The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 24 December 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 125 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Text 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% - 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£370 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-51.21% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
Open Text
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1020 974 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.98% 42.40% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 511 441
Average daily rate £363 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 66
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Open Text
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
North Yorkshire - 2 £373 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £285 -
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 8 (80.00%) CMS
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) RedDot
3 6 (60.00%) Content Management
4 4 (40.00%) LiveLink
4 4 (40.00%) EPiServer
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Vignette
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 8 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (40.00%) LiveLink
3 2 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) CMS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) RedDot
2 4 (40.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (20.00%) Vignette
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp