The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 577 576 560
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing OLE 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.009% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.032% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £373 £650 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.69% +64.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £650 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £650 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £400 -
London -8 1 £345 -46.92%
OLE
UK

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) OLE DB
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) ODBC
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) ADO
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Autofac
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Datazen
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Development Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) HR Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) OLE DB
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ADO
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Autofac
2 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ODBC
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
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Interquest Group PLC
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