The first table below looks at the demand for AdminStudio skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 560 512 564
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +52
Contract jobs citing AdminStudio 27 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.067% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Average daily rate £328 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £397 £354
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

AdminStudio
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AdminStudio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AdminStudio
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AdminStudio within the UK.

AdminStudio Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AdminStudio
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AdminStudio within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

AdminStudio Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AdminStudio
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AdminStudio within the UK.

AdminStudio Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AdminStudio
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AdminStudio within the UK 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
England -91 26 £325 -7.14%
North West -16 8 £215 -
London -25 6 £450 +16.12%
Cheshire -15 5 - -
South East -19 5 £325 -5.79%
Chester - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
East of England -27 2 £310 -11.42%
West Midlands - 2 £185 -
Coventry - 2 £185 -
West Sussex - 2 £320 -
City of London -16 1 £550 +41.93%
Worcestershire - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Worcester - - - -

AdminStudio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 36 (69.23%) MSI
4 32 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 29 (55.77%) SCCM
6 26 (50.00%) Application Packaging
7 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 23 (44.23%) VBScript
9 21 (40.38%) VB
9 21 (40.38%) Citrix
9 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
10 19 (36.54%) XenApp
11 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
12 17 (32.69%) AppSense
13 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
14 14 (26.92%) InstallShield
14 14 (26.92%) Migration
15 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
16 11 (21.15%) Compatibility Testing
16 11 (21.15%) MS Office
17 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
17 9 (17.31%) Wise Package Studio
18 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
18 8 (15.38%) Local Government
19 7 (13.46%) Wyse
19 7 (13.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 7 (13.46%) ITIL
20 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
21 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
21 5 (9.62%) Software Packaging

AdminStudio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (21.15%) MS Office
2 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
Development Applications
1 36 (69.23%) MSI
2 14 (26.92%) InstallShield
3 9 (17.31%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (15.38%) Local Government
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Applications Packager
2 6 (11.54%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (1.92%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (9.62%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.92%) WSH
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.92%) CMDB
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Validation
5 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 4 (7.69%) Software Distribution
6 4 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.85%) Change Management
8 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.92%) ITSM
9 1 (1.92%) Service Management
9 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) VBScript
2 21 (40.38%) VB
2 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (36.54%) XenApp
3 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (55.77%) SCCM
2 7 (13.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.77%) ZENworks
3 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.92%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Citrix
3 17 (32.69%) AppSense
4 7 (13.46%) Wyse
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec
6 1 (1.92%) Novell
6 1 (1.92%) HP