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 1 September 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 238 232 253
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.090% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 0.68% 0.64% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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£358 £380 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +64.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £352 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1480 1248 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.92% 14.09% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 586 613
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 137 177
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £25.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Workbench across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Open Workbench Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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
Surrey - 5 £238 - 1
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Critical Path Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Documentum
5 2 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) CA Clarity
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) CA Clarity
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) PMO Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Google