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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 132 110 121
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing OLAP 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 1.57% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £286 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £365 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £359
% change year-on-year
- +11.49%
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
671 511 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.90% 20.25% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 320 277
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £33.55 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +41.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -13 3 £325 -3.70% 1
Birmingham -7 2 £481 -
Solihull - 2 £298 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 15 (88.24%) SQL
1 15 (88.24%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (82.35%) MDX
3 12 (70.59%) ETL
4 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (35.29%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) CRM
9 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.76%) Data Validation
10 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
10 2 (11.76%) Analytics
10 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (11.76%) Power BI
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (11.76%) QlikView

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) OLAP Cube
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (11.76%) Power BI
6 2 (11.76%) QlikView
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
7 1 (5.88%) Datazen
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ETL Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 1 (5.88%) QlikView Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SSIS Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) MDX
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ETL
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Multidimensional Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) DataFlux
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata