The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 110 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Open Text 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.042% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.087% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1171 1144 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.54% 47.59% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 426 532
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 60
Average hourly rate £18.68 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Open Text
South East

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Text across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Text across the Berkshire region.

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Open Text
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Open Text Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Open Text
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Text within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 3 £388 -
Bracknell - 2 £425 -
Open Text
South East

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Text also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Text.

1 7 (63.64%) Metastorm
2 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) DSDM
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Text also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) Ajax
1 4 (36.36%) WCF
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
1 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) DSDM
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Metastorm
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com