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 30 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.

Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 136 138
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.78% 0.66% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Median daily rate £495 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.29% -20.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £304 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £334 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +7.81% -3.61%  
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 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 449 602 739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.27% 20.68% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 435 539
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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

OLAP
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Dorset - 6 £498 -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -
OLAP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
4 8 (47.06%) Data Management
5 7 (41.18%) General Ledger
5 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) Change Management
5 7 (41.18%) Data Quality
5 7 (41.18%) IFRS
5 7 (41.18%) IFRS 9
6 6 (35.29%) Data Lake
6 6 (35.29%) Information Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) Financial Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
6 6 (35.29%) Data Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (35.29%) OLTP
7 5 (29.41%) UML
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Informatica
7 5 (29.41%) ERwin
7 5 (29.41%) Lucene
7 5 (29.41%) MagicDraw
7 5 (29.41%) Taxonomies
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Pentaho
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Solr
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle OLAP

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 (29.41%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (35.29%) Data Lake
2 6 (35.29%) OLTP
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (29.41%) Pentaho
4 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (11.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) ERwin
1 5 (29.41%) MagicDraw
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) General Ledger
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Information Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Strategy Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Information Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Lucene
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) MDX
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) Reference Data
2 5 (29.41%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Management
1 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Data Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Financial Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Information Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Metadata Management
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Reference Data Management
4 5 (29.41%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) SPARQL
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) Data Quality
1 7 (41.18%) IFRS
1 7 (41.18%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Informatica
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) SAP