Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OPENHousing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OPENHousing over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 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.

Capita OPENHousing
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 814 887
Rank change year-on-year -66 +73 -32
Contract jobs citing OPENHousing 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.073% 0.054% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
UK median daily rate £350 £218 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.92% -27.50% +16.50%
10th Percentile £233 £173 £231
90th Percentile £485 £268 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £42.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OPENHousing is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,882 7,442 8,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.84% 8.26% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,081 4,335 4,822
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 99 92
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £29.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.01% +6.84% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.39 £12.38 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.63 £57.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -37.50% +16.36% +25.00%

OPENHousing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OPENHousing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OPENHousing in the UK

OPENHousing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OPENHousing in the UK

OPENHousing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OPENHousing over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OPENHousing in the UK

OPENHousing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OPENHousing in the UK

OPENHousing
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OPENHousing within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London -30 5 £350 -
England -49 5 £350 +60.92%
South West - 3 £475 -
North of England - 2 £285 -
Yorkshire - 1 £220 -
North West - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OPENHousing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for OPENHousing.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (60.00%) Northgate
1 3 (60.00%) Northgate Housing
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Capita
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp

OPENHousing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Northgate
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Capita
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) VMware