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 21 August 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.

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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 488 470 525
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +55
Contract jobs citing Open Text 81 84 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £509 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
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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
23424 22381 24582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.04% 46.73% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12697 12897
Average daily rate £388 £388 £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 £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 1024 1259
Average hourly rate £18.22 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 2014.

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
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 21 August 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 +12 58 £450 +12.50% 3
South East +12 15 £388 - 1
Yorkshire +7 5 £350 +75.00% 1
South West - 2 £440 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
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Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 36 (24.83%) SAP
2 30 (20.69%) Finance
3 27 (18.62%) .NET
4 24 (16.55%) Windows
4 24 (16.55%) Content Management
5 23 (15.86%) C#
6 22 (15.17%) Oracle
6 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
6 22 (15.17%) CMS
6 22 (15.17%) Procure-to-pay
7 21 (14.48%) SharePoint
8 20 (13.79%) ASP.NET
9 19 (13.10%) SQL
10 18 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.41%) LiveLink
11 17 (11.72%) Change Management
12 16 (11.03%) Project Management
12 16 (11.03%) VMware
12 16 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (10.34%) Web Services
14 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
14 14 (9.66%) MS Exchange
15 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
15 13 (8.97%) XML
15 13 (8.97%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.97%) RedDot
16 12 (8.28%) CRM
16 12 (8.28%) Siebel
16 12 (8.28%) Document Management
17 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 22 (15.17%) CMS
2 21 (14.48%) SharePoint
3 18 (12.41%) LiveLink
4 14 (9.66%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.83%) IIS
6 6 (4.14%) Content Management Server
6 6 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.45%) Drupal
7 5 (3.45%) Alfresco
8 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.38%) Documentum
9 2 (1.38%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Office
2 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.59%) SAP SRM
2 7 (4.83%) Cordys
3 6 (4.14%) SAP FI-AP
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.76%) SAP FI
5 3 (2.07%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.38%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.38%) Agresso
6 2 (1.38%) SAP R/3
6 2 (1.38%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.69%) Tridion
7 1 (0.69%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) Firewall
2 9 (6.21%) SAN
3 8 (5.52%) DHCP
3 8 (5.52%) LAN
3 8 (5.52%) WAN
3 8 (5.52%) DNS
4 5 (3.45%) SMTP
4 5 (3.45%) Intranet
5 3 (2.07%) VPN
5 3 (2.07%) NAS
5 3 (2.07%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.38%) SSL
6 2 (1.38%) Internet
6 2 (1.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.69%) FTP
7 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) SAP BW
3 7 (4.83%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.38%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) QlikView
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
1 7 (4.83%) Subversion
2 5 (3.45%) JIRA
2 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.76%) Selenium
4 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (5.52%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Legal
3 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.14%) Publishing
5 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Military
6 3 (2.07%) Advertising
6 3 (2.07%) Automotive
7 2 (1.38%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (31.03%) Consultant
2 24 (16.55%) Developer
3 23 (15.86%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (11.03%) Analyst
5 14 (9.66%) Architect
6 13 (8.97%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.21%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Management Consultant
7 9 (6.21%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Functional Consultant
8 8 (5.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.14%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.14%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 5 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (2.76%) IT Support
11 4 (2.76%) Messaging Consultant
11 4 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.62%) .NET
2 20 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 15 (10.34%) Web Services
4 13 (8.97%) XML
5 10 (6.90%) jQuery
6 9 (6.21%) HTML
6 9 (6.21%) CSS
7 7 (4.83%) XSLT
7 7 (4.83%) Middleware
7 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (3.45%) RESTful
9 5 (3.45%) HTML5
9 5 (3.45%) CSS3
9 5 (3.45%) Ajax
9 5 (3.45%) WCF
9 5 (3.45%) LINQ
10 4 (2.76%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.52%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.45%) Open Source
4 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.07%) Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) Wiki
5 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.38%) Psychology
5 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) CMDB
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.55%) Windows
2 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.52%) Linux
3 8 (5.52%) UNIX
4 3 (2.07%) Solaris
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.55%) Content Management
2 22 (15.17%) Procure-to-pay
3 18 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.72%) Change Management
5 16 (11.03%) Project Management
5 16 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (8.28%) Document Management
6 12 (8.28%) CRM
7 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.59%) Regression Testing
7 11 (7.59%) MVC
8 10 (6.90%) Migration
9 9 (6.21%) Web Development
10 8 (5.52%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.52%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.83%) Scrum
11 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.83%) ITIL
12 6 (4.14%) Six Sigma
12 6 (4.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.86%) C#
2 19 (13.10%) SQL
3 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.21%) VB
5 8 (5.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.14%) C
7 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.07%) VBScript
8 3 (2.07%) Java
9 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) ABAP
10 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) SAP Certification
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.45%) MCSE
4 5 (3.45%) ISEB
5 4 (2.76%) Degree
6 3 (2.07%) CBAP
7 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PMP
8 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) MOS
8 1 (0.69%) MCDST
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.83%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.14%) ISA Server
4 6 (4.14%) vSphere
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (5.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (3.45%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.07%) Control-M
3 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.07%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.38%) AppManager
4 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (24.83%) SAP
2 22 (15.17%) Oracle
2 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.03%) VMware
4 13 (8.97%) RedDot
5 12 (8.28%) Siebel
6 10 (6.90%) Metastorm
7 8 (5.52%) Symantec
7 8 (5.52%) HP
8 7 (4.83%) Citrix
9 5 (3.45%) Informatica
9 5 (3.45%) Cisco
9 5 (3.45%) Websense
9 5 (3.45%) Clearswift
9 5 (3.45%) RightFax
10 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.76%) Sitecore
10 4 (2.76%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.76%) IBM
11 3 (2.07%) Software AG
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Rate: £450 - £468 per day
Posted: 24 days ago