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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 499 505 440
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -65
Contract jobs citing OLTP 87 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 0.56% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 49
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £485 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
11111 10356 8897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 21.57% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7402 6720 5478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 170 206
Average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 May 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 May 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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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 +33 58 £448 -0.55% 6
South East -3 19 £335 -29.47% 2
North West -17 6 £350 -17.64%
South West +11 3 £275 -31.25% 4
East Midlands - 1 - -
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 116 (77.33%) SQL
2 98 (65.33%) Oracle
3 70 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (45.33%) UNIX
5 57 (38.00%) Oracle Database
6 50 (33.33%) SDLC
7 41 (27.33%) C++
8 37 (24.67%) Multithreading
8 37 (24.67%) SQL Server
8 37 (24.67%) Data Modelling
9 36 (24.00%) PL/SQL
10 35 (23.33%) ETL
11 34 (22.67%) Java
11 34 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (22.00%) STL
13 32 (21.33%) Perl
14 30 (20.00%) Sybase
15 27 (18.00%) Finance
15 27 (18.00%) Linux
16 26 (17.33%) OO
16 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (17.33%) Relational Database
17 25 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (16.00%) OLAP
19 22 (14.67%) Banking
20 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 21 (14.00%) Data Architecture
20 21 (14.00%) Python
20 21 (14.00%) RDBMS
21 19 (12.67%) Database Tuning

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (5.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.67%) Confluence
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) PaaS
2 3 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) LDAP
1 4 (2.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) Firewall
2 3 (2.00%) LAN
2 3 (2.00%) WAN
3 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.33%) HTTP
3 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.67%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (38.00%) Oracle Database
3 37 (24.67%) SQL Server
4 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (17.33%) Relational Database
5 25 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (16.00%) OLAP
7 21 (14.00%) RDBMS
7 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (11.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (11.33%) MySQL
9 10 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
10 9 (6.00%) Big Data
10 9 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
11 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (4.67%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (4.67%) CouchDB
12 7 (4.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.67%) Subversion
3 4 (2.67%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.00%) ERwin
5 1 (0.67%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.67%) Toad
5 1 (0.67%) XMLSpy
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 22 (14.67%) Banking
3 8 (5.33%) Games
4 7 (4.67%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.00%) Publishing
7 2 (1.33%) French Language
7 2 (1.33%) Law
7 2 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 105 (70.00%) Developer
2 38 (25.33%) C++ Developer
3 29 (19.33%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (12.67%) Architect
5 10 (6.67%) DBA
5 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (6.00%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Consultant
8 6 (4.00%) Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.33%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.33%) DB2 DBA
9 5 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Business Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Virtualisation Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Report Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.00%) STL
2 18 (12.00%) XML
3 16 (10.67%) .NET
3 16 (10.67%) Web Services
4 15 (10.00%) Middleware
5 14 (9.33%) HTML
6 12 (8.00%) XSD
7 8 (5.33%) CSS
7 8 (5.33%) XML Schema
8 7 (4.67%) REST
8 7 (4.67%) SOAP
9 6 (4.00%) JDBC
9 6 (4.00%) JMS
9 6 (4.00%) Spring
10 4 (2.67%) XSLT
10 4 (2.67%) JPA
10 4 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.33%) HTML5
11 2 (1.33%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.33%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.67%) Online Games
3 7 (4.67%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.33%) Replication
6 4 (2.67%) Clustering
6 4 (2.67%) Equities
6 4 (2.67%) W3C
6 4 (2.67%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.00%) HACMP
7 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.33%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.33%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 68 (45.33%) UNIX
2 27 (18.00%) Linux
3 14 (9.33%) Windows
4 7 (4.67%) Solaris
5 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.33%) zOS
7 2 (1.33%) Debian
7 2 (1.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.33%) SDLC
2 37 (24.67%) Data Modelling
2 37 (24.67%) Multithreading
3 35 (23.33%) ETL
4 34 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (17.33%) OO
6 21 (14.00%) Data Architecture
7 19 (12.67%) Database Tuning
7 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (8.67%) Logical Data Model
10 12 (8.00%) UML
11 11 (7.33%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.33%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (6.67%) Data Management
13 9 (6.00%) Migration
13 9 (6.00%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (5.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (77.33%) SQL
2 41 (27.33%) C++
3 36 (24.00%) PL/SQL
4 34 (22.67%) Java
5 32 (21.33%) Perl
6 21 (14.00%) Python
7 13 (8.67%) T-SQL
8 11 (7.33%) C
9 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.33%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.67%) C#
11 5 (3.33%) JCL
11 5 (3.33%) REXX
12 4 (2.67%) Korn
12 4 (2.67%) XPath
12 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.33%) PHP
14 1 (0.67%) VB
14 1 (0.67%) X++
14 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.67%) OCP
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) QA
2 5 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.33%) GPFS
4 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
1 5 (3.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (65.33%) Oracle
2 30 (20.00%) Sybase
3 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.00%) IBM
5 8 (5.33%) Business Objects
6 7 (4.67%) Intel
7 5 (3.33%) Informatica
7 5 (3.33%) Tableau
8 4 (2.67%) VMware
9 3 (2.00%) NetApp
9 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.00%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.33%) InterSystems
10 2 (1.33%) MKS
10 2 (1.33%) Nokia
10 2 (1.33%) BMC
10 2 (1.33%) SAP
10 2 (1.33%) Cognos
10 2 (1.33%) Cisco
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