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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 528 504 545
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +41
Contract jobs citing Open Text 84 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 38 29
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 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 19 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 -7 76 £425 +6.25% 14
London +19 55 £450 +12.50% 8
South East +11 9 £388 - 1
City of London +24 6 £428 +31.53%
Yorkshire +6 6 £350 +75.00% 2
West Yorkshire +9 4 £350 +75.00% 1
Berkshire - 4 £388 -
Reading - 3 £388 -
South West - 2 £335 - 3
Leeds +1 1 £425 +112.50% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £418 +39.16% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £418 - 1
Warwick - 1 £418 - 1
Kent - 1 £395 -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £295 - 1
Bromley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Preston - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 (23.42%) SAP
2 35 (22.15%) Content Management
3 34 (21.52%) Windows
4 33 (20.89%) Finance
5 29 (18.35%) .NET
6 26 (16.46%) CMS
7 25 (15.82%) LiveLink
7 25 (15.82%) Oracle
8 24 (15.19%) C#
9 22 (13.92%) ASP.NET
10 21 (13.29%) SQL
10 21 (13.29%) Procure-to-pay
11 20 (12.66%) XML
11 20 (12.66%) UNIX
11 20 (12.66%) Project Management
11 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
11 20 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.03%) Change Management
13 18 (11.39%) SharePoint
13 18 (11.39%) JavaScript
14 17 (10.76%) RedDot
14 17 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (10.13%) Document Management
15 16 (10.13%) Java
15 16 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
16 15 (9.49%) Web Services
17 14 (8.86%) CSS
17 14 (8.86%) HTML
17 14 (8.86%) Active Directory

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 26 (16.46%) CMS
2 25 (15.82%) LiveLink
3 18 (11.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.70%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.06%) IIS
6 6 (3.80%) Content Management Server
7 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.53%) Apache
8 4 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.90%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.27%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.63%) Node.js
11 1 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.63%) Drupal
11 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.63%) WordPress
11 1 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Office
2 6 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.59%) SAP SRM
2 10 (6.33%) Cordys
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (3.80%) SAP FI-AP
5 4 (2.53%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.90%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.27%) Agresso
7 2 (1.27%) SAP R/3
7 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.27%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.27%) Siebel Analytics
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.63%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) Firewall
2 7 (4.43%) SAN
2 7 (4.43%) DHCP
2 7 (4.43%) DNS
3 6 (3.80%) LAN
3 6 (3.80%) WAN
4 5 (3.16%) Intranet
5 4 (2.53%) Internet
5 4 (2.53%) SMTP
5 4 (2.53%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.53%) NAS
6 3 (1.90%) FTP
6 3 (1.90%) VPN
7 2 (1.27%) Extranet
7 2 (1.27%) SSL
7 2 (1.27%) Wireless
8 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.16%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.90%) MySQL
5 3 (1.90%) DB2
6 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.27%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.80%) Subversion
3 5 (3.16%) JIRA
4 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.53%) Selenium
4 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.90%) Lombardi
6 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
General
1 33 (20.89%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Banking
2 9 (5.70%) Legal
3 7 (4.43%) Publishing
3 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.90%) Military
5 3 (1.90%) Advertising
5 3 (1.90%) Automotive
5 3 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Local Government
6 2 (1.27%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (31.01%) Consultant
2 29 (18.35%) Developer
3 22 (13.92%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (10.76%) Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.59%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.33%) Management Consultant
8 8 (5.06%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 6 (3.80%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.80%) SAP P2P Consultant
11 5 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Trainer
12 4 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (2.53%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.35%) .NET
2 22 (13.92%) ASP.NET
3 20 (12.66%) XML
4 15 (9.49%) Web Services
5 14 (8.86%) CSS
5 14 (8.86%) HTML
6 11 (6.96%) jQuery
7 9 (5.70%) XSLT
8 8 (5.06%) Middleware
9 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.80%) HTML5
11 5 (3.16%) CSS3
11 5 (3.16%) RESTful
11 5 (3.16%) LINQ
12 4 (2.53%) Ajax
12 4 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (2.53%) WCF
12 4 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.43%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.80%) Taxonomies
4 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.27%) Psychology
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.52%) Windows
2 20 (12.66%) UNIX
3 11 (6.96%) Linux
4 4 (2.53%) Solaris
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.15%) Content Management
2 21 (13.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 20 (12.66%) Project Management
3 20 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (12.03%) Change Management
5 17 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.13%) Document Management
6 16 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (8.86%) Migration
8 13 (8.23%) CRM
9 12 (7.59%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.96%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.96%) Regression Testing
10 11 (6.96%) MVC
11 10 (6.33%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.33%) Web Development
12 8 (5.06%) UML
12 8 (5.06%) ITIL
12 8 (5.06%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.43%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.19%) C#
2 21 (13.29%) SQL
3 18 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.13%) Java
5 10 (6.33%) VB
6 8 (5.06%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.43%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.80%) C
9 4 (2.53%) VBScript
9 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.43%) SAP Certification
3 6 (3.80%) ISEB
4 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.53%) MCSE
6 3 (1.90%) CBAP
7 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.63%) IIBA
8 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) MOS
8 1 (0.63%) MCDST
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 14 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.16%) vSphere
3 5 (3.16%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.53%) Control-M
3 4 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.53%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.53%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.27%) AppManager
4 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (23.42%) SAP
2 25 (15.82%) Oracle
3 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.76%) RedDot
5 13 (8.23%) VMware
5 13 (8.23%) Metastorm
6 10 (6.33%) StreamServe
7 8 (5.06%) Symantec
8 7 (4.43%) RightFax
8 7 (4.43%) IBM
8 7 (4.43%) Siebel
9 6 (3.80%) Cisco
10 5 (3.16%) LANDesk
10 5 (3.16%) HP
11 4 (2.53%) CA
11 4 (2.53%) Websense
11 4 (2.53%) Clearswift
11 4 (2.53%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.53%) Sitecore
11 4 (2.53%) Fujitsu
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