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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 184 187 175
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing AppSense 17 7 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.12% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.27% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £370 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £351
% change year-on-year
- -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +2.43%
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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
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 26 (89.66%) Citrix
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) VMware
6 13 (44.83%) SCCM
7 11 (37.93%) XenApp
8 10 (34.48%) Finance
9 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
10 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
11 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.69%) DNS
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (17.24%) DHCP
12 5 (17.24%) vSphere
12 5 (17.24%) Banking
13 4 (13.79%) PKI
13 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
13 4 (13.79%) Migration
13 4 (13.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (13.79%) LAN
13 4 (13.79%) WAN
13 4 (13.79%) SQL
13 4 (13.79%) VBScript
13 4 (13.79%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.90%) SSL
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MSI
1 2 (6.90%) WinDbg
2 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Law
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Technical 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%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.90%) WCF
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
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%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCEA
2 3 (10.34%) CCEE
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) CCIA
4 1 (3.45%) MOS
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (37.93%) XenApp
4 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
4 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.24%) vSphere
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
8 1 (3.45%) UAG
8 1 (3.45%) XenServer
8 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) EdgeSight
3 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.90%) DameWare
3 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.90%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (3.45%) WMI
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Citrix
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Wyse
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Aruba
6 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Compaq
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe