The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 66 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.64% 0.41% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
151 132 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.33% 18.08% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 64 30
Average daily rate £376 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.98% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OLTP 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 OLTP.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) OLAP
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (50.00%) Intel
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Statistics
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) GPFS
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OLTP 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 OLTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) OLAP
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
1 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Senior DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (40.00%) Statistics
2 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Intel
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp