The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of OpenLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenLink over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £775 £638
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +21.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1465 1038 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.23% 44.63% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 593 878
Average daily rate £363 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 56 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -44.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
OpenLink
England

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in the South West