The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OLAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 71 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 0.12% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.17% 0.65% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £445 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -8.48% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

OLAP is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 138 155 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.85% 19.02% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 106 119
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

OLAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing OLAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for OLAP in Birmingham

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OLAP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in Birmingham

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLAP in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) MDX
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) SAS EBI
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server

OLAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SAS EBI
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Writer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) DHTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware