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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 375 402 391
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 32 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.025% 0.099%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 0.13% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £490 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.17% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.23 - -
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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
4726 4471 4308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.06% 18.96% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3235 2946 2729
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 94 142
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 - 13 £425 -
City of London - 5 £400 -
Docklands, London - 3 £450 -
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) OpenText
2 17 (43.59%) SharePoint
3 12 (30.77%) Office 365
3 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (28.21%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) Migration
5 8 (20.51%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) ISEB
7 6 (15.38%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.82%) Change Management
8 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.26%) EDRMS
9 4 (10.26%) PMP
9 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
9 4 (10.26%) Banking
9 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
9 4 (10.26%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (43.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.13%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) PowerBuilder
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Change Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Project Management
2 8 (20.51%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.26%) Information Management
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) SDLC
5 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Document Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
1 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PMP
2 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) OpenText
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy