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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 119 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing OLAP 12 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.10% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.98% 5.35% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 5
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
606 486 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.61% 20.62% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 300 200
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £51.96 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -3 6 £325 - 3
Wolverhampton +5 1 £475 - 1
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England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (90.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (76.19%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 13 (61.90%) OLAP Cube
6 12 (57.14%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) MDX
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) PowerPivot
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
11 3 (14.29%) Change Management
11 3 (14.29%) Advertising
11 3 (14.29%) NHS
11 3 (14.29%) C#
11 3 (14.29%) .NET
11 3 (14.29%) MS Office
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (14.29%) SSADM
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) PowerPivot
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 13 (61.90%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (4.76%) QlikView
9 1 (4.76%) OLTP
9 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
9 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) MDX
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) SSADM
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago