The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 66 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing AppSense 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.94% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 1.91% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 -
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
363 367 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.76% 49.39% 55.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 131 253
Average daily rate £313 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £182 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £44.90 £32.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
AppSense
North West

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 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - -
Crewe - - - -
AppSense
North West

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
2 13 (76.47%) Citrix
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (70.59%) XenApp
4 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
5 10 (58.82%) Migration
5 10 (58.82%) SCCM
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) MSI
7 6 (35.29%) VBScript
7 6 (35.29%) VB
7 6 (35.29%) MS Office
7 6 (35.29%) Local Government
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) AdminStudio
8 5 (29.41%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
10 2 (11.76%) MS Project
10 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 2 (11.76%) Critical Path Analysis
11 1 (5.88%) ITIL
11 1 (5.88%) HP
11 1 (5.88%) CA
11 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (5.88%) Symantec

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MSI
2 5 (29.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Applications Packager
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) VBScript
1 6 (35.29%) VB
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (70.59%) XenApp
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec