The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Systems Management category for the England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix AppDNA
Rank 546 516 546
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 20 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 14
Average daily rate £349 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £334 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £404 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -18.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3838 2901 3460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.33% 6.61% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 1698 1876
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 154 146
Average hourly rate £22.75 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
AppDNA
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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 16 April 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 16 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
London -30 11 £375 -6.25%
South East -10 8 £325 -5.79%
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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AppDNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 48 (77.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 45 (72.58%) Citrix
4 43 (69.35%) Windows 7
5 37 (59.68%) XenApp
6 31 (50.00%) SCCM
7 27 (43.55%) Migration
8 24 (38.71%) Application Packaging
9 22 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (30.65%) ITIL
11 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.97%) MSI
12 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.13%) VMware
13 10 (16.13%) SQL
13 10 (16.13%) DNA
14 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
14 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
15 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
16 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.68%) Banking
17 5 (8.06%) Finance
17 5 (8.06%) AppSense
17 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (8.06%) JSP
17 5 (8.06%) MS Access
17 5 (8.06%) Altiris
17 5 (8.06%) Local Government
17 5 (8.06%) PowerShell

AppDNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (3.23%) Lync
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
1 4 (6.45%) MS Project
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MS Access
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MSI
2 2 (3.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Local Government
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Applications Packager
2 11 (17.74%) Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Applications Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) ICT Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Tester
8 1 (1.61%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) Application Packaging
2 5 (8.06%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Windows 7
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Migration
2 22 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (30.65%) ITIL
4 10 (16.13%) DNA
5 5 (8.06%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (8.06%) Software Distribution
6 4 (6.45%) CRM
6 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.84%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.23%) Information Management
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.61%) BPR
9 1 (1.61%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) Change Management
9 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.61%) Security Management
9 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) VBScript
4 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) MCITP
2 4 (6.45%) MCSE
2 4 (6.45%) CCA
2 4 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (6.45%) CCEA
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (77.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 37 (59.68%) XenApp
3 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
4 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.45%) vSphere
6 3 (4.84%) IAG
6 3 (4.84%) UAG
7 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.23%) SCSM
3 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) Citrix
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) AppSense
4 5 (8.06%) Altiris
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Capita
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) Bomgar