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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 494 450 488
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +38
Contract jobs citing OLTP 70 98 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.97% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 38
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.85% +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
10561 10102 11030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.74% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6655 6292 6639
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 158 214 276
Average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 24 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 24 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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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 -7 48 £463 - 17
Yorkshire +9 9 £325 +44.44% 1
South West -34 5 £450 +20.00%
North West -3 3 £263 -33.33% 4
South East -26 3 - - 6
East Midlands +3 1 £348 -0.71%
East of England - 1 £275 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 87 (70.73%) SQL
2 63 (51.22%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (45.53%) Oracle
4 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
5 52 (42.28%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (38.21%) ETL
8 44 (35.77%) Data Modelling
9 43 (34.96%) Oracle Database
10 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (30.89%) OLAP
11 38 (30.89%) Finance
12 35 (28.46%) T-SQL
12 35 (28.46%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (27.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (20.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (20.33%) Oracle ODI
16 24 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (17.89%) Relational Database
18 21 (17.07%) UNIX
19 19 (15.45%) Oracle RAC
20 18 (14.63%) Linux
20 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
20 18 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (13.82%) PL/SQL
22 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2012
23 15 (12.20%) Data Architecture
23 15 (12.20%) Degree
23 15 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) LDAP
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
1 2 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (51.22%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
3 48 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (34.96%) Oracle Database
5 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (30.89%) OLAP
7 34 (27.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (20.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (20.33%) Oracle ODI
10 24 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (17.89%) Relational Database
12 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (10.57%) RDBMS
15 12 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (8.13%) Oracle BI EE
17 9 (7.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database 12c
19 7 (5.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.63%) ERwin
2 2 (1.63%) Subversion
2 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.81%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.81%) Toad
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Retail
3 10 (8.13%) Games
3 10 (8.13%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Legal
5 3 (2.44%) Billing
6 2 (1.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (64.23%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) SQL Developer
3 23 (18.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 17 (13.82%) Architect
5 15 (12.20%) DBA
6 12 (9.76%) SQL DBA
7 10 (8.13%) C++ Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Data Architect
9 8 (6.50%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Oracle Architect
10 7 (5.69%) OBIEE Developer
10 7 (5.69%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle DBA
13 3 (2.44%) Database Architect
13 3 (2.44%) SQL Database Developer
13 3 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) MDX
2 12 (9.76%) .NET
3 10 (8.13%) STL
4 9 (7.32%) XML
5 5 (4.07%) XSD
5 5 (4.07%) XSLT
6 3 (2.44%) XSL
6 3 (2.44%) Web Services
7 2 (1.63%) HTML
7 2 (1.63%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.63%) Middleware
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.63%) JPA
8 1 (0.81%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Data Integration
2 11 (8.94%) Replication
3 6 (4.88%) Clustering
3 6 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.07%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Online Games
5 4 (3.25%) Statistics
6 3 (2.44%) NHS
6 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) W3C
8 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.81%) HACMP
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) UNIX
2 18 (14.63%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) Windows
4 2 (1.63%) AIX
4 2 (1.63%) HPUX
4 2 (1.63%) Solaris
4 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.28%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (38.21%) ETL
3 44 (35.77%) Data Modelling
4 35 (28.46%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.20%) Data Architecture
7 14 (11.38%) OO
8 13 (10.57%) Database Tuning
9 10 (8.13%) Migration
9 10 (8.13%) SOA
9 10 (8.13%) Multithreading
9 10 (8.13%) Time Management
9 10 (8.13%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (7.32%) High Availability
11 8 (6.50%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (6.50%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.69%) Dimensional Modelling
12 7 (5.69%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 87 (70.73%) SQL
2 35 (28.46%) T-SQL
3 17 (13.82%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.13%) Shell Script
4 10 (8.13%) C++
5 5 (4.07%) Java
5 5 (4.07%) Perl
5 5 (4.07%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) Python
6 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.63%) VB
7 2 (1.63%) XPath
8 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Basel III
System Software
1 19 (15.45%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (3.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (45.53%) Oracle
2 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.94%) Tableau
4 10 (8.13%) Teradata
5 8 (6.50%) Netezza
6 5 (4.07%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.25%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.44%) Sybase
9 2 (1.63%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) Intel
9 2 (1.63%) VMware
9 2 (1.63%) NetApp
10 1 (0.81%) Informatica
10 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos
10 1 (0.81%) Sun
10 1 (0.81%) IBM
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
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