The first table below looks at the demand for AppDNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppDNA over the 3 months to 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix AppDNA
Rank 402 385 413
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
Average daily rate £370 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £380 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £430 £513
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
AppDNA
England

AppDNA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

AppDNA Jobs Demand Trend in London

AppDNA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

AppDNA Daily Rate Trend in London

AppDNA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppDNA across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

AppDNA Daily Rate Histogram in London

AppDNA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppDNA within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
City of London -10 4 £333 -16.87%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £374 -
AppDNA
England

AppDNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (73.81%) Windows 7
4 30 (71.43%) Citrix
5 26 (61.90%) XenApp
6 24 (57.14%) Migration
7 21 (50.00%) Application Packaging
8 17 (40.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (35.71%) SCCM
10 9 (21.43%) ITIL
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (16.67%) DNA
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 6 (14.29%) Banking
14 5 (11.90%) Altiris
14 5 (11.90%) SCOM
14 5 (11.90%) Finance
14 5 (11.90%) VMware
14 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (11.90%) MS Access
15 4 (9.52%) MCSE
15 4 (9.52%) CCA
15 4 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (9.52%) CCEA
15 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (9.52%) AppSense
15 4 (9.52%) MSI

AppDNA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MS Access
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Applications Packager
2 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Migration
2 17 (40.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) DNA
5 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Information Management
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) QMS
6 1 (2.38%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) MCSE
1 4 (9.52%) CCA
1 4 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (9.52%) CCEA
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.52%) MCITP
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft App-V
2 26 (61.90%) XenApp
3 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (9.52%) vSphere
6 3 (7.14%) IAG
6 3 (7.14%) UAG
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.76%) SCSM
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Citrix
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Altiris
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) AppSense
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) HP