The first table below looks at the demand for OpenWorks 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 OpenWorks over the 3 months to 11 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 Business Applications 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Halliburton OpenWorks
Rank - 528 547
Contract jobs citing OpenWorks 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.27% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £345 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £463
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.55
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4318 4024 4613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.06% 8.83% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2331 2142 2337
Average daily rate £425 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 75 51
Average hourly rate £32.66 £33.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £60.50 £62.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%
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OpenWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OpenWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenWorks
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenWorks Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenWorks
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 OpenWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 11 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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OpenWorks
Top 4 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenWorks 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 OpenWorks.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

OpenWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenWorks 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 OpenWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Seismic Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree