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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 256 249 220
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Contract jobs citing OLTP 19 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.022% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 0.12% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 10
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£350 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
2114 1723 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.35% 18.71% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 992 962
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 45
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £13.04 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Hampshire - 7 £525 -
Surrey +2 5 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £335 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £380 -
West Sussex - 1 £335 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) Oracle
3 20 (54.05%) Java
4 16 (43.24%) UNIX
4 16 (43.24%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (43.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (32.43%) RDBMS
5 12 (32.43%) Python
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) STL
5 12 (32.43%) C++
5 12 (32.43%) Perl
5 12 (32.43%) Sybase
5 12 (32.43%) Multithreading
5 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
5 12 (32.43%) SDLC
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
7 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (24.32%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
8 8 (21.62%) SCOM
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity
8 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) BMC
8 8 (21.62%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (18.92%) Middleware

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (32.43%) RDBMS
2 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) C++ Developer
2 12 (32.43%) DBA
3 9 (24.32%) SQL DBA
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (18.92%) Data Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Virtualisation Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) STL
2 7 (18.92%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) HACMP
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) UNIX
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (32.43%) Multithreading
2 12 (32.43%) SDLC
3 9 (24.32%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
4 8 (21.62%) Migration
4 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) Service Management
7 5 (13.51%) Logistics
7 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.70%) Data Management
10 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) Perl
3 12 (32.43%) Python
3 12 (32.43%) C++
4 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (18.92%) MCTS
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (21.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) Sybase
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) BMC
4 7 (18.92%) Intel
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp