The first table below looks at the demand for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 24 July 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 for the West Midlands 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 117 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing OLE 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £340
% change year-on-year
- +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
587 522 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.42% 26.54% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 288 292
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
OLE
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OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OLE
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OLE 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.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OLE 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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