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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 479 406 410
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +4
Contract jobs citing AppSense 100 146 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.64% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 77 74
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £20.50 £29.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £45.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -25.53%
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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
23042 22701 24966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.02% 46.76% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13170 12893 13092
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1038 1277
Average hourly rate £18.48 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +6 43 £350 +2.94% 7
North West -14 28 £265 -11.66% 3
South East -15 15 £325 -3.70% 3
South West -30 8 £340 -32.00%
East of England -31 4 £370 +5.71% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £355 -14.97% 1
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
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AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 202 (81.12%) Citrix
2 198 (79.52%) Windows
3 147 (59.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 130 (52.21%) Windows 7
5 108 (43.37%) XenApp
6 103 (41.37%) SCCM
7 99 (39.76%) Microsoft
8 89 (35.74%) XenDesktop
9 83 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 64 (25.70%) Security Cleared
11 63 (25.30%) VMware
11 63 (25.30%) Windows XP
12 54 (21.69%) MS Office
13 51 (20.48%) SC Cleared
14 39 (15.66%) Blackberry
15 38 (15.26%) Finance
15 38 (15.26%) Lumension
16 37 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (14.86%) Windows Vista
17 35 (14.06%) CA
17 35 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (13.65%) XenServer
19 33 (13.25%) DNS
20 32 (12.85%) Migration
21 30 (12.05%) Software Deployment
22 29 (11.65%) SLA
23 28 (11.24%) MS Excel
23 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
24 27 (10.84%) Application Packaging

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 24 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.84%) Lync
3 20 (8.03%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.41%) CloudStack
7 4 (1.61%) IIS
8 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.40%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (21.69%) MS Office
2 28 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.25%) DNS
2 26 (10.44%) DHCP
3 24 (9.64%) SMS
4 18 (7.23%) NetScaler
5 17 (6.83%) VPN
6 11 (4.42%) Firewall
7 10 (4.02%) SAN
8 9 (3.61%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.61%) WAN
10 3 (1.20%) LAN
10 3 (1.20%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.80%) NAS
11 2 (0.80%) Wireless
12 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (10.84%) MSI
2 13 (5.22%) AdminStudio
3 8 (3.21%) InstallShield
4 5 (2.01%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 38 (15.26%) Finance
2 9 (3.61%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.21%) Banking
4 6 (2.41%) Local Government
5 5 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.61%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Front Office
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (14.46%) Support Engineer
2 28 (11.24%) Desktop Support
2 28 (11.24%) Consultant
2 28 (11.24%) Applications Packager
3 27 (10.84%) Citrix Engineer
4 24 (9.64%) Desktop Engineer
5 19 (7.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 19 (7.63%) Analyst
6 17 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (6.43%) Citrix Consultant
8 12 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.42%) Architect
9 11 (4.42%) Citrix Specialist
10 10 (4.02%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.21%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.41%) Technical Support
14 5 (2.01%) Support Analyst
14 5 (2.01%) Citrix Support
15 4 (1.61%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.84%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.81%) Web Services
3 2 (0.80%) .NET
3 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) ODBC
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.66%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.62%) Fat Client
2 14 (5.62%) Thin Client
3 12 (4.82%) iPad
4 9 (3.61%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.81%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.41%) iPhone
7 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.80%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.40%) Equities
9 1 (0.40%) PKI
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 198 (79.52%) Windows
2 130 (52.21%) Windows 7
3 63 (25.30%) Windows XP
4 37 (14.86%) Windows Vista
4 37 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.61%) UNIX
8 6 (2.41%) Linux
9 5 (2.01%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.80%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
12 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.40%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.85%) Migration
2 30 (12.05%) Software Deployment
3 25 (10.04%) ITIL
4 12 (4.82%) TQM
5 7 (2.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (2.41%) PRINCE2
7 5 (2.01%) Project Management
7 5 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (2.01%) Information Security
7 5 (2.01%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (1.61%) Business Continuity
8 4 (1.61%) Change Management
8 4 (1.61%) Business Analysis
8 4 (1.61%) Incident Management
8 4 (1.61%) WFM
8 4 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (1.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.20%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.03%) SQL
1 20 (8.03%) PowerShell
2 14 (5.62%) VBScript
2 14 (5.62%) VB
3 3 (1.20%) C
4 2 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (25.70%) Security Cleared
2 51 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.22%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (2.81%) CCA
6 5 (2.01%) CCEA
7 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.20%) CCNA
9 2 (0.80%) MCP
9 2 (0.80%) MCSE
9 2 (0.80%) MCITP
9 2 (0.80%) CCEE
10 1 (0.40%) CCAA
10 1 (0.40%) Degree
10 1 (0.40%) MCSA
10 1 (0.40%) MOS
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 147 (59.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 108 (43.37%) XenApp
3 89 (35.74%) XenDesktop
4 83 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 34 (13.65%) XenServer
6 28 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (10.04%) vSphere
8 14 (5.62%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.01%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.20%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.40%) UAG
13 1 (0.40%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 103 (41.37%) SCCM
2 15 (6.02%) SCOM
3 12 (4.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (2.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.20%) AppManager
7 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.80%) WMI
7 2 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.80%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 202 (81.12%) Citrix
2 99 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 63 (25.30%) VMware
4 38 (15.26%) Lumension
5 35 (14.06%) CA
6 26 (10.44%) Altiris
7 20 (8.03%) HP
8 15 (6.02%) Symantec
9 12 (4.82%) Bloomberg
9 12 (4.82%) Apple
10 11 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (4.42%) Dell
10 11 (4.42%) Murex
10 11 (4.42%) eSpeed
10 11 (4.42%) ION Trading
10 11 (4.42%) MarketAxess
11 6 (2.41%) LANDesk
11 6 (2.41%) Wyse
11 6 (2.41%) Oracle
12 3 (1.20%) Cisco
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