The first table below looks at the demand for OLE 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 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 525 531 569
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +38
Contract jobs citing OLE 32 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.041% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.14% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £340
% change year-on-year
- +32.35%
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
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
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 £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
OLE
UK

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in England

OLE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OLE Daily Rate Trend in England

OLE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OLE Hourly Rate Trend in England

OLE
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -19 13 - -
London +12 7 - -
South West -30 1 - -
OLE
UK

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OLE 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.

1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle
3 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
4 14 (26.42%) VB
4 14 (26.42%) .NET
4 14 (26.42%) Finance
5 12 (22.64%) C#
5 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
6 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
6 11 (20.75%) HP
6 11 (20.75%) Banking
7 10 (18.87%) Windows
7 10 (18.87%) HTML
7 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
7 10 (18.87%) JSP
7 10 (18.87%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.98%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.98%) CRM
8 9 (16.98%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (15.09%) Project Management
9 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
10 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
10 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (11.32%) UNIX
11 6 (11.32%) R

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OLE 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 4 (7.55%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Kerberos
1 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) IPv4
2 1 (1.89%) IPv6
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Architect
1 8 (15.09%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (13.21%) Tester
2 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Automation Tester
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Information Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Information Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Information Risk Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
2 10 (18.87%) JSP
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) OLE DB
3 3 (5.66%) ODBC
4 2 (3.77%) ADO
4 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.77%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.89%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.89%) DAO
5 1 (1.89%) BREW
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) MFC
5 1 (1.89%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.89%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Statistics
2 2 (3.77%) CESG
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Wiki
3 1 (1.89%) Swaptions
3 1 (1.89%) iPhone
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.66%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Knowledge Management
2 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
2 9 (16.98%) CRM
3 8 (15.09%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.66%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.77%) Memory Management
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
8 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) VB
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) R
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) C
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) Delphi
8 1 (1.89%) ABAP
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) VC++
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
4 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) Degree
6 3 (5.66%) CISSP
6 3 (5.66%) CISA
7 2 (3.77%) CISM
7 2 (3.77%) CRISC
8 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.89%) QiCA
8 1 (1.89%) GIAC
8 1 (1.89%) MOS
8 1 (1.89%) PMP
8 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) HP
4 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.66%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) Apple
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase
York, North Yorkshire
Drake Fleming
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago