The table below looks at the statistics for AdminStudio skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AdminStudio over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flexera AdminStudio
Rank 134 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing AdminStudio 3 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.27% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 2.27% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -20.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
359 353 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.29% 11.93% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 184 179
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.91 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £43.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

AdminStudio
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AdminStudio across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

AdminStudio Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AdminStudio
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

AdminStudio Daily Rate Trend in the North West

AdminStudio
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

AdminStudio Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing AdminStudio 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 AdminStudio.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (90.91%) XenApp
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) SMS
4 7 (63.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (63.64%) MSI
4 7 (63.64%) InstallShield
5 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) C
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) AppSense
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
7 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution

AdminStudio
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing AdminStudio 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 AdminStudio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MSI
1 7 (63.64%) InstallShield
2 2 (18.18%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Applications Packager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
2 3 (27.27%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (90.91%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) ZENworks
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Novell
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) Wyse