The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 29 January 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.

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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text
Rank 475 447 448
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Text 82 92 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 32
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £296 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £491 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £410 £488
% change year-on-year
-32.92% -15.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in England

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in England

Open Text
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Open Text Daily Rate Histogram in England

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in England

Open Text
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Open Text Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Open Text
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 Open Text within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -19 39 £525 +13.51% 8
South East +13 29 £200 -51.21% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £370 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
East of England -1 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 57 (35.40%) Content Management
2 53 (32.92%) .NET
3 50 (31.06%) CMS
4 43 (26.71%) SQL
5 41 (25.47%) RedDot
6 40 (24.84%) CSS
7 37 (22.98%) ASP.NET
7 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
7 37 (22.98%) HTML
8 34 (21.12%) SAP
9 33 (20.50%) Intranet
10 32 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (18.63%) XML
12 29 (18.01%) jQuery
13 27 (16.77%) XHTML
14 26 (16.15%) XSLT
14 26 (16.15%) LiveLink
14 26 (16.15%) User Experience
15 25 (15.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (15.53%) Publishing
15 25 (15.53%) Visual Studio
15 25 (15.53%) Web Services
16 24 (14.91%) W3C
17 23 (14.29%) Windows
17 23 (14.29%) OOP
17 23 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
18 22 (13.66%) Finance
18 22 (13.66%) Ajax
18 22 (13.66%) IIS
18 22 (13.66%) XSD

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 50 (31.06%) CMS
2 26 (16.15%) LiveLink
3 22 (13.66%) IIS
4 16 (9.94%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.11%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.11%) Documentum
5 5 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.86%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.24%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.62%) JBoss
9 1 (0.62%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.62%) nginx
9 1 (0.62%) Node.js
9 1 (0.62%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (6.83%) MS Office
3 8 (4.97%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.86%) ProjectWise
6 2 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (8.07%) SAP SRM
2 9 (5.59%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (1.86%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.86%) SAP Travel Management
3 3 (1.86%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.24%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.62%) Cordys
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.62%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.50%) Intranet
2 6 (3.73%) SAN
3 5 (3.11%) FTP
3 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.11%) Internet
4 4 (2.48%) NAS
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
5 3 (1.86%) WAN
5 3 (1.86%) Firewall
6 2 (1.24%) Extranet
6 2 (1.24%) VPN
6 2 (1.24%) DNS
6 2 (1.24%) DHCP
6 2 (1.24%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.62%) LDAP
7 1 (0.62%) Wireless
7 1 (0.62%) Network Security
7 1 (0.62%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.80%) SAP BW
2 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.86%) DB2
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (15.53%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.80%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.24%) JIRA
3 2 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
4 1 (0.62%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.62%) Introscope
4 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (15.53%) Publishing
2 22 (13.66%) Finance
3 9 (5.59%) Legal
4 8 (4.97%) Law
5 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.24%) Automotive
7 2 (1.24%) Marketing
7 2 (1.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (32.30%) Developer
2 29 (18.01%) Consultant
3 26 (16.15%) CMS Developer
4 23 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (13.66%) Analyst
6 19 (11.80%) Architect
7 9 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Functional Consultant
8 8 (4.97%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 7 (4.35%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 6 (3.73%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 6 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.11%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Release Manager
12 4 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.48%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.92%) .NET
2 40 (24.84%) CSS
3 37 (22.98%) ASP.NET
3 37 (22.98%) HTML
4 30 (18.63%) XML
5 29 (18.01%) jQuery
6 27 (16.77%) XHTML
7 26 (16.15%) XSLT
8 25 (15.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (15.53%) Web Services
9 22 (13.66%) Ajax
9 22 (13.66%) XSD
10 9 (5.59%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.48%) Middleware
12 3 (1.86%) ODBC
12 3 (1.86%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (1.24%) SAP Basis
13 2 (1.24%) SOAP
13 2 (1.24%) J2EE
14 1 (0.62%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) User Experience
2 24 (14.91%) W3C
3 18 (11.18%) Web 2.0
4 7 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.86%) FMCG
6 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.24%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.62%) PMI
8 1 (0.62%) DTV
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.29%) Windows
2 15 (9.32%) UNIX
3 9 (5.59%) Linux
4 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) HPUX
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.40%) Content Management
2 32 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.29%) OOP
3 23 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 20 (12.42%) Web Development
4 20 (12.42%) Document Management
5 19 (11.80%) Rapid Prototyping
6 18 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.32%) Migration
8 11 (6.83%) Change Management
9 10 (6.21%) ITIL
9 10 (6.21%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (5.59%) Project Management
11 7 (4.35%) Information Management
11 7 (4.35%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.35%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.73%) Use Case
12 6 (3.73%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.71%) SQL
2 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.56%) Java
4 16 (9.94%) C#
5 9 (5.59%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.11%) VB
8 4 (2.48%) VBScript
9 3 (1.86%) C
9 3 (1.86%) ABAP
9 3 (1.86%) Perl
10 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.24%) Ruby
10 2 (1.24%) Python
10 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.62%) C++
11 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) SAP Certification
2 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) ISEB
4 5 (3.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.86%) MCDST
5 3 (1.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PMP
7 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.62%) MOS
7 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) WAI
2 2 (1.24%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) WCAG
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) SRDF
3 1 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) Puppet
1 2 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.24%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.24%) Control-M
1 2 (1.24%) Nagios
1 2 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (25.47%) RedDot
2 34 (21.12%) SAP
3 21 (13.04%) Adobe
4 18 (11.18%) Google
5 15 (9.32%) Oracle
5 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.21%) StreamServe
7 8 (4.97%) Capita
8 7 (4.35%) VMware
9 6 (3.73%) Siebel
10 5 (3.11%) Citrix
10 5 (3.11%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.48%) EMC
11 4 (2.48%) Interwoven
12 3 (1.86%) Vignette
12 3 (1.86%) Cisco
12 3 (1.86%) DataFlux
12 3 (1.86%) Metastorm
13 2 (1.24%) EPiServer
13 2 (1.24%) AppSense
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