The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 397 349 392
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +43
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 19 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 10
Average daily rate £243 £270 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.18% -9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £186 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £169 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4356 3951 4428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.60% 17.97% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2988 2539 2671
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 135 126
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
WorkSite
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 6 £260 -3.70% 1
Uxbridge - - - -
WorkSite
England

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (72.73%) Legal
2 22 (66.67%) Law
3 21 (63.64%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) MS Office
4 16 (48.48%) Document Management
5 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 12 (36.36%) Citrix
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.21%) SCCM
8 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 6 (18.18%) Interwoven
9 5 (15.15%) VMware
9 5 (15.15%) CRM
9 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (12.12%) vSphere
10 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
10 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) Hummingbird
10 4 (12.12%) Open Text
11 3 (9.09%) Management Information System

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.09%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 24 (72.73%) Legal
2 22 (66.67%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Trainer
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Legal Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) IT Trainer
5 3 (9.09%) Deskside Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Deskside Support
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) WinForms
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Document Management
2 5 (15.15%) CRM
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Content Management
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Practice Management
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCP
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) MOS
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Citrix
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Interwoven
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Hummingbird
5 4 (12.12%) Open Text
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Meridio
7 2 (6.06%) Altiris
7 2 (6.06%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.03%) Websense
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Compaq
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Intel
8 1 (3.03%) MobileIron