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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 113 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.91% 3.85% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
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£320 £430 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.58%
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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
549 441 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.03% 19.86% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 267 244
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 31 March 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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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 -5 3 £346 +6.53% 2
Coventry - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (50.00%) MDX
5 7 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (42.86%) PowerPivot
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) Advertising
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (14.29%) MS Office
9 2 (14.29%) SSADM
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) NHS

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) PowerPivot
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) QlikView
7 1 (7.14%) OLTP
7 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) MDX
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) SSADM
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
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