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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 407 413 404
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing OLE 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.032% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £345 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Feltham - 1 £345 -
OLE
England

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) OLE DB
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Qlik Sense
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) HR Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) HR Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HR Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OLE DB
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau