The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 188 214 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Text 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Average daily rate
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£443 £360 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £323 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2654 3392 3408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.67% 46.05% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 2355 2322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 97 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Open Text
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Open Text Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Siebel
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) Release Management
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) LINQ
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Siebel Analytics
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.88%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMTP
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) XSLT
3 3 (17.65%) LINQ
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 4 (23.53%) Content Management
1 4 (23.53%) Release Management
1 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) UML
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) CBAP
3 1 (5.88%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (11.76%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Siebel
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Metastorm
3 3 (17.65%) RedDot
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) RightFax
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) Websense
4 2 (11.76%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.88%) SAP