The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 145 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.067% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
OLTP
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
590 638 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.77% 21.32% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 351 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.50 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £32.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Edinburgh - 3 £450 -
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) HDInsight
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) HDInsight
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Development DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
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