The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for OLTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 22 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.12% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £308 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +18.88% +2.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -

OLTP is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 449 528 740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.35% 20.68% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 312 412
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing OLTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the East of England

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in the East of England

OLTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLTP in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Ticket Management
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) QlikView
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Banking

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) QlikView
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (60.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) IFRS
1 2 (40.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft