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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 254 244 229
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing OLTP 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.041% 0.082%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£335 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.47% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.54% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1664 1803 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 18.52% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1020 867
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 59
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +43.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.96 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.59 £58.75 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 2015. 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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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
Berkshire - 7 £335 -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 22 (66.67%) UNIX
3 21 (63.64%) Oracle
4 18 (54.55%) C++
5 16 (48.48%) RDBMS
5 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
5 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
6 15 (45.45%) Python
6 15 (45.45%) Java
6 15 (45.45%) Perl
6 15 (45.45%) Sybase
7 13 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (39.39%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (30.30%) N-Tier
8 10 (30.30%) Intel
8 10 (30.30%) Service Management
8 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) Requirements Management
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) STL
10 7 (21.21%) Windows
10 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
12 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
12 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (9.09%) GPFS

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) RDBMS
1 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
2 13 (39.39%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.06%) OLAP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) C++ Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
5 4 (12.12%) DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Designer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) STL
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) HACMP
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) AIX
4 3 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
2 13 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (30.30%) Service Management
3 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
4 8 (24.24%) Requirements Management
5 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.09%) Line Management
7 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
9 1 (3.03%) ETL
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) C++
3 15 (45.45%) Java
3 15 (45.45%) Perl
3 15 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCTS
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 15 (45.45%) Sybase
3 10 (30.30%) Intel
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) BMC