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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 250 255 248
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing OLTP 16 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.17% 0.066%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 0.80% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 3
Median daily rate £365 £335 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -29.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -
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
1808 2001 1825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.52% 21.19% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 1225 1027
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 27 43
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
West Sussex -11 9 £365 -33.63%
Surrey -10 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £275 - 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 -
Berkshire -13 1 £470 +40.29%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (81.25%) Oracle
2 24 (75.00%) Unix
3 23 (71.88%) High Availability
4 21 (65.63%) NetBackup
4 21 (65.63%) Brocade
4 21 (65.63%) Solaris
4 21 (65.63%) VLDB
4 21 (65.63%) Sun
4 21 (65.63%) StorageTek
4 21 (65.63%) Veritas
4 21 (65.63%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (65.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 21 (65.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 21 (65.63%) Oracle ZFS
5 20 (62.50%) Linux
6 18 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (53.13%) SAN
8 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (40.63%) GlusterFS
9 13 (40.63%) EMC VMAX
9 13 (40.63%) MySQL
9 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
9 13 (40.63%) EMC
10 8 (25.00%) LDAP
11 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) Python
11 4 (12.50%) Migration
12 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Fibre Channel
2 17 (53.13%) SAN
3 8 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) PABX
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) VLDB
2 13 (40.63%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) OLAP
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) Power BI
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Administrator
2 21 (65.63%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Database Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Database Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) STL
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (40.63%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Semantic Web
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.25%) W3C
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) BYOD
5 1 (3.13%) Contactless
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Unix
2 21 (65.63%) Solaris
3 20 (62.50%) Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) High Availability
2 18 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Logistics
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Use Case
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (40.63%) GlusterFS
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) NetBackup
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle ZFS
1 21 (65.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Oracle
2 21 (65.63%) Brocade
2 21 (65.63%) StorageTek
2 21 (65.63%) Sun
2 21 (65.63%) Veritas
3 13 (40.63%) EMC
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft