The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 April 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.

OpenText
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 125
Contract jobs citing OpenText 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.069% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.14% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £405 £415
% change year-on-year +29.62% -2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 897 1411 1358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.28% 49.01% 50.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 744 751
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 85
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

OpenText
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

OpenText
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenText in the West Midlands