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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 366 356 362
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Text 49 67 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.58% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
10916 11478 11073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.44% 45.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7349 7572 6912
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 227 284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.55 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Open Text Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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
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 +2 6 £408 +25.38% 2
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 34 (31.78%) Content Management
2 28 (26.17%) SAP
3 27 (25.23%) Finance
4 25 (23.36%) Windows
5 24 (22.43%) Procure-to-pay
6 19 (17.76%) Project Management
6 19 (17.76%) SharePoint
6 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (17.76%) CMS
7 18 (16.82%) Change Management
8 17 (15.89%) .NET
8 17 (15.89%) Document Management
9 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.95%) RedDot
9 16 (14.95%) Oracle
9 16 (14.95%) C#
10 15 (14.02%) UNIX
10 15 (14.02%) SAP BW
11 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET
12 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
12 13 (12.15%) Waterfall
13 12 (11.21%) HTML
13 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
13 12 (11.21%) SQL
13 12 (11.21%) CSS
13 12 (11.21%) Web Services
13 12 (11.21%) XML
13 12 (11.21%) Migration
14 11 (10.28%) Publishing
14 11 (10.28%) SAP Certification

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 19 (17.76%) SharePoint
1 19 (17.76%) CMS
2 10 (9.35%) LiveLink
3 7 (6.54%) IIS
4 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.61%) Content Management Server
5 5 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.74%) Documentum
7 2 (1.87%) Apache
8 1 (0.93%) FileNet
8 1 (0.93%) Node.js
8 1 (0.93%) JBoss
8 1 (0.93%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.93%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.93%) WordPress
8 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Office
2 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) SAP SRM
2 8 (7.48%) SAP FI-AP
2 8 (7.48%) Cordys
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.87%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.87%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) Intranet
2 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 6 (5.61%) SAN
3 5 (4.67%) Firewall
3 5 (4.67%) LAN
3 5 (4.67%) WAN
4 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.74%) NAS
5 3 (2.80%) FTP
6 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.87%) VPN
6 2 (1.87%) DNS
6 2 (1.87%) SSL
6 2 (1.87%) DHCP
6 2 (1.87%) Extranet
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SAP BW
2 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.80%) DB2
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 27 (25.23%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Publishing
3 9 (8.41%) Legal
4 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.54%) Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.74%) Law
7 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Consultant
2 20 (18.69%) Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) SAP Consultant
5 12 (11.21%) Architect
6 10 (9.35%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Functional Consultant
7 8 (7.48%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.74%) CMS Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Trainer
10 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.80%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) .NET
2 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET
3 12 (11.21%) CSS
3 12 (11.21%) Web Services
3 12 (11.21%) XML
3 12 (11.21%) HTML
4 11 (10.28%) XSLT
5 8 (7.48%) jQuery
6 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (5.61%) Middleware
8 5 (4.67%) CSS3
8 5 (4.67%) HTML5
8 5 (4.67%) LINQ
8 5 (4.67%) RESTful
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (3.74%) XHTML
9 4 (3.74%) SOAP
10 3 (2.80%) ODBC
11 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Taxonomies
2 5 (4.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) W3C
5 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
5 2 (1.87%) Psychology
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.36%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) UNIX
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.74%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Content Management
2 24 (22.43%) Procure-to-pay
3 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (17.76%) Project Management
4 18 (16.82%) Change Management
5 17 (15.89%) Document Management
6 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.15%) Waterfall
8 12 (11.21%) Migration
9 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
9 9 (8.41%) Six Sigma
10 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.48%) ITIL
10 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.48%) UML
11 7 (6.54%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (5.61%) MVC
12 6 (5.61%) Information Management
12 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (4.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) C#
2 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.21%) SQL
3 9 (8.41%) Java
4 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.61%) VBScript
5 6 (5.61%) VB
6 5 (4.67%) C
7 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) SAP Certification
2 4 (3.74%) ISEB
3 3 (2.80%) Degree
3 3 (2.80%) CBAP
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.87%) MCDST
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) WAI
3 2 (1.87%) WCAG
4 1 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Varnish
3 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (3.74%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.74%) Control-M
2 4 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.93%) AppManager
Vendors
1 28 (26.17%) SAP
2 16 (14.95%) Oracle
2 16 (14.95%) RedDot
3 10 (9.35%) StreamServe
4 8 (7.48%) VMware
5 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.61%) Siebel
7 5 (4.67%) Cisco
7 5 (4.67%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.74%) Fujitsu
8 4 (3.74%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.74%) HP
8 4 (3.74%) CA
8 4 (3.74%) Symantec
9 3 (2.80%) Metastorm
10 2 (1.87%) Citrix
10 2 (1.87%) AppSense
11 1 (0.93%) Mitel
11 1 (0.93%) Compaq
11 1 (0.93%) EMC