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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 496 466 517
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +51
Contract jobs citing Open Text 91 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 35 24
Average daily rate £350 £425 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +38.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £322 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £475 £250
% change year-on-year
-34.73% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 22 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -62 91 £350 -17.64% 7
London +8 63 £360 -7.69% 7
North West -25 13 £325 -31.57%
City of London -13 12 £370 +13.84% 6
Lancashire -15 9 £305 -23.75%
South West - 7 £353 -
West Midlands -16 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £406 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
South East - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
East of England - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 54 (27.27%) Document Management
2 52 (26.26%) Windows
3 51 (25.76%) SharePoint
4 46 (23.23%) Management Information System
5 38 (19.19%) SAP
6 36 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (17.68%) Active Directory
8 34 (17.17%) VMware
9 31 (15.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (15.15%) Blackberry
10 30 (15.15%) Clearswift
10 30 (15.15%) MAILsweeper
10 30 (15.15%) LiveLink
10 30 (15.15%) RightFax
11 29 (14.65%) PowerShell
11 29 (14.65%) SMTP
12 28 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (13.64%) Symantec
13 27 (13.64%) MCSE
13 27 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 26 (13.13%) Information Architecture
15 25 (12.63%) DNS
16 24 (12.12%) DHCP
16 24 (12.12%) VMware ESX
17 23 (11.62%) VB
18 22 (11.11%) SQL Server
18 22 (11.11%) SQL

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (25.76%) SharePoint
2 36 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 31 (15.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (15.15%) LiveLink
5 20 (10.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (8.08%) IIS
7 9 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (3.54%) Alfresco
9 6 (3.03%) Drupal
9 6 (3.03%) Apache
10 4 (2.02%) WorkSite
10 4 (2.02%) CMS
11 3 (1.52%) Documentum
11 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.01%) Node.js
12 2 (1.01%) nginx
12 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.51%) SAS
13 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.52%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) SAP SRM
1 7 (3.54%) SAP MDM
2 4 (2.02%) SAP FI-AP
2 4 (2.02%) Siebel Analytics
2 4 (2.02%) Maximo
3 3 (1.52%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.51%) e-Work
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.65%) SMTP
2 25 (12.63%) DNS
3 24 (12.12%) DHCP
4 9 (4.55%) LAN
4 9 (4.55%) Intranet
4 9 (4.55%) SAN
4 9 (4.55%) Firewall
5 8 (4.04%) WAN
6 2 (1.01%) FTP
7 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) LDAP
7 1 (0.51%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 12 (6.06%) EDRMS
4 6 (3.03%) DB2
5 5 (2.53%) EDMS
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.02%) QlikView
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.51%) MS Access
9 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Subversion
2 7 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.03%) NWDI
4 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.01%) JIRA
5 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.51%) SAP CE
General
1 15 (7.58%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (3.54%) Banking
2 7 (3.54%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.53%) Law
4 4 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (33.84%) Consultant
2 34 (17.17%) Architect
3 26 (13.13%) SAP Consultant
4 22 (11.11%) Analyst
4 22 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
5 19 (9.60%) Information Architect
6 15 (7.58%) Developer
7 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 10 (5.05%) Administrator
9 8 (4.04%) Enterprise Consultant
10 7 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.54%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.03%) IT Support
11 6 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
11 6 (3.03%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.03%) Management Consultant
12 5 (2.53%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.53%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.53%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.53%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.60%) .NET
2 12 (6.06%) Web Services
3 9 (4.55%) CSS
4 8 (4.04%) HTML
5 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.54%) SAP Basis
6 5 (2.53%) XML
7 4 (2.02%) jQuery
8 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.52%) WCF
8 3 (1.52%) RESTful
8 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.01%) WinForms
9 2 (1.01%) Ajax
9 2 (1.01%) JSON
9 2 (1.01%) XSLT
9 2 (1.01%) JSP
9 2 (1.01%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.51%) J2EE
10 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.23%) Management Information System
2 30 (15.15%) Blackberry
3 20 (10.10%) Taxonomies
4 13 (6.57%) Clustering
5 7 (3.54%) Wiki
5 7 (3.54%) Open Source
6 4 (2.02%) Firmware
7 3 (1.52%) GIS
7 3 (1.52%) FMCG
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.26%) Windows
2 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.54%) Linux
3 7 (3.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.03%) AIX
5 4 (2.02%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.01%) UNIX
7 1 (0.51%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.27%) Document Management
2 26 (13.13%) Information Architecture
3 21 (10.61%) Server Monitoring
4 18 (9.09%) Change Control
5 16 (8.08%) ITIL
6 15 (7.58%) Project Management
7 14 (7.07%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.07%) Content Management
8 13 (6.57%) Procure-to-pay
9 12 (6.06%) Regression Testing
9 12 (6.06%) Information Management
10 11 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.55%) Six Sigma
11 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (4.04%) Migration
12 8 (4.04%) CRM
13 7 (3.54%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.65%) PowerShell
2 23 (11.62%) VB
3 22 (11.11%) SQL
4 12 (6.06%) C#
5 9 (4.55%) Java
6 7 (3.54%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.53%) VBScript
9 4 (2.02%) C
10 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) JCL
12 1 (0.51%) REXX
12 1 (0.51%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 28 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (13.64%) MCSE
3 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.04%) SAP Certification
5 7 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.52%) Degree
7 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB
9 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) SLA
2 6 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) EMIR
System Software
1 35 (17.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 19 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (9.09%) vSphere
4 18 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 7 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.01%) Varnish
7 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.51%) XenApp
7 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (15.15%) MAILsweeper
2 27 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 11 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.03%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.51%) AppManager
5 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.19%) SAP
3 34 (17.17%) VMware
4 30 (15.15%) Clearswift
4 30 (15.15%) RightFax
5 27 (13.64%) Symantec
6 21 (10.61%) Oracle
7 19 (9.60%) Websense
8 14 (7.07%) Citrix
8 14 (7.07%) Siebel
9 10 (5.05%) Vignette
10 9 (4.55%) HP
10 9 (4.55%) Informatica
11 7 (3.54%) RedDot
11 7 (3.54%) IronPort
12 6 (3.03%) Atlassian
12 6 (3.03%) Remedy
12 6 (3.03%) Sybase
12 6 (3.03%) Business Objects
13 5 (2.53%) Metastorm
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