The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding for Databases (OLE DB)
Rank 558 539 554
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing OLE DB 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13286 12866 13708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.27% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8737 8302 8484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 304 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.45 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
OLE DB
UK

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE DB within the England region over the 3 months to 10 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
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
OLE DB
UK

OLE DB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ODBC
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) OLE
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 2 (33.33%) StreamInsight
4 2 (33.33%) JDBC
4 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ADO
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Delphi
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) ActionScript

OLE DB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) StreamInsight
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) XMLSpy
2 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ODBC
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (50.00%) OLE
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) ADO
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) MFC
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) ActiveX
4 1 (16.67%) J2ME
4 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) LIMS
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) EAM
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase