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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 556 499 531
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +32
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 10 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.086% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 16
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 £334 £233 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £393 £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
8861 7976 9158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.12% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5341 4654 5341
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 395 422
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 31 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 31 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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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 0 7 £531 +51.78% 1
South East - 3 £395 -
South West - - - -
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (86.96%) Open Text
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Document Management
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) MS Office
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) EDRMS
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 4 (17.39%) Maximo
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) SAP
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) GIS
8 3 (13.04%) CAD
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (13.04%) Information Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.04%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
1 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) EDRMS
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Information Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Head of IT
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Data Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) JDBC
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSD
2 1 (4.35%) XSL
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
2 3 (13.04%) GIS
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Document Management
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) CAD
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Control-M
2 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Open Text
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) CA
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.35%) CollabNet
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) EMC