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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 103 81 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing OLAP 11 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 1.03% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 4.99% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
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£350 £305 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -24.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £423 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
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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
435 421 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.01% 20.68% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 238 242
Average daily rate £350 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -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 21 November 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
Coventry -5 4 £333 - 5
Birmingham -8 3 £400 +21.21% 4
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (52.94%) MDX
6 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
6 8 (47.06%) OLAP Cube
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
9 5 (29.41%) PowerPivot
10 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
10 4 (23.53%) C#
10 4 (23.53%) .NET
11 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
11 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) Advertising
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (11.76%) ETL
12 2 (11.76%) Oracle

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) PowerPivot
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (47.06%) OLAP Cube
5 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 1 (5.88%) SSDT
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) MDX
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RUP
4 1 (5.88%) CMMI
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) XQuery
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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