 11 £301 -
Hampshire +7 9 £300 -19.67% 10
Manchester +4 9 £431 -6.25% 5
South West +3 9 £328 -4.72% 5
Halifax +1 8 £475 +15.15%
East of England +9 6 £625 +38.88% 2
Birmingham -7 6 £325 - 3
West Sussex - 6 £505 - 1
Milton Keynes +7 5 £450 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £450 +20.00%
Southampton -5 5 £200 - 1
East Midlands -8 5 £500 +81.81% 6
Bradford - 5 - -
Crawley - 5 £553 -
Bedfordshire +10 4 £638 +64.51% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 4 - - 3
Bristol +4 3 £375 +11.11% 1
Scotland -2 3 £263 -12.50% 6
Nottingham -3 3 - - 2

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 331 (71.18%) Business Intelligence
2 305 (65.59%) SQL
3 249 (53.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 245 (52.69%) SQL Server
5 239 (51.40%) Data Warehouse
6 229 (49.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 225 (48.39%) ETL
8 189 (40.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 173 (37.20%) OLAP Cube
10 149 (32.04%) Finance
11 145 (31.18%) Microsoft
12 134 (28.82%) Data Modelling
13 108 (23.23%) T-SQL
14 91 (19.57%) SAS
15 90 (19.35%) MDX
16 85 (18.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 73 (15.70%) SQL Server 2008
18 72 (15.48%) Oracle OLAP
18 72 (15.48%) Oracle
19 59 (12.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 55 (11.83%) SharePoint
21 54 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
22 53 (11.40%) Analytics
23 52 (11.18%) MS Excel
24 51 (10.97%) .NET
25 49 (10.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
26 47 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
27 45 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
28 43 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
29 41 (8.82%) Oracle Database

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 91 (19.57%) SAS
2 55 (11.83%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.72%) IIS
4 5 (1.08%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.43%) Apache
6 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.43%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.43%) CMS
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.22%) GemFire
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 52 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.38%) PowerPivot
3 22 (4.73%) MS Office
4 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.08%) SPSS
6 3 (0.65%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (1.51%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.86%) Agresso
5 4 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.65%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.43%) Primavera
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.22%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.86%) Internet
2 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (53.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 245 (52.69%) SQL Server
3 239 (51.40%) Data Warehouse
4 229 (49.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 189 (40.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 173 (37.20%) OLAP Cube
7 85 (18.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 73 (15.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 72 (15.48%) Oracle OLAP
10 49 (10.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 43 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (8.82%) Oracle Database
13 39 (8.39%) PerformancePoint
14 32 (6.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 30 (6.45%) Relational Database
16 29 (6.24%) OLTP
17 28 (6.02%) Data Mining
18 25 (5.38%) Base SAS
19 18 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
19 18 (3.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 59 (12.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (1.72%) Maven
5 7 (1.51%) ERwin
6 5 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.86%) JUnit
7 4 (0.86%) JMeter
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.43%) Toad
9 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.43%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 149 (32.04%) Finance
2 36 (7.74%) Banking
3 34 (7.31%) Retail
4 9 (1.94%) Advertising
5 6 (1.29%) Games
5 6 (1.29%) Legal
5 6 (1.29%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.08%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.86%) Front Office
7 4 (0.86%) French Language
8 3 (0.65%) Law
8 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 280 (60.22%) Developer
2 137 (29.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 81 (17.42%) SQL Developer
4 58 (12.47%) Analyst
5 49 (10.54%) Consultant
6 40 (8.60%) Business Developer
7 31 (6.67%) SAS Developer
8 30 (6.45%) DBA
9 27 (5.81%) Architect
10 26 (5.59%) Microsoft Developer
11 21 (4.52%) SAS Consultant
12 18 (3.87%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 18 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 16 (3.44%) SQL DBA
14 15 (3.23%) Database Developer
14 15 (3.23%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.58%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (2.37%) TM1 Developer
16 11 (2.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.35%) MDX
2 51 (10.97%) .NET
3 31 (6.67%) XML
4 23 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.94%) Spring
6 8 (1.72%) HTML
6 8 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (1.72%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 7 (1.51%) XSD
8 6 (1.29%) Web Services
9 5 (1.08%) XSLT
10 4 (0.86%) Middleware
10 4 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.86%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.65%) REST
11 3 (0.65%) JSON
11 3 (0.65%) J2EE
12 2 (0.43%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.95%) NHS
3 22 (4.73%) Visualisation
4 18 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 15 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.58%) Replication
7 11 (2.37%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.15%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.08%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.86%) PMI
11 4 (0.86%) Clustering
11 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.86%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.43%) Equities
12 2 (0.43%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.43%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.43%) Statistics
12 2 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.38%) Windows
2 19 (4.09%) Linux
3 18 (3.87%) UNIX
4 11 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.65%) zOS
6 3 (0.65%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (71.18%) Business Intelligence
2 225 (48.39%) ETL
3 134 (28.82%) Data Modelling
4 53 (11.40%) Analytics
5 47 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
7 25 (5.38%) Dimensional Modelling
7 25 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (4.95%) Migration
8 23 (4.95%) Data Analysis
8 23 (4.95%) Data Architecture
9 22 (4.73%) SDLC
10 21 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (4.30%) Data Management
12 19 (4.09%) Scrum
13 16 (3.44%) Project Management
14 13 (2.80%) ERP
15 11 (2.37%) CRM
16 10 (2.15%) ITIL
16 10 (2.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 305 (65.59%) SQL
2 108 (23.23%) T-SQL
3 35 (7.53%) C#
4 29 (6.24%) PL/SQL
5 28 (6.02%) Java
6 22 (4.73%) VBA
7 12 (2.58%) C
8 9 (1.94%) VB
9 6 (1.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.08%) R
11 4 (0.86%) Python
11 4 (0.86%) SAS Macro
11 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.43%) Perl
14 1 (0.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 1 (0.22%) C-shell
14 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.66%) Degree
4 15 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.29%) MCTS
6 5 (1.08%) MCITP
6 5 (1.08%) SAS Certification
6 5 (1.08%) MCSA
7 4 (0.86%) MCDBA
7 4 (0.86%) OCP
7 4 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.43%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) ACCA
9 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.80%) Solvency II
2 11 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.08%) QA
4 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 145 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 72 (15.48%) Oracle
3 37 (7.96%) Business Objects
4 32 (6.88%) Tableau
5 29 (6.24%) Cognos
6 27 (5.81%) SAP
7 20 (4.30%) Teradata
8 16 (3.44%) Informatica
9 10 (2.15%) IBM
10 5 (1.08%) Talend
10 5 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.86%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.86%) Red Gate
11 4 (0.86%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.65%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.65%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.43%) Sybase
13 2 (0.43%) ION Trading
13 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.43%) Netezza
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