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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 578 549 579
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +30
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 35 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.067% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 14
Average daily rate
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£210 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £123
% change year-on-year
- +287.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
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
10252 9098 10078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.50% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6171 5373 5641
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 368 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
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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 -30 35 £210 -40.00% 5
London -11 27 £210 -31.42% 5
City of London +17 9 £215 -49.41% 1
South East - 6 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - - 3
East of England - - - -

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 48 (72.73%) Law
1 48 (72.73%) Legal
2 41 (62.12%) Windows
3 39 (59.09%) MS Office
4 36 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 33 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 25 (37.88%) Citrix
7 24 (36.36%) Windows XP
8 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 20 (30.30%) Document Management
10 15 (22.73%) Blackberry
10 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (19.70%) MOS
11 13 (19.70%) Interwoven
12 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.64%) Finance
14 8 (12.12%) ITIL
14 8 (12.12%) E-Learning
15 7 (10.61%) SCCM
16 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (9.09%) VPN
16 6 (9.09%) SLA
17 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
18 4 (6.06%) AppSense
18 4 (6.06%) Banking
18 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
18 4 (6.06%) Adobe Captivate
18 4 (6.06%) Adobe
18 4 (6.06%) HP

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) Lync
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Documentum
3 1 (1.52%) FileNet
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (59.09%) MS Office
2 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) VPN
2 3 (4.55%) Intranet
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) 3G
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) IDOL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) AdminStudio
General
1 48 (72.73%) Law
1 48 (72.73%) Legal
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 16 (24.24%) Help Desk Analyst
4 14 (21.21%) Service Analyst
4 14 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
6 10 (15.15%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 9 (13.64%) Trainer
8 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
8 7 (10.61%) IT Trainer
8 7 (10.61%) Legal Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
9 5 (7.58%) Desktop Team Leader
10 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Developer
10 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (4.55%) Consultant
11 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.12%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Document Management
2 8 (12.12%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.06%) CRM
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
5 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.52%) Change Control
7 1 (1.52%) System Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.52%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.52%) Data Management
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.52%) Security Management
7 1 (1.52%) Workflow
7 1 (1.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) MOS
2 1 (1.52%) MCTS
2 1 (1.52%) MCITP
2 1 (1.52%) MCP
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) MCSA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Citrix
2 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.70%) Interwoven
4 4 (6.06%) Adobe
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) AppSense
5 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.03%) Open Text
6 2 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Meridio
7 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (1.52%) Avaya
7 1 (1.52%) Nokia
7 1 (1.52%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.52%) Symantec
7 1 (1.52%) Hummingbird
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