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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 517 478 556
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +78
Contract jobs citing Open Text 84 97 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
25627 24987 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.26% 46.97% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 13806 13878
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 1083 1115 1388
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -31 80 £425 +6.25% 9
London +20 58 £450 +12.50% 3
South East +12 15 £388 - 2
City of London +34 10 £400 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +13 9 £388 - 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £350 +75.00% 1
Reading +15 3 £388 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £440 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £343 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Preston - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (26.45%) SAP
2 31 (20.00%) Finance
3 28 (18.06%) Windows
3 28 (18.06%) .NET
4 26 (16.77%) SharePoint
5 25 (16.13%) Oracle
5 25 (16.13%) Content Management
6 24 (15.48%) LiveLink
6 24 (15.48%) C#
6 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
7 23 (14.84%) Procure-to-pay
8 22 (14.19%) CMS
8 22 (14.19%) SQL
9 20 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 19 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.97%) Project Management
11 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
11 17 (10.97%) Change Management
11 17 (10.97%) Document Management
12 16 (10.32%) VMware
12 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (9.68%) Management Information System
13 15 (9.68%) Web Services
13 15 (9.68%) XML
14 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
14 14 (9.03%) MS Exchange
15 13 (8.39%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.39%) RedDot
16 12 (7.74%) SAP BW
16 12 (7.74%) CRM

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (16.77%) SharePoint
2 24 (15.48%) LiveLink
3 22 (14.19%) CMS
4 14 (9.03%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.52%) IIS
6 6 (3.87%) Content Management Server
6 6 (3.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.23%) Drupal
7 5 (3.23%) Alfresco
8 4 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.29%) Documentum
10 2 (1.29%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Office
2 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.94%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.74%) SAP SRM
2 7 (4.52%) SAP FI-AP
2 7 (4.52%) Cordys
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.58%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.58%) Maximo
5 3 (1.94%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.29%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.29%) Agresso
6 2 (1.29%) SAP R/3
6 2 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.29%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.65%) Tridion
7 1 (0.65%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.45%) Firewall
2 9 (5.81%) SAN
3 8 (5.16%) DHCP
3 8 (5.16%) LAN
3 8 (5.16%) WAN
3 8 (5.16%) DNS
4 6 (3.87%) Intranet
5 5 (3.23%) SMTP
6 3 (1.94%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.94%) VPN
6 3 (1.94%) NAS
7 2 (1.29%) Internet
7 2 (1.29%) Wireless
7 2 (1.29%) SSL
8 1 (0.65%) FTP
8 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.74%) SAP BW
3 8 (5.16%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.29%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Visual Studio
1 7 (4.52%) Subversion
2 5 (3.23%) JIRA
2 5 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.58%) Selenium
4 3 (1.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Banking
3 8 (5.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.52%) Legal
4 7 (4.52%) Publishing
5 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.94%) Military
6 3 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.29%) Local Government
7 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 2 (1.29%) Automotive
7 2 (1.29%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (29.03%) Consultant
2 25 (16.13%) Developer
3 23 (14.84%) SAP Consultant
4 18 (11.61%) Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Architect
5 14 (9.03%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.81%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Management Consultant
8 8 (5.16%) Functional Consultant
8 8 (5.16%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 7 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.52%) Information Manager
9 7 (4.52%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 6 (3.87%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.87%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.06%) .NET
2 20 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 15 (9.68%) Web Services
3 15 (9.68%) XML
4 10 (6.45%) jQuery
5 9 (5.81%) HTML
5 9 (5.81%) CSS
6 7 (4.52%) XSLT
6 7 (4.52%) Middleware
6 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (3.23%) RESTful
8 5 (3.23%) HTML5
8 5 (3.23%) CSS3
8 5 (3.23%) Ajax
8 5 (3.23%) WCF
8 5 (3.23%) LINQ
9 4 (2.58%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.16%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.87%) Taxonomies
4 5 (3.23%) Open Source
5 4 (2.58%) GIS
6 3 (1.94%) Clustering
6 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.94%) Wiki
7 2 (1.29%) Psychology
7 2 (1.29%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.29%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) PMI
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) CMDB
8 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Windows
2 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.16%) Linux
3 8 (5.16%) UNIX
4 3 (1.94%) Solaris
4 3 (1.94%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.13%) Content Management
2 23 (14.84%) Procure-to-pay
3 19 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (10.97%) Project Management
4 17 (10.97%) Change Management
4 17 (10.97%) Document Management
5 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (7.74%) PRINCE2
6 12 (7.74%) CRM
7 11 (7.10%) Regression Testing
7 11 (7.10%) MVC
8 10 (6.45%) Migration
8 10 (6.45%) Information Management
8 10 (6.45%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.81%) Web Development
10 8 (5.16%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.52%) Lean Six Sigma
11 7 (4.52%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.52%) Scrum
11 7 (4.52%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.48%) C#
2 22 (14.19%) SQL
3 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.81%) VB
5 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.87%) C
7 5 (3.23%) Java
7 5 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.58%) VBScript
9 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) ABAP
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.16%) SAP Certification
1 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.52%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.23%) MCSE
4 5 (3.23%) ISEB
5 3 (1.94%) CBAP
6 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MOS
7 1 (0.65%) MCDST
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.52%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.87%) ISA Server
4 6 (3.87%) vSphere
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (5.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.94%) Control-M
3 3 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.94%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.29%) AppManager
4 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (26.45%) SAP
2 25 (16.13%) Oracle
3 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.32%) VMware
5 13 (8.39%) RedDot
6 12 (7.74%) Siebel
7 11 (7.10%) Metastorm
8 8 (5.16%) Symantec
8 8 (5.16%) HP
9 7 (4.52%) Citrix
9 7 (4.52%) RightFax
10 5 (3.23%) Informatica
10 5 (3.23%) Cisco
10 5 (3.23%) Websense
10 5 (3.23%) Clearswift
11 4 (2.58%) IBM
11 4 (2.58%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.58%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.58%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.94%) EPiServer
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