The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 486 452 491
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +39
Contract jobs citing OLTP 71 98 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.97% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10564 10117 11079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.71% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 6309 6649
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 209 278
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
OLTP
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +1 48 £450 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire +7 9 £325 +44.44%
South West -38 5 £450 +20.00%
North West -5 3 £263 -33.33% 4
South East -40 3 - - 5
East Midlands 0 1 £348 -0.71%
West Midlands -8 1 £350 +9.37% 3
East of England - 1 £275 - 1
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 85 (69.67%) SQL
2 64 (52.46%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (47.54%) Oracle
4 53 (43.44%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (42.62%) SQL Server
6 49 (40.16%) ETL
7 48 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (37.70%) Data Modelling
9 44 (36.07%) Oracle Database
10 39 (31.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (31.15%) OLAP
11 38 (31.15%) Finance
12 35 (28.69%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (27.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (27.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 33 (27.05%) T-SQL
14 27 (22.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (22.13%) Oracle ODI
15 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (18.03%) Relational Database
16 22 (18.03%) UNIX
17 20 (16.39%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (15.57%) PL/SQL
19 18 (14.75%) Linux
19 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
20 17 (13.93%) Degree
21 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
21 16 (13.11%) Oracle Database 10g
22 15 (12.30%) Data Architecture

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) LDAP
1 2 (1.64%) SAN
1 2 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (52.46%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (42.62%) SQL Server
3 48 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (36.07%) Oracle Database
5 39 (31.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (31.15%) OLAP
7 33 (27.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (27.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (22.13%) Oracle ODI
8 27 (22.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (18.03%) Relational Database
11 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (13.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (10.66%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (10.66%) RDBMS
13 11 (9.02%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (8.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (6.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.46%) Mercurial
1 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.64%) Toad
2 2 (1.64%) ERwin
2 2 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.82%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.82%) Rational Rose
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Retail
2 11 (9.02%) Games
3 10 (8.20%) Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Legal
5 3 (2.46%) Billing
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (63.11%) Developer
2 26 (21.31%) SQL Developer
3 23 (18.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 17 (13.93%) Architect
5 16 (13.11%) DBA
6 12 (9.84%) SQL DBA
7 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.38%) C++ Developer
8 9 (7.38%) Data Architect
9 8 (6.56%) OBIEE Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Oracle Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Oracle DBA
12 4 (3.28%) Consultant
12 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Developer
13 3 (2.46%) Business Analyst
13 3 (2.46%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) MDX
2 12 (9.84%) .NET
3 9 (7.38%) STL
3 9 (7.38%) XML
4 5 (4.10%) XSD
4 5 (4.10%) XSLT
5 3 (2.46%) XSL
5 3 (2.46%) Web Services
6 2 (1.64%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.64%) Middleware
6 2 (1.64%) JPA
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.64%) HTML
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.82%) Spring
7 1 (0.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Data Integration
2 12 (9.84%) Replication
3 6 (4.92%) Clustering
3 6 (4.92%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.10%) Online Games
4 5 (4.10%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.28%) Statistics
6 3 (2.46%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.46%) NHS
7 2 (1.64%) W3C
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) Equities
8 1 (0.82%) HACMP
8 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.82%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) UNIX
2 18 (14.75%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
4 2 (1.64%) AIX
4 2 (1.64%) HPUX
4 2 (1.64%) Solaris
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (40.16%) ETL
3 46 (37.70%) Data Modelling
4 35 (28.69%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.30%) Data Architecture
7 13 (10.66%) OO
8 12 (9.84%) Database Tuning
9 11 (9.02%) Time Management
10 10 (8.20%) Data Cleansing
10 10 (8.20%) SOA
10 10 (8.20%) Migration
11 9 (7.38%) Multithreading
12 8 (6.56%) Load Balancing
12 8 (6.56%) Data Migration
12 8 (6.56%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (5.74%) High Availability
13 7 (5.74%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (5.74%) Scrum
13 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (69.67%) SQL
2 33 (27.05%) T-SQL
3 19 (15.57%) PL/SQL
4 12 (9.84%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.38%) C++
6 5 (4.10%) Java
6 5 (4.10%) C#
7 4 (3.28%) Perl
7 4 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.46%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) XPath
9 2 (1.64%) VB
10 1 (0.82%) Korn
10 1 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.64%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) MCSE
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (5.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (47.54%) Oracle
2 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) Teradata
3 11 (9.02%) Tableau
4 9 (7.38%) Netezza
5 5 (4.10%) Ab Initio
5 5 (4.10%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.46%) Sybase
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 2 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.64%) Intel
7 2 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.82%) Informatica
8 1 (0.82%) Sun
8 1 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Cognos
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago