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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 154 128 141
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing OLTP 12 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.26% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 1.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
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£458 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
979 724 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.50% 23.34% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 412 320
Average daily rate £400 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £16.60 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Lancashire -6 9 £475 +5.55% 1
Cheshire -15 1 £350 +33.33%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (61.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (55.56%) OLAP
5 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 10 (55.56%) OLAP Cube
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
6 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) SDLC
8 5 (27.78%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (27.78%) OMEGAMON
8 5 (27.78%) Statistics
8 5 (27.78%) IBM
8 5 (27.78%) REXX
8 5 (27.78%) zOS
8 5 (27.78%) JCL

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) OLAP
3 10 (55.56%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (27.78%) DB2
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Business Developer
4 4 (22.22%) DBA
4 4 (22.22%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.56%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
2 5 (27.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (61.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) REXX
3 5 (27.78%) JCL
3 5 (27.78%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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