The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 81 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 0.095% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Buckinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
234 214 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.94% 20.40% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 106 75
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) OLAP
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (50.00%) Intel
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Statistics
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) GPFS
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) OLAP
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Senior DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) HACMP
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Intel
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp