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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 373 377 378
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Text 56 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50
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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
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
(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
City of London +21 6 £428 +27.61%
Bromley - - - -
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 30 (26.55%) SAP
1 30 (26.55%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Windows
3 26 (23.01%) Content Management
4 20 (17.70%) Procure-to-pay
5 18 (15.93%) UNIX
5 18 (15.93%) .NET
6 17 (15.04%) Oracle
6 17 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (14.16%) Project Management
8 15 (13.27%) SharePoint
8 15 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (12.39%) LiveLink
9 14 (12.39%) C#
9 14 (12.39%) Change Management
9 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
9 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
10 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET
10 13 (11.50%) Web Services
10 13 (11.50%) VMware
10 13 (11.50%) CMS
10 13 (11.50%) Document Management
11 12 (10.62%) SQL
11 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
12 11 (9.73%) Regression Testing
12 11 (9.73%) SAP BW
12 11 (9.73%) Java
12 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (9.73%) Migration
12 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 15 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.39%) LiveLink
3 13 (11.50%) CMS
4 9 (7.96%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.31%) IIS
5 6 (5.31%) Content Management Server
6 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.77%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.77%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) Documentum
9 1 (0.88%) FileNet
9 1 (0.88%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.88%) WordPress
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Office
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) SAP SRM
2 8 (7.08%) Cordys
3 6 (5.31%) SAP FI-AP
4 4 (3.54%) SAP FI
5 3 (2.65%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (1.77%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.77%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.77%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (1.77%) Agresso
6 2 (1.77%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.77%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Firewall
2 7 (6.19%) SAN
2 7 (6.19%) DHCP
2 7 (6.19%) DNS
3 6 (5.31%) LAN
3 6 (5.31%) WAN
4 4 (3.54%) SMTP
4 4 (3.54%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.54%) Internet
4 4 (3.54%) NAS
5 3 (2.65%) VPN
5 3 (2.65%) Intranet
5 3 (2.65%) FTP
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
6 2 (1.77%) Extranet
6 2 (1.77%) Wireless
7 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.73%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.65%) EDRMS
4 3 (2.65%) DB2
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.77%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) Subversion
3 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.88%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 30 (26.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Legal
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.31%) Publishing
3 6 (5.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Local Government
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 2 (1.77%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Consultant
2 20 (17.70%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (14.16%) Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Architect
5 11 (9.73%) Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Management Consultant
7 7 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (6.19%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Trainer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Service Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.93%) .NET
2 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET
2 13 (11.50%) Web Services
3 10 (8.85%) XML
3 10 (8.85%) CSS
3 10 (8.85%) HTML
4 9 (7.96%) XSLT
5 8 (7.08%) Middleware
6 7 (6.19%) jQuery
6 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (4.42%) CSS3
7 5 (4.42%) HTML5
7 5 (4.42%) RESTful
7 5 (4.42%) LINQ
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.65%) ODBC
10 2 (1.77%) XHTML
10 2 (1.77%) SOAP
10 2 (1.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Blackberry
1 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.42%) Taxonomies
3 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) Psychology
5 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Windows
2 18 (15.93%) UNIX
3 9 (7.96%) Linux
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (3.54%) Solaris
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Content Management
2 20 (17.70%) Procure-to-pay
3 17 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (14.16%) Project Management
5 15 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (12.39%) Change Management
7 13 (11.50%) Document Management
8 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.73%) Migration
8 11 (9.73%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.08%) UML
10 8 (7.08%) CRM
11 7 (6.19%) ITIL
11 7 (6.19%) MVC
11 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.31%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (5.31%) Analytics
12 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.39%) C#
2 12 (10.62%) SQL
3 11 (9.73%) Java
4 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.85%) VB
5 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.54%) C
6 4 (3.54%) VBScript
7 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) SAP Certification
2 5 (4.42%) ISEB
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.54%) MCSE
3 4 (3.54%) Degree
4 3 (2.65%) CBAP
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) IIBA
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MOS
5 1 (0.88%) MCDST
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) EMIR
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.42%) vSphere
3 5 (4.42%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.54%) BladeLogic
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.54%) Control-M
3 4 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.54%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.77%) AppManager
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) SAP
2 17 (15.04%) Oracle
3 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.50%) VMware
5 10 (8.85%) StreamServe
5 10 (8.85%) RedDot
6 8 (7.08%) Symantec
7 7 (6.19%) Siebel
8 6 (5.31%) Cisco
9 5 (4.42%) HP
9 5 (4.42%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.54%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.54%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.54%) RightFax
10 4 (3.54%) Websense
10 4 (3.54%) Clearswift
10 4 (3.54%) Metastorm
10 4 (3.54%) CA
11 3 (2.65%) AppSense
12 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
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