The first table below looks at the demand for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 235 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLE 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2253 1995 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.22% 23.80% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1035 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
OLE
England

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OLE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OLE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OLE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the South East region.

OLE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OLE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
OLE
England

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OLE 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 OLE.

1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Memory Management
6 2 (15.38%) R
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) XML Schema

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OLE 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 OLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (7.69%) Staffware
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
3 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) JSP
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) ODBC
4 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
4 2 (15.38%) OLE DB
4 2 (15.38%) ADO
4 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
1 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
1 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (15.38%) Memory Management
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) R
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) ILOG
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) SAP