The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP 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 OLTP 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
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 512 503 525
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing OLTP 68 77 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 0.77% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 26
Average daily rate £470 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 - -
OLTP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10563 9994 10296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.38% 21.68% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 6571 6373
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 154 212
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.92 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in England

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OLTP
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 OLTP 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
London -14 49 £498 +37.24% 6
South East +1 15 £375 +11.94% 3
South West +2 1 £475 -13.63%
West Midlands -14 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £500 - 2
North West - 1 £325 - 2
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OLTP 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 OLTP.

1 99 (57.23%) SQL
2 85 (49.13%) Oracle
3 71 (41.04%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (30.06%) Unix
5 51 (29.48%) Finance
6 49 (28.32%) SQL Server
7 45 (26.01%) Data Modelling
7 45 (26.01%) ETL
8 40 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (23.12%) Oracle Database
9 37 (21.39%) T-SQL
10 36 (20.81%) OLAP
11 35 (20.23%) Software Engineering
12 34 (19.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (18.50%) Python
15 30 (17.34%) OO
16 28 (16.18%) Perl
16 28 (16.18%) C++
16 28 (16.18%) SDLC
17 27 (15.61%) STL
18 25 (14.45%) Java
18 25 (14.45%) Database Tuning
19 24 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (13.87%) Banking
19 24 (13.87%) Release Management
19 24 (13.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 23 (13.29%) XML
21 22 (12.72%) Linux
22 21 (12.14%) MySQL

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OLTP 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 OLTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.47%) Apache
1 6 (3.47%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.47%) MQSI
1 6 (3.47%) Node.js
2 5 (2.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) BASE24
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.47%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.83%) SAN
2 11 (6.36%) LAN
2 11 (6.36%) WAN
3 8 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.05%) NAS
4 7 (4.05%) PABX
4 7 (4.05%) VoIP
4 7 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.31%) Extranet
5 4 (2.31%) Intranet
5 4 (2.31%) LDAP
6 2 (1.16%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (41.04%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (28.32%) SQL Server
3 40 (23.12%) Oracle Database
4 36 (20.81%) OLAP
5 34 (19.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (13.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (12.14%) MySQL
9 15 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
11 10 (5.78%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (5.20%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (5.20%) VLDB
13 8 (4.62%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (3.47%) OpenTSDB
14 6 (3.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (6.94%) ERwin
2 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.20%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.62%) Toad
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.89%) XMLSpy
5 4 (2.31%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.16%) JBehave
6 2 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.58%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (29.48%) Finance
2 24 (13.87%) Banking
3 17 (9.83%) Retail
4 7 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.47%) Publishing
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (48.55%) Developer
2 61 (35.26%) Architect
3 30 (17.34%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (16.18%) C++ Developer
4 28 (16.18%) SQL Developer
5 27 (15.61%) Data Architect
6 24 (13.87%) Unix Developer
7 21 (12.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (8.09%) Enterprise Architect
9 13 (7.51%) Linux Developer
9 13 (7.51%) MySQL Developer
9 13 (7.51%) T-SQL Developer
10 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (6.94%) Unix Engineer
11 11 (6.36%) C++ Software Developer
11 11 (6.36%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (6.36%) Data Modeller
11 11 (6.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (6.36%) Software Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.61%) STL
2 23 (13.29%) XML
3 21 (12.14%) Middleware
4 17 (9.83%) Web Services
5 8 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.05%) WSDL
7 6 (3.47%) Backbone.js
7 6 (3.47%) Ember.js
7 6 (3.47%) Kafka
7 6 (3.47%) React
8 5 (2.89%) .NET
8 5 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.89%) FpML
9 4 (2.31%) REST
9 4 (2.31%) SOAP
9 4 (2.31%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.73%) RESTful
10 3 (1.73%) SAML
10 3 (1.73%) WCF
10 3 (1.73%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.36%) Data Structures
2 11 (6.36%) N-Tier
3 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.05%) BYOD
4 7 (4.05%) Clustering
5 6 (3.47%) HACMP
6 5 (2.89%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.89%) Statistics
7 4 (2.31%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (2.31%) Replication
8 3 (1.73%) PKI
8 3 (1.73%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.16%) Contactless
9 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.06%) Unix
2 22 (12.72%) Linux
3 18 (10.40%) Solaris
4 12 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.36%) Windows
6 9 (5.20%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.01%) Data Modelling
1 45 (26.01%) ETL
2 40 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (20.23%) Software Engineering
4 30 (17.34%) OO
5 28 (16.18%) SDLC
6 25 (14.45%) Database Tuning
7 24 (13.87%) Release Management
8 21 (12.14%) Data Architecture
8 21 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (12.14%) High Availability
9 19 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.83%) Analytics
11 16 (9.25%) Dimensional Modelling
11 16 (9.25%) Logical Data Model
12 15 (8.67%) Data Management
12 15 (8.67%) Kimball Methodology
13 14 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (6.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 99 (57.23%) SQL
2 37 (21.39%) T-SQL
3 32 (18.50%) Python
4 28 (16.18%) C++
4 28 (16.18%) Perl
5 25 (14.45%) Java
6 10 (5.78%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.47%) ES6
8 6 (3.47%) Ruby
8 6 (3.47%) Scala
9 3 (1.73%) VBA
10 2 (1.16%) JCL
10 2 (1.16%) Korn
10 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.58%) AWK
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) MCTS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) Data Quality
1 8 (4.62%) ISO20022
2 3 (1.73%) ISO 8583
2 3 (1.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) Basel II
4 1 (0.58%) Basel III
4 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.58%) EMIR
4 1 (0.58%) MiFID
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.47%) GPFS
4 4 (2.31%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) NetBackup
2 8 (4.62%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (4.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (49.13%) Oracle
2 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.20%) Intel
3 9 (5.20%) Sun
3 9 (5.20%) Veritas
4 8 (4.62%) Brocade
4 8 (4.62%) StorageTek
4 8 (4.62%) VMware
5 6 (3.47%) NetApp
6 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.31%) EMC
7 4 (2.31%) IBM
8 3 (1.73%) HP
8 3 (1.73%) Sybase
9 2 (1.16%) Informatica
9 2 (1.16%) SAP
10 1 (0.58%) BMC
10 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix
10 1 (0.58%) Nokia
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