The first table below looks at the demand for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheltenham 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.86% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 10 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.24% 13.89% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 24
Average daily rate £440 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.75 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
OLTP
Gloucestershire

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

OLTP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft