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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Workbench
Rank 268 241 229
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Applications category 0.15% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
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£118 £358 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.13% -5.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £118 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-69.87% +4.00%
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
1330 1447 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.42% 15.82% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 718 580
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 155 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.22 £29.95 £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015. 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 -5 1 £118 -81.20%
West Sussex -15 1 - -
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Resource Management
3 3 (50.00%) Video Editing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CA
3 3 (50.00%) BPR
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Resource Management
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) BPR
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Google