The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP 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 OLTP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 117 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% - 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
OLTP
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
452 436 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.77% 21.14% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 253 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLTP across the West Midlands region.

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Streams
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle