The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank - 240 250
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.047% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £675 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £675 £550
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +22.72%
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 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
4319 4271 5023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.71% 49.08% 49.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2149 2169
Average daily rate £355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
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 270 261 295
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in the South East