The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 127 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing Open Text 1 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.12% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.29% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-40.85% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.86% 41.94% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LiveLink
2 2 (66.67%) RightFax
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Kofax
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) LiveLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) RightFax
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Kofax