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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy WorkSite
Rank 554 536 554
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing WorkSite 36 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.072% 0.047%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Average daily rate
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£190 £200 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £196 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £123
% change year-on-year
- +287.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9655 8718 9866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.67% 17.05% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5674 4980 5629
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 420 443
Average hourly rate £17.68 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 1 August 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 18 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 36 £190 -5.00% 6
London 0 27 £190 -5.00% 5
City of London +16 6 £165 -17.50% 3
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Watford - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

WorkSite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 41 (71.93%) Law
2 40 (70.18%) Legal
3 33 (57.89%) MS Office
3 33 (57.89%) Windows
4 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
5 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
6 20 (35.09%) Document Management
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
9 17 (29.82%) Citrix
10 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
13 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.04%) ITIL
14 7 (12.28%) Interwoven
15 6 (10.53%) CRM
15 6 (10.53%) Finance
15 6 (10.53%) E-Learning
15 6 (10.53%) MOS
16 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
16 5 (8.77%) HTML
17 4 (7.02%) .NET
17 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
17 4 (7.02%) Adobe
17 4 (7.02%) Intranet
17 4 (7.02%) Banking
17 4 (7.02%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
17 4 (7.02%) Incident Management

WorkSite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) Lync
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) FileNet
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 33 (57.89%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Extranet
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) IDOL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (71.93%) Law
2 40 (70.18%) Legal
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Support Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (14.04%) Trainer
5 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 6 (10.53%) Developer
6 6 (10.53%) IT Trainer
7 5 (8.77%) Desktop Team Leader
7 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) Legal Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Training Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) WinForms
4 1 (1.75%) WCF
4 1 (1.75%) WPF
4 1 (1.75%) WF
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.53%) E-Learning
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
3 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Document Management
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) CRM
4 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Workflow
6 2 (3.51%) Content Management
6 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.75%) System Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Data Management
7 1 (1.75%) Data Security
7 1 (1.75%) Security Management
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
1 3 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB
2 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) MOS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) Interwoven
4 4 (7.02%) Adobe
5 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.26%) Open Text
5 3 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Meridio
7 1 (1.75%) Hummingbird
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Nokia
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
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