Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OLAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLAP over the 6 months to 27 May 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 168 222
Rank change year-on-year +22 +54 -3
Contract jobs citing OLAP 10 66 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 1.03% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 3.99% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 59 18
Median daily rate £456 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +10.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £375 £525 £333
90th Percentile £523 £575 £550
Central London median daily rate £405 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -26.36% - +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

OLAP is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 745 1,654 1,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.95% 25.80% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 1,298 1,437
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £409 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.78 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.02% +78.80% -0.38%
10th Percentile £23.60 £31.48 £20.63
90th Percentile £41.80 £56.93 £36.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +34.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OLAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OLAP in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OLAP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for OLAP in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OLAP in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OLAP in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OLAP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for OLAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OLAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (60.00%) Power BI
4 6 (60.00%) Power Platform
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (40.00%) Banking
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) VB
7 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (30.00%) VBA
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) DTS
7 3 (30.00%) Sybase
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) Cognos
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Hyperion
7 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
7 3 (30.00%) Essbase

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (10.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) Power BI
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (30.00%) DTS
5 3 (30.00%) Essbase
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) QlikView
6 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
7 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
7 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
7 1 (10.00%) DB2
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) International Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Physics
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Cognos
3 3 (30.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (30.00%) Sybase
4 2 (20.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) IBM