Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OLTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLTP over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 239 239
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +31
Contract jobs citing OLTP 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
City of London median daily rate £475 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +17.95% +2.63%
10th Percentile £365 £436 £401
90th Percentile £673 £713 £689
Central London median daily rate £475 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

OLTP is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,767 1,721 1,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.39% 24.51% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,410 1,393 1,381
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £463
% change year-on-year - +13.51% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
City of London median hourly rate £29.80 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.35% -38.89% +80.00%
10th Percentile £18.60 £20.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £29.80 £25.99 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.63% -42.24% +104.78%

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OLTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the City of London

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OLTP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in the City of London

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLTP in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLTP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) IaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Database Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Validation

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy