The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 4 March 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text
Rank 115 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Open Text 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.54 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1172 1073 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.96% 48.75% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 508 348
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 60 117
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.48 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -27.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.00 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £95.55 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Text across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Text across the West Midlands region.

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Open Text
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Text within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Open Text 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 Open Text.

1 9 (90.00%) LiveLink
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Documentum
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Open Text 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 Open Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) LiveLink
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Documentum
2 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) EMC