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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
England / South West
Rank 125 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing OLTP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £370 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% -13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.84% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.66%

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
554 696 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.60% 23.36% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 540 492
Median daily rate £397 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +39.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £315 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Data Mart
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 2 (25.00%) ERwin
5 2 (25.00%) MagicDraw
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Lucene
5 2 (25.00%) Taxonomies
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (25.00%) Metadata Management

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 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Data Mart
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ERwin
1 2 (25.00%) MagicDraw
2 1 (12.50%) tSQLt
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
1 5 (62.50%) SQL DBA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Development DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) RDF
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft