The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 20 27
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.19% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 10.00% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £263 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.43% 21.90% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 12
Average daily rate £415 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.09% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Chester