The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 185 195 211
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing AppSense 13 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £495 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.29% +52.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £419 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £571 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -14.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2369 2646 3288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.08% 45.51% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1759 1826 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 94
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 27 (93.10%) Citrix
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
5 15 (51.72%) SCCM
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (37.93%) XenApp
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (27.59%) NetScaler
11 7 (24.14%) Banking
11 7 (24.14%) VBScript
11 7 (24.14%) DHCP
11 7 (24.14%) DNS
12 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
13 5 (17.24%) SCOM
13 5 (17.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (17.24%) SQL
13 5 (17.24%) MS Office
13 5 (17.24%) Law
13 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (13.79%) Change Management
14 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
14 4 (13.79%) Clustering
14 4 (13.79%) Project Management
14 4 (13.79%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) NetScaler
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.90%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.45%) HTTP
6 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MSI
1 2 (6.90%) WinDbg
2 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Law
4 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
5 3 (10.34%) Legal
6 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Architect
1 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
1 2 (6.90%) WCF
2 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
1 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
5 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) VBScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCEA
2 3 (10.34%) CCEE
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MOS
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (37.93%) XenApp
4 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.90%) XenServer
8 2 (6.90%) vSphere
8 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
9 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
9 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) DameWare
3 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.90%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (6.90%) EdgeSight
3 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) WMI
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (3.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Citrix
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Wyse
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Altiris
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk