The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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.

Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 519 414
Rank change year-on-year +31 -105  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 89 107 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 0.96% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 71 148
Median daily rate £450 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9569 11113 10887
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.93% 22.37% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6517 7537 7104
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 157 147
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.20 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

OLAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in England

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLAP in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLAP in England

OLAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in England

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London +15 47 £462 +2.66% 16
West Midlands +17 9 £394 -8.95% 1
South West -2 8 £495 +55.29% 1
South East +19 7 £350 -23.91% 2
North West +32 6 £381 -4.92% 8
Yorkshire +19 5 £463 +32.14% 1
East of England -1 5 £456 -13.09% 3
East Midlands -18 1 £475 +8.57% 1
OLAP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 125 (64.10%) SQL
2 117 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 116 (59.49%) Business Intelligence
4 109 (55.90%) Data Warehouse
5 95 (48.72%) ETL
6 92 (47.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 87 (44.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 77 (39.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 75 (38.46%) Finance
10 61 (31.28%) Microsoft
11 52 (26.67%) T-SQL
12 51 (26.15%) OLAP Cube
13 49 (25.13%) Data Modelling
14 46 (23.59%) OLTP
15 45 (23.08%) Oracle
15 45 (23.08%) MDX
16 44 (22.56%) Oracle OLAP
17 41 (21.03%) MS Excel
18 39 (20.00%) Analytics
19 37 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (18.46%) SQL Server 2012
21 31 (15.90%) C#
22 30 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
23 29 (14.87%) Kimball Methodology
23 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (13.85%) Migration
25 26 (13.33%) Power BI
25 26 (13.33%) QlikView
26 25 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
26 25 (12.82%) Data Quality

OLAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.18%) SAS
2 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.03%) Drupal
7 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) Confluence
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) TPMS
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (21.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.05%) MS Office
4 3 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.54%) SPSS
5 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.51%) BPCS
4 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) Global One
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.51%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.51%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.08%) Data Lake Analytics
4 5 (2.56%) IaaS
4 5 (2.56%) PaaS
5 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) Intranet
2 4 (2.05%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 109 (55.90%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (47.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (44.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 77 (39.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (26.15%) OLAP Cube
7 46 (23.59%) OLTP
8 44 (22.56%) Oracle OLAP
9 36 (18.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (13.33%) Power BI
10 26 (13.33%) QlikView
11 25 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (11.28%) Relational Database
13 19 (9.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (8.21%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (6.67%) Hadoop
17 12 (6.15%) Data Lake
17 12 (6.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (5.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (4.62%) ERwin
3 9 (4.62%) JIRA
3 9 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.59%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.56%) MagicDraw
6 4 (2.05%) Subversion
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.03%) JUnit
9 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 75 (38.46%) Finance
2 20 (10.26%) Banking
3 13 (6.67%) Retail
4 12 (6.15%) Advertising
5 7 (3.59%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.05%) Marketing
6 4 (2.05%) Publishing
7 3 (1.54%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (56.41%) Developer
2 43 (22.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 36 (18.46%) Architect
4 34 (17.44%) SQL Developer
5 24 (12.31%) Data Architect
5 24 (12.31%) ETL Developer
6 22 (11.28%) Analyst
7 18 (9.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 18 (9.23%) SSIS Developer
8 17 (8.72%) SSAS Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Business Analyst
9 12 (6.15%) Consultant
9 12 (6.15%) OLAP Developer
9 12 (6.15%) SSRS Developer
10 10 (5.13%) SQL BI Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 8 (4.10%) DBA
13 6 (3.08%) Business Developer
13 6 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 6 (3.08%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.08%) MDX
2 25 (12.82%) .NET
3 10 (5.13%) XML
4 8 (4.10%) Web Services
5 6 (3.08%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.56%) Lucene
6 5 (2.56%) WCF
6 5 (2.56%) WPF
7 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.54%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.54%) JSON
8 3 (1.54%) Spring
9 2 (1.03%) CSS
9 2 (1.03%) HTML
9 2 (1.03%) J2EE
9 2 (1.03%) JMS
9 2 (1.03%) SAP XI
9 2 (1.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.56%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.05%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.54%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.03%) Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.08%) Windows
2 4 (2.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (59.49%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (48.72%) ETL
3 49 (25.13%) Data Modelling
4 39 (20.00%) Analytics
5 37 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (14.87%) Kimball Methodology
8 27 (13.85%) Migration
9 24 (12.31%) Data Management
10 22 (11.28%) Dimensional Modelling
11 20 (10.26%) Data Integration
12 15 (7.69%) Data Migration
12 15 (7.69%) Project Management
12 15 (7.69%) Scrum
13 14 (7.18%) Data Architecture
14 13 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
15 12 (6.15%) Data Governance
16 10 (5.13%) Logical Data Model
16 10 (5.13%) Master Data Management
17 9 (4.62%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 125 (64.10%) SQL
2 52 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 31 (15.90%) C#
4 14 (7.18%) VBA
5 9 (4.62%) Java
5 9 (4.62%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.10%) VB
7 7 (3.59%) R
8 6 (3.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.56%) VBScript
10 3 (1.54%) C
10 3 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.03%) ABAP
11 2 (1.03%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.51%) COBOL
12 1 (0.51%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (11.28%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.03%) MCITP
4 1 (0.51%) ACCA
4 1 (0.51%) CIMA
4 1 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.82%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.62%) IFRS
2 9 (4.62%) IFRS 9
3 7 (3.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 61 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 45 (23.08%) Oracle
3 24 (12.31%) Tableau
4 16 (8.21%) Teradata
5 15 (7.69%) SAP
6 10 (5.13%) Cognos
6 10 (5.13%) Informatica
6 10 (5.13%) Talend
7 8 (4.10%) IBM
8 6 (3.08%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.54%) Netezza
11 2 (1.03%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.03%) DataFlux
11 2 (1.03%) Google
11 2 (1.03%) RedGate
12 1 (0.51%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.51%) Sophis
12 1 (0.51%) SunGard
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