The first table below looks at the demand for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
748 797 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.70% 29.13% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 421 565
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
OLE
England

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OLE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OLE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OLE
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) R

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft