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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 504 465 473
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Text 88 106 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 43
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£370 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-51.21% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -

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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Open Text Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 -46 84 £370 -7.50% 5
London -20 40 £445 +21.08% 4
South East -12 23 £188 -54.26% 1
East Sussex - 19 £184 - 1
Brighton - 19 £184 - 1
West Midlands -12 8 £500 +69.01%
Warwickshire - 8 £500 -
City of London -19 6 £375 +2.73% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £370 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £285 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £373 -
Leeds - 2 £285 -
York - 2 £373 -
Surrey -5 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Rugby - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
North West - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (33.93%) Content Management
2 52 (30.95%) .NET
3 48 (28.57%) CMS
4 43 (25.60%) SQL
5 39 (23.21%) RedDot
6 38 (22.62%) ASP.NET
7 37 (22.02%) CSS
7 37 (22.02%) JavaScript
8 35 (20.83%) HTML
9 33 (19.64%) XML
9 33 (19.64%) SAP
10 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (18.45%) Windows
12 30 (17.86%) Intranet
13 27 (16.07%) LiveLink
14 26 (15.48%) Web Services
15 25 (14.88%) jQuery
16 24 (14.29%) XSLT
16 24 (14.29%) C#
16 24 (14.29%) Finance
17 23 (13.69%) XHTML
18 22 (13.10%) Visual Studio
18 22 (13.10%) Publishing
19 21 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
19 21 (12.50%) User Experience
19 21 (12.50%) IIS
19 21 (12.50%) Oracle
19 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
20 20 (11.90%) Document Management
21 19 (11.31%) Ajax

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (28.57%) CMS
2 27 (16.07%) LiveLink
3 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 21 (12.50%) IIS
4 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.38%) Documentum
7 4 (2.38%) Apache
8 3 (1.79%) JBoss
8 3 (1.79%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.19%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.60%) Lync
10 1 (0.60%) Node.js
10 1 (0.60%) nginx
10 1 (0.60%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (6.55%) MS Office
3 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.79%) ProjectWise
6 2 (1.19%) MS Project
6 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.55%) SAP SRM
2 7 (4.17%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (2.98%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.38%) Siebel Analytics
5 3 (1.79%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.79%) Cordys
6 2 (1.19%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.60%) Tridion
7 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.86%) Intranet
2 8 (4.76%) Internet
3 7 (4.17%) SAN
4 6 (3.57%) NAS
5 5 (2.98%) FTP
5 5 (2.98%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.38%) LAN
6 4 (2.38%) WAN
6 4 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.38%) Firewall
7 2 (1.19%) Extranet
7 2 (1.19%) SSL
8 1 (0.60%) DHCP
8 1 (0.60%) VPN
8 1 (0.60%) DNS
8 1 (0.60%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) SAP BW
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.79%) DB2
4 3 (1.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.19%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 22 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.33%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.38%) JIRA
4 3 (1.79%) Subversion
4 3 (1.79%) Lombardi
4 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.19%) Selenium
5 2 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 24 (14.29%) Finance
2 22 (13.10%) Publishing
3 10 (5.95%) Legal
4 7 (4.17%) Law
5 6 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.79%) Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (33.33%) Developer
2 29 (17.26%) Consultant
3 26 (15.48%) Analyst
4 22 (13.10%) CMS Developer
5 19 (11.31%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (10.71%) Architect
7 12 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 7 (4.17%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 6 (3.57%) Administrator
9 6 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Tester
11 4 (2.38%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.95%) .NET
2 38 (22.62%) ASP.NET
3 37 (22.02%) CSS
4 35 (20.83%) HTML
5 33 (19.64%) XML
6 26 (15.48%) Web Services
7 25 (14.88%) jQuery
8 24 (14.29%) XSLT
9 23 (13.69%) XHTML
10 19 (11.31%) Ajax
10 19 (11.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (10.12%) XSD
12 9 (5.36%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.17%) Middleware
14 4 (2.38%) SOAP
14 4 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (1.79%) Java EE
15 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (1.79%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) User Experience
2 18 (10.71%) W3C
3 13 (7.74%) Web 2.0
4 12 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.38%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.79%) FMCG
9 2 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.19%) Psychology
10 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) PMI
10 1 (0.60%) GIS
10 1 (0.60%) iPhone
10 1 (0.60%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.45%) Windows
2 18 (10.71%) UNIX
3 13 (7.74%) Linux
4 7 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.38%) Solaris
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.93%) Content Management
2 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
4 20 (11.90%) Document Management
5 19 (11.31%) Web Development
6 18 (10.71%) OOP
7 16 (9.52%) Migration
8 15 (8.93%) Project Management
8 15 (8.93%) Change Management
9 14 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
10 12 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.95%) ITIL
11 10 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.36%) Information Management
12 9 (5.36%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.17%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.17%) Six Sigma
13 7 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.60%) SQL
2 37 (22.02%) JavaScript
3 24 (14.29%) C#
4 15 (8.93%) Java
5 9 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.57%) VBScript
8 5 (2.98%) VB
9 4 (2.38%) C
10 3 (1.79%) Perl
11 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.19%) ABAP
11 2 (1.19%) Python
11 2 (1.19%) Ruby
11 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (7.74%) SAP Certification
2 7 (4.17%) ISEB
2 7 (4.17%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.79%) MCDST
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) PMP
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) MOS
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) WAI
3 2 (1.19%) WCAG
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) SRDF
3 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (2.38%) BladeLogic
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (2.38%) Control-M
1 4 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.19%) Nagios
2 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (23.21%) RedDot
2 33 (19.64%) SAP
3 21 (12.50%) Oracle
4 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.93%) Adobe
6 13 (7.74%) Google
7 10 (5.95%) StreamServe
8 8 (4.76%) VMware
9 6 (3.57%) Capita
10 5 (2.98%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.98%) Citrix
10 5 (2.98%) Metastorm
11 4 (2.38%) Symantec
11 4 (2.38%) CA
11 4 (2.38%) Siebel
11 4 (2.38%) Cisco
11 4 (2.38%) IBM
11 4 (2.38%) EPiServer
11 4 (2.38%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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