The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 553 520 524
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Contract jobs citing OLTP 70 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 28
Average daily rate £460 £361 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.33% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11211 11211 11439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.12% 21.92% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7555 7281 6894
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 164 224
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.75 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OLTP
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 67 £473 +30.79% 11
London -7 48 £498 +37.71% 7
South East +8 15 £375 +11.94%
Surrey - 10 £400 -
City of London +49 7 £525 +40.00%
Redhill - 7 £365 -
Berkshire +3 2 £375 +11.94%
Kent - 2 £200 -
Maidstone - 2 £200 -
Scotland - 2 £413 - 4
South West -3 1 £475 -13.63%
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £500 - 1
North West - 1 £325 - 1
Northampton - 1 £500 -
Reigate - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £475 -
Fareham - 1 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £500 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £375 - 2

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 95 (54.91%) SQL
2 82 (47.40%) Oracle
3 71 (41.04%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (29.48%) Finance
4 51 (29.48%) SQL Server
4 51 (29.48%) Unix
5 47 (27.17%) ETL
6 44 (25.43%) Data Modelling
7 39 (22.54%) OLAP
7 39 (22.54%) Oracle Database
8 38 (21.97%) T-SQL
8 38 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (21.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (19.65%) Software Engineering
11 33 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (18.50%) Python
13 29 (16.76%) OO
14 28 (16.18%) Perl
14 28 (16.18%) C++
15 27 (15.61%) STL
15 27 (15.61%) SDLC
16 26 (15.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (13.87%) Banking
17 24 (13.87%) Linux
17 24 (13.87%) Database Tuning
18 23 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (13.29%) Release Management
19 22 (12.72%) XML
20 21 (12.14%) Java
20 21 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.47%) Apache
1 6 (3.47%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.47%) MQSI
1 6 (3.47%) Node.js
2 5 (2.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) BASE24
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.47%) GitHub
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) SAN
2 11 (6.36%) LAN
2 11 (6.36%) WAN
3 8 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.05%) NAS
4 7 (4.05%) PABX
4 7 (4.05%) VoIP
4 7 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.31%) Extranet
5 4 (2.31%) Intranet
5 4 (2.31%) LDAP
6 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.58%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (41.04%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (29.48%) SQL Server
3 39 (22.54%) OLAP
3 39 (22.54%) Oracle Database
4 37 (21.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (15.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (11.56%) MySQL
9 15 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
11 11 (6.36%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (5.20%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (5.20%) VLDB
13 8 (4.62%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (3.47%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (3.47%) OpenTSDB
14 6 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (2.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (6.94%) ERwin
2 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.78%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.62%) Toad
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.89%) XMLSpy
5 4 (2.31%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.16%) JBehave
6 2 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.58%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (29.48%) Finance
2 24 (13.87%) Banking
3 16 (9.25%) Retail
4 7 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Publishing
6 2 (1.16%) Games
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (48.55%) Developer
2 60 (34.68%) Architect
3 29 (16.76%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (16.76%) SQL Developer
4 28 (16.18%) C++ Developer
5 24 (13.87%) Data Architect
6 23 (13.29%) Unix Developer
7 22 (12.72%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (8.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (7.51%) Linux Developer
9 13 (7.51%) MySQL Developer
9 13 (7.51%) T-SQL Developer
10 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (6.36%) Data Modeller
11 11 (6.36%) Unix Engineer
12 10 (5.78%) C++ Software Developer
12 10 (5.78%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (5.78%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.61%) STL
2 22 (12.72%) XML
3 19 (10.98%) Middleware
4 17 (9.83%) Web Services
5 8 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.05%) WSDL
7 6 (3.47%) Backbone.js
7 6 (3.47%) Ember.js
7 6 (3.47%) Kafka
7 6 (3.47%) React
8 5 (2.89%) .NET
8 5 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.89%) FpML
9 4 (2.31%) REST
9 4 (2.31%) SOAP
9 4 (2.31%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.73%) RESTful
10 3 (1.73%) SAML
10 3 (1.73%) WCF
10 3 (1.73%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.36%) Data Structures
3 11 (6.36%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.05%) BYOD
5 7 (4.05%) Clustering
6 6 (3.47%) HACMP
7 5 (2.89%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.89%) Statistics
8 4 (2.31%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.31%) Replication
9 3 (1.73%) PKI
9 3 (1.73%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.16%) Contactless
10 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.48%) Unix
2 24 (13.87%) Linux
3 18 (10.40%) Solaris
4 12 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.78%) Windows
6 8 (4.62%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.17%) ETL
2 44 (25.43%) Data Modelling
3 38 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (19.65%) Software Engineering
5 29 (16.76%) OO
6 27 (15.61%) SDLC
7 24 (13.87%) Database Tuning
8 23 (13.29%) Release Management
9 21 (12.14%) Data Architecture
9 21 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (11.56%) High Availability
10 20 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (9.83%) Analytics
12 16 (9.25%) Dimensional Modelling
12 16 (9.25%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (8.67%) Data Management
13 15 (8.67%) Logical Data Model
14 14 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (6.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 95 (54.91%) SQL
2 38 (21.97%) T-SQL
3 32 (18.50%) Python
4 28 (16.18%) C++
4 28 (16.18%) Perl
5 21 (12.14%) Java
6 11 (6.36%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.47%) ES6
9 6 (3.47%) Ruby
9 6 (3.47%) Scala
10 3 (1.73%) VBA
11 2 (1.16%) JCL
11 2 (1.16%) Korn
12 1 (0.58%) AWK
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.62%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.73%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.73%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) Basel II
5 1 (0.58%) Basel III
5 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.58%) EMIR
5 1 (0.58%) MiFID
5 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.47%) GPFS
4 4 (2.31%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) NetBackup
2 8 (4.62%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (4.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 82 (47.40%) Oracle
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.20%) Intel
3 9 (5.20%) Sun
3 9 (5.20%) Veritas
4 8 (4.62%) Brocade
4 8 (4.62%) StorageTek
4 8 (4.62%) VMware
5 6 (3.47%) NetApp
5 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.31%) EMC
6 4 (2.31%) IBM
7 3 (1.73%) HP
7 3 (1.73%) SAP
7 3 (1.73%) Sybase
8 2 (1.16%) Informatica
9 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix
9 1 (0.58%) Nokia
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