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 27 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 OpenText RightFax.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RightFax
Rank 585 573 584
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing RightFax 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.008% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£363 £463 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +42.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £325
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +42.30%
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
25763 25003 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.34% 46.85% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14425 13841 13899
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 1090 1121 1386
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

RightFax
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

RightFax
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RightFax within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

RightFax Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RightFax
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 9 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 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 13 £325 - 1
London - 6 £400 -
Bristol - 3 £300 -
South West - 3 £300 -
City of London - 2 £331 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

RightFax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Blackberry
4 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 17 (56.67%) Windows
5 16 (53.33%) Symantec
6 14 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (43.33%) VMware
7 13 (43.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 11 (36.67%) Cisco
9 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (30.00%) Lync
10 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (26.67%) Android
11 8 (26.67%) IBM
12 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (23.33%) IronPort
12 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (23.33%) Open Text
12 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (20.00%) MobileIron
13 6 (20.00%) vSphere
13 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (20.00%) DNS
13 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.00%) .NET
13 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
14 5 (16.67%) Websense

RightFax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (30.00%) Lync
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.00%) IIS
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (6.67%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (16.67%) SMTP
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Messaging Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Mobility Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Android
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Service Management
1 4 (13.33%) Change Management
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.00%) Change Control
2 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (16.67%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Symantec
3 13 (43.33%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco
5 8 (26.67%) IBM
6 7 (23.33%) IronPort
6 7 (23.33%) Open Text
7 6 (20.00%) MobileIron
8 5 (16.67%) Websense
8 5 (16.67%) Clearswift
8 5 (16.67%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) Intel
9 4 (13.33%) Kofax
10 3 (10.00%) Citrix
10 3 (10.00%) McAfee
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle
11 2 (6.67%) Verint