The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.61% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLTP
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
43 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.20% 24.54% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 33
Median daily rate £300 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

OLTP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL