The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 259 230 243
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Text 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.059% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£395 £513 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% +20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4569 4151 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.16% 49.15% 49.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2393 2094 2001
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 243 301
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Open Text
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (31.82%) Metastorm
2 6 (27.27%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) CMS
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Process Management
4 4 (18.18%) DSDM
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (9.09%) LiveLink
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (4.55%) TeamSite
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (9.09%) SAP SRM
3 1 (4.55%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Military
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 4 (18.18%) XML
1 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (18.18%) WCF
1 4 (18.18%) jQuery
1 4 (18.18%) Ajax
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Web Development
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Process Management
3 4 (18.18%) DSDM
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) BPMN
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Metastorm
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Software AG
5 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.55%) Ariba