The first table below looks at the demand for OLE DB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE DB over the 3 months to 18 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding for Databases (OLE DB)
Rank 582 - 585
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLE DB 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £31.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

OLE DB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLE DB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLE DB within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OLE DB Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OLE DB 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 OLE DB.

1 7 (87.50%) ODBC
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) Analytics
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) StreamInsight
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) ADO
6 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) EAM
6 2 (25.00%) LIMS
6 2 (25.00%) OLE

OLE DB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OLE DB 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 OLE DB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) StreamInsight
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) ODBC
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) ADO
6 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (25.00%) OLE
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) EDI
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) XSD
7 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) LIMS
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) EAM
2 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) Delphi
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase