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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 503 448 479
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +31
Contract jobs citing OLTP 76 104 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 0.97% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 68 34
Average daily rate
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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 £291 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £370 £323
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10669 10695 11484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 22.03% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6696 6742 6825
Average daily rate £400 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
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 151 187 289
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 51 £450 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire +2 10 £325 +35.41% 2
South West -36 5 £450 +20.00% 2
North West -4 4 £275 -21.42% 3
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
East of England - 2 £275 - 1
South East -19 1 - - 3
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 91 (68.42%) SQL
2 73 (54.89%) Oracle
3 68 (51.13%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (45.86%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (42.11%) Oracle Database
6 55 (41.35%) ETL
7 53 (39.85%) SQL Server
8 48 (36.09%) Data Modelling
9 45 (33.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (31.58%) OLAP
11 39 (29.32%) Finance
11 39 (29.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 38 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
13 32 (24.06%) Oracle ODI
13 32 (24.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (23.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (23.31%) T-SQL
15 29 (21.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (20.30%) UNIX
17 26 (19.55%) PL/SQL
18 25 (18.80%) Relational Database
19 23 (17.29%) Linux
20 22 (16.54%) Oracle RAC
21 21 (15.79%) Degree
21 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (15.04%) SQL Server 2005
23 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
24 18 (13.53%) Data Integration
25 17 (12.78%) Shell Script
25 17 (12.78%) Oracle Database 10g

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) LDAP
1 2 (1.50%) SAN
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (51.13%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (42.11%) Oracle Database
3 53 (39.85%) SQL Server
4 45 (33.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (31.58%) OLAP
6 39 (29.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (24.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (24.06%) Oracle ODI
8 31 (23.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (21.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (18.80%) Relational Database
11 20 (15.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (12.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (11.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (9.77%) RDBMS
15 13 (9.77%) Oracle OLAP
16 11 (8.27%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database 12c
17 10 (7.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.01%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.26%) Toad
3 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.50%) ERwin
4 2 (1.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.75%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (29.32%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Games
3 13 (9.77%) Banking
4 11 (8.27%) Retail
5 5 (3.76%) Billing
6 4 (3.01%) Legal
7 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (64.66%) Developer
2 24 (18.05%) SQL Developer
2 24 (18.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (14.29%) Architect
4 16 (12.03%) DBA
5 11 (8.27%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.27%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (8.27%) C++ Developer
5 11 (8.27%) SQL DBA
6 9 (6.77%) Data Architect
6 9 (6.77%) OBIEE Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
7 7 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (5.26%) Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.01%) Administrator
9 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Consultant
10 3 (2.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) .NET
1 13 (9.77%) XML
1 13 (9.77%) MDX
2 11 (8.27%) STL
3 7 (5.26%) XSD
3 7 (5.26%) XSLT
4 5 (3.76%) XSL
4 5 (3.76%) Web Services
5 3 (2.26%) Middleware
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (1.50%) JPA
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.50%) HTML
6 2 (1.50%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.75%) JMS
7 1 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Data Integration
2 14 (10.53%) Replication
3 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.26%) Online Games
4 7 (5.26%) Clustering
5 6 (4.51%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.26%) Statistics
8 3 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.26%) NHS
9 2 (1.50%) W3C
10 1 (0.75%) HACMP
10 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.75%) Equities
10 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.30%) UNIX
2 23 (17.29%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) AIX
4 2 (1.50%) HPUX
4 2 (1.50%) Solaris
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.86%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (41.35%) ETL
3 48 (36.09%) Data Modelling
4 38 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.03%) OO
6 16 (12.03%) Database Tuning
7 15 (11.28%) Data Architecture
8 14 (10.53%) Time Management
9 11 (8.27%) Multithreading
9 11 (8.27%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (8.27%) SOA
9 11 (8.27%) Migration
10 10 (7.52%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (6.77%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (6.77%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.77%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.77%) Scrum
11 9 (6.77%) Load Balancing
12 8 (6.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (68.42%) SQL
2 31 (23.31%) T-SQL
3 26 (19.55%) PL/SQL
4 17 (12.78%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.27%) C++
6 7 (5.26%) Java
6 7 (5.26%) C#
7 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.50%) XPath
8 2 (1.50%) Perl
8 2 (1.50%) VB
9 1 (0.75%) VBA
9 1 (0.75%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.75%) MCITP
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) Basel III
2 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.54%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (54.89%) Oracle
2 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.53%) Teradata
4 11 (8.27%) Netezza
4 11 (8.27%) Tableau
5 7 (5.26%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.01%) Sybase
6 4 (3.01%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.50%) Cognos
7 2 (1.50%) IBM
7 2 (1.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) NetApp
7 2 (1.50%) HP
7 2 (1.50%) Intel
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
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