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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 65 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing AppSense 4 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.56% 1.77% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 4.34% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £334 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% -21.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £368
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -32.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £27.17 £38.22 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.89% +14.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.22 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-31.96% +14.07%
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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
343 369 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.77% 40.77% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 166 170
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 34
Average hourly rate £18.13 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.54% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £44.90 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

AppSense Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

AppSense
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
3 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MSI
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Local Government
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Handset
6 1 (14.29%) Legal

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
2 3 (42.86%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix