The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 380 426 399
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -27
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 35 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.029% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.15% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.39% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4849 4532 4483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.45% 18.93% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3344 2967 2922
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 113 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in London

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in London

LiveLink
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram in London

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in London

LiveLink
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Canary Wharf - 12 £400 -
City of London - 5 £369 -
Docklands, London - 3 £450 -
LiveLink
England

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 21 (45.65%) OpenText
2 19 (41.30%) Finance
3 18 (39.13%) SharePoint
4 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 12 (26.09%) Office 365
4 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (21.74%) Migration
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) Oracle
7 7 (15.22%) Windows
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.04%) ISEB
8 6 (13.04%) PowerBuilder
8 6 (13.04%) Document Management
8 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
8 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.70%) MS Office
10 4 (8.70%) PMP
10 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Drupal
2 2 (4.35%) WordPress
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.17%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) PowerBuilder
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Change Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Business Change Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Management Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.17%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Project Management
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Document Management
3 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Change Management
4 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) Information Management
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.52%) Content Management
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISEB
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) PMP
2 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) OpenText
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) Lotus
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Google
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