The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 - -
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
32 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.86% 19.57% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 27
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL