The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RightFax
Rank 577 561 578
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing RightFax 13 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.037% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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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

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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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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 24 July 2014.

RightFax Daily Rate Histogram 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

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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 24 July 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 -14 8 £300 - 1
South West - 2 £300 -
Bristol - 2 £300 -
London +1 1 £500 +66.66%
Pudsey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Leeds - - - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 29 (90.63%) MS Exchange
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (75.00%) Symantec
4 23 (71.88%) Blackberry
5 22 (68.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (68.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 15 (46.88%) Windows
7 13 (40.63%) Cisco
7 13 (40.63%) Lync
7 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 12 (37.50%) VMware
8 12 (37.50%) Open Text
9 11 (34.38%) Clearswift
9 11 (34.38%) MAILsweeper
9 11 (34.38%) SMTP
9 11 (34.38%) IronPort
9 11 (34.38%) MobileIron
9 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (31.25%) DHCP
10 10 (31.25%) MCSE
10 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 10 (31.25%) DNS
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (28.13%) Websense
12 8 (25.00%) VB

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 29 (90.63%) MS Exchange
2 22 (68.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (40.63%) Lync
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) LiveLink
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SMTP
2 10 (31.25%) DHCP
2 10 (31.25%) DNS
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Messaging Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Messaging Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Change Management
1 8 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 5 (15.63%) Change Control
3 5 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) MCSE
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
3 7 (21.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (34.38%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) Symantec
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco
4 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 12 (37.50%) Open Text
5 11 (34.38%) Clearswift
5 11 (34.38%) IronPort
5 11 (34.38%) MobileIron
6 9 (28.13%) Websense
7 6 (18.75%) IBM
8 4 (12.50%) Kofax
9 3 (9.38%) HP
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle
10 1 (3.13%) McAfee
10 1 (3.13%) Intel