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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 73 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing AppSense 10 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% 1.02% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 2.35% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate
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£700 £225 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+211.11% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £225 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £43.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -
AppSense
North West

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
449 340 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.58% 43.31% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 151 141
Average daily rate £488 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 31
Average hourly rate £16.84 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Warrington -3 9 £700 -
Chester -1 1 - -
AppSense
North West

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (92.86%) XenApp
3 11 (78.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (64.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Handset
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Blackberry

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Handset
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (64.29%) Business Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (92.86%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya