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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 494 458 495
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +37
Contract jobs citing OLTP 81 103 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 0.95% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 67 32
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£400 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £320 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
10940 10856 11240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.38% 22.26% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6900 6851 6629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 191 275
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -13 53 £475 - 11
Yorkshire +5 9 £331 +55.88% 1
North West +7 6 £344 -1.78% 7
East of England - 5 £210 - 4
South West -42 3 £450 +20.80% 1
South East -27 2 - - 5
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 93 (68.38%) SQL
2 77 (56.62%) Oracle
3 71 (52.21%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (43.38%) ETL
6 56 (41.18%) Oracle Database
7 53 (38.97%) SQL Server
8 49 (36.03%) Data Modelling
9 45 (33.09%) OLAP
10 44 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (28.68%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (27.21%) Finance
13 36 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
15 31 (22.79%) T-SQL
16 30 (22.06%) Oracle Database 11g
17 29 (21.32%) UNIX
18 28 (20.59%) PL/SQL
18 28 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 27 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (17.65%) Relational Database
21 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (16.18%) Oracle RAC
21 22 (16.18%) Data Integration
21 22 (16.18%) Linux
22 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
23 18 (13.24%) Degree
23 18 (13.24%) QA
23 18 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
24 17 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) LDAP
1 2 (1.47%) SAN
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (52.21%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (41.18%) Oracle Database
3 53 (38.97%) SQL Server
4 45 (33.09%) OLAP
5 44 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
8 30 (22.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 28 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (17.65%) Relational Database
12 18 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
13 17 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (10.29%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (9.56%) RDBMS
15 13 (9.56%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 12c
17 10 (7.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.94%) Mercurial
2 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.21%) Toad
3 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.47%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.47%) ERwin
4 2 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (27.21%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Games
3 14 (10.29%) Banking
4 11 (8.09%) Retail
5 4 (2.94%) Billing
5 4 (2.94%) Legal
6 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (65.44%) Developer
2 25 (18.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 23 (16.91%) SQL Developer
4 19 (13.97%) Architect
5 16 (11.76%) DBA
6 13 (9.56%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (8.09%) C++ Developer
7 11 (8.09%) SQL DBA
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.62%) Data Architect
9 9 (6.62%) OBIEE Developer
10 8 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (5.15%) Analyst
11 7 (5.15%) Oracle Architect
12 6 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
13 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 4 (2.94%) Consultant
14 4 (2.94%) Administrator
15 3 (2.21%) Business Analyst
15 3 (2.21%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) XML
2 11 (8.09%) .NET
2 11 (8.09%) STL
2 11 (8.09%) MDX
3 6 (4.41%) XSD
3 6 (4.41%) XSLT
4 5 (3.68%) Web Services
5 4 (2.94%) XSL
6 3 (2.21%) Middleware
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.47%) JPA
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.47%) HTML
7 2 (1.47%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.74%) JMS
8 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.18%) Data Integration
2 14 (10.29%) Replication
3 8 (5.88%) Clustering
3 8 (5.88%) Online Games
4 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.41%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.21%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.21%) NHS
7 2 (1.47%) W3C
7 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.74%) HACMP
8 1 (0.74%) Equities
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.32%) UNIX
2 22 (16.18%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) Windows
4 2 (1.47%) AIX
4 2 (1.47%) HPUX
4 2 (1.47%) Solaris
4 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (43.38%) ETL
3 49 (36.03%) Data Modelling
4 39 (28.68%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.76%) OO
6 16 (11.76%) Database Tuning
7 14 (10.29%) Data Architecture
8 13 (9.56%) Time Management
9 11 (8.09%) Multithreading
9 11 (8.09%) SOA
10 10 (7.35%) Migration
10 10 (7.35%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (6.62%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.62%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.62%) Scrum
12 8 (5.88%) TDD
12 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 8 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (68.38%) SQL
2 31 (22.79%) T-SQL
3 28 (20.59%) PL/SQL
4 16 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.09%) C++
6 7 (5.15%) Java
6 7 (5.15%) C#
7 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.47%) XPath
8 2 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) Korn
9 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) MCTS
4 1 (0.74%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCSE
4 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.24%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) Basel III
System Software
1 22 (16.18%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 77 (56.62%) Oracle
2 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.50%) Teradata
4 12 (8.82%) Netezza
5 9 (6.62%) Tableau
6 8 (5.88%) Ab Initio
7 6 (4.41%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.94%) SAP
8 4 (2.94%) Sybase
8 4 (2.94%) Informatica
8 4 (2.94%) IBM
9 3 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.21%) Cognos
10 2 (1.47%) HP
10 2 (1.47%) Intel
10 2 (1.47%) BMC
10 2 (1.47%) NetApp
10 2 (1.47%) VMware
11 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
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