The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - 127 131
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.070% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £243 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £243 £350
% change year-on-year
+85.56% -30.71%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
793 802 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.39% 28.26% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 451 537
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £16.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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