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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.68% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.80% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
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
23 75 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.54% 33.33% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 36
Median daily rate £425 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 1 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 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