The first table below looks at the demand for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Application Platforms category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 580 530 499
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -31
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 16 21 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.043% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.25% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 36
Average daily rate £350 £400 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9638 8446 9854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.42% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5900 4775 5317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 419 446
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LiveLink within the UK.

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink within the UK.

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -53 14 £350 -12.50% 5
London -12 13 £350 -10.25% 2
City of London -8 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Daresbury - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 22 (66.67%) Open Text
2 11 (33.33%) Document Management
3 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) SAP
5 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 7 (21.21%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (18.18%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) MS Office
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) EDRMS
8 4 (12.12%) Maximo
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
8 4 (12.12%) Information Management
9 3 (9.09%) Subversion
9 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (9.09%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (9.09%) Use Case
9 3 (9.09%) CollabNet

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Portal
4 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) ProjectWise
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) EDRMS
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) EDMS
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
1 3 (9.09%) Hudson
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.09%) JDeveloper
1 3 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CE
2 1 (3.03%) NWDI
2 1 (3.03%) NWDS
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support
3 4 (12.12%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 3 (9.09%) SOA Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.06%) Server Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Portals Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (9.09%) WSDL
3 3 (9.09%) JDBC
3 3 (9.09%) XSD
3 3 (9.09%) XSL
3 3 (9.09%) XSLT
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Document Management
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) CRM
4 4 (12.12%) Information Management
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) RUP
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) CAD
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Open Text
2 8 (24.24%) SAP
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) CollabNet
4 3 (9.09%) Kofax
4 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
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