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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 130 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.034% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +3.70%
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
739 581 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.14% 19.96% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 302 424
Average daily rate £350 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 34
Average hourly rate £67.00 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.63% +41.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 2014. 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
Manchester - 6 £475 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £263 -
Merseyside - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) OLAP
1 11 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (90.91%) ETL
2 10 (90.91%) QlikView
3 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
3 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) NHS
6 3 (27.27%) Academy Housing
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Logistics
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) Teradata
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) Business Objects

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) OLAP
2 10 (90.91%) QlikView
3 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) QlikView Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (90.91%) ETL
3 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects