The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 117 110
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.082% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.41% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
559 487 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.29% 19.97% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 245 277
Average daily rate £387 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.91% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+245.45% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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