The table below looks at the statistics for WorkSite skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WorkSite over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 542 537 491
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -46
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 29 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.045% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.25% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 15
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£190 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.99% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £209 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate - £373 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

WorkSite
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WorkSite Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WorkSite
Daily Rate Trend

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

WorkSite Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WorkSite
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WorkSite within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

WorkSite Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WorkSite
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WorkSite Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WorkSite
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WorkSite within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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
England -11 29 £190 -48.99% 17
London +23 23 £190 -41.53% 14
Birmingham - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
City of London +12 2 £229 -32.47% 9
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 1

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 51 (73.91%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) MS Office
3 46 (66.67%) Legal
4 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
4 40 (57.97%) Law
5 37 (53.62%) Windows 7
6 36 (52.17%) Citrix
7 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 25 (36.23%) Interwoven
8 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
9 22 (31.88%) Blackberry
9 22 (31.88%) Windows XP
10 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (26.09%) VPN
11 18 (26.09%) MOS
12 15 (21.74%) SCCM
13 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (18.84%) Terminal Server
14 13 (18.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.84%) Document Management
15 12 (17.39%) Finance
16 11 (15.94%) AppSense
16 11 (15.94%) SLA
17 10 (14.49%) HP
17 10 (14.49%) ITIL
18 9 (13.04%) VMware
18 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 7 (10.14%) E-Learning
20 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (18.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (69.57%) MS Office
2 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) VPN
2 3 (4.35%) SAN
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) LAN
2 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.35%) WAN
2 3 (4.35%) DHCP
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) NAS
3 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) VoIP
3 2 (2.90%) MPLS
4 1 (1.45%) 3G
4 1 (1.45%) Extranet
4 1 (1.45%) FTP
4 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) IDOL
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (66.67%) Legal
2 40 (57.97%) Law
3 12 (17.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (60.87%) Analyst
2 25 (36.23%) Service Analyst
2 25 (36.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (11.59%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Trainer
7 5 (7.25%) IT Trainer
7 5 (7.25%) IT Support
8 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.35%) Legal Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Legal IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.14%) E-Learning
3 5 (7.25%) CMDB
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Windows
2 37 (53.62%) Windows 7
3 22 (31.88%) Windows XP
4 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Document Management
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.35%) CRM
4 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (2.90%) Data Analytics
5 2 (2.90%) Analytics
5 2 (2.90%) Practice Management
5 2 (2.90%) Quality Management
5 2 (2.90%) Process Management
5 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.90%) Migration
5 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.90%) Project Management
6 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) Service Management
6 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.45%) Release Management
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
2 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
2 4 (5.80%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) MOS
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) MCSE
3 4 (5.80%) MCSA
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) Terminal Server
3 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) XenServer
5 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Citrix
2 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.23%) Interwoven
4 11 (15.94%) AppSense
5 10 (14.49%) HP
6 9 (13.04%) VMware
7 4 (5.80%) Progress
8 3 (4.35%) CommVault
8 3 (4.35%) Reuters
8 3 (4.35%) Open Text
8 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.90%) Meridio
9 2 (2.90%) Hummingbird
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco
10 1 (1.45%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec
10 1 (1.45%) NetApp
10 1 (1.45%) Nokia
10 1 (1.45%) Avaya
10 1 (1.45%) Dell
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