The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 611 639 589
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -50
Contract jobs citing OLE 4 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.027% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £376 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +34.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £388 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLE
UK

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
15467 14950 14128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10769 10416 9329
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 269 158
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OLE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +9 1 £356 -11.00%
South West - 1 £396 -
OLE
UK

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OLE.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Office Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (16.67%) OLE DB
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) VBA

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) HR Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Office Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP