The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix AppDNA
Rank 625 593 553
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -40
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 8 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.030% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.39% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 19
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£285 £422 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.38% +23.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.20 - £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.90

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4752 4415 3928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.90% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2927 2607 2275
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 160 154
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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
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 7 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 4 September 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 7 £285 -32.38% 2
London +2 5 £285 -32.38% 2
Norwich - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

AppDNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) CRM
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (45.45%) CA
4 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
4 5 (45.45%) MSI
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) WSUS
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) AdminStudio
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) DNA
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security

AppDNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MSI
2 3 (27.27%) AdminStudio
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) DNA
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (9.09%) Application Discovery
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
2 3 (27.27%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCDST
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (9.09%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) CA
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) EMC