The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench 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 Open Workbench over the 3 months to 29 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 570 542 559
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 13 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.048% 0.023%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 10
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£390 £488 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +69.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £355 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £527 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6692 6092 7009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.08% 12.66% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3802 3356 3707
Average daily rate £345 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 604 731
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.09 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in England

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in England

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Workbench across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Open Workbench Daily Rate Histogram in England

Open Workbench
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Open Workbench Hourly Rate Trend in England

Open Workbench
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 Workbench within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
South East -14 10 £358 -5.92% 1
London +5 2 £524 +4.80% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £400 +8.10%
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
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Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Open Workbench 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 Workbench.

1 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 8 (34.78%) MS Office
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Resource Management
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
6 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
7 4 (17.39%) Change Control
7 4 (17.39%) MS Project
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.04%) CA
8 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.04%) CA Clarity
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Critical Path Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Retail
9 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
9 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.70%) Documentum
10 1 (4.35%) PRINCE

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Open Workbench 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 Workbench. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Documentum
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) PMO Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Planner
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 7 (30.43%) Resource Management
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
5 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
8 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
9 1 (4.35%) ITIL
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (4.35%) DSDM
9 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
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