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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 533 472 477
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Text 74 106 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 40
Average daily rate
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£418 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
25422 24038 24478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.55% 46.25% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14968 13682 12666
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1238 1190 1329
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -57 67 £416 +19.09% 13
London -27 42 £425 +20.31% 4
West Midlands -19 9 £475 +60.47%
Warwickshire - 9 £475 -
City of London -14 6 £408 +25.38%
Yorkshire - 2 - - 5
South East -20 1 £395 -26.51% 2
Leeds - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Whitehaven - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Havant - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (27.67%) Content Management
2 35 (22.01%) .NET
2 35 (22.01%) Windows
3 34 (21.38%) CMS
4 33 (20.75%) SAP
5 29 (18.24%) LiveLink
5 29 (18.24%) Finance
6 28 (17.61%) C#
7 27 (16.98%) SQL
8 25 (15.72%) RedDot
9 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
9 24 (15.09%) ASP.NET
10 23 (14.47%) XML
11 22 (13.84%) Change Management
12 21 (13.21%) Oracle
13 20 (12.58%) HTML
13 20 (12.58%) CSS
13 20 (12.58%) SharePoint
13 20 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.95%) Procure-to-pay
15 18 (11.32%) Project Management
15 18 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.69%) Document Management
17 16 (10.06%) UNIX
18 15 (9.43%) Web Services
18 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
18 15 (9.43%) Waterfall
19 14 (8.81%) Java
20 13 (8.18%) Migration

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (21.38%) CMS
2 29 (18.24%) LiveLink
3 20 (12.58%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.03%) IIS
5 7 (4.40%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.77%) Content Management Server
6 6 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.52%) Documentum
8 4 (2.52%) Apache
8 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.89%) JBoss
9 3 (1.89%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.26%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.63%) Lync
11 1 (0.63%) Node.js
11 1 (0.63%) nginx
11 1 (0.63%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Office
2 4 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.26%) ProjectWise
3 2 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (8.18%) SAP SRM
2 10 (6.29%) Cordys
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.52%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (1.26%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.63%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.63%) Tridion
6 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.63%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.55%) Intranet
2 7 (4.40%) Internet
3 5 (3.14%) SAN
4 4 (2.52%) LAN
4 4 (2.52%) WAN
4 4 (2.52%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.52%) FTP
4 4 (2.52%) Firewall
4 4 (2.52%) NAS
5 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.26%) SSL
6 2 (1.26%) Extranet
7 1 (0.63%) FCoE
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.55%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 3 (1.89%) DB2
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.14%) Subversion
2 5 (3.14%) JIRA
3 4 (2.52%) Selenium
3 4 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.89%) Lombardi
5 2 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (18.24%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Publishing
3 10 (6.29%) Legal
4 7 (4.40%) Banking
5 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.14%) Law
6 5 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.52%) Automotive
8 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (27.04%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) Consultant
3 27 (16.98%) Analyst
4 15 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Architect
5 14 (8.81%) SAP Consultant
6 11 (6.92%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.03%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (3.77%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.77%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (3.77%) CMS Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.14%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.01%) .NET
2 24 (15.09%) ASP.NET
3 23 (14.47%) XML
4 20 (12.58%) CSS
4 20 (12.58%) HTML
5 15 (9.43%) Web Services
6 12 (7.55%) jQuery
7 11 (6.92%) XSLT
8 9 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.40%) Middleware
9 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (3.77%) HTML5
11 5 (3.14%) LINQ
11 5 (3.14%) RESTful
11 5 (3.14%) CSS3
12 4 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (2.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.52%) Taxonomies
4 4 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.89%) FMCG
5 3 (1.89%) W3C
6 2 (1.26%) Psychology
6 2 (1.26%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.26%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.01%) Windows
2 16 (10.06%) UNIX
3 10 (6.29%) Linux
4 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.52%) Solaris
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.67%) Content Management
2 22 (13.84%) Change Management
3 20 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.95%) Procure-to-pay
5 18 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (11.32%) Project Management
6 17 (10.69%) Document Management
7 15 (9.43%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.18%) Migration
9 11 (6.92%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.29%) Web Development
10 10 (6.29%) MVC
11 9 (5.66%) Information Management
12 8 (5.03%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.03%) ITIL
12 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.03%) UML
13 7 (4.40%) CRM
13 7 (4.40%) Six Sigma
13 7 (4.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.61%) C#
2 27 (16.98%) SQL
3 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.81%) Java
5 9 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.77%) VBScript
6 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.14%) VB
7 5 (3.14%) C
8 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.26%) ABAP
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.92%) ISEB
2 9 (5.66%) SAP Certification
3 7 (4.40%) Degree
4 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) CBAP
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.89%) MCDST
6 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) WAI
3 2 (1.26%) WCAG
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) SRDF
3 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.52%) Control-M
2 4 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.52%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (20.75%) SAP
2 25 (15.72%) RedDot
3 21 (13.21%) Oracle
4 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.29%) Metastorm
5 10 (6.29%) StreamServe
6 8 (5.03%) VMware
7 6 (3.77%) Siebel
8 5 (3.14%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.52%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.52%) Fujitsu
9 4 (2.52%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.52%) Cisco
9 4 (2.52%) IBM
9 4 (2.52%) HP
9 4 (2.52%) Symantec
9 4 (2.52%) Citrix
9 4 (2.52%) CA
10 3 (1.89%) RightFax
10 3 (1.89%) EPiServer
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