The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of OpenText products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenText over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenText
England / South East
Rank 235 255 258
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3  
Contract jobs citing OpenText 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Median daily rate £550 £526 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +23.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £508 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £720 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £513 £388
% change year-on-year -7.31% +32.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £57.50

OpenText is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3862 4522 4476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.20% 49.05% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2112 2685 2340
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 206 227
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.29 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

OpenText
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing OpenText as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenText in the South East

OpenText
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenText in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenText in the South East

OpenText
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenText in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenText in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenText in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenText in the South East

OpenText
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenText within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 5 £478 -
Surrey - 3 £550 -
Middlesex -3 1 £610 +15.91%
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
OpenText
England

OpenText
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenText also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for OpenText.

1 5 (50.00%) Documentum
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) Maximo
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (30.00%) PMP
3 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity

OpenText
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Documentum
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) DNN
3 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (10.00%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Kentico
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Maximo
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) EDI Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (30.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Alterian
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (10.00%) Telerik