The first table below looks at the demand for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 18 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 197 179 212
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Contract jobs citing OLTP 13 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 1.27% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 7
Average daily rate £425 £418 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1437 1419 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.27% 22.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1103 1067
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLTP
London

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (94.74%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 12 (63.16%) Finance
5 11 (57.89%) OLAP
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) ETL
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle
8 7 (36.84%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (36.84%) Degree
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (31.58%) Tableau
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
10 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
10 5 (26.32%) Time Management
11 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (21.05%) MDX
11 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
11 4 (21.05%) Statistics
11 4 (21.05%) Migration
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
11 4 (21.05%) XML

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) OLAP
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (5.26%) MySQL
9 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (26.32%) DBA
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior DBA
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) MDX
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) XSD
3 3 (15.79%) XSL
3 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
1 4 (21.05%) Statistics
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (47.37%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) Time Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
8 1 (5.26%) Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Tableau
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
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