The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 138 129 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing OLTP 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.100% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.46% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £225 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
579 649 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.79% 21.56% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 459 490
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 15
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.05 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Dorset -9 2 £225 -18.18%
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) W3C
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (25.00%) Commerce Server
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) BPEL
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP