The table below looks at the statistics for WorkSite skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WorkSite over the 3 months to 24 October 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 198 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.92% 1.01% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
981 1282 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.39% 17.63% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 899 828
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 46
Average hourly rate £17.93 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £35.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

WorkSite
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WorkSite across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WorkSite Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WorkSite
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WorkSite across the City of London region.

WorkSite Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WorkSite
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WorkSite across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WorkSite Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WorkSite
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WorkSite across the City of London region.

WorkSite Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WorkSite 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 WorkSite.

1 12 (85.71%) Legal
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) MS Office
3 10 (71.43%) Law
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) MOS
6 4 (28.57%) Document Management
6 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Interwoven
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (7.14%) MCSE
8 1 (7.14%) MCSA
8 1 (7.14%) MCP
8 1 (7.14%) C
8 1 (7.14%) SQL

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WorkSite 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 WorkSite. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (85.71%) Legal
2 10 (71.43%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Legal Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) Legal IT Trainer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Document Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) System Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MOS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Interwoven
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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