The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 30 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text
Rank 358 324 326
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing Open Text 40 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.71% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 20
Average daily rate
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£525 £463 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £491 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £410 £488
% change year-on-year
-32.92% -15.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in London

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in London

Open Text
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Open Text Daily Rate Histogram in London

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in London

Open Text
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 Open Text within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
City of London -10 3 £425 -8.10%
Bromley - - - - 1
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Open Text 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 Open Text.

1 27 (29.67%) SAP
2 22 (24.18%) Windows
2 22 (24.18%) Content Management
2 22 (24.18%) Procure-to-pay
3 20 (21.98%) Document Management
4 18 (19.78%) SAP BW
5 17 (18.68%) .NET
6 16 (17.58%) CMS
7 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
7 15 (16.48%) SAP Certification
8 14 (15.38%) Java
8 14 (15.38%) Migration
8 14 (15.38%) Finance
9 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.29%) SAP SRM
9 13 (14.29%) Oracle
9 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 13 (14.29%) UNIX
10 12 (13.19%) SQL
10 12 (13.19%) MS Office
10 12 (13.19%) Publishing
11 11 (12.09%) RedDot
11 11 (12.09%) C#
11 11 (12.09%) Change Management
12 10 (10.99%) Intranet
12 10 (10.99%) LiveLink
12 10 (10.99%) StreamServe
13 9 (9.89%) SAP FI-AP
13 9 (9.89%) Law
13 9 (9.89%) Legal

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Open Text 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 Open Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.58%) CMS
2 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.99%) LiveLink
4 5 (5.49%) IIS
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.40%) WorkSite
5 4 (4.40%) Documentum
5 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.20%) Apache
7 1 (1.10%) JBoss
7 1 (1.10%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.10%) Node.js
7 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Office
2 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.30%) ProjectWise
5 2 (2.20%) MS Project
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (14.29%) SAP SRM
2 9 (9.89%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (3.30%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.30%) SAP Travel Management
3 3 (3.30%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.20%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.10%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.10%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Intranet
2 5 (5.49%) FTP
3 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 4 (4.40%) SAN
4 3 (3.30%) LAN
4 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 3 (3.30%) Firewall
5 2 (2.20%) NAS
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.20%) VPN
5 2 (2.20%) DNS
5 2 (2.20%) Extranet
6 1 (1.10%) LDAP
6 1 (1.10%) Wireless
6 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SAP BW
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.30%) DB2
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.20%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.20%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.10%) Introscope
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (1.10%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Publishing
3 9 (9.89%) Law
3 9 (9.89%) Legal
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Games
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Consultant
2 17 (18.68%) Analyst
2 17 (18.68%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (17.58%) Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Release Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) CMS Developer
6 5 (5.49%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Environment Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) CSS
3 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.69%) XML
5 6 (6.59%) Web Services
5 6 (6.59%) HTML
6 5 (5.49%) XSLT
7 4 (4.40%) jQuery
7 4 (4.40%) Middleware
8 3 (3.30%) XHTML
8 3 (3.30%) ODBC
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.20%) SOAP
10 1 (1.10%) EDI
10 1 (1.10%) J2EE
10 1 (1.10%) Struts
10 1 (1.10%) XSD
10 1 (1.10%) EDIFACT
10 1 (1.10%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) W3C
3 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) FMCG
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.20%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) PMI
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) UNIX
3 6 (6.59%) Linux
4 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Solaris
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Content Management
1 22 (24.18%) Procure-to-pay
2 20 (21.98%) Document Management
3 14 (15.38%) Migration
4 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.09%) Change Management
6 9 (9.89%) ITIL
7 8 (8.79%) Project Management
8 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.49%) Six Sigma
10 5 (5.49%) OOP
10 5 (5.49%) Information Management
11 4 (4.40%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.40%) Release Management
11 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.40%) Practice Management
11 4 (4.40%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) Java
2 12 (13.19%) SQL
3 11 (12.09%) C#
4 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.49%) VB
7 4 (4.40%) VBScript
8 3 (3.30%) C
9 2 (2.20%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) SAP Certification
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) MCDST
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) MOS
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) WAI
2 2 (2.20%) WCAG
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.10%) Varnish
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (2.20%) BladeLogic
1 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.20%) Control-M
1 2 (2.20%) Nagios
2 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) SAP
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 11 (12.09%) RedDot
4 10 (10.99%) StreamServe
5 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.59%) VMware
6 6 (6.59%) Siebel
6 6 (6.59%) Interwoven
7 5 (5.49%) Citrix
8 4 (4.40%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco
9 3 (3.30%) Metastorm
9 3 (3.30%) Hummingbird
9 3 (3.30%) Meridio
9 3 (3.30%) DataFlux
10 2 (2.20%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.20%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.20%) AppSense
10 2 (2.20%) Symantec
10 2 (2.20%) CA
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