The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 494 472 390
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -82
Contract jobs citing AppSense 91 104 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 88
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £231 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £21.10 £21.87 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -37.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £19.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £73.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.37 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.16% -38.95%
AppSense
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22699 22214 21524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.99% 44.93% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13663 12543 11990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 996 1107
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in England

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in England

AppSense
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram in England

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in England

AppSense
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

AppSense Hourly Rate Histogram in England

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 45 £390 +13.45% 5
North West -23 20 £295 +11.32% 6
South East -28 14 £475 +18.75%
Yorkshire -17 4 £313 -19.35%
North East -18 4 £290 -
East of England 0 1 £278 -25.00%
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AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 173 (83.57%) Citrix
2 161 (77.78%) Windows
3 118 (57.00%) XenApp
4 107 (51.69%) Active Directory
5 100 (48.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
7 89 (43.00%) VMware
8 71 (34.30%) SCCM
9 70 (33.82%) Windows 7
10 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (26.09%) XenDesktop
12 45 (21.74%) NetScaler
13 40 (19.32%) DNS
14 39 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
16 37 (17.87%) DHCP
17 36 (17.39%) ITIL
18 35 (16.91%) Finance
19 34 (16.43%) Migration
20 30 (14.49%) vSphere
21 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
22 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
23 27 (13.04%) VPN
24 26 (12.56%) Citrix Certification
24 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
25 25 (12.08%) MS Excel
25 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
25 25 (12.08%) Data Centre
26 22 (10.63%) Wyse
26 22 (10.63%) SC Cleared

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.76%) Lync
3 10 (4.83%) IIS
4 8 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.38%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.90%) WorkSite
7 5 (2.42%) Apache
7 5 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.14%) MS Office
3 6 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.97%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.90%) Office 365
2 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.74%) NetScaler
2 40 (19.32%) DNS
3 37 (17.87%) DHCP
4 27 (13.04%) VPN
5 21 (10.14%) SAN
6 20 (9.66%) LAN
6 20 (9.66%) WAN
7 10 (4.83%) Firewall
8 8 (3.86%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.86%) VLAN
8 8 (3.86%) Wireshark
9 7 (3.38%) SSL
10 6 (2.90%) Internet
11 5 (2.42%) SMTP
12 3 (1.45%) SMS
12 3 (1.45%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.97%) HTTP
13 2 (0.97%) SNMP
13 2 (0.97%) VoIP
13 2 (0.97%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (4.83%) MSI
2 3 (1.45%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.45%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
General
1 35 (16.91%) Finance
2 8 (3.86%) Banking
3 7 (3.38%) Law
4 5 (2.42%) Legal
5 4 (1.93%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.45%) Publishing
6 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.97%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (20.77%) Analyst
2 26 (12.56%) Consultant
3 25 (12.08%) Technical Analyst
3 25 (12.08%) Citrix Engineer
4 16 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (5.80%) Citrix Consultant
6 10 (4.83%) Architect
7 9 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 9 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (3.86%) Citrix Analyst
9 7 (3.38%) Applications Packager
9 7 (3.38%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.38%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.38%) Environment Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Build Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.90%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.66%) Application Packaging
2 7 (3.38%) Web Services
3 6 (2.90%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.93%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.45%) .NET
5 3 (1.45%) WCF
6 2 (0.97%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.25%) Thin Client
2 15 (7.25%) Fat Client
3 13 (6.28%) PKI
3 13 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.83%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.42%) Clustering
7 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.45%) Life Science
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.48%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.48%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 161 (77.78%) Windows
2 70 (33.82%) Windows 7
3 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.83%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.38%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.90%) UNIX
9 4 (1.93%) Solaris
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.39%) ITIL
2 34 (16.43%) Migration
3 13 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (4.83%) Business Transformation
5 10 (4.83%) Server Building
6 9 (4.35%) Validation
6 9 (4.35%) Change Management
7 8 (3.86%) Project Management
7 8 (3.86%) Problem Management
7 8 (3.86%) Time Management
8 7 (3.38%) Capacity Management
9 6 (2.90%) Software Delivery
9 6 (2.90%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.90%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.42%) Workflow
10 5 (2.42%) Data Migration
10 5 (2.42%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.18%) SQL
3 14 (6.76%) VBScript
4 7 (3.38%) VB
5 5 (2.42%) Python
5 5 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.42%) Perl
6 3 (1.45%) C
6 3 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.56%) Citrix Certification
2 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.63%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.14%) CCEE
5 19 (9.18%) MCSE
6 14 (6.76%) CCEA
7 10 (4.83%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.35%) CCIA
8 9 (4.35%) MCP
9 8 (3.86%) CCA
9 8 (3.86%) MOS
9 8 (3.86%) MCITP
9 8 (3.86%) Degree
10 7 (3.38%) VCP5
10 7 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.90%) CCAA
12 5 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (9.18%) QA
3 16 (7.73%) SLA
4 3 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (57.00%) XenApp
2 107 (51.69%) Active Directory
3 100 (48.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 54 (26.09%) XenDesktop
5 39 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (14.49%) vSphere
7 16 (7.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (7.73%) BitLocker
8 14 (6.76%) Hyper-V
8 14 (6.76%) XenServer
9 10 (4.83%) MetaFrame
10 9 (4.35%) Terminal Server
10 9 (4.35%) VMware ESX
11 5 (2.42%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.42%) HDFS
12 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.97%) Xen
13 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 71 (34.30%) SCCM
2 8 (3.86%) EdgeSight
3 6 (2.90%) SCOM
3 6 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.42%) Nagios
4 5 (2.42%) Zenoss
5 4 (1.93%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.45%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (1.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.97%) DameWare
7 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.97%) WMI
7 2 (0.97%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.97%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 173 (83.57%) Citrix
2 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
3 89 (43.00%) VMware
4 22 (10.63%) Wyse
5 21 (10.14%) Altiris
6 14 (6.76%) HP
7 11 (5.31%) Oracle
8 10 (4.83%) Symantec
9 9 (4.35%) Splunk
10 7 (3.38%) Cisco
11 6 (2.90%) Interwoven
12 5 (2.42%) NetApp
12 5 (2.42%) Remedy
13 4 (1.93%) Dell
13 4 (1.93%) EMC
13 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.93%) Apple
14 3 (1.45%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.45%) Lumension
14 3 (1.45%) CA
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