The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 568 520 548
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +28
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 20 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.075% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 11
Average daily rate £243 £225 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £169 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9616 8285 9912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.34% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5878 4675 5362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 412 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £39.72 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 17 April 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 24 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 19 £243 +7.77% 5
London -46 18 £260 -3.70% 5
City of London -15 5 £261 -3.24% 1
Birmingham - 1 £125 -
West Midlands - 1 £125 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (76.74%) Legal
2 27 (62.79%) Windows
3 25 (58.14%) MS Office
4 23 (53.49%) Law
4 23 (53.49%) Document Management
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
6 13 (30.23%) Citrix
7 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
8 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (16.28%) SCCM
10 7 (16.28%) CRM
10 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
11 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.95%) Interwoven
11 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.95%) VMware
12 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
12 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
12 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
13 4 (9.30%) ISEB
13 4 (9.30%) Hummingbird
13 4 (9.30%) Open Text
13 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
13 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
13 4 (9.30%) ITIL

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (58.14%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
1 1 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 33 (76.74%) Legal
2 23 (53.49%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Support Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Trainer
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Trainer
7 3 (6.98%) Deskside Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Legal Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Deskside Support
8 2 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Technician
8 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) WinForms
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) WCF
2 1 (2.33%) WPF
2 1 (2.33%) WF
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Document Management
2 7 (16.28%) CRM
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Practice Management
7 2 (4.65%) Content Management
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Data Security
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) PowerHouse
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MOS
2 3 (6.98%) MCP
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Citrix
3 6 (13.95%) Interwoven
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Hummingbird
4 4 (9.30%) Open Text
5 3 (6.98%) Meridio
5 3 (6.98%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) Clearswift
6 2 (4.65%) Altiris
7 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.33%) Compaq
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Intel
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Websense