The table below looks at the statistics for WorkSite skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WorkSite over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 541 514 527
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 38 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.078% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Average daily rate
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£200 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £159 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £123
% change year-on-year
- +287.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9093 8384 9445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.27% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5468 4987 5481
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 357 453
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

WorkSite
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WorkSite Jobs Demand Trend in England

WorkSite
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WorkSite Daily Rate Trend in England

WorkSite
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WorkSite across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

WorkSite Daily Rate Histogram in England

WorkSite
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WorkSite Hourly Rate Trend in England

WorkSite
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WorkSite within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 30 £200 - 1
South East - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
WorkSite
UK

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (69.49%) Law
2 40 (67.80%) Legal
3 35 (59.32%) MS Office
3 35 (59.32%) Windows
4 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
5 28 (47.46%) Windows 7
6 22 (37.29%) Windows XP
7 20 (33.90%) Citrix
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
8 18 (30.51%) Document Management
9 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (16.95%) Interwoven
11 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
12 8 (13.56%) MOS
13 7 (11.86%) ITIL
13 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
14 6 (10.17%) Finance
14 6 (10.17%) E-Learning
15 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
15 5 (8.47%) CRM
15 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
16 4 (6.78%) HTML
16 4 (6.78%) Adobe
16 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
16 4 (6.78%) Intranet
16 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
16 4 (6.78%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (6.78%) Lync
16 4 (6.78%) Banking

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) FileNet
4 1 (1.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (59.32%) MS Office
2 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.78%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Intranet
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) IDOL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 41 (69.49%) Law
2 40 (67.80%) Legal
3 6 (10.17%) Finance
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Analyst
2 20 (33.90%) Support Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (20.34%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (16.95%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (16.95%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 10 (16.95%) Service Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Trainer
7 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support
7 6 (10.17%) IT Trainer
7 6 (10.17%) Legal Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
8 5 (8.47%) Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Desktop Team Leader
9 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.78%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (5.08%) Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) WinForms
4 1 (1.69%) WF
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.17%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.39%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Windows 7
3 22 (37.29%) Windows XP
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Document Management
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) CRM
3 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.08%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.39%) Workflow
6 2 (3.39%) Content Management
6 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.69%) System Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Migration
7 1 (1.69%) Data Management
7 1 (1.69%) Security Management
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Citrix
2 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.95%) Interwoven
4 4 (6.78%) Adobe
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.39%) Open Text
7 1 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (1.69%) AppSense
7 1 (1.69%) Meridio
7 1 (1.69%) Avaya
7 1 (1.69%) Nokia
7 1 (1.69%) Hummingbird
7 1 (1.69%) SAP