The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 117 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing OLE 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £340
% change year-on-year
- +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 546 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.67% 22.38% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 269 243
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £34.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
OLE
South East

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 29 July 2014. 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
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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 +4 2 - -
OLE
South East

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OLE DB
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) CESG
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ADO
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ODBC
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Payroll Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Payroll Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ADO
1 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) ODBC
1 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 2 (33.33%) OLE DB
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ABAP
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Delphi
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) SAP