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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 155 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 - -
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
771 706 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.28% 22.43% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 448 354
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.70 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £67.00 £51.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (91.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (75.00%) OLAP
4 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (75.00%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Statistics
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (8.33%) Replication
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) OLAP
4 9 (75.00%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Business Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (8.33%) DBA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 9 (75.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft