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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 200 203 211
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 5 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 1.54% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£170 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £391 £123
% change year-on-year
-68.05% +219.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1166 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.87% 16.41% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 791 915
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 38
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% -12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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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
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 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) Law
2 10 (90.91%) Legal
3 9 (81.82%) MS Office
4 8 (72.73%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) MOS
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Document Management
8 1 (9.09%) Data Management
8 1 (9.09%) Open Text
8 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
8 1 (9.09%) SCCM
8 1 (9.09%) System Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (9.09%) WCF
8 1 (9.09%) WPF
8 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Adobe
8 1 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 11 (100.00%) Law
2 10 (90.91%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) Legal Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Deskside Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Security Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Open Text
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