Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Application Discovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Discovery over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Discovery
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 817 808
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -14
Contract jobs citing Application Discovery 39 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.030% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.035% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 43
England median daily rate £390 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +21.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £230 £270 £203
90th Percentile £488 £500 £450
UK median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% +19.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +260.00% - -

Application Discovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,977 78,141 84,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.79% 85.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,072 52,000 56,282
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,198 1,901 2,152
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.82% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.58% +6.67% +2.27%

Application Discovery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Application Discovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Discovery in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Discovery in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Discovery in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Discovery within the England region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +6 15 £413 -17.50% 4
London +1 11 £413 -2.94% 2
Yorkshire -11 5 £346 -
North of England -20 5 £346 - 2
South West - 4 £350 -
East of England - 3 £450 -
Midlands -33 1 £250 +138.10% 2
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
Application Discovery
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Application Discovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Application Discovery.

1 25 (64.10%) SCCM
2 23 (58.97%) Windows
3 17 (43.59%) Application Packaging
4 14 (35.90%) Migration
5 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (30.77%) MSI
7 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
7 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 6 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.82%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) Office 365
11 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
12 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (10.26%) VMware
12 4 (10.26%) DHCP
12 4 (10.26%) DNS
12 4 (10.26%) InstallShield
12 4 (10.26%) AdminStudio
13 3 (7.69%) Citrix
13 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (7.69%) REST
14 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management

Application Discovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Skype
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MSI
2 4 (10.26%) AdminStudio
2 4 (10.26%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Applications Packager
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (2.56%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Migration Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Applications Packager
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Packager
6 1 (2.56%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Application Packaging
2 14 (35.90%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCDST
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (64.10%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec