The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RightFax 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 RightFax over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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 OpenText RightFax.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RightFax
Rank - 529 522
Contract jobs citing RightFax 0 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.061% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.13% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 6
Average daily rate
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- £324 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £463 £125
% change year-on-year
- +270.00%
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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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Jobs Demand Trend

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

RightFax Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RightFax
Daily Rate Trend

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

RightFax Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

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

RightFax Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RightFax
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RightFax within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
South East - - - -
England - - - -

RightFax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RightFax 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 RightFax.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) Intel
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) iPhone
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (18.75%) IronPort
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (18.75%) iPad
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) SLA
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RightFax 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 RightFax. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) LiveLink
3 2 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) MGCP
2 1 (6.25%) H.323
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) iPhone
2 3 (18.75%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) MOF
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) Intel
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) IronPort
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Verint
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Open Text
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee