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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 134 118 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.45% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 1.85% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 17
Median daily rate £450 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLAP
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
660 649 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.04% 24.15% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 409 319
Median daily rate £401 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £36.80 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OLAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Coventry - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £450 - 2
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 21 (87.50%) ETL
2 20 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle OLAP
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) MDX
9 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
9 7 (29.17%) Cognos
9 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
10 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
11 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
12 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (16.67%) NHS
12 4 (16.67%) IBM
12 4 (16.67%) Data Management
12 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle OLAP
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
6 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (12.50%) Big Data
7 3 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (12.50%) Pentaho
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (8.33%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (4.17%) PowerMart
9 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 5 (20.83%) DBA
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (4.17%) ETL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) ETL
2 13 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (16.67%) Complex ETL
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Database Security
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Cognos
4 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica