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 29 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 74 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Open Text 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-40.85% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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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
374 254 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.28% 35.23% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 165 159
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -55.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 29 December 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 29 December 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
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 Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk 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%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
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%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCDST
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk