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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 25 22
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.38% 6.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 4.26% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £321 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
14 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.28% 32.41% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 44
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £392 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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