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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 530 516 471
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -45
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 33 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.29% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 17
Average daily rate
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£220 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.93% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £207 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £373 -
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8347 7833 7469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.60% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5328 4756 4294
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 325 405
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 24 £190 -30.90% 16
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
East of England - 2 - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 1
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WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 52 (76.47%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) MS Office
3 45 (66.18%) Legal
4 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
4 41 (60.29%) Law
5 38 (55.88%) Windows 7
6 37 (54.41%) Citrix
7 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 24 (35.29%) Interwoven
8 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 23 (33.82%) Windows XP
10 22 (32.35%) Blackberry
11 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (26.47%) MOS
12 18 (26.47%) VPN
13 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (22.06%) SCCM
14 13 (19.12%) Terminal Server
14 13 (19.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (19.12%) Document Management
15 12 (17.65%) Finance
15 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.18%) SLA
16 11 (16.18%) AppSense
17 9 (13.24%) VMware
17 9 (13.24%) HP
17 9 (13.24%) ITIL
17 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (10.29%) E-Learning
19 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (19.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 49 (72.06%) MS Office
2 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) VPN
2 3 (4.41%) LAN
2 3 (4.41%) WAN
2 3 (4.41%) DHCP
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) NAS
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) MPLS
3 2 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) Extranet
4 1 (1.47%) 3G
4 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) IDOL
General
1 45 (66.18%) Legal
2 41 (60.29%) Law
3 12 (17.65%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (63.24%) Analyst
2 25 (36.76%) Service Desk Analyst
2 25 (36.76%) Service Analyst
3 24 (35.29%) Support Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (13.24%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Trainer
7 5 (7.35%) IT Trainer
7 5 (7.35%) IT Support
8 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Legal Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Legal IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) WinForms
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.29%) E-Learning
3 5 (7.35%) CMDB
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Replication
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Windows 7
3 23 (33.82%) Windows XP
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Document Management
2 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.41%) CRM
4 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.41%) Change Control
5 2 (2.94%) Analytics
5 2 (2.94%) Data Analytics
5 2 (2.94%) Quality Management
5 2 (2.94%) Process Management
5 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.94%) Migration
5 2 (2.94%) Practice Management
5 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.47%) Service Management
6 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.47%) Release Management
6 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) C#
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
1 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) MOS
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) MCSE
3 4 (5.88%) MCSA
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
6 1 (1.47%) MCTS
6 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) Terminal Server
3 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) XenServer
5 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Citrix
2 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.29%) Interwoven
4 11 (16.18%) AppSense
5 9 (13.24%) VMware
5 9 (13.24%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Progress
7 3 (4.41%) CommVault
7 3 (4.41%) Reuters
7 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.94%) Meridio
8 2 (2.94%) Hummingbird
8 2 (2.94%) Open Text
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp
9 1 (1.47%) Nokia
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