The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 2 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 526 487 539
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +52
Contract jobs citing Open Text 85 96 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26091 25084 26860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.92% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14644 13917 13650
Average daily rate £386 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1121 1122 1341
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Text within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Open Text
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Open Text Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Open Text
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Text within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
England -19 80 £425 +6.25% 7
London +25 59 £450 +8.43% 4
South East +7 13 £388 - 2
City of London +38 11 £443 +22.91% 2
Berkshire +15 7 £388 - 1
Yorkshire +6 5 £350 +75.00%
Reading +11 3 £388 - 1
Oxford - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Preston - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Whitehaven - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Open Text 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 Text.

1 37 (24.67%) SAP
2 33 (22.00%) Finance
3 28 (18.67%) Windows
4 27 (18.00%) .NET
5 26 (17.33%) Content Management
6 24 (16.00%) Oracle
7 23 (15.33%) C#
7 23 (15.33%) CMS
8 22 (14.67%) LiveLink
9 21 (14.00%) SQL
9 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
9 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.00%) Procure-to-pay
10 20 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 20 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.33%) VMware
11 17 (11.33%) Change Management
11 17 (11.33%) Project Management
12 16 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (10.00%) MS Exchange
13 15 (10.00%) RedDot
14 14 (9.33%) Active Directory
14 14 (9.33%) Web Services
14 14 (9.33%) XML
14 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
15 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
16 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
16 12 (8.00%) Siebel
16 12 (8.00%) Document Management
16 12 (8.00%) SAP SRM

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Open Text 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 Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (15.33%) CMS
2 22 (14.67%) LiveLink
3 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
4 15 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.67%) IIS
6 6 (4.00%) Content Management Server
6 6 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.67%) Drupal
7 4 (2.67%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.33%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.33%) Documentum
10 1 (0.67%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Office
2 6 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) SAP SRM
2 7 (4.67%) Cordys
3 6 (4.00%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (2.67%) SAP FI
6 3 (2.00%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.33%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.33%) Agresso
7 2 (1.33%) SAP R/3
7 2 (1.33%) Siebel Analytics
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) Firewall
2 10 (6.67%) SAN
3 9 (6.00%) LAN
3 9 (6.00%) WAN
4 8 (5.33%) DNS
4 8 (5.33%) DHCP
5 5 (3.33%) SMTP
5 5 (3.33%) Intranet
6 4 (2.67%) NAS
6 4 (2.67%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.00%) VPN
8 2 (1.33%) Internet
8 2 (1.33%) Wireless
8 2 (1.33%) SSL
9 1 (0.67%) FTP
9 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) SAP BW
3 6 (4.00%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.33%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) QlikView
7 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio
1 7 (4.67%) Subversion
2 5 (3.33%) JIRA
2 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.67%) Selenium
4 2 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (22.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (4.67%) Legal
3 7 (4.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.67%) Publishing
4 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Military
5 3 (2.00%) Advertising
5 3 (2.00%) Automotive
6 2 (1.33%) Law
6 2 (1.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Consultant
2 25 (16.67%) Developer
3 22 (14.67%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (10.67%) Analyst
5 14 (9.33%) Architect
5 14 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Management Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (4.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.00%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 5 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.00%) .NET
2 20 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (9.33%) Web Services
3 14 (9.33%) XML
4 10 (6.67%) jQuery
5 9 (6.00%) HTML
5 9 (6.00%) CSS
6 8 (5.33%) Middleware
7 7 (4.67%) XSLT
7 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (4.00%) HTML5
9 5 (3.33%) RESTful
9 5 (3.33%) CSS3
9 5 (3.33%) WCF
9 5 (3.33%) LINQ
10 4 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.00%) Taxonomies
4 4 (2.67%) Open Source
4 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.00%) Wiki
5 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (1.33%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.33%) Psychology
6 2 (1.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
7 1 (0.67%) iPhone
7 1 (0.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
7 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.67%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) UNIX
3 9 (6.00%) Linux
3 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (2.67%) Solaris
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) Content Management
2 21 (14.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 20 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.33%) Project Management
4 17 (11.33%) Change Management
5 16 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (8.00%) Document Management
6 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.33%) CRM
7 11 (7.33%) Regression Testing
7 11 (7.33%) MVC
7 11 (7.33%) Migration
8 10 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.33%) Web Development
9 8 (5.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.67%) Scrum
10 7 (4.67%) ITIL
11 6 (4.00%) Six Sigma
11 6 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.33%) C#
2 21 (14.00%) SQL
3 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.00%) VB
5 8 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.00%) C
6 6 (4.00%) Java
7 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.33%) VBScript
8 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.67%) SAP Certification
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.33%) Degree
4 5 (3.33%) MCSE
4 5 (3.33%) ISEB
5 3 (2.00%) CBAP
6 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PMP
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) MOS
7 1 (0.67%) MCDST
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 14 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 6 (4.00%) vSphere
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.33%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.67%) Control-M
4 4 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.67%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.33%) AppManager
5 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) SAP
2 24 (16.00%) Oracle
3 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.33%) VMware
5 15 (10.00%) RedDot
6 12 (8.00%) Siebel
7 10 (6.67%) Metastorm
8 9 (6.00%) Symantec
9 8 (5.33%) HP
10 7 (4.67%) Citrix
10 7 (4.67%) RightFax
11 6 (4.00%) Cisco
12 5 (3.33%) Informatica
12 5 (3.33%) Websense
12 5 (3.33%) Clearswift
13 4 (2.67%) CA
13 4 (2.67%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.67%) IBM
13 4 (2.67%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.67%) LANDesk
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