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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
England / North West
Rank 131 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.026% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
-9.36% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.66%

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
634 792 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.94% 20.58% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 513 458
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.65 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £68.56 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Merseyside 0 1 £375 +15.38%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) OLAP
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft