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 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 525 508 465
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -43
Contract jobs citing OLTP 67 65 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.62% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 45
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£335 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
11468 10536 9600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.57% 21.64% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7619 6671 5882
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 164 216
Average hourly rate £27.78 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £17.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 July 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 1 July 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 -9 39 £450 -2.81% 7
South East -4 17 £335 -29.47% 5
North West -14 6 £350 -17.64% 2
South West -1 4 £288 -36.11% 8
North East - 1 - -
OLTP
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (80.85%) SQL
2 90 (63.83%) Oracle
3 63 (44.68%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (41.84%) UNIX
5 52 (36.88%) SDLC
6 51 (36.17%) Oracle Database
7 41 (29.08%) C++
8 40 (28.37%) Multithreading
9 39 (27.66%) STL
10 36 (25.53%) Data Modelling
11 34 (24.11%) ETL
12 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
13 32 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (21.99%) PL/SQL
15 29 (20.57%) OO
16 28 (19.86%) Linux
17 27 (19.15%) Java
18 26 (18.44%) Perl
18 26 (18.44%) Sybase
19 25 (17.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 24 (17.02%) Finance
20 24 (17.02%) Relational Database
21 23 (16.31%) Banking
21 23 (16.31%) Data Architecture
21 23 (16.31%) Database Tuning
21 23 (16.31%) OLAP
22 22 (15.60%) MySQL
23 20 (14.18%) Oracle Database 11g
23 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
1 2 (1.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) Internet
2 3 (2.13%) LDAP
3 2 (1.42%) LAN
3 2 (1.42%) WAN
3 2 (1.42%) Firewall
3 2 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.71%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (44.68%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (36.17%) Oracle Database
3 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
4 25 (17.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (17.02%) Relational Database
6 23 (16.31%) OLAP
7 22 (15.60%) MySQL
8 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (14.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (13.48%) RDBMS
10 15 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (6.38%) Oracle OLAP
11 9 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
13 6 (4.26%) Big Data
13 6 (4.26%) DB2
14 5 (3.55%) Data Mining
14 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.84%) ERwin
4 3 (2.13%) Subversion
4 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.13%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.71%) Toad
6 1 (0.71%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (17.02%) Finance
2 23 (16.31%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Retail
3 7 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Games
5 3 (2.13%) Publishing
6 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) French Language
6 2 (1.42%) Law
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (68.79%) Developer
2 40 (28.37%) C++ Developer
3 26 (18.44%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (13.48%) Architect
5 11 (7.80%) DBA
6 10 (7.09%) Data Architect
7 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (6.38%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.26%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.55%) Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Virtualisation Architect
10 5 (3.55%) DB2 DBA
11 4 (2.84%) Report Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
12 3 (2.13%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 3 (2.13%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) STL
2 14 (9.93%) .NET
3 13 (9.22%) HTML
3 13 (9.22%) Web Services
3 13 (9.22%) Middleware
4 12 (8.51%) XML
5 8 (5.67%) CSS
6 6 (4.26%) XSD
6 6 (4.26%) XML Schema
7 4 (2.84%) REST
7 4 (2.84%) SOAP
8 3 (2.13%) XSLT
8 3 (2.13%) JPA
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.42%) HTML5
9 2 (1.42%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.42%) JDBC
9 2 (1.42%) CPAN
9 2 (1.42%) JMS
9 2 (1.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.55%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.55%) Replication
4 5 (3.55%) Online Games
5 4 (2.84%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.84%) Clustering
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.13%) W3C
6 3 (2.13%) HACMP
6 3 (2.13%) Equities
6 3 (2.13%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (41.84%) UNIX
2 28 (19.86%) Linux
3 14 (9.93%) Windows
4 5 (3.55%) zOS
5 4 (2.84%) Solaris
6 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.88%) SDLC
2 40 (28.37%) Multithreading
3 36 (25.53%) Data Modelling
4 34 (24.11%) ETL
5 32 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (20.57%) OO
7 23 (16.31%) Data Architecture
7 23 (16.31%) Database Tuning
8 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (9.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (9.93%) Logical Data Model
10 11 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (7.80%) Data Management
10 11 (7.80%) Migration
10 11 (7.80%) Data Analysis
11 10 (7.09%) UML
12 9 (6.38%) Service Delivery
12 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.38%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (5.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (80.85%) SQL
2 41 (29.08%) C++
3 31 (21.99%) PL/SQL
4 27 (19.15%) Java
5 26 (18.44%) Perl
6 19 (13.48%) Python
7 16 (11.35%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.51%) C
9 8 (5.67%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.96%) C#
10 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.55%) JCL
11 5 (3.55%) REXX
12 3 (2.13%) PHP
12 3 (2.13%) Korn
12 3 (2.13%) XPath
12 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.71%) X++
14 1 (0.71%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.84%) OCP
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.42%) GPFS
4 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (2.84%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (2.13%) SCOM
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (63.83%) Oracle
2 26 (18.44%) Sybase
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.80%) IBM
5 8 (5.67%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.26%) Intel
7 4 (2.84%) Informatica
7 4 (2.84%) Tableau
8 3 (2.13%) NetApp
8 3 (2.13%) VMware
8 3 (2.13%) BMC
8 3 (2.13%) Cognos
9 2 (1.42%) InterSystems
9 2 (1.42%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.71%) Nokia
10 1 (0.71%) MKS
10 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.71%) Teradata
10 1 (0.71%) F5
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