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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 541 436 506
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +70
Contract jobs citing OLTP 49 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.72% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 30
Average daily rate £400 £425 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.62%
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
11223 9332 11068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.86% 21.66% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 5814 6416
Average daily rate £394 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 190 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLTP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -40 32 £425 - 16
Yorkshire -16 5 £400 +60.00%
South East -16 4 £475 +11.76% 1
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 1
East Midlands -9 1 - -
North West -20 1 £425 -5.55% 5
East of England -28 1 - -
South West - 1 £325 - 1
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (62.50%) SQL
2 45 (46.88%) Oracle
3 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
4 42 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (37.50%) ETL
5 36 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (33.33%) OLAP
7 29 (30.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (30.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (27.08%) Oracle Database
9 25 (26.04%) Finance
9 25 (26.04%) Data Modelling
10 23 (23.96%) T-SQL
11 21 (21.88%) UNIX
12 20 (20.83%) Linux
12 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (18.75%) STL
13 18 (18.75%) C++
14 17 (17.71%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (16.67%) Perl
15 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 15 (15.63%) Python
16 15 (15.63%) OO
16 15 (15.63%) Degree
17 14 (14.58%) Multithreading
17 14 (14.58%) Database Tuning
18 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
19 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
1 2 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
2 42 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (33.33%) OLAP
5 29 (30.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (30.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (27.08%) Oracle Database
7 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (17.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (11.46%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (10.42%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
14 8 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (8.33%) DB2
15 7 (7.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 6 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
16 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) ERwin
2 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (67.71%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) DBA
3 18 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 17 (17.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (14.58%) SQL Developer
6 9 (9.38%) SQL DBA
7 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (6.25%) OBIEE Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Database Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior DBA
11 4 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (4.17%) Administrator
11 4 (4.17%) Development DBA
12 3 (3.13%) Data Architect
12 3 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
12 3 (3.13%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) STL
2 11 (11.46%) MDX
2 11 (11.46%) .NET
3 6 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (4.17%) XSL
4 4 (4.17%) XSLT
5 3 (3.13%) XSD
6 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.04%) Web Services
6 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Data Integration
2 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.25%) Replication
4 4 (4.17%) Statistics
4 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.08%) Online Games
7 1 (1.04%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.04%) W3C
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) UNIX
2 20 (20.83%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) AIX
4 3 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (37.50%) ETL
3 25 (26.04%) Data Modelling
4 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (15.63%) OO
6 14 (14.58%) Multithreading
6 14 (14.58%) Database Tuning
7 9 (9.38%) Migration
8 8 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (7.29%) Time Management
9 7 (7.29%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.21%) Scrum
11 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (62.50%) SQL
2 23 (23.96%) T-SQL
3 18 (18.75%) C++
4 16 (16.67%) Perl
5 15 (15.63%) Python
6 11 (11.46%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.25%) Korn
9 2 (2.08%) C#
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
9 2 (2.08%) Java
9 2 (2.08%) VBScript
9 2 (2.08%) VB
9 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) MBA
3 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.04%) HND
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.04%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Oracle
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.33%) Tableau
4 7 (7.29%) IBM
5 6 (6.25%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.21%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.17%) Teradata
7 4 (4.17%) Sybase
7 4 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.08%) Cognos
8 2 (2.08%) Netezza
9 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.04%) Informatica
9 1 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.04%) Sun
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 24 days ago