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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 546 561 488
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -73
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 37 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.042% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 20
Average daily rate
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£230 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £343 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate - £125 £169
% change year-on-year
- -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
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
9296 8683 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.40% 17.51% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5716 5383 4385
Average daily rate £388 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 299 389
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -2 30 £230 -5.15% 6
West Midlands -12 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
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WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 53 (74.65%) Windows
2 41 (57.75%) Legal
3 39 (54.93%) MS Office
3 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
4 36 (50.70%) Windows 7
5 31 (43.66%) Citrix
5 31 (43.66%) Law
6 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
7 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
8 20 (28.17%) Windows XP
8 20 (28.17%) Blackberry
9 18 (25.35%) HP
10 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (21.13%) Interwoven
12 13 (18.31%) VPN
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.90%) ITIL
13 12 (16.90%) VMware
14 11 (15.49%) E-Learning
14 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (15.49%) SQL
14 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (14.08%) Document Management
16 9 (12.68%) MOS
16 9 (12.68%) Degree
17 8 (11.27%) SCCM
17 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
18 7 (9.86%) Progress
18 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.82%) Lync
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (54.93%) MS Office
2 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) VPN
2 6 (8.45%) LAN
2 6 (8.45%) WAN
3 5 (7.04%) MPLS
3 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) NAS
4 3 (4.23%) WebEx
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) Extranet
5 1 (1.41%) FTP
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) IDOL
3 5 (7.04%) Big Data
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (57.75%) Legal
2 31 (43.66%) Law
3 7 (9.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Service Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (23.94%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Trainer
4 8 (11.27%) IT Trainer
5 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) IT Support
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.82%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.49%) E-Learning
3 7 (9.86%) CMDB
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) Replication
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (74.65%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Windows 7
3 20 (28.17%) Windows XP
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Document Management
3 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.45%) CRM
4 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.04%) Change Control
5 5 (7.04%) Data Analytics
5 5 (7.04%) Analytics
5 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
5 5 (7.04%) Process Management
5 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.82%) Practice Management
6 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.41%) Service Management
7 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.41%) Coaching
7 1 (1.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) MOS
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.23%) MCSE
4 3 (4.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) Terminal Server
3 7 (9.86%) vSphere
4 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Citrix
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.35%) HP
4 15 (21.13%) Interwoven
5 12 (16.90%) VMware
6 7 (9.86%) Progress
7 6 (8.45%) AppSense
8 5 (7.04%) OpenText
9 4 (5.63%) Hummingbird
10 3 (4.23%) Reuters
10 3 (4.23%) Meridio
10 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.23%) CommVault
10 3 (4.23%) Zerto
11 2 (2.82%) Cisco
11 2 (2.82%) LexisNexis
11 2 (2.82%) Sophos
12 1 (1.41%) Dell
12 1 (1.41%) NetApp
12 1 (1.41%) Avaya
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