The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 263 273 243
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.020% 0.097%
As % of the Applications category 0.37% 0.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £118 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -63.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £118 £358
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -67.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Open Workbench
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1079 1323 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.31% 13.52% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 699 728
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 156
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £25.00 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Open Workbench as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Open Workbench
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 Workbench across the South East region.

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Open Workbench
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex 0 4 - -
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Revenue Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 4 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Revenue Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP