The first table below looks at the demand for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 142 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
759 536 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.82% 22.79% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 331 433
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 40
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £24.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft