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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 138 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.60% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 2.51% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 17
Median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £475 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
641 557 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.33% 23.94% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 371 293
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.25 £18.07 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -21.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.03 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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
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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 - 4 - -
Birmingham -8 2 £369 +13.46%
Worcestershire - 1 £450 -
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OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (94.12%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (88.24%) ETL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle OLAP
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (41.18%) MDX
6 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) Cognos
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
8 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (17.65%) Pentaho
9 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
9 3 (17.65%) Analytics
9 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle EDQ
9 3 (17.65%) Database Security

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 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle OLAP
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (17.65%) Pentaho
7 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (11.76%) Power BI
8 1 (5.88%) Datazen
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 5 (29.41%) DBA
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) ETL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft BI Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ETL
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Database Security
4 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Data Lineage
5 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) EAI
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Cognos
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) IBM