Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 242 253
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +35
Contract jobs citing OLTP 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
City of London median daily rate £675 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +5.41% -5.13%
10th Percentile £440 £401 £383
90th Percentile £713 £689 £558
Central London median daily rate £675 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +35.00% +8.11% +8.82%
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 1742 1737 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.36% 26.11% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1381 1895
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +6.32%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +80.00% -18.88%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £25.99 £45.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -42.24% +104.78% -25.46%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLTP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) VPLS
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Economics
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) TSYS