Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for OLAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLAP over the 6 months to 17 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.

Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 193 159
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34 0
Contract jobs citing OLAP 20 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 1.44% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 14
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £298 £289 £285
90th Percentile £463 £430 £487
England median daily rate £475 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +9.51% +2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

OLAP 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 867 1253 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.02% 20.10% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 755 670
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £263 £271 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.98 £12.27
90th Percentile £51.88 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing OLAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OLAP in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLAP in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLAP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLAP in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLAP in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £337 -
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Birmingham -1 3 £400 -3.03%
Wolverhampton - 2 £460 -
Coventry +11 1 £400 +23.08% 1
OLAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OLAP.

1 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (75.00%) Analytics
2 14 (70.00%) ETL
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 13 (65.00%) Cognos
4 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (60.00%) Migration
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (50.00%) ArcGIS
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle EDQ
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (50.00%) Database Security
6 10 (50.00%) Data Guard
6 10 (50.00%) Pentaho
7 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) IBM
11 4 (20.00%) Power BI
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (50.00%) Pentaho
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (20.00%) Power BI
7 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DBA
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (15.00%) TM1 Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) MDX
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) DHTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) HPUX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Analytics
2 14 (70.00%) ETL
3 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (60.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) Database Security
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) Cognos
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata
5 1 (5.00%) VMware