Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 July 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 185 206
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21 +5
Contract jobs citing OLAP 5 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.082% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 0.78% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 25
North West median daily rate £385 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.65% -6.06% -8.33%
10th Percentile £368 £328 £392
90th Percentile £403 £553 £575
England median daily rate £513 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,263 1,280 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.59% 22.62% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 789 1,049
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £267 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 52
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +12.24% -13.53%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.53 £15.05
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.80 £52.88
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.56 £28.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% +3.72% +14.00%

OLAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OLAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OLAP in the North West

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in the North West

OLAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in the North West

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -7 2 - - 2
Manchester -20 2 £385 -0.65%
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
OLAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Essbase
4 2 (40.00%) MDX
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (40.00%) Informatica
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (20.00%) E-business
5 1 (20.00%) Retail

OLAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Essbase
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (20.00%) Power BI
4 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) E-business
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (40.00%) Informatica
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP