The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 254 232 246
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing OLTP 16 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.20% 0.066%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.00% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
Median daily rate £365 £335 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -29.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1844 1807 1786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.23% 19.64% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1117 1007
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 42
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £17.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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
Surrey -12 6 - -
West Sussex -27 4 £365 -33.63%
Berkshire -10 3 £470 +40.29%
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 £275 - 6
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 25 (80.65%) Oracle
2 23 (74.19%) Unix
3 21 (67.74%) High Availability
4 20 (64.52%) Solaris
4 20 (64.52%) VLDB
4 20 (64.52%) Sun
4 20 (64.52%) Veritas
4 20 (64.52%) NetBackup
5 19 (61.29%) Brocade
5 19 (61.29%) StorageTek
5 19 (61.29%) Fibre Channel
5 19 (61.29%) Oracle ZFS
5 19 (61.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 19 (61.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 16 (51.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (51.61%) SAN
7 15 (48.39%) Linux
8 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
9 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (41.94%) EMC VMAX
9 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (41.94%) GlusterFS
9 13 (41.94%) MySQL
9 13 (41.94%) EMC
9 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
10 6 (19.35%) LDAP
10 6 (19.35%) Migration
11 4 (12.90%) Logistics
11 4 (12.90%) Python
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Fibre Channel
2 16 (51.61%) SAN
3 6 (19.35%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) PABX
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) VLDB
2 13 (41.94%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Administrator
1 20 (64.52%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Database Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.45%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.45%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) STL
1 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 13 (41.94%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Contactless
4 2 (6.45%) Semantic Web
4 2 (6.45%) W3C
5 1 (3.23%) BYOD
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Unix
2 20 (64.52%) Solaris
3 15 (48.39%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) High Availability
2 16 (51.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (19.35%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Logistics
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Use Case
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.23%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) ETL Development
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) AWK
4 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (41.94%) GlusterFS
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) NetBackup
2 19 (61.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 19 (61.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle
2 20 (64.52%) Sun
2 20 (64.52%) Veritas
3 19 (61.29%) Brocade
3 19 (61.29%) StorageTek
4 13 (41.94%) EMC
4 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) VMware