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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 403 408 397
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £415 £440 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £512 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 - £408
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LiveLink
England

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
3966 4038 4144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 19.06% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2778 2808 2792
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 79 74
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.55 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hammersmith - 3 - -
LiveLink
England

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (58.33%) OpenText
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 14 (38.89%) Banking
4 11 (30.56%) Document Management
5 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Oracle
6 8 (22.22%) CRM
6 8 (22.22%) Documentum
7 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 6 (16.67%) Content Management
8 6 (16.67%) CMS
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) MS Office
8 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.67%) Records Management
9 5 (13.89%) CRISC
9 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
9 5 (13.89%) FileNet
9 5 (13.89%) Java
9 5 (13.89%) LAN
9 5 (13.89%) WAN
9 5 (13.89%) Legal
9 5 (13.89%) Publishing
9 5 (13.89%) VMware
9 5 (13.89%) Information Management
10 4 (11.11%) SAP CO
10 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (11.11%) Softphone
10 4 (11.11%) French Language

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (22.22%) Documentum
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 5 (13.89%) FileNet
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) Alfresco
5 3 (8.33%) WordPress
6 2 (5.56%) Drupal
7 1 (2.78%) Apache
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
7 1 (2.78%) IIS
7 1 (2.78%) Jadu
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 4 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 4 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 2 (5.56%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LAN
1 5 (13.89%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Softphone
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
3 5 (13.89%) Legal
3 5 (13.89%) Publishing
4 4 (11.11%) French Language
5 2 (5.56%) Local Government
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) International Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.11%) iPad
2 3 (8.33%) Copywriting
2 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Online Banking
3 2 (5.56%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Document Management
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) CRM
4 6 (16.67%) Content Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Records Management
5 5 (13.89%) Information Management
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
7 3 (8.33%) ERP
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) CRISC
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) OpenText
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Avaya
4 4 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus