The table below looks at the statistics for AppDNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppDNA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix AppDNA
Rank 566 533 550
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 17 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.066% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.91% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 11
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£422 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £315 £425
% change year-on-year
- -25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £44.90 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.90 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3954 3517 3517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.73% 7.31% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2341 2074 1859
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 151 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.38 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

AppDNA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

AppDNA Jobs Demand Trend in England

AppDNA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AppDNA Daily Rate Trend in England

AppDNA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppDNA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

AppDNA Daily Rate Histogram in England

AppDNA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppDNA across the England region.

AppDNA Hourly Rate Trend in England

AppDNA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppDNA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
London +14 10 £422 +12.40% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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AppDNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (64.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
6 15 (48.39%) MSI
6 15 (48.39%) Citrix
7 14 (45.16%) SQL
8 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
9 12 (38.71%) SCCM
10 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (29.03%) VBScript
11 9 (29.03%) ITIL
12 8 (25.81%) DNA
12 8 (25.81%) VMware
12 8 (25.81%) Compatibility Testing
13 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
13 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
13 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
13 7 (22.58%) Software Distribution
13 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
13 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
13 7 (22.58%) Business Objects

AppDNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
1 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MSI
2 3 (9.68%) InstallShield
3 2 (6.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Applications Packager
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) JSP
2 5 (16.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) DNA
2 8 (25.81%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
3 7 (22.58%) Software Distribution
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) APMP
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Citrix
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Business Objects
3 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft