The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 140
Contract jobs citing OLAP 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.70% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £288 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.21%  
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 South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 534 570 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.93% 19.33% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 405 509
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £41.40
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 South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in the South West

OLAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
1 7 (77.78%) Data Management
2 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (66.67%) OLTP
2 6 (66.67%) Data Lake
3 5 (55.56%) Reference Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Informatica
3 5 (55.56%) ERwin
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Metadata Management
3 5 (55.56%) Pentaho
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Solr
3 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
3 5 (55.56%) Lucene
3 5 (55.56%) MagicDraw
3 5 (55.56%) Taxonomies
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Finance

OLAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (55.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 6 (66.67%) OLTP
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (55.56%) Pentaho
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) ERwin
1 5 (55.56%) MagicDraw
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
2 2 (22.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Information Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Lucene
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
1 5 (55.56%) Taxonomies
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Management
1 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 6 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Information Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Metadata Management
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Reference Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SPARQL
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (22.22%) IFRS
2 2 (22.22%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Informatica
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft