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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLE 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OLE
South East

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
527 546 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.74% 20.63% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 303 315
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £38.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £400 -
OLE
South East

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ADO
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) OLE DB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (100.00%) Autofac
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Datazen
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Autofac
1 2 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) OLE DB
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSD
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy