The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Application Platforms category for the London 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 397 380 380
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 5 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 14
Average daily rate
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£531 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £230 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4381 4324 4586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.87% 17.83% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2883 2741 2952
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 142 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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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 July 2014.

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 23 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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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Open Text
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (38.89%) Document Management
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) EDRMS
6 4 (22.22%) Maximo
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (16.67%) ProjectWise
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Information Management
7 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) CAD
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (16.67%) GIS
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (16.67%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) EDRMS
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) JDeveloper
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Hudson
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Information Manager
1 4 (22.22%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SOA Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) JDBC
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) XSD
2 2 (11.11%) XSL
2 2 (11.11%) XSLT
2 2 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 3 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Document Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) CAD
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Open Text
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) CollabNet
5 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu