The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 203 187 219
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.16% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.97% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate £261 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £169 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WorkSite
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 10 (90.91%) Law
2 7 (63.64%) Legal
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) MOS
6 3 (27.27%) Document Management
6 3 (27.27%) Interwoven
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) WCF
8 1 (9.09%) WPF
8 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (90.91%) Law
2 7 (63.64%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Legal Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Deskside Support
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Document Management
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MOS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Interwoven
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Open Text