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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 494 508 475
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing OLTP 86 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 0.46% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 31
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£348 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £215 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00
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
10625 10953 9985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.37% 23.03% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7120 6925 6102
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 237 254
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +17 50 £363 -3.33% 18
South East -4 19 £335 -18.78% 3
North West - 6 £475 - 5
East of England - 6 £266 - 1
Yorkshire -15 3 - - 1
South West - 1 £305 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
North East - - - -
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UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 117 (71.78%) SQL
2 101 (61.96%) Oracle
3 87 (53.37%) ETL
4 83 (50.92%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (42.33%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (41.72%) Data Modelling
7 59 (36.20%) UNIX
8 57 (34.97%) SQL Server
9 56 (34.36%) Oracle Database
10 55 (33.74%) OLAP
11 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (25.15%) Performance Tuning
13 39 (23.93%) PL/SQL
14 35 (21.47%) Linux
15 34 (20.86%) Data Integration
15 34 (20.86%) Oracle ODI
16 31 (19.02%) Relational Database
16 31 (19.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (17.79%) QA
18 27 (16.56%) T-SQL
18 27 (16.56%) Finance
19 26 (15.95%) OO
19 26 (15.95%) Oracle OLAP
19 26 (15.95%) Database Tuning
20 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
21 24 (14.72%) Games
21 24 (14.72%) C++
21 24 (14.72%) Multithreading
22 23 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 23 (14.11%) Degree

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.45%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) LDAP
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (50.92%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (34.97%) SQL Server
3 56 (34.36%) Oracle Database
4 55 (33.74%) OLAP
5 34 (20.86%) Oracle ODI
6 31 (19.02%) Relational Database
6 31 (19.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (15.95%) Oracle OLAP
8 23 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (12.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (11.66%) RDBMS
11 17 (10.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (9.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (9.20%) DB2
13 14 (8.59%) Big Data
13 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (7.98%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (7.98%) QlikView
15 12 (7.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.45%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.45%) ERwin
4 3 (1.84%) Toad
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.61%) PowerDesigner
General
1 27 (16.56%) Finance
2 24 (14.72%) Games
3 10 (6.13%) Banking
3 10 (6.13%) Retail
4 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 105 (64.42%) Developer
2 24 (14.72%) DBA
2 24 (14.72%) C++ Developer
3 20 (12.27%) SQL DBA
4 18 (11.04%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (11.04%) Architect
5 16 (9.82%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.82%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (8.59%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (6.13%) Data Architect
7 10 (6.13%) Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) OBIEE Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) QlikView Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Administrator
11 5 (3.07%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.88%) STL
2 14 (8.59%) XML
3 12 (7.36%) Web Services
4 9 (5.52%) .NET
5 7 (4.29%) SOAP
5 7 (4.29%) REST
6 4 (2.45%) XSD
6 4 (2.45%) Middleware
6 4 (2.45%) XSLT
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.23%) MDX
7 2 (1.23%) XSL
7 2 (1.23%) HTML
7 2 (1.23%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.23%) JPA
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.86%) Data Integration
2 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.82%) Online Games
4 13 (7.98%) Clustering
5 12 (7.36%) Replication
5 12 (7.36%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.52%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.91%) Open Source
8 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.07%) N-Tier
9 5 (3.07%) Statistics
10 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.45%) NHS
10 4 (2.45%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.23%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.23%) W3C
11 2 (1.23%) HACMP
12 1 (0.61%) Equities
12 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.20%) UNIX
2 35 (21.47%) Linux
3 16 (9.82%) Windows
4 3 (1.84%) AIX
4 3 (1.84%) Solaris
4 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.23%) HPUX
6 1 (0.61%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (53.37%) ETL
2 69 (42.33%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (41.72%) Data Modelling
4 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (25.15%) Performance Tuning
6 26 (15.95%) OO
6 26 (15.95%) Database Tuning
7 24 (14.72%) Multithreading
8 22 (13.50%) Scrum
9 17 (10.43%) Kimball Methodology
10 14 (8.59%) TDD
10 14 (8.59%) Logical Data Model
10 14 (8.59%) Physical Data Model
11 12 (7.36%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (7.36%) Data Architecture
12 10 (6.13%) Load Balancing
13 9 (5.52%) Migration
13 9 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (4.91%) SOA
14 8 (4.91%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (71.78%) SQL
2 39 (23.93%) PL/SQL
3 27 (16.56%) T-SQL
4 24 (14.72%) C++
5 15 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.75%) Java
7 8 (4.91%) C#
8 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.45%) Python
9 4 (2.45%) Perl
10 3 (1.84%) VBA
10 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.23%) XPath
12 1 (0.61%) Korn
12 1 (0.61%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Degree
2 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.68%) MCTS
3 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) MCITP
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.61%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.79%) QA
2 8 (4.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (8.59%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.23%) GPFS
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) SCOM
2 4 (2.45%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.84%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 101 (61.96%) Oracle
2 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.27%) Teradata
4 14 (8.59%) IBM
5 13 (7.98%) Netezza
6 11 (6.75%) Informatica
7 10 (6.13%) Ab Initio
8 7 (4.29%) Sybase
8 7 (4.29%) BMC
8 7 (4.29%) Talend
9 6 (3.68%) Tableau
9 6 (3.68%) Cognos
10 5 (3.07%) Business Objects
10 5 (3.07%) SAP
10 5 (3.07%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (2.45%) VMware
11 4 (2.45%) Intel
12 3 (1.84%) HP
12 3 (1.84%) NetApp
12 3 (1.84%) Vertica
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