The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for AppDNA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AppDNA over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Citrix AppDNA
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 630 638
Rank change year-on-year +43 +8  
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 21 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.18% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Median daily rate £525 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £318 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AppDNA is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4519 4958 4505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.02% 9.25% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3039 3146 2679
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 134 173
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +12.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

AppDNA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AppDNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for AppDNA in the UK

AppDNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppDNA in the UK

AppDNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppDNA over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppDNA in the UK

AppDNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppDNA in the UK

AppDNA
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppDNA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 20 £525 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire - 16 £525 -
South East - 16 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 15 £525 -
London +18 2 £458 +1.66%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

AppDNA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AppDNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AppDNA.

1 27 (96.43%) Citrix
2 24 (85.71%) XenApp
3 19 (67.86%) XenDesktop
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (46.43%) Windows
6 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco
7 11 (39.29%) AppSense
7 11 (39.29%) Thin Client
7 11 (39.29%) Fat Client
7 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (39.29%) F5
7 11 (39.29%) GPG13
7 11 (39.29%) Protective Monitoring
8 10 (35.71%) DevOps
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 10 (35.71%) Palo Alto
9 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) DNA
10 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
11 7 (25.00%) Office 365
12 6 (21.43%) SCCM
12 6 (21.43%) DHCP
12 6 (21.43%) DNS
13 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista

AppDNA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Skype
5 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.57%) HTTP
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Fat Client
1 11 (39.29%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.29%) BYOD
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 10 (35.71%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) DNA
4 4 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Service Design
5 3 (10.71%) Swim Lanes
5 3 (10.71%) Use Case
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) CCAA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) GPG13
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) XenApp
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (67.86%) XenDesktop
3 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 4 (14.29%) vSphere
6 3 (10.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (7.14%) XenServer
8 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) EdgeSight
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Citrix
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) AppSense
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) F5
4 10 (35.71%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) SAP