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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RightFax
Rank 589 580 541
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Contract jobs citing RightFax 8 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.035% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.077% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-51.00% -
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
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1094 1054 1189
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 £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 April 2015.

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 12 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 April 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
England -12 8 £300 -16.66% 1
London -20 3 £375 +4.16%
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +5 1 £400 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -6 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £300 -
South East -25 1 £300 -40.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £190 -
Luton - 1 £190 -
Halifax - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £190 -

RightFax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) IronPort
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Intranet
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Mitel
5 2 (25.00%) Banking

RightFax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
2 1 (12.50%) TeleForm
2 1 (12.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) DSDM
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) IronPort
4 2 (25.00%) M86 Security
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Altiris
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Clearswift
5 1 (12.50%) Metastorm
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SAP