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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - 402 405
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.034% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.11% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7254 7223 7245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.96% 31.04% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5263 5207 5206
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.34 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.35% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) ODBC
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (60.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) OLE DB
4 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ODBC
2 3 (30.00%) OLE DB
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco