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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 381 391 395
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 30 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 12
Average daily rate
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£200 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £123
% change year-on-year
- +287.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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
4459 4510 4759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.72% 17.97% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2897 2926 3114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 115 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £58.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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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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 +22 9 £218 +8.75%
WorkSite
England

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 36 (75.00%) Legal
2 34 (70.83%) Law
3 31 (64.58%) MS Office
4 26 (54.17%) Windows
5 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
6 19 (39.58%) Windows 7
7 16 (33.33%) Document Management
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
9 11 (22.92%) Citrix
10 10 (20.83%) Interwoven
11 8 (16.67%) MOS
12 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
12 7 (14.58%) ITIL
12 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
13 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (12.50%) Finance
13 6 (12.50%) E-Learning
13 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
14 5 (10.42%) CRM
14 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
15 4 (8.33%) HTML
15 4 (8.33%) Adobe
15 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
15 4 (8.33%) Intranet
15 4 (8.33%) Banking
15 4 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
15 4 (8.33%) Lync

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Lync
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) FileNet
4 1 (2.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (64.58%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Intranet
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 36 (75.00%) Legal
2 34 (70.83%) Law
3 6 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Trainer
4 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) IT Trainer
5 6 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (12.50%) Legal Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.42%) Team Leader
6 5 (10.42%) Desktop Team Leader
7 4 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Training Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) WinForms
4 1 (2.08%) WF
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.50%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows 7
3 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Document Management
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) CRM
3 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) Workflow
6 2 (4.17%) Content Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.08%) System Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Data Management
7 1 (2.08%) Security Management
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
2 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Citrix
3 10 (20.83%) Interwoven
4 4 (8.33%) Adobe
5 3 (6.25%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.17%) Open Text
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) AppSense
7 1 (2.08%) Meridio
7 1 (2.08%) Avaya
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.08%) Hummingbird
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) HP