The table below looks at the statistics for ROLAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ROLAP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Online Analytical Processing (ROLAP)
Rank 660 641 609
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Contract jobs citing ROLAP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.008% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
12029 13253 11849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 23.27% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8018 8618 7315
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 187 198
Median hourly rate £31.95 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

ROLAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ROLAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ROLAP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 1 £300 -13.04% 1
Birmingham -13 1 £300 -13.04%
West Midlands -28 1 £300 -13.04%

ROLAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ROLAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ROLAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

ROLAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL