The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 569 545 487
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -58
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 7 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.031% 0.075%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.079% 0.18% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 20
Average daily rate
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£530 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -8.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £416 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8884 8421 7459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.63% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 5131 4334
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 293 377
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in England

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in England

LiveLink
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 4 £530 +51.42% 2
East of England - 1 - -
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 17 (62.96%) OpenText
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Content Management
4 4 (14.81%) iPad
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) CMS
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) Softphone
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Avaya
5 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Altiris
5 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Document Management

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) Jadu
3 1 (3.70%) Documentum
3 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.11%) Softphone
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Intranet
3 2 (7.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Document Controller
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Copywriter
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Content Management
2 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Document Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Information Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Web Design
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) SEO
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) OpenText
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Avaya
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Altiris
4 2 (7.41%) RedDot
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Primavera
5 1 (3.70%) EMC