The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 26 November 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Text 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 - £35.00
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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 Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
387 221 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.39% 35.30% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 139 170
Average daily rate £380 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 26
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Open Text
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Open Text Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Text across the Bristol region.

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
6 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
6 1 (14.29%) Law
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) Mitel
6 1 (14.29%) Document Management
6 1 (14.29%) MCDST
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Use Case
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCDST
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix