The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 22 August 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 OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 573 527 523
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -4
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 22 51 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.096% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 49
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£650 £600 £567
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £753
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £850 £575
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenLink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenLink within the UK.

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenLink
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenLink within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

OpenLink Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenLink
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenLink within the UK.

OpenLink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenLink
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenLink within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 -56 20 £650 +8.33% 4
London -11 18 £650 +10.63% 4
City of London +18 2 £625 -1.96% 1
Scotland - 2 £450 -
Glasgow - 2 £450 -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 38 (79.17%) Endur
2 23 (47.92%) ETRM
3 20 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 20 (41.67%) Finance
4 17 (35.42%) Aligne
5 16 (33.33%) EMIR
5 16 (33.33%) Murex
6 15 (31.25%) ERP
6 15 (31.25%) SAP
6 15 (31.25%) ZaiNet
6 15 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (29.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (29.17%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (29.17%) MiFID
7 14 (29.17%) Triple Point
7 14 (29.17%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 14 (29.17%) Brady
8 9 (18.75%) Back Office
8 9 (18.75%) Java
9 8 (16.67%) C#
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) Banking
10 7 (14.58%) Front Office
10 7 (14.58%) .NET
11 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.42%) Migration
13 4 (8.33%) Oracle
13 4 (8.33%) TIBCO
13 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
13 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 38 (79.17%) Endur
2 17 (35.42%) Aligne
3 15 (31.25%) ZaiNet
3 15 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (29.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (29.17%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (29.17%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 3 (6.25%) Findur
6 2 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
1 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Back Office
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 7 (14.58%) Front Office
5 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) French Language
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Middle Office Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) TIBCO Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) FpML
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) XSLT
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Swaptions
3 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) ETRM
2 20 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 15 (31.25%) ERP
4 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.33%) Logistics
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Cash Management
8 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.08%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C++
3 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) EMIR
2 14 (29.17%) MiFID
3 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Murex
2 15 (31.25%) SAP
3 14 (29.17%) Triple Point
3 14 (29.17%) Brady
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 3 (6.25%) SunGard
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.08%) Trayport
7 1 (2.08%) Microgen
7 1 (2.08%) SmartStream
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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