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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 189 211 220
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 9 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 1.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
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£213 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £174 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £530 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £118
% change year-on-year
- +304.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
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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
951 1221 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.35% 16.91% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 844 894
Average daily rate £398 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.60 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 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 1 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 14 (82.35%) Legal
2 13 (76.47%) Law
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) MS Office
4 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) MOS
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) Document Management
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
9 3 (17.65%) Citrix
9 3 (17.65%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Interwoven
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.76%) VPN
10 2 (11.76%) SLA
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
11 1 (5.88%) Data Management
11 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (5.88%) MCTS
11 1 (5.88%) MCITP
11 1 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
11 1 (5.88%) CMDB

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (82.35%) Legal
2 13 (76.47%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Support Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Legal Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Deskside Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Document Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) System Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MOS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
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