The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OLE DB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLE DB over the 3 months to 26 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.

Object Linking and Embedding for Databases (OLE DB)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 622 635
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13  
Contract jobs citing OLE DB 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £280 £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -19.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £250 £240
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OLE DB is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13889 14144 14206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.18% 29.02% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9642 10076 9673
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 198
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

OLE DB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OLE DB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for OLE DB in England

OLE DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OLE DB in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OLE DB in England

OLE DB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLE DB in England

OLE DB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE DB within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East - 1 £280 - 1
OLE DB
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OLE DB 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 England region with a requirement for OLE DB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) OLE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (100.00%) Lumira

OLE DB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Lumira
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) OLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau