The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 545 507 523
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 8 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.084% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.093% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £230 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £395 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8579 7976 9014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.21% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5187 4618 5198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 411 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.55 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 -3 5 £531 +51.78%
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (86.36%) Open Text
2 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 7 (31.82%) Document Management
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (22.73%) EDRMS
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
6 4 (18.18%) Maximo
6 4 (18.18%) SAP
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) GIS
7 3 (13.64%) CAD
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Middleware
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Information Management
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (13.64%) Taxonomies

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) EDRMS
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Ant
1 2 (9.09%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) IT Support
2 4 (18.18%) Head of IT
2 4 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SOA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) WSDL
2 2 (9.09%) JDBC
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) XSD
2 2 (9.09%) XSL
2 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) GIS
2 3 (13.64%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Document Management
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) CAD
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Information Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) RUP
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) Control-M
2 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Open Text
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) CollabNet
5 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu