The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank - 124 139
Contract jobs citing Open Text 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.25% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.58% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 - £35.00
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1479 1201 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.15% 43.63% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 580 696
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 99 91
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.07 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Open Text
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Cheshire - - - -
Open Text
England