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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 477 495 448
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -47
Contract jobs citing OLTP 80 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 0.45% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 32
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£361 £339 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £245 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
9739 9781 9167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.97% 22.24% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6432 6097 5685
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 192 210
Average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +24 59 £361 +3.21% 10
South East +11 17 £335 -13.54% 1
South West - 2 £550 -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
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UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 114 (73.08%) SQL
2 99 (63.46%) Oracle
3 77 (49.36%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (46.79%) UNIX
5 68 (43.59%) ETL
6 57 (36.54%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (33.97%) SQL Server
8 51 (32.69%) Oracle Database
9 48 (30.77%) OLAP
10 45 (28.85%) Data Modelling
11 41 (26.28%) PL/SQL
12 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (21.79%) C++
14 32 (20.51%) Linux
15 31 (19.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (19.23%) QA
16 30 (19.23%) Relational Database
17 29 (18.59%) Multithreading
18 25 (16.03%) Data Integration
18 25 (16.03%) Performance Tuning
19 24 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
19 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
20 23 (14.74%) Java
20 23 (14.74%) T-SQL
20 23 (14.74%) STL
21 22 (14.10%) Degree
21 22 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 21 (13.46%) OO
23 20 (12.82%) Perl
23 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.56%) IIS
3 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) PaaS
2 2 (1.28%) IaaS
2 2 (1.28%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
2 3 (1.92%) LAN
2 3 (1.92%) WAN
2 3 (1.92%) LDAP
3 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.28%) Firewall
3 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (49.36%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (33.97%) SQL Server
3 51 (32.69%) Oracle Database
4 48 (30.77%) OLAP
5 31 (19.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (19.23%) Relational Database
7 24 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
8 22 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (11.54%) RDBMS
10 17 (10.90%) Big Data
10 17 (10.90%) Oracle ODI
11 16 (10.26%) Hadoop
12 15 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (8.97%) NoSQL
13 14 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (8.97%) MySQL
14 12 (7.69%) DB2
14 12 (7.69%) MongoDB
14 12 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.92%) Subversion
5 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.28%) ERwin
6 1 (0.64%) Toad
6 1 (0.64%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.64%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Games
3 9 (5.77%) Banking
4 6 (3.85%) Retail
5 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.28%) Publishing
7 2 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (66.03%) Developer
2 30 (19.23%) C++ Developer
3 21 (13.46%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (10.90%) DBA
5 15 (9.62%) SQL DBA
6 14 (8.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Architect
7 11 (7.05%) SQL Developer
7 11 (7.05%) SQL Server DBA
8 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.77%) Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Consultant
8 9 (5.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.49%) QlikView Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.21%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.56%) DB2 Developer
12 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL Developer
12 4 (2.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.74%) STL
2 19 (12.18%) XML
3 13 (8.33%) Web Services
4 12 (7.69%) .NET
5 11 (7.05%) REST
5 11 (7.05%) SOAP
5 11 (7.05%) XSD
6 6 (3.85%) Middleware
7 5 (3.21%) XSLT
7 5 (3.21%) Spring
8 4 (2.56%) JDBC
8 4 (2.56%) JMS
8 4 (2.56%) XML Schema
9 3 (1.92%) HTML
9 3 (1.92%) JPA
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.28%) Java EE
10 2 (1.28%) JSON
10 2 (1.28%) XSL
10 2 (1.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Data Integration
2 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.62%) Online Games
4 12 (7.69%) Clustering
4 12 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 10 (6.41%) Open Source
6 9 (5.77%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.85%) Replication
9 5 (3.21%) N-Tier
9 5 (3.21%) Statistics
10 4 (2.56%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.56%) Equities
11 3 (1.92%) W3C
11 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.28%) User Experience
12 2 (1.28%) Neural Network
12 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.28%) NHS
12 2 (1.28%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.79%) UNIX
2 32 (20.51%) Linux
3 16 (10.26%) Windows
4 6 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.21%) Solaris
6 2 (1.28%) Debian
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.59%) ETL
2 57 (36.54%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (28.85%) Data Modelling
4 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (18.59%) Multithreading
6 25 (16.03%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (13.46%) OO
8 20 (12.82%) Database Tuning
9 19 (12.18%) Scrum
10 15 (9.62%) Kimball Methodology
11 12 (7.69%) TDD
12 11 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (6.41%) Dimensional Modelling
13 10 (6.41%) Analytics
14 7 (4.49%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.49%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.49%) ITIL
14 7 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.49%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 114 (73.08%) SQL
2 41 (26.28%) PL/SQL
3 34 (21.79%) C++
4 23 (14.74%) Java
4 23 (14.74%) T-SQL
5 20 (12.82%) Perl
6 14 (8.97%) Python
7 12 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.49%) C#
9 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.56%) Korn
11 3 (1.92%) VBA
11 3 (1.92%) XPath
12 1 (0.64%) VB
12 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Degree
2 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.85%) MCTS
5 5 (3.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.23%) QA
2 9 (5.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.28%) GPFS
5 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) SCOM
2 4 (2.56%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.64%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 99 (63.46%) Oracle
2 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.90%) IBM
4 16 (10.26%) Sybase
5 13 (8.33%) Teradata
6 12 (7.69%) Informatica
7 10 (6.41%) Tableau
8 8 (5.13%) Netezza
8 8 (5.13%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (4.49%) BMC
9 7 (4.49%) Ab Initio
9 7 (4.49%) Talend
10 6 (3.85%) SAP
11 5 (3.21%) Intel
11 5 (3.21%) Cognos
11 5 (3.21%) Business Objects
11 5 (3.21%) VMware
12 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.92%) NetApp
12 3 (1.92%) Vertica
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