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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 532 482 515
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +33
Contract jobs citing Open Text 81 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 38
Average daily rate
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£418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £307 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1242 1169 1321
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -44 74 £416 +4.06% 16
London -23 47 £425 +6.25% 10
West Midlands -19 9 £475 +10.46% 2
Warwickshire - 9 £475 - 2
South West - 7 £305 -
City of London +2 6 £408 +19.50% 2
Bristol - 6 £308 -
Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Bromley - 2 £500 - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2
South East -22 1 £395 -22.92% 1
Leeds - 1 - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rugby - - - - 2
Warrington - - - -
Whitehaven - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (26.99%) Content Management
2 36 (22.09%) .NET
3 32 (19.63%) CMS
4 31 (19.02%) Finance
4 31 (19.02%) SAP
4 31 (19.02%) Windows
5 29 (17.79%) LiveLink
6 27 (16.56%) C#
6 27 (16.56%) SQL
7 24 (14.72%) JavaScript
7 24 (14.72%) Oracle
7 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET
7 24 (14.72%) RedDot
8 23 (14.11%) Change Management
8 23 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (14.11%) Project Management
8 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
9 22 (13.50%) XML
9 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (12.88%) Procure-to-pay
11 20 (12.27%) CSS
11 20 (12.27%) HTML
11 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
12 18 (11.04%) UNIX
12 18 (11.04%) Document Management
13 16 (9.82%) Migration
13 16 (9.82%) Web Services
13 16 (9.82%) Waterfall
14 15 (9.20%) Java
14 15 (9.20%) SQL Server

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (19.63%) CMS
2 29 (17.79%) LiveLink
3 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.52%) IIS
5 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.68%) Content Management Server
6 6 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.07%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.45%) Documentum
8 4 (2.45%) Apache
8 4 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.84%) JBoss
9 3 (1.84%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.23%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Lync
11 1 (0.61%) Node.js
11 1 (0.61%) FileNet
11 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) MS Office
2 5 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) SAP SRM
2 10 (6.13%) Cordys
3 8 (4.91%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (3.68%) SAP FI-AP
5 3 (1.84%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.23%) SAP R/3
6 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.23%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.61%) Tridion
7 1 (0.61%) Agresso
7 1 (0.61%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) Intranet
2 6 (3.68%) Internet
2 6 (3.68%) Firewall
2 6 (3.68%) SAN
3 5 (3.07%) LAN
3 5 (3.07%) WAN
4 4 (2.45%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.45%) NAS
5 3 (1.84%) FTP
6 2 (1.23%) DHCP
6 2 (1.23%) Extranet
6 2 (1.23%) VPN
6 2 (1.23%) DNS
6 2 (1.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.75%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.84%) MySQL
4 3 (1.84%) DB2
4 3 (1.84%) EDRMS
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.07%) Subversion
2 5 (3.07%) JIRA
3 4 (2.45%) Selenium
3 4 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.84%) Lombardi
5 2 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (19.02%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Publishing
3 10 (6.13%) Legal
4 8 (4.91%) Banking
5 7 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Automotive
7 3 (1.84%) Law
7 3 (1.84%) Military
7 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.77%) Developer
2 33 (20.25%) Consultant
3 24 (14.72%) Analyst
4 18 (11.04%) Architect
5 16 (9.82%) SAP Consultant
6 15 (9.20%) Project Manager
6 15 (9.20%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.91%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (4.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.68%) CMS Developer
9 6 (3.68%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.09%) .NET
2 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET
3 22 (13.50%) XML
4 20 (12.27%) CSS
4 20 (12.27%) HTML
5 16 (9.82%) Web Services
6 12 (7.36%) jQuery
7 11 (6.75%) XSLT
8 9 (5.52%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.29%) Middleware
9 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (3.68%) HTML5
11 5 (3.07%) LINQ
11 5 (3.07%) CSS3
11 5 (3.07%) RESTful
12 4 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (2.45%) WCF
12 4 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.29%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.45%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.84%) W3C
6 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) Psychology
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) GIS
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Windows
2 18 (11.04%) UNIX
3 9 (5.52%) Linux
4 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (2.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.99%) Content Management
2 23 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.11%) Project Management
2 23 (14.11%) Change Management
3 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.88%) Procure-to-pay
5 18 (11.04%) Document Management
6 16 (9.82%) Migration
6 16 (9.82%) Waterfall
7 14 (8.59%) PRINCE2
8 12 (7.36%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.75%) CRM
9 11 (6.75%) MVC
10 10 (6.13%) Web Development
11 9 (5.52%) ITIL
12 8 (4.91%) Six Sigma
12 8 (4.91%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.91%) UML
12 8 (4.91%) Information Management
13 7 (4.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.56%) C#
1 27 (16.56%) SQL
2 24 (14.72%) JavaScript
3 15 (9.20%) Java
4 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.68%) C
5 6 (3.68%) VBScript
5 6 (3.68%) VB
6 5 (3.07%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.23%) ABAP
7 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) ISEB
2 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) Degree
3 7 (4.29%) SAP Certification
4 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) CBAP
6 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MOS
7 1 (0.61%) MCDST
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) WAI
3 2 (1.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Varnish
3 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.45%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.45%) Control-M
2 4 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.61%) AppManager
Vendors
1 31 (19.02%) SAP
2 24 (14.72%) Oracle
2 24 (14.72%) RedDot
3 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.36%) Metastorm
5 10 (6.13%) StreamServe
6 8 (4.91%) VMware
7 7 (4.29%) IBM
8 6 (3.68%) Siebel
9 5 (3.07%) Cisco
10 4 (2.45%) HP
10 4 (2.45%) CA
10 4 (2.45%) Symantec
10 4 (2.45%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.45%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.45%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.45%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.84%) EPiServer
11 3 (1.84%) Pega
11 3 (1.84%) TIBCO
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £416.08 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago