Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ROLAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ROLAP over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Relational OLAP (ROLAP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 885 903
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -23
Contract jobs citing ROLAP 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.027% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -60.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ROLAP is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22546 23891 26754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.61% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15400 15864 17620
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 369 402
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.03 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

ROLAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ROLAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ROLAP in the UK

ROLAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ROLAP in the UK

ROLAP
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ROLAP within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 6 £350 +16.67%
UK excluding London +39 6 £350 +16.67%
North of England - 6 £350 -
Yorkshire - 6 £350 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ROLAP 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 ROLAP.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) OLAP
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 6 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) MDX
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) ETL Development

ROLAP
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 6 (100.00%) OLAP
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) ETL Developer
1 6 (100.00%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) ETL Development
1 6 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft