The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 127 120
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.58% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £375 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +46.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.32%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 343 513 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.57% 19.79% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 307 360
Median daily rate £375 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -70.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

OLAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in Scotland

OLAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in Scotland

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh +20 2 £500 +33.33%
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (50.00%) Ontologies
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (25.00%) Celery
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) Flask
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Google

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Celery
1 1 (25.00%) Flask
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ontologies
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft