The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object Linking and Embedding for Databases (OLE DB)
UK
Rank - 621 615
Contract jobs citing OLE DB 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.047% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £363
% change year-on-year - +6.89%  
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14008 14779 13928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.32% 27.98% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9711 10236 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

OLE DB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

OLE DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLE DB in the UK

OLE DB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLE DB in the UK

OLE DB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 with a requirement for OLE DB.

1 2 (100.00%) OLE
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube

OLE DB
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Lumira
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau