The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 1 August 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 City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 188 191 196
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing AppSense 4 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.89% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.87 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.52% -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3257 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.85% 45.95% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2264 2309
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 116 97
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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London

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) XenApp
3 15 (75.00%) SCCM
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (55.00%) XenServer
7 10 (50.00%) SCOM
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
12 3 (15.00%) Change Management
12 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (15.00%) Remedy
12 3 (15.00%) SQL
12 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (15.00%) DNS
13 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
13 2 (10.00%) VBScript
13 2 (10.00%) MSI
13 2 (10.00%) Telecoms

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Equity Research
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) XenApp
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) XenServer
4 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) SCCM
2 10 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.00%) Wyse