The table below looks at the statistics for OLE DB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE DB over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object Linking and Embedding for Databases (OLE DB)
UK
Rank 590 623 591
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Contract jobs citing OLE DB 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.014% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £125 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-68.75% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13729 14466 13888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.68% 29.00% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9931 9409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 258 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

OLE DB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OLE DB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE DB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OLE DB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLE DB within the UK.

OLE DB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OLE DB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLE DB within the UK.

OLE DB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OLE DB
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE DB within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 2 £125 -68.75%
South East +17 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £125 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £125 -

OLE DB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OLE DB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OLE DB.

1 2 (100.00%) OLE
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube

OLE DB
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Lumira
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau