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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 583 556 523
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -33
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 30 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.068% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 13
Average daily rate
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£197 £190 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £149 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £125 £308
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -59.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -

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
10266 9458 8629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5680 4837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 364 438
Average hourly rate £20.80 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 12 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 3 July 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 -38 29 £197 +3.55% 5
London -17 23 £200 -11.11% 5
City of London -6 8 £230 +10.84% 2
Watford - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
West Midlands -2 1 - -
Birmingham -4 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £160 -
North West - 1 £160 -
Scotland - 1 - -

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) Legal
3 42 (59.15%) Windows 7
4 38 (53.52%) Law
5 37 (52.11%) MS Office
5 37 (52.11%) Active Directory
6 30 (42.25%) Citrix
7 25 (35.21%) Blackberry
8 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
8 23 (32.39%) Windows XP
9 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.31%) HP
11 12 (16.90%) VPN
11 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (15.49%) MOS
12 11 (15.49%) Finance
12 11 (15.49%) Interwoven
13 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (11.27%) VMware
14 8 (11.27%) E-Learning
14 8 (11.27%) Document Management
14 8 (11.27%) Degree
14 8 (11.27%) SCCM
14 8 (11.27%) SQL
15 7 (9.86%) ITIL
15 7 (9.86%) Terminal Server
15 7 (9.86%) SLA
15 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (9.86%) AppSense

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (52.11%) MS Office
2 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) VPN
2 4 (5.63%) MPLS
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
2 4 (5.63%) LAN
2 4 (5.63%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) WebEx
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) FTP
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) IDOL
3 4 (5.63%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
1 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (61.97%) Legal
2 38 (53.52%) Law
3 11 (15.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Analyst
2 24 (33.80%) Service Analyst
2 24 (33.80%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (19.72%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Trainer
4 9 (12.68%) IT Trainer
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.23%) IT Support
8 2 (2.82%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.82%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.27%) E-Learning
3 6 (8.45%) CMDB
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 42 (59.15%) Windows 7
3 23 (32.39%) Windows XP
4 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.27%) Document Management
2 7 (9.86%) ITIL
3 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.04%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.63%) Change Control
5 4 (5.63%) Data Analytics
5 4 (5.63%) Analytics
5 4 (5.63%) CRM
5 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.63%) Quality Management
5 4 (5.63%) Process Management
5 4 (5.63%) Time Management
6 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.23%) Coaching
6 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.41%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.41%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) MOS
2 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (52.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Terminal Server
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) vSphere
4 4 (5.63%) XenServer
4 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Citrix
2 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.31%) HP
4 11 (15.49%) Interwoven
5 8 (11.27%) VMware
6 7 (9.86%) AppSense
7 6 (8.45%) Progress
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco
8 4 (5.63%) OpenText
9 3 (4.23%) Hummingbird
9 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.23%) LexisNexis
10 2 (2.82%) Sophos
10 2 (2.82%) Meridio
11 1 (1.41%) Polycom
11 1 (1.41%) Mitel
11 1 (1.41%) Wyse
11 1 (1.41%) Avaya
11 1 (1.41%) NetApp
11 1 (1.41%) Nokia