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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
London / City of London
Rank 146 151 146
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 7 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.21% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 0.76% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 37
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £875 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 810 919 1252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.72% 27.90% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 743 967
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

OLAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in the City of London

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLAP in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLAP in the City of London

OLAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLAP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in the City of London

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) ETL
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Analytics
6 5 (38.46%) SAS
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) MDX
7 4 (30.77%) Data Management
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Teradata
7 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (30.77%) QlikView
7 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Tableau
8 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE

OLAP
Top Related 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 5 (38.46%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) SPSS
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (30.77%) QlikView
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (15.38%) DataStage
6 2 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (15.38%) Pentaho
6 2 (15.38%) Power BI
6 2 (15.38%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL BI Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) MDX
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Business Development
5 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
5 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) Scorecard
6 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Tableau
2 4 (30.77%) Teradata
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos
3 3 (23.08%) Informatica
3 3 (23.08%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
4 2 (15.38%) DataFlux
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Netezza