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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 127 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.74% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 3.15% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Median daily rate £325 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
510 604 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.64% 23.58% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 375 288
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 25
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £24.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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
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 9 December 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 -4 4 £325 -13.33%
Staffordshire - 2 £413 -
Birmingham -10 1 - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (81.25%) MDX
4 12 (75.00%) ETL
5 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (37.50%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 2 (12.50%) MS Office
12 2 (12.50%) NHS
12 2 (12.50%) Multidimensional Analysis
12 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
12 2 (12.50%) QlikView
12 2 (12.50%) Validation
12 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (12.50%) Analytics
12 2 (12.50%) Power BI
12 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
12 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) Power BI
7 2 (12.50%) QlikView
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
8 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
8 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
8 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ETL Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) DBA
6 2 (12.50%) Senior DBA
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ETL
2 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) DataFlux
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata