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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 117 87 106
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.83% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 3.88% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £230 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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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
447 438 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.88% 21.28% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 252 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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
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 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 3 £375 -11.76% 3
Coventry -13 1 £325 +6.55% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) MDX
10 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) VBA
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
11 2 (13.33%) OO
11 2 (13.33%) ETL
12 1 (6.67%) XQuery
12 1 (6.67%) CMMI
12 1 (6.67%) Validation
12 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (6.67%) Scrum
12 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (6.67%) RUP
12 1 (6.67%) C#

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (6.67%) SSDT
9 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) MDX
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) CMMI
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) RUP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) XQuery
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP