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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 526 495 500
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing OLTP 74 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.69% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £25.00
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
10778 10946 10822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.29% 22.81% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7113 6898 6426
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 213 286
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.80 £47.05 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 October 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 October 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 -12 42 £450 +5.88% 9
South East -25 10 £330 -26.66% 1
North West -8 7 £475 +35.71% 3
East of England - 7 £266 - 2
Yorkshire -15 5 - - 4
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
South West - 1 £305 -
North East - - - -
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 98 (68.06%) SQL
2 90 (62.50%) Oracle
3 67 (46.53%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (46.53%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (45.83%) ETL
5 59 (40.97%) Oracle Database
6 54 (37.50%) Data Modelling
7 50 (34.72%) SQL Server
8 49 (34.03%) OLAP
9 42 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (26.39%) UNIX
11 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (24.31%) Oracle ODI
13 31 (21.53%) Finance
14 30 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
16 27 (18.75%) Data Integration
16 27 (18.75%) PL/SQL
17 26 (18.06%) Linux
18 25 (17.36%) Oracle Database 11g
19 23 (15.97%) Database Tuning
19 23 (15.97%) T-SQL
19 23 (15.97%) OO
20 22 (15.28%) Oracle OLAP
20 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 20 (13.89%) RDBMS
21 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
21 20 (13.89%) Teradata
22 19 (13.19%) C++
22 19 (13.19%) Oracle RAC

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (3.47%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
4 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) LDAP
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (46.53%) Data Warehouse
2 59 (40.97%) Oracle Database
3 50 (34.72%) SQL Server
4 49 (34.03%) OLAP
5 35 (24.31%) Oracle ODI
6 30 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
8 25 (17.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (15.28%) Oracle OLAP
9 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (13.89%) RDBMS
11 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (9.72%) QlikView
14 13 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (7.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (6.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.78%) Mercurial
2 4 (2.78%) ERwin
3 3 (2.08%) Toad
4 2 (1.39%) Subversion
4 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.69%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.69%) PowerDesigner
General
1 31 (21.53%) Finance
2 17 (11.81%) Games
3 13 (9.03%) Retail
4 11 (7.64%) Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Legal
6 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 91 (63.19%) Developer
2 21 (14.58%) Architect
3 19 (13.19%) C++ Developer
4 18 (12.50%) DBA
4 18 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (11.81%) SQL Developer
6 16 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (10.42%) SQL DBA
8 11 (7.64%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (7.64%) Data Architect
8 11 (7.64%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.25%) OBIEE Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) Consultant
11 7 (4.86%) QlikView Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Oracle Architect
12 5 (3.47%) Senior SQL DBA
12 5 (3.47%) Senior DBA
13 4 (2.78%) Administrator
13 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.50%) STL
2 14 (9.72%) XML
3 8 (5.56%) .NET
4 7 (4.86%) MDX
5 5 (3.47%) Web Services
6 4 (2.78%) XSD
6 4 (2.78%) XSLT
6 4 (2.78%) Middleware
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.39%) XSL
7 2 (1.39%) HTML
7 2 (1.39%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.39%) JPA
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.69%) WCF
8 1 (0.69%) WPF
8 1 (0.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Data Integration
2 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.03%) Replication
4 9 (6.25%) Clustering
4 9 (6.25%) Online Games
5 8 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (3.47%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.78%) Statistics
9 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.08%) NHS
10 2 (1.39%) W3C
11 1 (0.69%) HACMP
11 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.69%) Wiki
11 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.39%) UNIX
2 26 (18.06%) Linux
3 14 (9.72%) Windows
4 2 (1.39%) AIX
4 2 (1.39%) HPUX
4 2 (1.39%) Solaris
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.53%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (45.83%) ETL
3 54 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 42 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (15.97%) OO
6 23 (15.97%) Database Tuning
7 19 (13.19%) Multithreading
8 15 (10.42%) Data Architecture
9 13 (9.03%) SOA
10 10 (6.94%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (6.94%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
11 8 (5.56%) Migration
11 8 (5.56%) Scrum
12 7 (4.86%) TDD
12 7 (4.86%) Asset Management
12 7 (4.86%) Data Analysis
12 7 (4.86%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (68.06%) SQL
2 27 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 23 (15.97%) T-SQL
4 19 (13.19%) C++
5 15 (10.42%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.56%) Java
7 7 (4.86%) C#
8 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.39%) XPath
10 2 (1.39%) Perl
10 2 (1.39%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.17%) MCTS
4 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) MCITP
6 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.50%) QA
2 8 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) Basel III
System Software
1 19 (13.19%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) GPFS
4 1 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) SCOM
2 4 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.69%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 90 (62.50%) Oracle
2 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.89%) Teradata
3 13 (9.03%) Netezza
4 10 (6.94%) Ab Initio
5 7 (4.86%) IBM
5 7 (4.86%) Informatica
6 6 (4.17%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.17%) SAP
6 6 (4.17%) Cognos
7 5 (3.47%) Sybase
7 5 (3.47%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (3.47%) BMC
7 5 (3.47%) Tableau
8 3 (2.08%) NetApp
8 3 (2.08%) HP
9 2 (1.39%) Intel
9 2 (1.39%) VMware
10 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
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