The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 124 130 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.039% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.081% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£725 £675 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £725 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+45.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1296 1237 1233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.58% 47.69% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 617 478
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £12.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OpenLink
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenLink across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

OpenLink Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

OpenLink
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 3 (100.00%) Endur
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Findur

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Endur
2 1 (33.33%) Findur
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) TIBCO