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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 372 343 309
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -34
Contract jobs citing OLAP 218 254 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 2.24% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 156 169
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£425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.58%

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
11487 11315 10127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 21.58% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7401 7035 6172
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 £280 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 181 204
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -58 198 £425 +0.71% 86
London -12 103 £425 -5.55% 34
City of London +29 49 £425 -5.55% 16
Yorkshire -5 29 £475 +18.75% 9
West Yorkshire -5 27 £475 +18.75% 7
South East -34 22 £325 -13.33% 13
Leeds -13 11 £475 +20.63% 6
Wales +5 10 £301 -24.75% 1
South West -6 10 £400 +30.08% 9
North West -24 10 £400 -5.88% 9
Scotland -3 9 £256 -26.78% 4
East of England +18 8 £625 - 2
Bristol +9 8 £400 +35.59% 5
Manchester -20 7 £400 -5.88% 2
Hampshire -13 6 £200 -44.97% 2
Edinburgh +3 5 £213 -29.16% 2
East Midlands -21 5 £475 +35.71% 3
Bradford - 5 - -
Kent - 5 £410 -
Southampton - 5 £200 -
West Sussex -14 4 £400 -15.78% 3
West Midlands -18 4 £325 -24.41% 5
Bedfordshire - 4 £638 - 1
Crawley -1 3 - -
Milton Keynes -3 3 £375 -3.22% 1
East Sussex -3 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £375 -3.22% 4
Northamptonshire -8 3 £475 -
Birmingham -8 3 £346 +6.53% 2
Midlands - 3 £375 -

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 329 (72.47%) Business Intelligence
2 296 (65.20%) SQL
3 259 (57.05%) ETL
4 239 (52.64%) Data Warehouse
5 236 (51.98%) SQL Server
6 230 (50.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 207 (45.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 172 (37.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 165 (36.34%) OLAP Cube
10 135 (29.74%) Microsoft
11 134 (29.52%) Finance
12 114 (25.11%) Data Modelling
13 101 (22.25%) T-SQL
14 92 (20.26%) MDX
15 85 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 82 (18.06%) SAS
17 79 (17.40%) Oracle
18 77 (16.96%) Oracle OLAP
19 70 (15.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 61 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
21 56 (12.33%) Analytics
22 55 (12.11%) Banking
23 53 (11.67%) SharePoint
24 52 (11.45%) .NET
25 49 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
26 44 (9.69%) Kimball Methodology
27 43 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
27 43 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
28 42 (9.25%) OLTP
29 41 (9.03%) Data Mining

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 82 (18.06%) SAS
2 53 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.88%) IIS
5 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) GemFire
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.22%) TPMS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.95%) PowerPivot
3 8 (1.76%) SPSS
4 6 (1.32%) MS Office
5 3 (0.66%) MS Project
6 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.52%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (2.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.88%) Agresso
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.22%) HFM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.44%) PaaS
2 2 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.66%) Internet
2 2 (0.44%) SAN
3 1 (0.22%) Firewall
3 1 (0.22%) LDAP
3 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (52.64%) Data Warehouse
2 236 (51.98%) SQL Server
3 230 (50.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 207 (45.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 172 (37.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 165 (36.34%) OLAP Cube
7 85 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (16.96%) Oracle OLAP
9 70 (15.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 43 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (9.25%) OLTP
12 41 (9.03%) Data Mining
13 38 (8.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 31 (6.83%) Oracle Database
14 31 (6.83%) PerformancePoint
15 26 (5.73%) Relational Database
16 24 (5.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 21 (4.63%) Base SAS
17 21 (4.63%) Star Schema
18 19 (4.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.64%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.10%) ERwin
6 4 (0.88%) JMeter
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.44%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.44%) Toad
8 2 (0.44%) Maven
8 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.22%) Subversion
9 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 134 (29.52%) Finance
2 55 (12.11%) Banking
3 29 (6.39%) Retail
4 10 (2.20%) Advertising
5 9 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.54%) Games
7 6 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.32%) Legal
7 6 (1.32%) Back Office
8 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.88%) Front Office
8 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Publishing
8 4 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.66%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.44%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 265 (58.37%) Developer
2 135 (29.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 74 (16.30%) SQL Developer
4 59 (13.00%) Analyst
5 45 (9.91%) Consultant
6 36 (7.93%) Business Developer
7 32 (7.05%) Architect
8 28 (6.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 22 (4.85%) DBA
9 22 (4.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 21 (4.63%) SAS Developer
11 20 (4.41%) SAS Consultant
12 19 (4.19%) SQL DBA
13 17 (3.74%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 13 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 13 (2.86%) MI Analyst
16 12 (2.64%) Data Architect
16 12 (2.64%) Programmer
17 11 (2.42%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (20.26%) MDX
2 52 (11.45%) .NET
3 32 (7.05%) XML
4 20 (4.41%) ASP.NET
5 19 (4.19%) HTML
6 9 (1.98%) WCF
7 8 (1.76%) HTML5
8 7 (1.54%) J2EE
9 6 (1.32%) Web Services
9 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.10%) XSD
10 5 (1.10%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.88%) Spring
11 4 (0.88%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (0.66%) REST
12 3 (0.66%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.66%) XSLT
13 2 (0.44%) JMS
13 2 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.51%) Data Structures
3 21 (4.63%) Visualisation
4 20 (4.41%) NHS
5 19 (4.19%) Data Integration
6 13 (2.86%) Credit Risk
6 13 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.20%) Replication
9 9 (1.98%) Social Network
10 6 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.10%) Statistics
12 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.66%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.66%) Online Games
13 3 (0.66%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.66%) Social Media
13 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.27%) UNIX
2 30 (6.61%) Linux
3 19 (4.19%) Windows
4 3 (0.66%) AIX
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (72.47%) Business Intelligence
2 259 (57.05%) ETL
3 114 (25.11%) Data Modelling
4 56 (12.33%) Analytics
5 49 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (9.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 27 (5.95%) Dimensional Modelling
8 26 (5.73%) Scrum
9 25 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (5.29%) Data Architecture
10 24 (5.29%) Migration
11 20 (4.41%) Data Analysis
12 17 (3.74%) Data Management
12 17 (3.74%) Project Management
13 15 (3.30%) Workflow
14 14 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (2.86%) Change Control
16 12 (2.64%) SOA
16 12 (2.64%) Unit Testing
17 11 (2.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 296 (65.20%) SQL
2 101 (22.25%) T-SQL
3 40 (8.81%) C#
4 28 (6.17%) Java
5 26 (5.73%) PL/SQL
6 21 (4.63%) VBA
7 11 (2.42%) VB
8 9 (1.98%) C
9 8 (1.76%) Python
9 8 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.66%) C++
11 3 (0.66%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.44%) Perl
12 2 (0.44%) R
12 2 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.44%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.22%) ABAP
13 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.63%) Degree
4 17 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.98%) MCITP
6 8 (1.76%) MCTS
7 5 (1.10%) MCSA
8 4 (0.88%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.88%) OCP
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.44%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PMP
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) ACCA
10 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.20%) QA
1 10 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.88%) GAAP
4 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.44%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 135 (29.74%) Microsoft
2 79 (17.40%) Oracle
3 35 (7.71%) Cognos
4 30 (6.61%) Tableau
5 29 (6.39%) Business Objects
6 23 (5.07%) Teradata
7 22 (4.85%) SAP
8 18 (3.96%) Informatica
8 18 (3.96%) IBM
9 10 (2.20%) Talend
10 7 (1.54%) Applix
10 7 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.32%) Sybase
12 4 (0.88%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.88%) Red Gate
12 4 (0.88%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.66%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.66%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.66%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.44%) Sage
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