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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 383 388 354
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 8 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.023% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £418 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £362 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £474 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 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
3954 4029 3665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 18.40% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 2729 2414
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 82 140
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (64.71%) Open Text
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) CMS
4 5 (29.41%) Content Management
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) Control-M
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
6 3 (17.65%) Avaya
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) CA
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (29.41%) CMS
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) Jadu
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) ProjectWise
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
3 3 (17.65%) Softphone
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) FTP
4 2 (11.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) JDBC
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Content Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Control-M
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (17.65%) BladeLogic
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Open Text
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Avaya
5 3 (17.65%) CA
5 3 (17.65%) RedDot
5 3 (17.65%) Altiris
5 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
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