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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 367 325 309
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -16
Contract jobs citing OLAP 228 245 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.12% 2.31% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 152 180
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%

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
10750 10606 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.02% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7006 6472 6156
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 202 226
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.69 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 January 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 January 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 -35 215 £434 +5.15% 101
London -42 106 £438 -2.77% 46
City of London +7 37 £406 -9.72% 17
Yorkshire +12 36 £475 +40.74% 13
West Yorkshire +13 33 £475 +46.15% 9
East of England - 23 £438 - 5
Leeds -7 18 £535 +52.85% 5
Cambridgeshire - 15 £438 - 1
Peterborough - 14 £438 - 1
South West -12 13 £475 +48.43% 8
South East -15 13 £400 -7.24% 8
Bristol +3 12 £475 +54.47% 2
Wales -3 12 £272 -32.00% 5
Halifax - 11 £463 -
West Midlands -11 9 £350 +19.65% 4
North West -16 8 £425 +55.96% 11
Manchester -10 6 £450 +65.13% 6
East Midlands +11 5 £363 +3.57% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £425 - 1
Reading +3 4 £369 -12.72%
Berkshire -5 4 £369 -13.23%
East Sussex - 4 £410 -
Coventry +4 3 £340 -
Birmingham -5 3 £368 +33.63% 2
Brighton - 3 £420 -
Milton Keynes -13 2 £450 +16.12% 2
South Wales -14 2 £160 -60.00% 3
West Sussex -15 2 £400 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire -16 2 £450 +16.12% 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 £444 - 1

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 323 (72.26%) Business Intelligence
2 273 (61.07%) SQL
3 251 (56.15%) ETL
4 238 (53.24%) SQL Server
5 232 (51.90%) Data Warehouse
6 198 (44.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 174 (38.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 151 (33.78%) OLAP Cube
9 145 (32.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 138 (30.87%) Finance
11 135 (30.20%) Microsoft
12 110 (24.61%) Data Modelling
13 104 (23.27%) T-SQL
14 98 (21.92%) MDX
15 90 (20.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 88 (19.69%) Oracle
17 85 (19.02%) Oracle OLAP
18 79 (17.67%) SAS
19 72 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
20 66 (14.77%) Cognos
21 59 (13.20%) Banking
21 59 (13.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 57 (12.75%) .NET
23 55 (12.30%) Analytics
24 52 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
25 51 (11.41%) OLTP
26 48 (10.74%) SharePoint
26 48 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
27 46 (10.29%) Kimball Methodology
28 43 (9.62%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (17.67%) SAS
2 48 (10.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.89%) IIS
5 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.45%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.22%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) TPMS
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 43 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.82%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.01%) MS Office
4 5 (1.12%) SPSS
5 3 (0.67%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 16 (3.58%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.45%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) PaaS
2 2 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.12%) SAN
2 3 (0.67%) LDAP
3 2 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (53.24%) SQL Server
2 232 (51.90%) Data Warehouse
3 198 (44.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 174 (38.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 151 (33.78%) OLAP Cube
6 145 (32.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 90 (20.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 85 (19.02%) Oracle OLAP
9 59 (13.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 51 (11.41%) OLTP
11 40 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (8.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 32 (7.16%) QlikView
14 31 (6.94%) Relational Database
15 30 (6.71%) Data Mining
16 24 (5.37%) Base SAS
16 24 (5.37%) PerformancePoint
17 23 (5.15%) Star Schema
18 22 (4.92%) DB2
18 22 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.34%) ERwin
4 5 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) JMeter
6 1 (0.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 138 (30.87%) Finance
2 59 (13.20%) Banking
3 30 (6.71%) Retail
4 14 (3.13%) Marketing
5 10 (2.24%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.79%) Games
6 8 (1.79%) Advertising
7 7 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.34%) Back Office
8 6 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.12%) Publishing
9 5 (1.12%) Legal
9 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.89%) Front Office
11 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 275 (61.52%) Developer
2 121 (27.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 63 (14.09%) SQL Developer
4 57 (12.75%) Analyst
5 40 (8.95%) Consultant
6 39 (8.72%) Business Developer
7 25 (5.59%) Architect
8 23 (5.15%) SAS Developer
8 23 (5.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 22 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
10 21 (4.70%) DBA
11 18 (4.03%) SQL DBA
12 17 (3.80%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.80%) SAS Consultant
13 14 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 13 (2.91%) Cognos Developer
14 13 (2.91%) QlikView Developer
15 11 (2.46%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (2.46%) Database Developer
15 11 (2.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (21.92%) MDX
2 57 (12.75%) .NET
3 41 (9.17%) XML
4 27 (6.04%) HTML
5 22 (4.92%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.68%) HTML5
7 11 (2.46%) Web Services
8 10 (2.24%) WCF
9 8 (1.79%) CSS
10 7 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.12%) Spring
12 4 (0.89%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.89%) J2EE
13 3 (0.67%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.67%) XSD
13 3 (0.67%) XSLT
13 3 (0.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 2 (0.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (0.45%) Spring Integration
14 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.59%) Data Integration
3 21 (4.70%) NHS
3 21 (4.70%) Data Structures
4 20 (4.47%) Visualisation
5 18 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.13%) Credit Risk
7 11 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.24%) Replication
9 9 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.01%) Social Network
10 7 (1.57%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.34%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.12%) Online Games
12 5 (1.12%) Statistics
13 4 (0.89%) Clustering
14 3 (0.67%) Equities
14 3 (0.67%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.95%) UNIX
2 21 (4.70%) Windows
3 16 (3.58%) Linux
4 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.45%) AIX
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (72.26%) Business Intelligence
2 251 (56.15%) ETL
3 110 (24.61%) Data Modelling
4 55 (12.30%) Analytics
5 52 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
7 46 (10.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 42 (9.40%) Dimensional Modelling
9 27 (6.04%) Migration
10 24 (5.37%) Data Analysis
11 23 (5.15%) Data Management
12 22 (4.92%) Scrum
13 16 (3.58%) Workflow
14 15 (3.36%) Project Management
15 12 (2.68%) Master Data Management
15 12 (2.68%) Unit Testing
15 12 (2.68%) Data Architecture
15 12 (2.68%) SOA
16 11 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (2.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 273 (61.07%) SQL
2 104 (23.27%) T-SQL
3 42 (9.40%) C#
4 24 (5.37%) VBA
5 23 (5.15%) PL/SQL
6 21 (4.70%) Java
7 15 (3.36%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.24%) SAS Macro
8 10 (2.24%) VB
9 9 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.57%) Python
11 4 (0.89%) ABAP
12 3 (0.67%) C
12 3 (0.67%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.45%) R
13 2 (0.45%) C++
13 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (5.15%) Degree
2 20 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.01%) MCITP
6 6 (1.34%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.89%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.67%) MCTS
9 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.91%) QA
2 11 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.12%) GAAP
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 135 (30.20%) Microsoft
2 88 (19.69%) Oracle
3 66 (14.77%) Cognos
4 33 (7.38%) Business Objects
5 29 (6.49%) Tableau
6 28 (6.26%) IBM
7 27 (6.04%) Informatica
8 25 (5.59%) SAP
9 22 (4.92%) Teradata
10 12 (2.68%) Ab Initio
11 9 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (1.79%) Sybase
12 8 (1.79%) Applix
13 5 (1.12%) Talend
13 5 (1.12%) Lattice Semiconductor
14 4 (0.89%) Red Gate
14 4 (0.89%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.89%) ION Trading
15 3 (0.67%) Alteryx
16 2 (0.45%) RedPrairie
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