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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
England / East of England
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OLTP 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £456 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £335
% change year-on-year +12.90% +15.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +36.00%  

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 410 407 554
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.14% 16.68% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 237 347
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £255 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +47.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £33.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLTP in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLTP in the East of England

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 5 £456 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 10 (100.00%) OLAP
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) ETL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (70.00%) Data Integration
5 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
6 5 (50.00%) Teradata
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (50.00%) Data Mart
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 5 (50.00%) MS Access
6 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (50.00%) VBScript
6 5 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (50.00%) C#
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
8 3 (30.00%) Retail
8 3 (30.00%) Mathematics

OLTP
Top Related 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 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) OLAP
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Data Mart
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) MS Access
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ETL
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (70.00%) Data Integration
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (30.00%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (30.00%) Ticket Management
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (20.00%) IFRS
2 2 (20.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Teradata