Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 195 182
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing OLAP 11 10 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.18% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 0.77% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 36
North West median daily rate £385 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.88% +24.24% -2.94%
10th Percentile £348 £300 £369
90th Percentile £438 £586 £606
England median daily rate £513 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +7.89% +15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £18.50 - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -64.76% - -

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 1,243 1,298 1,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.15% 23.14% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 867 1,185
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £292 £263
90th Percentile £575 £614 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 52
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -13.39%
10th Percentile £9.45 £19.30 £14.38
90th Percentile £53.05 £47.35 £57.95
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLAP in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 October 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
Manchester -13 5 £380 -32.44%
Merseyside - 4 £425 - 2
Cheshire 0 2 - -
OLAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) OLAP Cube
3 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (54.55%) ETL
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Power BI
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (36.36%) MDX
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 3 (27.27%) Star Schema
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) Essbase
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Banking

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (45.45%) Power BI
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Star Schema
6 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (18.18%) Essbase
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Connection
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Data Integration Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Data Integration Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modeller
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) E-business
6 1 (9.09%) Multidimensional Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos