The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenText products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenText over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenText
Rank - 52 49
Contract jobs citing OpenText 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.35% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £275 £410
% change year-on-year
+52.72% -32.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.04 -
OpenText
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 286 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.57% 46.73% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 144 142
Average daily rate £363 £360 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £207 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.06 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

OpenText
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

OpenText Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OpenText
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

OpenText Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham