The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 474 474 521
Rank change year-on-year
0 +47
Contract jobs citing Open Text 79 75 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 23
Average daily rate
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£438 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £278 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22497 21835 24501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.58% 46.85% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12759 12225 12831
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1001 1104 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 1 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 1 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 +16 58 £450 +12.50% 5
South East +10 18 £388 - 3
Yorkshire +1 2 £425 +112.50% 2
South West - 2 £440 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (22.16%) Windows
1 37 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.56%) SAP
3 30 (17.96%) SharePoint
4 29 (17.37%) .NET
5 28 (16.77%) Oracle
5 28 (16.77%) Finance
6 27 (16.17%) SQL
7 25 (14.97%) Content Management
8 24 (14.37%) C#
9 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
9 23 (13.77%) VMware
10 22 (13.17%) Procure-to-pay
11 21 (12.57%) Web Services
12 20 (11.98%) LiveLink
12 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
12 20 (11.98%) Project Management
13 19 (11.38%) ASP.NET
13 19 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.38%) Change Management
14 18 (10.78%) IIS
15 17 (10.18%) JavaScript
15 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (10.18%) Management Information System
16 16 (9.58%) CMS
16 16 (9.58%) Document Management
16 16 (9.58%) Siebel
16 16 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (8.98%) PowerShell

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 30 (17.96%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.98%) LiveLink
2 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
3 18 (10.78%) IIS
4 16 (9.58%) CMS
5 10 (5.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.19%) Drupal
6 7 (4.19%) Alfresco
7 6 (3.59%) Content Management Server
8 4 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.40%) Apache
8 4 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.80%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.20%) Documentum
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Office
2 8 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.80%) ProjectWise
5 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) SAP SRM
2 7 (4.19%) Cordys
2 7 (4.19%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.40%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.40%) Maximo
5 3 (1.80%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.20%) Agresso
6 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.20%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) e-Work
7 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.60%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Firewall
2 11 (6.59%) LAN
2 11 (6.59%) WAN
2 11 (6.59%) DHCP
2 11 (6.59%) DNS
2 11 (6.59%) SAN
3 10 (5.99%) SMTP
4 9 (5.39%) Intranet
5 3 (1.80%) Internet
6 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.20%) FTP
6 2 (1.20%) VPN
6 2 (1.20%) SSL
6 2 (1.20%) Wireless
6 2 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.78%) EDRMS
3 10 (5.99%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.40%) QlikView
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.20%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Subversion
2 9 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.39%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.99%) JIRA
4 4 (2.40%) Selenium
4 4 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 28 (16.77%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Banking
3 7 (4.19%) Legal
4 6 (3.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.99%) Publishing
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Military
7 3 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.20%) Local Government
8 2 (1.20%) Back Office
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (1.20%) Automotive
8 2 (1.20%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (28.74%) Consultant
2 22 (13.17%) Developer
2 22 (13.17%) Analyst
3 21 (12.57%) SAP Consultant
4 19 (11.38%) Architect
5 12 (7.19%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.99%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.79%) Management Consultant
8 7 (4.19%) IT Support
8 7 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.19%) Information Manager
8 7 (4.19%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.59%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Messaging Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 5 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.37%) .NET
2 21 (12.57%) Web Services
3 19 (11.38%) ASP.NET
4 15 (8.98%) XML
5 12 (7.19%) CSS
5 12 (7.19%) HTML
5 12 (7.19%) jQuery
6 9 (5.39%) XSLT
7 8 (4.79%) RESTful
8 7 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (3.59%) Middleware
9 6 (3.59%) WCF
9 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (2.99%) HTML5
10 5 (2.99%) CSS3
10 5 (2.99%) LINQ
10 5 (2.99%) Ajax
11 4 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.59%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.19%) Open Source
3 7 (4.19%) Clustering
4 6 (3.59%) Wiki
5 5 (2.99%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.80%) GIS
7 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.20%) Psychology
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) CMDB
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.16%) Windows
2 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.59%) Linux
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.59%) UNIX
7 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.20%) Solaris
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.60%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.97%) Content Management
2 22 (13.17%) Procure-to-pay
3 20 (11.98%) Project Management
4 19 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (11.38%) Change Management
5 16 (9.58%) Document Management
5 16 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (8.98%) CRM
7 13 (7.78%) Information Management
8 12 (7.19%) Web Development
9 11 (6.59%) MVC
9 11 (6.59%) Regression Testing
9 11 (6.59%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.99%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.99%) Change Control
11 9 (5.39%) Scrum
11 9 (5.39%) ITIL
12 8 (4.79%) Migration
12 8 (4.79%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.79%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.17%) SQL
2 24 (14.37%) C#
3 17 (10.18%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.98%) PowerShell
5 12 (7.19%) VB
6 7 (4.19%) VBScript
7 6 (3.59%) C
8 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.20%) Java
11 1 (0.60%) SELCOPY
11 1 (0.60%) JCL
11 1 (0.60%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.39%) MCSE
2 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.59%) SAP Certification
5 5 (2.99%) Degree
5 5 (2.99%) ISEB
6 3 (1.80%) CBAP
7 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) IIBA
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) SLA
1 4 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) EMIR
System Software
1 15 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.78%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.79%) ISA Server
4 8 (4.79%) vSphere
5 7 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 11 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.99%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (1.20%) AppManager
3 2 (1.20%) Control-M
3 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.56%) SAP
3 28 (16.77%) Oracle
4 23 (13.77%) VMware
5 16 (9.58%) Siebel
6 14 (8.38%) RedDot
7 12 (7.19%) Metastorm
8 11 (6.59%) Symantec
8 11 (6.59%) HP
9 10 (5.99%) Citrix
9 10 (5.99%) Clearswift
9 10 (5.99%) RightFax
10 9 (5.39%) Informatica
11 8 (4.79%) Websense
12 7 (4.19%) IronPort
13 6 (3.59%) Atlassian
14 5 (2.99%) Lagan
14 5 (2.99%) Business Objects
15 4 (2.40%) Cisco
15 4 (2.40%) IBM
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