The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 135 124 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.036% 0.083% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
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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England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
535 546 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.05% 22.68% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 315 367
Average daily rate £400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 33 24
Average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £14.50 £15.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.11 £50.30 £36.45
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 the East of England

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) OLAP
1 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (100.00%) ETL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (85.71%) Cognos
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) MS Access
3 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) DataStage
3 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (71.43%) Informatica
3 5 (71.43%) Data Mart
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (71.43%) Data Quality
3 5 (71.43%) Data Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (57.14%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (57.14%) Teradata
4 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) OLAP
1 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) DataStage
2 5 (71.43%) Data Mart
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) MS Access
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (42.86%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Information Management
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) Data Quality
2 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Cognos
3 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 5 (71.43%) Informatica
4 4 (57.14%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (57.14%) Teradata
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft