The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Development Applications category for the North West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flexera AdminStudio
Rank 126 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing AdminStudio 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.074% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 0.62% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -10.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
295 323 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 11.92% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 167 173
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.88 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -19.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
AdminStudio
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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

AdminStudio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (84.62%) XenApp
3 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) VB
4 8 (61.54%) MSI
4 8 (61.54%) SCCM
5 7 (53.85%) AppSense
5 7 (53.85%) Application Packaging
5 7 (53.85%) VBScript
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) MS Office
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (30.77%) SMS
8 4 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 4 (30.77%) InstallShield
8 4 (30.77%) Migration
9 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 3 (23.08%) C
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
9 3 (23.08%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
10 2 (15.38%) MS Project
10 2 (15.38%) VMware
10 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery

AdminStudio
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SMS
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MSI
2 4 (30.77%) InstallShield
3 3 (23.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Applications Packager
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) VBScript
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) C
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (84.62%) XenApp
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (7.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) AppSense
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Novell
5 1 (7.69%) Wyse
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris