The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 119 141
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 1.14% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £353 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.54% +8.55%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 444 525 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.30% 21.05% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 408
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in the East of England

OLAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in the East of England

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -5 2 £353 -6.00%
Bedfordshire -8 1 - - 2
OLAP
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (62.50%) OLTP
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) VBScript
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) VB
6 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 3 (37.50%) MDX
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 3 (37.50%) Data Transformation
6 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (37.50%) Ticket Management

OLAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) OLTP
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ERP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MDX
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Transformation
4 3 (37.50%) Ticket Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VBScript
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) IFRS
1 2 (25.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP