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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 592 577 538
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 36 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.069% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 15
Average daily rate
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£190 £190 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £162 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £406 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £125 £391
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -68.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -15.00%
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
10424 9868 8748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 18.05% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6666 5835 4967
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 395 439
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 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 8 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 30 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 -31 36 £190 - 5
London +4 32 £195 -7.14% 3
City of London -3 9 £230 +35.29% 1
North West - 2 £155 - 1
Manchester - 2 £155 - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 58 (76.32%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Legal
2 46 (60.53%) Windows 7
3 44 (57.89%) Law
4 40 (52.63%) MS Office
5 36 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 30 (39.47%) Citrix
7 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
8 23 (30.26%) Windows XP
9 21 (27.63%) Blackberry
10 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (18.42%) HP
13 13 (17.11%) MOS
14 12 (15.79%) VPN
15 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (13.16%) Document Management
16 10 (13.16%) Finance
17 9 (11.84%) VMware
17 9 (11.84%) SCCM
17 9 (11.84%) Interwoven
18 7 (9.21%) ITIL
18 7 (9.21%) SQL
18 7 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 7 (9.21%) Terminal Server
18 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (9.21%) Degree
18 7 (9.21%) E-Learning
18 7 (9.21%) AppSense
18 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (52.63%) MS Office
2 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) VPN
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) WAN
2 4 (5.26%) MPLS
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) WebEx
4 1 (1.32%) 2G
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.58%) IDOL
2 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 46 (60.53%) Legal
2 44 (57.89%) Law
3 10 (13.16%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Analyst
2 26 (34.21%) Service Analyst
2 26 (34.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (27.63%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Trainer
4 10 (13.16%) IT Trainer
5 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Legal Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.95%) IT Support
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Legal IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.21%) E-Learning
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) CMDB
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) iPhone
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (76.32%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Windows 7
3 23 (30.26%) Windows XP
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Document Management
2 7 (9.21%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) Project Management
3 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.89%) Time Management
4 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.58%) Analytics
4 5 (6.58%) Coaching
5 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.26%) Change Control
5 4 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 4 (5.26%) CRM
5 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 4 (5.26%) Process Management
6 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.32%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.32%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.32%) VBA
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) MOS
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Terminal Server
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) vSphere
4 4 (5.26%) XenServer
4 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Citrix
2 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.42%) HP
4 9 (11.84%) Interwoven
4 9 (11.84%) VMware
5 7 (9.21%) AppSense
6 4 (5.26%) LexisNexis
7 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.95%) Progress
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco
8 2 (2.63%) Adobe
8 2 (2.63%) Sophos
8 2 (2.63%) Hummingbird
8 2 (2.63%) OpenText
9 1 (1.32%) Wyse
9 1 (1.32%) Mitel
9 1 (1.32%) Meridio
9 1 (1.32%) Polycom
9 1 (1.32%) Nokia
9 1 (1.32%) Sage
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