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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.48% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £329 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
67 106 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.22% 24.31% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 71 57
Median daily rate £365 £375 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £565 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £45.50 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.94% +96.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 2 £329 -
OLTP
North West

OLTP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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