The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 540 520 537
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing OLTP 73 85 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.75% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 36
Median daily rate £373 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% -15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £328 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £466 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
OLTP
UK

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
10748 11405 10905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.83% 23.16% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7416 7570 7043
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 164 186
Median hourly rate £32.66 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.30 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 39 £400 -10.61% 8
South East -22 16 £365 +8.95% 6
North West -15 6 £335 -4.28%
West Midlands - 4 £388 -
South West -7 3 £225 -18.18% 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £325 -
East of England - 1 £300 -
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 79 (56.83%) Oracle
2 73 (52.52%) SQL
3 64 (46.04%) Unix
4 58 (41.73%) Linux
5 41 (29.50%) STL
5 41 (29.50%) C++
6 38 (27.34%) MySQL
6 38 (27.34%) OO
7 37 (26.62%) Python
8 34 (24.46%) Perl
9 32 (23.02%) Oracle Database
9 32 (23.02%) Software Engineering
9 32 (23.02%) Release Management
10 31 (22.30%) Data Modelling
11 30 (21.58%) ETL
12 29 (20.86%) SDLC
13 27 (19.42%) High Availability
14 26 (18.71%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
15 25 (17.99%) Finance
16 24 (17.27%) Database Tuning
17 22 (15.83%) SAN
17 22 (15.83%) OLAP
18 21 (15.11%) Solaris
18 21 (15.11%) T-SQL
18 21 (15.11%) VLDB
18 21 (15.11%) Sun
18 21 (15.11%) Veritas
18 21 (15.11%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (15.11%) NetBackup

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.16%) MQSI
2 2 (1.44%) Apache
2 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.44%) CICS
2 2 (1.44%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Radian6
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) GitHub
4 1 (0.72%) AdWords
4 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.83%) SAN
2 20 (14.39%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (5.04%) LDAP
4 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 2 (1.44%) LAN
4 2 (1.44%) NAS
4 2 (1.44%) PABX
4 2 (1.44%) VoIP
4 2 (1.44%) WAN
4 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.34%) MySQL
2 32 (23.02%) Oracle Database
3 26 (18.71%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
4 22 (15.83%) OLAP
5 21 (15.11%) VLDB
6 20 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (10.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.32%) Big Data
10 5 (3.60%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.16%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.16%) DB2
11 3 (2.16%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) ERwin
2 4 (2.88%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (2.88%) Toad
3 3 (2.16%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.44%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.44%) JBehave
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (17.99%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.44%) Advertising
4 2 (1.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (48.20%) Developer
2 41 (29.50%) C++ Developer
3 36 (25.90%) Oracle Developer
4 33 (23.74%) Unix Developer
5 32 (23.02%) Linux Developer
6 24 (17.27%) Administrator
6 24 (17.27%) MySQL Developer
7 23 (16.55%) Architect
8 21 (15.11%) Unix Administrator
9 17 (12.23%) SQL Developer
10 16 (11.51%) Data Architect
11 9 (6.47%) DBA
11 9 (6.47%) Java Developer
12 8 (5.76%) C++/Java Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Data Modeller
14 6 (4.32%) SSIS Developer
15 5 (3.60%) Analyst
15 5 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
16 4 (2.88%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.50%) STL
2 10 (7.19%) XML
3 8 (5.76%) Middleware
3 8 (5.76%) Web Services
4 5 (3.60%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.60%) FpML
5 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.16%) HTML
5 3 (2.16%) WSDL
5 3 (2.16%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.44%) .NET
6 2 (1.44%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.44%) Ember.js
6 2 (1.44%) JSON
6 2 (1.44%) Kafka
6 2 (1.44%) MDX
6 2 (1.44%) React
6 2 (1.44%) REST
7 1 (0.72%) ODBC
7 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (12.23%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.35%) EMC VMAX
2 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.32%) Replication
4 5 (3.60%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.88%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.88%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.16%) Clustering
7 2 (1.44%) BYOD
7 2 (1.44%) Contactless
7 2 (1.44%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.44%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.44%) Statistics
7 2 (1.44%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 64 (46.04%) Unix
2 58 (41.73%) Linux
3 21 (15.11%) Solaris
4 14 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.88%) zOS
6 3 (2.16%) Windows
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.34%) OO
2 32 (23.02%) Release Management
2 32 (23.02%) Software Engineering
3 31 (22.30%) Data Modelling
4 30 (21.58%) ETL
5 29 (20.86%) SDLC
6 27 (19.42%) High Availability
7 24 (17.27%) Database Tuning
8 21 (15.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (11.51%) Data Architecture
11 15 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (9.35%) Logical Data Model
13 11 (7.91%) Analytics
14 10 (7.19%) Data Management
14 10 (7.19%) Migration
14 10 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (6.47%) Change Management
15 9 (6.47%) Physical Data Model
16 8 (5.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.52%) SQL
2 41 (29.50%) C++
3 37 (26.62%) Python
4 34 (24.46%) Perl
5 21 (15.11%) T-SQL
6 14 (10.07%) Java
7 12 (8.63%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.44%) C
9 2 (1.44%) ES6
9 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.44%) REXX
9 2 (1.44%) Ruby
9 2 (1.44%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) AWK
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.72%) JCL
10 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) MBA
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.60%) ISO20022
2 4 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.72%) EMIR
3 1 (0.72%) FATCA
3 1 (0.72%) HL7
3 1 (0.72%) MiFID
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (9.35%) GlusterFS
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (15.11%) NetBackup
2 20 (14.39%) Oracle ZFS
2 20 (14.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.44%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (56.83%) Oracle
2 21 (15.11%) Sun
2 21 (15.11%) Veritas
3 20 (14.39%) Brocade
3 20 (14.39%) StorageTek
4 17 (12.23%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.35%) EMC
6 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.32%) SAP
8 5 (3.60%) IBM
9 4 (2.88%) Sybase
10 3 (2.16%) Informatica
11 2 (1.44%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.44%) VMware
12 1 (0.72%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.72%) Facebook
12 1 (0.72%) hybris
12 1 (0.72%) Infor
12 1 (0.72%) Teradata
12 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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