The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 67 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% - 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% - 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £388 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
147 87 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.32% 16.05% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 47 102
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £166 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
OLTP
Buckinghamshire

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 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle