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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 369 381 332
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -49
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 25 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.073% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.40% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 17
Average daily rate
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£190 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £182 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £415 £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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3943 4035 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.78% 18.45% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2775 2722 2450
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 140
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 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
City of London +8 3 £229 -32.47% 10
WorkSite
England

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 43 (74.14%) MS Office
2 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 41 (70.69%) Law
3 36 (62.07%) Legal
4 33 (56.90%) Active Directory
4 33 (56.90%) Windows 7
5 29 (50.00%) Citrix
6 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 24 (41.38%) Interwoven
8 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
9 18 (31.03%) MOS
9 18 (31.03%) Windows XP
10 16 (27.59%) VPN
10 16 (27.59%) Blackberry
10 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (25.86%) SCCM
12 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (22.41%) Terminal Server
14 12 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (20.69%) Finance
15 11 (18.97%) AppSense
15 11 (18.97%) Document Management
15 11 (18.97%) SLA
16 7 (12.07%) E-Learning
16 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
17 5 (8.62%) ITIL
17 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
18 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (74.14%) MS Office
2 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) VPN
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) DHCP
2 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) FTP
4 1 (1.72%) Extranet
4 1 (1.72%) 3G
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) IDOL
General
1 41 (70.69%) Law
2 36 (62.07%) Legal
3 12 (20.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (63.79%) Analyst
2 23 (39.66%) Support Analyst
3 20 (34.48%) Service Analyst
3 20 (34.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (15.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Trainer
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support
7 5 (8.62%) Trainer
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Developer
8 4 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Legal IT Trainer
9 3 (5.17%) Legal Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
10 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.07%) E-Learning
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows 7
3 18 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Document Management
2 5 (8.62%) ITIL
3 3 (5.17%) CRM
3 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.45%) Practice Management
4 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.72%) Change Control
5 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) C#
1 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
1 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) MOS
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) MCTS
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (56.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.41%) Terminal Server
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Citrix
2 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 24 (41.38%) Interwoven
4 11 (18.97%) AppSense
5 4 (6.90%) VMware
5 4 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) Hummingbird
6 2 (3.45%) Open Text
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Meridio
7 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.72%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Nokia
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