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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 538 526 503
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 42 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.067% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.45% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 9
Average daily rate
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£210 £288 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +59.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £373 -
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
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
9375 8563 8493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.97% 18.01% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6088 5328 4867
Average daily rate £397 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 381 418
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.24 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
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 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +8 35 £210 +40.00% 7
East of England - 2 - -
North West -8 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
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WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 55 (68.75%) Windows
1 55 (68.75%) Law
2 52 (65.00%) Legal
3 50 (62.50%) MS Office
4 49 (61.25%) Active Directory
5 43 (53.75%) Windows 7
6 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
7 35 (43.75%) Citrix
8 25 (31.25%) Interwoven
9 24 (30.00%) Windows XP
10 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
12 19 (23.75%) MOS
13 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (22.50%) Blackberry
14 17 (21.25%) Document Management
15 16 (20.00%) VPN
16 14 (17.50%) SCCM
17 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
18 12 (15.00%) ITIL
18 12 (15.00%) SLA
18 12 (15.00%) HP
18 12 (15.00%) Finance
19 11 (13.75%) Terminal Server
19 11 (13.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 10 (12.50%) AppSense
21 9 (11.25%) VMware
21 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 8 (10.00%) E-Learning
23 6 (7.50%) SharePoint

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (13.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Documentum
4 1 (1.25%) FileNet
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 50 (62.50%) MS Office
2 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) VPN
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.00%) DHCP
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
3 3 (3.75%) SAN
3 3 (3.75%) Intranet
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) WAN
3 3 (3.75%) NAS
4 2 (2.50%) MPLS
4 2 (2.50%) Firewall
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
4 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.25%) Extranet
5 1 (1.25%) 3G
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) IDOL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 55 (68.75%) Law
2 52 (65.00%) Legal
3 12 (15.00%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Analyst
2 28 (35.00%) Support Analyst
3 20 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 20 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (22.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 15 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
6 13 (16.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Trainer
8 7 (8.75%) IT Trainer
9 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
10 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.25%) Legal Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 5 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
10 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.75%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) WinForms
3 3 (3.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.00%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) CMDB
4 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 43 (53.75%) Windows 7
3 24 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Document Management
2 12 (15.00%) ITIL
3 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.25%) Project Management
4 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.75%) Change Control
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.50%) Practice Management
7 2 (2.50%) Migration
7 2 (2.50%) CRM
7 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.50%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.50%) Process Management
7 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (2.50%) Analytics
8 1 (1.25%) Release Management
8 1 (1.25%) System Testing
8 1 (1.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 5 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 5 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) MOS
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) MCSE
3 4 (5.00%) MCSA
4 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.50%) Degree
5 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.25%) MCTS
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (61.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) Terminal Server
3 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) XenServer
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (43.75%) Citrix
3 25 (31.25%) Interwoven
4 12 (15.00%) HP
5 10 (12.50%) AppSense
6 9 (11.25%) VMware
7 4 (5.00%) Adobe
8 3 (3.75%) CommVault
8 3 (3.75%) Reuters
8 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.50%) Nokia
10 1 (1.25%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.25%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.25%) Symantec
10 1 (1.25%) Open Text
10 1 (1.25%) SAP
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco
10 1 (1.25%) Dell
10 1 (1.25%) EMC
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