The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within AppSense, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 59 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing AppSense 13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.53% 2.17% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 5.11% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Average daily rate
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£725 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £310 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £390 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £374
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-51.76% +13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
403 333 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.36% 42.42% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 143 154
Average daily rate £439 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.28 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +66.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppSense across the Cheshire region.

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the Cheshire region.

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing AppSense 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 AppSense.

1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 17 (89.47%) XenApp
3 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (47.37%) Business Transformation
5 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 7 (36.84%) SCCM
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) VBScript
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging
8 4 (21.05%) AdminStudio
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) MSI
10 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.53%) Migration
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) Handset
11 1 (5.26%) Information Management
11 1 (5.26%) Local Government
11 1 (5.26%) MCDST
11 1 (5.26%) Service Management
11 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
11 1 (5.26%) Wireless
11 1 (5.26%) Legal

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing AppSense 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 AppSense. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) AdminStudio
2 3 (15.79%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Environment Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (47.37%) Business Transformation
3 5 (26.32%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) VBScript
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft App-V
1 17 (89.47%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco