The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 512 484 532
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +48
Contract jobs citing Open Text 82 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 23
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £287 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 80 £438 +16.66% 13
London +31 58 £450 +12.50% 6
South East +8 18 £388 - 3
City of London +29 10 £400 +11.11%
Berkshire +12 10 £388 -
Reading +11 3 £388 -
Hampshire - 3 £343 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £425 +112.50% 1
South West - 2 £440 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £504 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £504 -
North East - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - -
Preston - - - -
Stevenage - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (22.94%) Windows
2 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 36 (21.18%) SAP
4 31 (18.24%) SharePoint
5 29 (17.06%) .NET
5 29 (17.06%) Oracle
6 28 (16.47%) SQL
6 28 (16.47%) Finance
7 26 (15.29%) Content Management
8 24 (14.12%) VMware
8 24 (14.12%) C#
9 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
10 22 (12.94%) Procure-to-pay
11 21 (12.35%) LiveLink
11 21 (12.35%) Web Services
11 21 (12.35%) MS Exchange
12 20 (11.76%) Project Management
12 20 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.18%) Change Management
13 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
14 18 (10.59%) IIS
14 18 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (10.59%) Management Information System
15 17 (10.00%) Document Management
15 17 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (9.41%) PowerShell
16 16 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (9.41%) XML
16 16 (9.41%) Siebel

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (18.24%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.35%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.35%) LiveLink
3 18 (10.59%) IIS
4 16 (9.41%) CMS
5 11 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.12%) Drupal
6 7 (4.12%) Alfresco
7 6 (3.53%) Content Management Server
8 4 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.35%) Apache
8 4 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.76%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.18%) Documentum
10 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MS Office
2 8 (4.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.76%) ProjectWise
5 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.29%) SAP SRM
2 7 (4.12%) SAP FI-AP
2 7 (4.12%) Cordys
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.35%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.35%) Maximo
5 3 (1.76%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.18%) Agresso
6 2 (1.18%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.18%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) Tridion
7 1 (0.59%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.59%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) Firewall
2 12 (7.06%) DHCP
2 12 (7.06%) DNS
3 11 (6.47%) LAN
3 11 (6.47%) WAN
3 11 (6.47%) SMTP
3 11 (6.47%) SAN
4 10 (5.88%) Intranet
5 3 (1.76%) Internet
6 2 (1.18%) Wireless
6 2 (1.18%) NAS
6 2 (1.18%) SSL
6 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.18%) FTP
6 2 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) EDRMS
3 10 (5.88%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.35%) QlikView
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.18%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Subversion
2 9 (5.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.94%) JIRA
4 4 (2.35%) Selenium
4 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 28 (16.47%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Banking
3 7 (4.12%) Legal
4 6 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.53%) Publishing
5 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.76%) Military
6 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Local Government
7 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Automotive
7 2 (1.18%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (28.82%) Consultant
2 23 (13.53%) Analyst
3 22 (12.94%) Developer
4 21 (12.35%) SAP Consultant
5 19 (11.18%) Architect
6 12 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.47%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Management Consultant
8 8 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Information Manager
9 7 (4.12%) Messaging Consultant
9 7 (4.12%) IT Support
10 6 (3.53%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.06%) .NET
2 21 (12.35%) Web Services
3 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
4 16 (9.41%) XML
5 12 (7.06%) CSS
5 12 (7.06%) HTML
5 12 (7.06%) jQuery
6 9 (5.29%) XSLT
7 8 (4.71%) RESTful
8 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (3.53%) WCF
9 6 (3.53%) Middleware
10 5 (2.94%) Ajax
10 5 (2.94%) LINQ
10 5 (2.94%) HTML5
10 5 (2.94%) CSS3
11 4 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.59%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.06%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.12%) Clustering
3 7 (4.12%) Open Source
4 6 (3.53%) Wiki
4 6 (3.53%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.76%) GIS
5 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.18%) Psychology
7 1 (0.59%) CMDB
7 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) FMCG
7 1 (0.59%) iPhone
7 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.94%) Windows
2 18 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.47%) Linux
5 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.53%) UNIX
7 5 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.18%) Solaris
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.59%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.29%) Content Management
2 22 (12.94%) Procure-to-pay
3 20 (11.76%) Project Management
3 20 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (11.18%) Change Management
5 17 (10.00%) Document Management
6 16 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (8.82%) CRM
8 13 (7.65%) Information Management
9 12 (7.06%) Web Development
10 11 (6.47%) Business Analysis
10 11 (6.47%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.47%) Regression Testing
10 11 (6.47%) MVC
10 11 (6.47%) Change Control
11 9 (5.29%) Scrum
11 9 (5.29%) ITIL
12 8 (4.71%) Migration
12 8 (4.71%) Information Architecture
12 8 (4.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.47%) SQL
2 24 (14.12%) C#
3 17 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (9.41%) PowerShell
5 13 (7.65%) VB
6 7 (4.12%) VBScript
7 6 (3.53%) C
8 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.76%) Java
9 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.59%) REXX
10 1 (0.59%) JCL
10 1 (0.59%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (5.88%) MCSE
1 10 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.53%) SAP Certification
4 5 (2.94%) ISEB
4 5 (2.94%) Degree
5 3 (1.76%) CBAP
6 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.59%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) SLA
1 4 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.24%) VMware ESX
3 11 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.29%) vSphere
4 9 (5.29%) ISA Server
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.47%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.18%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.18%) Control-M
3 2 (1.18%) AppManager
3 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.18%) SAP
3 29 (17.06%) Oracle
4 24 (14.12%) VMware
5 16 (9.41%) Siebel
6 14 (8.24%) RedDot
7 12 (7.06%) Metastorm
7 12 (7.06%) Symantec
7 12 (7.06%) RightFax
8 11 (6.47%) Clearswift
8 11 (6.47%) HP
9 10 (5.88%) Citrix
10 9 (5.29%) Informatica
10 9 (5.29%) Websense
11 7 (4.12%) IronPort
12 6 (3.53%) Atlassian
13 5 (2.94%) Lagan
13 5 (2.94%) Business Objects
14 4 (2.35%) Cisco
14 4 (2.35%) IBM
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