The table below looks at the statistics for OLE DB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE DB 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
Object Linking and Embedding for Databases (OLE DB)
Rank 577 548 525
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Contract jobs citing OLE DB 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.023% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £575 £160
% change year-on-year
-31.52% +259.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

OLE DB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OLE DB Jobs Demand Trend in England

OLE DB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OLE DB Daily Rate Trend in England

OLE DB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OLE DB Hourly Rate Trend in England

OLE DB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OLE DB 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 OLE DB.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HL7
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (40.00%) OLE
3 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Cerner
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

OLE DB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OLE DB 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 OLE DB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Cerner