The table below looks at the statistics for OpenWorks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenWorks over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Halliburton OpenWorks
Rank - - 576
Contract jobs citing OpenWorks 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.006%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4159 4769 4653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 9.41% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2730 2396
Average daily rate £438 £438 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 35 56
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £28.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £13.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £61.53 £61.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

OpenWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenWorks
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenWorks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenWorks
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenWorks
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenWorks 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 OpenWorks.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

OpenWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenWorks 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 OpenWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring