The first table below looks at the demand for AppDNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppDNA 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 Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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
Citrix AppDNA
Rank 190 218 222
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.028% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.52% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £315 £425
% change year-on-year
- -25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.90 -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
491 385 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.52% 5.43% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 275 351
Average daily rate £425 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 12
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.86% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £41.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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AppDNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppDNA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

AppDNA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AppDNA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppDNA across the City of London region.

AppDNA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AppDNA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AppDNA 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 AppDNA.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (20.00%) MSI

AppDNA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AppDNA 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 AppDNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft