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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flexera AdminStudio
Rank 128 112 128
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing AdminStudio 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 3.48% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £215 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.53 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.53 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.92% -
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
304 230 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.58% 9.55% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 100 148
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.25 £33.73 £25.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.77 £28.46 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £120.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AdminStudio within the North West 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -15 5 - -
AdminStudio
England

AdminStudio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (86.67%) AppSense
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) XenApp
3 12 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (80.00%) VBScript
3 12 (80.00%) VB
4 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
5 10 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 10 (66.67%) Migration
6 9 (60.00%) SCCM
7 8 (53.33%) Local Government
8 7 (46.67%) Application Packaging
9 6 (40.00%) MS Office
10 5 (33.33%) MSI
11 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
11 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
12 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
12 3 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
13 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
13 2 (13.33%) Project Management
13 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
13 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
13 2 (13.33%) MS Project
13 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 1 (6.67%) Symantec

AdminStudio
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MSI
2 3 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (53.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Applications Packager
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) VBScript
1 12 (80.00%) VB
2 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (86.67%) XenApp
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) AppSense
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Novell
2 1 (6.67%) Wyse
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Altiris