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 May 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.

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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank - - 240
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £675 £625
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
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 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
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 5 (83.33%) Endur
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Findur

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Endur
2 1 (16.67%) Findur
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) TIBCO