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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 244 262 240
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.010% 0.035%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.072% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1008 1385 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.77% 14.51% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 672 621
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 138 150
Average hourly rate £16.10 £15.79 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £32.50 £34.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex - 2 - -
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Open Workbench 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 Workbench.

1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Change Management
4 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
5 6 (46.15%) Resource Management
5 6 (46.15%) Line Management
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) Documentum
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) SAP
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management
8 3 (23.08%) Change Control
9 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (15.38%) APMP
9 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
9 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 2 (15.38%) ISEB
9 2 (15.38%) CA
9 2 (15.38%) Middleware
9 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (15.38%) CA PPM
9 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
10 1 (7.69%) Content Management
10 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
10 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
10 1 (7.69%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Open Workbench 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 Workbench. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Documentum
2 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) CA PPM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Re-Platforming Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Change Management
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) Line Management
3 6 (46.15%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Revenue Management
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) APMP
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) CA