The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 117 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 2.35% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £216 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
450 468 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.60% 22.14% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 283 266
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 20
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.20 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OLAP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLAP across the West Midlands region.

OLAP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OLAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

OLAP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

OLAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP across the West Midlands region.

OLAP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Birmingham -13 2 £363 -14.70% 3
Staffordshire -1 1 £250 +13.63% 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 28 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (56.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) MDX
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) ETL
12 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
12 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
13 3 (10.00%) NHS
13 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (10.00%) VBA
13 3 (10.00%) SAP
13 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 3 (10.00%) OO
13 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 2 (6.67%) ERP

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (6.67%) OLTP
9 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.33%) SSDT
10 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (3.33%) DataStage
10 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
10 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Programmer
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Business Objects Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) MDX
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) AIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) ETL
3 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Data Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) XQuery
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Netezza
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) IBM