The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 518 430
Rank change year-on-year +5 -88  
Contract jobs citing OLAP 95 121 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 1.02% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 156
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £500
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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10282 11885 12104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.18% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7982 7762
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 187 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

OLAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in the UK

OLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLAP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLAP in the UK

OLAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in the UK

OLAP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +12 90 £450 +5.88% 37
London +10 48 £462 +2.66% 17
West Midlands +14 9 £394 -8.95% 4
South West +1 8 £495 +55.29% 2
South East +14 7 £350 -23.91% 1
City of London -9 7 £500 +17.64% 5
North West +30 6 £381 -4.92% 7
Dorset - 6 £498 -
Yorkshire +18 5 £463 +32.14% 1
East of England +1 5 £456 -13.09% 3
Bournemouth - 5 £498 -
Essex - 5 £456 -
West Yorkshire +15 4 £475 +26.66% 1
Cardiff +24 3 £425 -
South Wales +18 3 £425 +8.97%
Wales +15 3 £425 +8.97%
Manchester +13 3 £388 +10.71% 4
Surrey - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Berkshire +27 2 £300 +14.28%
Scotland +23 2 £500 +33.33%
Edinburgh +22 2 £500 +33.33%
Reading +19 2 £300 +14.28%
Leeds +11 2 £500 +33.33% 1
Birmingham -1 2 £363 -7.05%
Hampshire +9 1 £350 -23.98%
West Sussex +7 1 £525 - 1
Merseyside +2 1 £350 -26.31%
East Midlands -21 1 £475 +8.57% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £325 - 1

OLAP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for OLAP.

1 131 (62.98%) SQL
2 121 (58.17%) SQL Server
3 120 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
4 112 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
5 99 (47.60%) ETL
6 96 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 91 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 81 (38.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (38.46%) Finance
10 62 (29.81%) Microsoft
11 59 (28.37%) OLAP Cube
12 53 (25.48%) T-SQL
13 51 (24.52%) Data Modelling
14 49 (23.56%) MDX
15 47 (22.60%) Oracle
16 46 (22.12%) OLTP
16 46 (22.12%) Oracle OLAP
17 41 (19.71%) MS Excel
18 39 (18.75%) Analytics
19 37 (17.79%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (14.90%) C#
21 30 (14.42%) Kimball Methodology
21 30 (14.42%) Performance Tuning
22 29 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (13.94%) Power BI
23 27 (12.98%) Data Quality
23 27 (12.98%) Migration
24 26 (12.50%) Data Management
24 26 (12.50%) QlikView

OLAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (9.62%) SAS
2 10 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.40%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.44%) CMS
6 2 (0.96%) Drupal
7 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) TPMS
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (19.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.92%) MS Office
4 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.44%) SPSS
5 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.96%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.48%) BPCS
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.48%) Global One
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.48%) SunGard Martini
5 1 (0.48%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.88%) Data Lake Analytics
4 5 (2.40%) IaaS
4 5 (2.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) Intranet
2 4 (1.92%) Extranet
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (58.17%) SQL Server
2 112 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 81 (38.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (28.37%) OLAP Cube
7 46 (22.12%) OLTP
7 46 (22.12%) Oracle OLAP
8 37 (17.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (13.94%) Power BI
10 26 (12.50%) QlikView
11 25 (12.02%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (10.58%) Relational Database
13 19 (9.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (7.21%) Hadoop
15 15 (7.21%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (5.77%) Data Lake
16 12 (5.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (4.33%) ERwin
3 9 (4.33%) JIRA
3 9 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.40%) MagicDraw
6 4 (1.92%) Subversion
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.96%) JUnit
9 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 80 (38.46%) Finance
2 24 (11.54%) Banking
3 16 (7.69%) Retail
4 12 (5.77%) Advertising
5 7 (3.37%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.92%) Marketing
6 4 (1.92%) Publishing
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Automotive
8 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (56.73%) Developer
2 46 (22.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 37 (17.79%) Architect
4 36 (17.31%) SQL Developer
5 24 (11.54%) Analyst
5 24 (11.54%) Data Architect
5 24 (11.54%) ETL Developer
6 20 (9.62%) SSIS Developer
7 18 (8.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 18 (8.65%) SSAS Developer
8 14 (6.73%) SSRS Developer
9 13 (6.25%) Consultant
10 12 (5.77%) Business Analyst
10 12 (5.77%) OLAP Developer
11 11 (5.29%) SQL BI Developer
12 9 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 8 (3.85%) DBA
14 7 (3.37%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 6 (2.88%) Business Developer
15 6 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.56%) MDX
2 25 (12.02%) .NET
3 10 (4.81%) XML
4 8 (3.85%) Web Services
5 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.40%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.40%) Lucene
6 5 (2.40%) WCF
6 5 (2.40%) WPF
7 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.44%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.44%) JSON
8 3 (1.44%) Spring
9 2 (0.96%) CSS
9 2 (0.96%) HTML
9 2 (0.96%) J2EE
9 2 (0.96%) JMS
9 2 (0.96%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 8 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.37%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.40%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.96%) Clustering
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.88%) Windows
2 4 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (47.60%) ETL
3 51 (24.52%) Data Modelling
4 39 (18.75%) Analytics
5 37 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (14.42%) Kimball Methodology
6 30 (14.42%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (12.98%) Migration
8 26 (12.50%) Data Management
9 22 (10.58%) Dimensional Modelling
10 20 (9.62%) Data Integration
11 17 (8.17%) Data Architecture
12 15 (7.21%) Data Migration
12 15 (7.21%) Project Management
12 15 (7.21%) Scrum
13 14 (6.73%) Dashboard Development
14 12 (5.77%) Data Governance
14 12 (5.77%) Master Data Management
15 10 (4.81%) Logical Data Model
15 10 (4.81%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 131 (62.98%) SQL
2 53 (25.48%) T-SQL
3 31 (14.90%) C#
4 14 (6.73%) VBA
5 9 (4.33%) Java
5 9 (4.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.85%) VB
7 7 (3.37%) R
8 6 (2.88%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.40%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.40%) VBScript
10 3 (1.44%) C
10 3 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.96%) ABAP
11 2 (0.96%) Python
11 2 (0.96%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.48%) COBOL
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.58%) Degree
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.96%) MCITP
4 1 (0.48%) ACCA
4 1 (0.48%) CIMA
4 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.98%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.33%) IFRS
2 9 (4.33%) IFRS 9
3 7 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 62 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.60%) Oracle
3 24 (11.54%) Tableau
4 18 (8.65%) Teradata
5 15 (7.21%) SAP
6 11 (5.29%) Cognos
7 10 (4.81%) Informatica
7 10 (4.81%) Talend
8 8 (3.85%) IBM
9 6 (2.88%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.44%) Google
11 3 (1.44%) Netezza
12 2 (0.96%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.96%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.96%) DataFlux
12 2 (0.96%) RedGate
13 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.48%) Infor
13 1 (0.48%) Jaspersoft
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