The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £170 -
% change year-on-year
+120.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OLE
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
318 291 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.78% 29.13% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 204 86
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.83 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.72% -60.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire