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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 509 504 456
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -48
Contract jobs citing OLTP 81 82 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.75% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 67
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £263 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
12082 10883 10788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.78% 21.53% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8056 6886 6811
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 155 195
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -9 37 £450 -0.11% 10
South East -7 19 £350 - 3
North West -29 12 £458 +7.76% 2
North East - 6 £425 -
Yorkshire -34 3 £450 +35.84% 3
West Midlands +10 2 £300 -14.28% 1
South West -6 2 £400 -11.11%
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 133 (82.61%) SQL
2 92 (57.14%) Oracle
3 78 (48.45%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (36.02%) UNIX
5 54 (33.54%) Data Modelling
6 52 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (32.30%) SQL Server
6 52 (32.30%) Oracle Database
7 49 (30.43%) SDLC
8 45 (27.95%) ETL
9 41 (25.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (24.22%) OLAP
11 38 (23.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (22.98%) STL
12 37 (22.98%) C++
13 34 (21.12%) Finance
14 33 (20.50%) Multithreading
15 32 (19.88%) T-SQL
16 30 (18.63%) OO
17 29 (18.01%) Java
18 27 (16.77%) Linux
18 27 (16.77%) Banking
19 26 (16.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 26 (16.15%) PL/SQL
20 25 (15.53%) Data Architecture
20 25 (15.53%) Database Tuning
21 23 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
22 21 (13.04%) Perl
22 21 (13.04%) Sybase

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (2.48%) Tuxedo
2 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Internet
2 3 (1.86%) Extranet
2 3 (1.86%) Intranet
3 2 (1.24%) HTTP
3 2 (1.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (48.45%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 52 (32.30%) Oracle Database
3 41 (25.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (24.22%) OLAP
5 38 (23.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (16.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (12.42%) MySQL
9 20 (12.42%) Relational Database
10 16 (9.94%) Oracle OLAP
11 15 (9.32%) RDBMS
12 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (6.83%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (6.21%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (5.59%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (4.97%) BusinessObjects XI
17 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.59%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.48%) ERwin
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.24%) Subversion
5 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.62%) Toad
6 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
General
1 34 (21.12%) Finance
2 27 (16.77%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Retail
3 9 (5.59%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Publishing
5 3 (1.86%) Games
5 3 (1.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (60.87%) Developer
2 37 (22.98%) C++ Developer
3 34 (21.12%) Architect
4 19 (11.80%) DBA
5 18 (11.18%) Data Architect
5 18 (11.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (8.07%) SQL Developer
8 10 (6.21%) SQL DBA
9 9 (5.59%) Business Developer
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Database Developer
11 7 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
12 5 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.11%) Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Lead Architect
12 5 (3.11%) Virtualisation Architect
13 4 (2.48%) Designer
13 4 (2.48%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 4 (2.48%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.98%) STL
2 20 (12.42%) Middleware
3 14 (8.70%) XML
4 13 (8.07%) Web Services
5 11 (6.83%) .NET
6 6 (3.73%) HTML
7 5 (3.11%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.86%) CSS
8 3 (1.86%) REST
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.24%) HTML5
9 2 (1.24%) SOAP
9 2 (1.24%) XSD
9 2 (1.24%) XSLT
9 2 (1.24%) CPAN
9 2 (1.24%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.24%) MDX
10 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.62%) WCF
10 1 (0.62%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.59%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.97%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.73%) Replication
6 5 (3.11%) Statistics
6 5 (3.11%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.48%) Clustering
7 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.86%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.86%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.24%) Online Games
9 2 (1.24%) HACMP
9 2 (1.24%) W3C
10 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.02%) UNIX
2 27 (16.77%) Linux
3 20 (12.42%) Windows
4 5 (3.11%) zOS
5 4 (2.48%) VME
5 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.24%) AIX
6 2 (1.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.54%) Data Modelling
2 52 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (30.43%) SDLC
4 45 (27.95%) ETL
5 33 (20.50%) Multithreading
6 30 (18.63%) OO
7 25 (15.53%) Data Architecture
7 25 (15.53%) Database Tuning
8 21 (13.04%) Dimensional Modelling
9 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (10.56%) Migration
10 17 (10.56%) Kimball Methodology
11 16 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (9.32%) Logical Data Model
13 13 (8.07%) Data Management
13 13 (8.07%) Data Analysis
14 11 (6.83%) Business Continuity
15 10 (6.21%) Technical Analysis
16 9 (5.59%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 133 (82.61%) SQL
2 37 (22.98%) C++
3 32 (19.88%) T-SQL
4 29 (18.01%) Java
5 26 (16.15%) PL/SQL
6 21 (13.04%) Perl
7 17 (10.56%) Python
8 12 (7.45%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.21%) C
10 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.73%) PHP
12 5 (3.11%) JCL
12 5 (3.11%) REXX
13 4 (2.48%) C#
13 4 (2.48%) VBScript
14 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.86%) VBA
15 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.24%) XPath
16 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.35%) MCTS
4 7 (4.35%) Degree
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.48%) OCP
7 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.24%) Basel III
3 2 (1.24%) SLA
3 2 (1.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.24%) GPFS
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (4.97%) SCOM
2 5 (3.11%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.24%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 92 (57.14%) Oracle
2 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.04%) Sybase
4 9 (5.59%) IBM
5 8 (4.97%) BMC
6 7 (4.35%) Informatica
6 7 (4.35%) Intel
7 5 (3.11%) Teradata
8 4 (2.48%) VMware
9 3 (1.86%) Cognos
10 2 (1.24%) NetApp
10 2 (1.24%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.24%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.62%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.62%) SAP
11 1 (0.62%) Netezza
11 1 (0.62%) Tableau
11 1 (0.62%) Citrix
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