The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 154 152 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.078% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £675 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLTP
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
906 828 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 21.58% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 528 385
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £34.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +74.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £33.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £675 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) zOS
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) REXX
3 2 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) EDI

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Director
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) EFT
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle