The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 East of England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 136 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.035% - 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
718 505 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.03% 21.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 293 381
Average daily rate £358 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 47
Average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.25 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
OLTP
England

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 11 July 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
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle