The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 29 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppSense 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.67% - 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% - 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £33.28
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -33.88%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 78 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.23% 54.17% 58.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 28
Average daily rate £388 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £242 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 20
Average hourly rate £17.94 £31.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.06% -0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.35 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £44.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in Chester

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco