The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 73 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.23% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
233 209 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.13% 24.22% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 160 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £170.00 £19.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+794.73% -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing OLTP 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 OLTP.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Netezza
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing OLTP 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 OLTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata
1 1 (50.00%) Netezza