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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 649 641
Rank change year-on-year +47 -8  
Contract jobs citing AppDNA 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.032% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.30
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 5111 6178 4748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.47% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3338 3978 2926
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 144 159
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £17.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.18 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppDNA in the UK

AppDNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppDNA in the UK

AppDNA
Top 10 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 June 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 +43 8 £450 -30.76%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £485 -
South East - 3 £444 -
East of England - 3 £485 -
London +13 2 £444 -31.73%
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 -
Huntingdon - 2 £485 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 £363 -
Portsmouth - 1 £363 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (93.10%) Citrix
2 22 (75.86%) XenApp
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (62.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (48.28%) AppSense
6 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
6 13 (44.83%) Windows
7 11 (37.93%) Thin Client
7 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) Fat Client
7 11 (37.93%) GPG13
7 11 (37.93%) Protective Monitoring
8 10 (34.48%) DevOps
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (34.48%) F5
8 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (34.48%) BIG-IP
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco
9 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
9 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
10 8 (27.59%) Migration
11 7 (24.14%) DNA
11 7 (24.14%) Office 365
12 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
12 6 (20.69%) VB
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (17.24%) Use Case
13 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing

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 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) BIG-IP
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.90%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Migration Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Office 365 Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Fat Client
1 11 (37.93%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Protective Monitoring
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) DNA
5 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Swim Lanes
5 5 (17.24%) Use Case
6 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (6.90%) Service Design
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) XenApp
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
4 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) vCloud
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Xen
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Citrix
2 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) AppSense
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) F5
4 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) SAP