The table below looks at the statistics for WorkSite skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WorkSite over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 385 385 387
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 23 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 12
Average daily rate
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£197 £228 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £172 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £391 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £125 £308
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -59.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
WorkSite
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4580 4285 4162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.01% 18.70% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3109 2885 2656
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

WorkSite
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WorkSite Jobs Demand Trend in London

WorkSite
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WorkSite Daily Rate Trend in London

WorkSite
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WorkSite across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

WorkSite Daily Rate Histogram in London

WorkSite
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WorkSite Hourly Rate Trend in London

WorkSite
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WorkSite within the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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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
City of London -2 7 £212 -5.88% 4
WorkSite
England

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) Law
2 33 (58.93%) Legal
3 32 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 27 (48.21%) MS Office
5 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
6 21 (37.50%) Citrix
6 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.57%) Blackberry
9 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
10 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (19.64%) MOS
12 10 (17.86%) Interwoven
13 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.07%) Document Management
14 8 (14.29%) SCCM
14 8 (14.29%) E-Learning
14 8 (14.29%) VPN
14 8 (14.29%) SQL
15 7 (12.50%) SLA
15 7 (12.50%) HP
15 7 (12.50%) Terminal Server
15 7 (12.50%) AppSense
15 7 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (12.50%) Finance
15 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (8.93%) IDOL
17 4 (7.14%) OpenText
17 4 (7.14%) Cisco

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.36%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (48.21%) MS Office
2 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) WebEx
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) IDOL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
1 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (58.93%) Law
1 33 (58.93%) Legal
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) IT Trainer
3 9 (16.07%) Trainer
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Legal Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.29%) E-Learning
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 32 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Document Management
2 4 (7.14%) CRM
2 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL
4 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.57%) Coaching
5 1 (1.79%) Server Building
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) MOS
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Citrix
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) Interwoven
4 7 (12.50%) HP
4 7 (12.50%) AppSense
5 4 (7.14%) LexisNexis
5 4 (7.14%) OpenText
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) Hummingbird
7 2 (3.57%) Sophos
7 2 (3.57%) Meridio
8 1 (1.79%) Adobe
8 1 (1.79%) Avaya
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Sage
8 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
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