The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 92 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing OLAP 26 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.38% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.51% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
472 445 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.85% 24.29% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 221 243
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.31 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLAP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -1 7 £430 +82.97%
Birmingham -9 4 £325 +1.56% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £300 - 2
Warwickshire - 4 £340 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £475 - 2
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (51.92%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (46.15%) ETL
4 19 (36.54%) Data Modelling
5 18 (34.62%) Oracle
5 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
5 18 (34.62%) Oracle OLAP
6 16 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
7 15 (28.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database
8 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
8 14 (26.92%) RDBMS
9 13 (25.00%) Informatica
9 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (23.08%) Finance
11 8 (15.38%) Degree
11 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 8 (15.38%) Migration
11 8 (15.38%) PowerExchange
12 7 (13.46%) SAS
12 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (11.54%) Analytics
13 6 (11.54%) MDX
13 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (15.38%) PowerExchange
2 7 (13.46%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle OLAP
2 16 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database
4 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
4 14 (26.92%) RDBMS
5 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (11.54%) Data Mining
9 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (7.69%) Essbase
9 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Informatica Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Business Objects Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI Developer
5 4 (7.69%) OBIEE Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Business Objects Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) MDX
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) NHS
3 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) UNIX
2 4 (7.69%) AIX
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (46.15%) ETL
3 19 (36.54%) Data Modelling
4 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (11.54%) Analytics
6 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.62%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Change Control
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (5.77%) ERP
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.85%) Data Architecture
10 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
3 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.69%) R
4 4 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) Informatica
3 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.69%) JBoss
6 3 (5.77%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Cognos
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Netezza
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