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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 244 222 248
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Contract jobs citing OLTP 3 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.24% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 1.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1639 1819 1852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.66% 21.09% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 988 881
Average daily rate £350 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +4 3 - - 3
Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Clustering
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) MCTS
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (33.33%) BMC
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (22.22%) NetApp

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DBA
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server DBA
1 5 (55.56%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago