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 23 October 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 563 508 495
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -13
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 24 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 39
Average daily rate
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£357 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+65.71% -5.40%
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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
9687 8499 8971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.16% 18.03% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6143 5284 5141
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 346 439
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 October 2014. 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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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
West Midlands -15 9 £475 -
London -17 9 £350 -4.10% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 26 (81.25%) Open Text
2 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.00%) Content Management
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) CMS
3 7 (21.88%) RedDot
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 6 (18.75%) MS Office
5 5 (15.63%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) .NET
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Finance
6 4 (12.50%) Document Management
6 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.50%) BladeLogic
6 4 (12.50%) Fujitsu
6 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) CMS
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 4 (12.50%) NAS
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.38%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) EDRMS
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Author
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 3 (9.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Solaris
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (25.00%) Content Management
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Document Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Web Design
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (12.50%) Control-M
1 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Open Text
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) RedDot
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.50%) Fujitsu
5 4 (12.50%) CA
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 3 (9.38%) Avaya
6 3 (9.38%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
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