The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 53 48
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.63% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.92% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £454 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +29.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
OLTP
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
119 152 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.90% 27.59% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 114 70
Median daily rate £375 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £57.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -30.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.10 £38.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.46 £40.00 £77.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLTP across the Lancashire region.

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

OLTP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica