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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 23 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing AppSense 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.52% 2.13% 6.97%
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 4.05% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £400 £353
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +13.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.35 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.76% -57.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £14.35 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £14.35 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -38.64%
AppSense
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
49 74 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.18% 52.48% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 33
Average daily rate £350 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.54 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.01% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £14.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016, 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware