The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Staffordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 23 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% - 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £341 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.68% 40.59% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 21
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.31 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
OLTP
West Midlands

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
OLTP
West Midlands

OLTP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) W3C

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft