The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 120 124 143
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs citing OLE 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 1.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £335 £1,000
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -66.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £375 £1,000
% change year-on-year
-6.53% -62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 611 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.48% 23.68% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 336 228
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OLE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLE across the Berkshire region.

OLE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OLE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the Berkshire region.

OLE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OLE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OLE.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) OLE DB
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ADO
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) ODBC
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Delphi

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OLE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (40.00%) OLE DB
1 2 (40.00%) ADO
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) ODBC
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Delphi
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix