The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 418 412 409
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing OLE 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.035% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
OLE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7309 8021 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.54% 31.60% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 5801 5609
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 78
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in London

OLE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OLE Daily Rate Trend in London

OLE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the London region.

OLE Hourly Rate Trend in London

OLE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +19 1 - - 1
Romford - - - -
OLE
England

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OLE 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 OLE.

1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Statistics
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (23.08%) R
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Wiki
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) VMware

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OLE 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 OLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) MI Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) DHTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) ADO
1 1 (7.69%) COM+
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) ActiveX
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) Swaptions
3 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Process Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VB
2 3 (23.08%) R
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) GIAC
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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