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 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 141 136
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 6 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 2.57% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 14
Median daily rate £419 £413 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% -10.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £402 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £500
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 North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 617 818 866
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.28% 21.80% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 518 550
Median daily rate £375 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

OLAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 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
Cheshire +10 4 £413 -
Manchester +16 2 £469 +113.06%
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 North West region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
3 7 (58.33%) ETL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) MDX
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (25.00%) Analytics
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) High Availability
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
9 1 (8.33%) Essbase
9 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (8.33%) Big Data
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Power BI
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (8.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SSIS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SSRS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (8.33%) RedGate
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) Vertica