The table below looks at the statistics for WorkSite skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WorkSite over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 165 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.046% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
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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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
682 505 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.77% 16.37% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 258 239
Average daily rate £416 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.62 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

WorkSite
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WorkSite Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WorkSite
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WorkSite Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WorkSite
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WorkSite Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WorkSite
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WorkSite within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester - 2 £150 -
WorkSite
England

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Interwoven
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) Practice Management
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Legal IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Practice Management
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Interwoven
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom