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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 499 500 450
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -50
Contract jobs citing OLTP 65 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 0.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 32
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£360 £338 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
10090 10180 9142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.19% 22.25% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6588 6296 5611
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 173 211
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 46 £363 +1.39% 11
South East -18 15 £335 -13.54% 2
South West -19 2 £550 +69.23% 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 2
OLTP
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 111 (73.51%) SQL
2 93 (61.59%) Oracle
3 74 (49.01%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (47.68%) UNIX
5 58 (38.41%) ETL
6 47 (31.13%) SQL Server
7 44 (29.14%) Oracle Database
8 43 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (27.81%) Data Modelling
10 37 (24.50%) OLAP
10 37 (24.50%) PL/SQL
11 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (22.52%) C++
13 29 (19.21%) Multithreading
14 28 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (17.88%) QA
15 27 (17.88%) Java
15 27 (17.88%) Linux
15 27 (17.88%) Relational Database
16 25 (16.56%) T-SQL
17 23 (15.23%) STL
18 22 (14.57%) Perl
18 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
19 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 21 (13.91%) Performance Tuning
20 20 (13.25%) RDBMS
20 20 (13.25%) OO
21 19 (12.58%) Scrum
21 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (11.92%) Hadoop

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 12 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.64%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.65%) IIS
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) PaaS
2 3 (1.99%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) LDAP
2 4 (2.65%) LAN
2 4 (2.65%) WAN
3 3 (1.99%) Firewall
4 2 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (49.01%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (31.13%) SQL Server
3 44 (29.14%) Oracle Database
4 37 (24.50%) OLAP
5 28 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (17.88%) Relational Database
7 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (13.25%) RDBMS
9 18 (11.92%) Hadoop
9 18 (11.92%) Big Data
10 17 (11.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (10.60%) NoSQL
12 15 (9.93%) MongoDB
12 15 (9.93%) Oracle OLAP
13 14 (9.27%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (8.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (7.95%) CouchDB
15 12 (7.95%) MySQL
16 11 (7.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.97%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.65%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.32%) ERwin
6 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
General
1 14 (9.27%) Games
2 13 (8.61%) Finance
3 8 (5.30%) Banking
4 6 (3.97%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 97 (64.24%) Developer
2 30 (19.87%) C++ Developer
3 22 (14.57%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (11.92%) DBA
5 16 (10.60%) SQL DBA
6 15 (9.93%) Architect
7 12 (7.95%) SQL Developer
8 11 (7.28%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Analyst
11 8 (5.30%) Consultant
11 8 (5.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.31%) QlikView Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.31%) Data Analyst
13 4 (2.65%) Data Architect
13 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.23%) STL
2 15 (9.93%) XML
3 13 (8.61%) REST
3 13 (8.61%) Web Services
3 13 (8.61%) SOAP
4 12 (7.95%) .NET
4 12 (7.95%) XSD
5 8 (5.30%) Middleware
6 7 (4.64%) Spring
6 7 (4.64%) HTML
7 6 (3.97%) JDBC
7 6 (3.97%) JMS
8 5 (3.31%) XML Schema
9 4 (2.65%) XSLT
9 4 (2.65%) JPA
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.99%) CSS
11 2 (1.32%) Java EE
11 2 (1.32%) JSON
11 2 (1.32%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.92%) Data Integration
3 14 (9.27%) Online Games
4 13 (8.61%) Data Structures
4 13 (8.61%) Open Source
5 11 (7.28%) Clustering
6 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.97%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.31%) Replication
8 5 (3.31%) Statistics
9 4 (2.65%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.65%) Equities
9 4 (2.65%) W3C
10 3 (1.99%) HACMP
11 2 (1.32%) NHS
11 2 (1.32%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.32%) User Experience
12 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 72 (47.68%) UNIX
2 27 (17.88%) Linux
3 14 (9.27%) Windows
4 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.31%) Solaris
6 2 (1.32%) AIX
6 2 (1.32%) Debian
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.41%) ETL
2 43 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (27.81%) Data Modelling
4 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (19.21%) Multithreading
6 21 (13.91%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (13.25%) OO
8 19 (12.58%) Scrum
9 16 (10.60%) Database Tuning
10 15 (9.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.61%) Kimball Methodology
12 12 (7.95%) TDD
13 10 (6.62%) Analytics
14 9 (5.96%) Service Delivery
14 9 (5.96%) ITIL
14 9 (5.96%) Dimensional Modelling
15 8 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (5.30%) E-Commerce
16 7 (4.64%) UML
16 7 (4.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (73.51%) SQL
2 37 (24.50%) PL/SQL
3 34 (22.52%) C++
4 27 (17.88%) Java
5 25 (16.56%) T-SQL
6 22 (14.57%) Perl
7 17 (11.26%) Python
8 7 (4.64%) C#
9 6 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.65%) Korn
11 4 (2.65%) XPath
12 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.32%) VBA
14 1 (0.66%) C
14 1 (0.66%) VB
14 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (11.92%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.64%) MCTS
5 6 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.99%) MCITP
8 2 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.88%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.32%) GPFS
5 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) SCOM
2 4 (2.65%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.99%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 93 (61.59%) Oracle
2 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.92%) Sybase
4 15 (9.93%) IBM
5 10 (6.62%) Tableau
6 8 (5.30%) Informatica
7 7 (4.64%) Talend
7 7 (4.64%) Teradata
7 7 (4.64%) BMC
8 6 (3.97%) Intel
9 5 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (3.31%) VMware
10 4 (2.65%) Netezza
10 4 (2.65%) NetApp
11 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.99%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.99%) SAP
11 3 (1.99%) Cognos
11 3 (1.99%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.99%) Vertica
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