The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 565 543 522
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Contract jobs citing OLTP 66 64 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 38
Median daily rate £365 £350 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -15.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
11082 12080 10711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.20% 23.41% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7466 7995 6736
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 180 180
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £51.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -5 34 £390 -9.51% 6
South East -5 12 £365 +8.95% 4
Yorkshire +7 6 £544 +24.28%
South West +9 5 £258 -14.16% 3
East of England - 3 £308 -
North West -13 2 £550 +57.14% 2
West Midlands -21 2 £350 +16.66% 1
North East -46 2 £325 -22.61%
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP 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 OLTP.

1 79 (57.66%) SQL
1 79 (57.66%) Oracle
2 66 (48.18%) Unix
3 62 (45.26%) Linux
4 44 (32.12%) C++
4 44 (32.12%) STL
5 36 (26.28%) OO
5 36 (26.28%) Python
6 34 (24.82%) Perl
6 34 (24.82%) Release Management
7 32 (23.36%) Software Engineering
7 32 (23.36%) MySQL
8 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
8 31 (22.63%) SDLC
9 30 (21.90%) Oracle Database
9 30 (21.90%) OLAP
10 29 (21.17%) ETL
11 28 (20.44%) High Availability
12 27 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (18.25%) T-SQL
14 24 (17.52%) SAN
14 24 (17.52%) Database Tuning
15 23 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (16.79%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (16.06%) Data Modelling
16 22 (16.06%) Finance
17 21 (15.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (15.33%) Solaris
17 21 (15.33%) Fibre Channel
18 20 (14.60%) Veritas Cluster Server

OLTP
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 2 (1.46%) CICS
2 1 (0.73%) Apache
2 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.73%) CMS
2 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.73%) Confluence
2 1 (0.73%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.73%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) MQSI
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.73%) SAS
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Radian6
2 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.73%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.73%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.73%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) AdWords
4 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.52%) SAN
2 21 (15.33%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (6.57%) LDAP
4 6 (4.38%) Extranet
4 6 (4.38%) Intranet
5 5 (3.65%) Internet
6 3 (2.19%) LAN
6 3 (2.19%) NAS
6 3 (2.19%) WAN
7 2 (1.46%) PABX
7 2 (1.46%) VoIP
7 2 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.73%) FCoE
8 1 (0.73%) HTTP
8 1 (0.73%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.73%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.36%) MySQL
2 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
3 30 (21.90%) OLAP
3 30 (21.90%) Oracle Database
4 27 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (16.79%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (14.60%) VLDB
7 14 (10.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (4.38%) Big Data
11 4 (2.92%) DB2
11 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.19%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (2.19%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.19%) ERwin
3 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.46%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.73%) JIRA
4 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.73%) Subversion
4 1 (0.73%) Toad
4 1 (0.73%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Advertising
3 3 (2.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Billing
5 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (48.18%) Developer
2 44 (32.12%) C++ Developer
3 32 (23.36%) Oracle Developer
4 30 (21.90%) Unix Developer
5 29 (21.17%) Linux Developer
6 24 (17.52%) Administrator
7 21 (15.33%) Architect
8 20 (14.60%) MySQL Developer
8 20 (14.60%) Unix Administrator
9 14 (10.22%) SQL Developer
10 13 (9.49%) DBA
11 10 (7.30%) C++/Java Developer
11 10 (7.30%) Java Developer
12 7 (5.11%) Data Architect
12 7 (5.11%) Solaris Administrator
13 6 (4.38%) Analyst
13 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 5 (3.65%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.12%) STL
2 8 (5.84%) Web Services
3 5 (3.65%) MDX
3 5 (3.65%) Middleware
4 4 (2.92%) .NET
4 4 (2.92%) XML
5 3 (2.19%) HTML
6 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.46%) JSON
6 2 (1.46%) REST
6 2 (1.46%) RESTful
6 2 (1.46%) Spring
7 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.73%) EDI
7 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.73%) ODBC
7 1 (0.73%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.73%) WSDL
7 1 (0.73%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (12.41%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.03%) EMC VMAX
2 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.57%) Replication
4 7 (5.11%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.65%) Clustering
6 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.19%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.19%) Statistics
8 2 (1.46%) BYOD
8 2 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.46%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (48.18%) Unix
2 62 (45.26%) Linux
3 21 (15.33%) Solaris
4 12 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.57%) Windows
6 4 (2.92%) zOS
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.28%) OO
2 34 (24.82%) Release Management
3 32 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 31 (22.63%) SDLC
5 29 (21.17%) ETL
6 28 (20.44%) High Availability
7 24 (17.52%) Database Tuning
8 22 (16.06%) Data Modelling
9 21 (15.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (8.76%) Data Management
14 11 (8.03%) Migration
15 10 (7.30%) CRM
15 10 (7.30%) SOA
16 9 (6.57%) Data Architecture
17 8 (5.84%) Logical Data Model
17 8 (5.84%) Physical Data Model
17 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (57.66%) SQL
2 44 (32.12%) C++
3 36 (26.28%) Python
4 34 (24.82%) Perl
5 25 (18.25%) T-SQL
6 17 (12.41%) Java
7 13 (9.49%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.46%) C
10 2 (1.46%) C#
10 2 (1.46%) REXX
11 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.73%) JCL
11 1 (0.73%) VB
11 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) Degree
3 1 (0.73%) MBA
3 1 (0.73%) MCP
3 1 (0.73%) MCSA
3 1 (0.73%) MCSE
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.73%) EMIR
3 1 (0.73%) FATCA
3 1 (0.73%) HL7
3 1 (0.73%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (8.03%) GlusterFS
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) KVM
5 1 (0.73%) NFS
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.73%) SRDF
5 1 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (14.60%) NetBackup
1 20 (14.60%) Oracle ZFS
1 20 (14.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 11 (8.03%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.46%) MOM
3 2 (1.46%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (57.66%) Oracle
2 20 (14.60%) Brocade
2 20 (14.60%) StorageTek
2 20 (14.60%) Sun
2 20 (14.60%) Veritas
3 15 (10.95%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.76%) EMC
6 6 (4.38%) IBM
6 6 (4.38%) SAP
7 4 (2.92%) Sybase
7 4 (2.92%) VMware
8 3 (2.19%) Informatica
9 2 (1.46%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.46%) Talend
9 2 (1.46%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.73%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.73%) Facebook
10 1 (0.73%) hybris