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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text
Rank 360 311 337
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +26
Contract jobs citing Open Text 39 73 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.75% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 19
Average daily rate
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£525 £461 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +1 4 £388 -17.11%
Ealing - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (26.58%) Content Management
2 20 (25.32%) SAP
3 19 (24.05%) Document Management
4 18 (22.78%) Windows
5 17 (21.52%) Procure-to-pay
6 14 (17.72%) .NET
6 14 (17.72%) SharePoint
7 13 (16.46%) SAP BW
7 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.46%) CMS
8 12 (15.19%) Law
8 12 (15.19%) SAP Certification
8 12 (15.19%) Java
9 11 (13.92%) SQL
9 11 (13.92%) Publishing
9 11 (13.92%) Migration
10 10 (12.66%) Legal
10 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.66%) MS Office
10 10 (12.66%) Change Management
10 10 (12.66%) Intranet
11 9 (11.39%) Project Management
11 9 (11.39%) CSS
11 9 (11.39%) UNIX
11 9 (11.39%) RedDot
12 8 (10.13%) Finance
12 8 (10.13%) StreamServe
12 8 (10.13%) SAP SRM
12 8 (10.13%) SAP FI-AP
12 8 (10.13%) MS Excel

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (17.72%) SharePoint
2 13 (16.46%) CMS
3 6 (7.59%) LiveLink
3 6 (7.59%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) Documentum
4 5 (6.33%) WorkSite
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.53%) Apache
8 1 (1.27%) Node.js
8 1 (1.27%) nginx
8 1 (1.27%) FileNet
8 1 (1.27%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) ProjectWise
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.53%) MS Project
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) SAP SRM
1 8 (10.13%) SAP FI-AP
2 3 (3.80%) Siebel Analytics
2 3 (3.80%) SAP Travel Management
3 2 (2.53%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.53%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.53%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.27%) Cordys
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Intranet
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) FTP
3 2 (2.53%) Extranet
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) LDAP
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SAP BW
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) DB2
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.27%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.53%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.27%) Introscope
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (15.19%) Law
2 11 (13.92%) Publishing
3 10 (12.66%) Legal
4 8 (10.13%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Consultant
2 16 (20.25%) Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (15.19%) Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Release Manager
7 5 (6.33%) CMS Developer
7 5 (6.33%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Environment Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.80%) IT Support
9 3 (3.80%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) XML
4 6 (7.59%) HTML
4 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.59%) Web Services
5 5 (6.33%) XSLT
6 4 (5.06%) jQuery
7 3 (3.80%) XHTML
8 2 (2.53%) ODBC
8 2 (2.53%) Middleware
8 2 (2.53%) SOAP
8 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.27%) Java EE
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.27%) OSGi
9 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.27%) Struts
9 1 (1.27%) XSD
9 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) W3C
3 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) FMCG
4 2 (2.53%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.27%) DTV
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.27%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Content Management
2 19 (24.05%) Document Management
3 17 (21.52%) Procure-to-pay
4 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) Migration
6 10 (12.66%) Change Management
7 9 (11.39%) Project Management
8 8 (10.13%) ITIL
9 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.33%) OOP
10 5 (6.33%) Workflow
10 5 (6.33%) Information Management
11 4 (5.06%) Security Management
11 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.06%) OO
11 4 (5.06%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Java
2 11 (13.92%) SQL
3 8 (10.13%) C#
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.06%) VBScript
6 4 (5.06%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) C
8 2 (2.53%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) SAP Certification
2 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCDST
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) WAI
2 2 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) WCAG
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Varnish
3 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Nagios
2 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) SAP
2 9 (11.39%) RedDot
3 8 (10.13%) StreamServe
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.59%) Siebel
5 6 (7.59%) Interwoven
6 5 (6.33%) Citrix
6 5 (6.33%) Hummingbird
7 4 (5.06%) VMware
8 3 (3.80%) Meridio
8 3 (3.80%) DataFlux
9 2 (2.53%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.53%) Metastorm
10 1 (1.27%) Google
10 1 (1.27%) Pega
10 1 (1.27%) Aruba
10 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.27%) AppSense
10 1 (1.27%) Mitel