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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 99 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing OLAP 9 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.04% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 4.75% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
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£350 £293 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £337 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -13.72%
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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
405 463 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.01% 21.88% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 261 230
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 17
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £17.09 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 2015. 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
Coventry +4 3 £340 -
Birmingham -7 3 £368 +33.63% 5
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
5 9 (64.29%) MDX
6 7 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (42.86%) PowerPivot
8 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) C#
9 4 (28.57%) .NET
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (21.43%) Advertising
10 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
10 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 2 (14.29%) ETL
11 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle
11 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (7.14%) Relational Database

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) QlikView
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) SSDT
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (7.14%) OLTP
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) MDX
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
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