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

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 568 532 566
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +34
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 19 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 15
Average daily rate £333 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £408 £490
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

AppDNA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AppDNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AppDNA
Daily Rate Trend

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

AppDNA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AppDNA
Daily Rate Histogram

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

AppDNA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AppDNA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

AppDNA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AppDNA
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppDNA 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 -80 19 £333 -5.00%
London -17 10 £370 -7.50%
South East -12 8 £325 -5.79%
City of London -10 4 £333 -16.87%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £374 -
Coventry - - - -
North West - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

AppDNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 48 (78.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 44 (72.13%) Citrix
4 43 (70.49%) Windows 7
5 36 (59.02%) XenApp
6 30 (49.18%) SCCM
7 27 (44.26%) Migration
8 24 (39.34%) Application Packaging
9 22 (36.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (29.51%) ITIL
11 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
12 13 (21.31%) MSI
13 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (16.39%) SQL
14 10 (16.39%) DNA
15 9 (14.75%) VMware
16 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
16 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
17 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
17 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
17 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (9.84%) Banking
18 5 (8.20%) AppSense
18 5 (8.20%) Finance
18 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (8.20%) JSP
18 5 (8.20%) MS Access
18 5 (8.20%) Altiris
18 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
18 5 (8.20%) Compatibility Testing

AppDNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (3.28%) Lync
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.92%) MS Project
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.64%) SMS
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MS Access
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MSI
2 2 (3.28%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.64%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Applications Packager
2 11 (18.03%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Applications Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) ICT Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Tester
8 1 (1.64%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) Application Packaging
2 5 (8.20%) JSP
3 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 43 (70.49%) Windows 7
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Migration
2 22 (36.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (29.51%) ITIL
4 10 (16.39%) DNA
5 5 (8.20%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (8.20%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.92%) CRM
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Information Management
8 1 (1.64%) BPR
8 1 (1.64%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.64%) Change Management
8 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.64%) Security Management
8 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.64%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) MCITP
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) CCA
2 4 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (6.56%) CCEA
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (78.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 36 (59.02%) XenApp
3 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.56%) vSphere
6 3 (4.92%) IAG
6 3 (4.92%) UAG
7 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (49.18%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.28%) SCSM
3 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Citrix
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) VMware
4 5 (8.20%) AppSense
4 5 (8.20%) Altiris
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) Capita
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) Bomgar