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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 569 529 521
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -8
Contract jobs citing OLE 10 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.050% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.18% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 - -
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLE across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

OLE Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
London -8 7 £394 -28.40% 2
South East -22 3 - -
OLE
UK

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) ODBC
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) OLE DB
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
6 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) SCOM
6 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft BI Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
3 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) ODBC
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) OLE DB
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) GlusterFS
2 1 (6.67%) GFS2
2 1 (6.67%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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