The table below looks at the statistics for ROLAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ROLAP over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Online Analytical Processing (ROLAP)
Rank 587 - 559
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ROLAP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.009% - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £388
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
11623 11761 11059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.96% 22.75% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7733 7234 6685
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 274 289
Average hourly rate £34.75 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £13.84 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

ROLAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ROLAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

ROLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ROLAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ROLAP within the UK.

ROLAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ROLAP
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ROLAP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 December 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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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 - 1 £388 -
East of England - 1 £388 -
Chester - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
London - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -

ROLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ROLAP 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 ROLAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) ABAP
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) MDX
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (25.00%) HOLAP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) DTS

ROLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ROLAP 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 ROLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) HOLAP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ABAP
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards