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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 460 440 470
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs citing AppSense 109 131 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 52
Average daily rate
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£308 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.76% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £246 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23802 22499 25066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.80% 46.52% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13770 12903 13157
Average daily rate £398 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +1.97%
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 1079 1017 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +3 46 £338 -7.21% 9
North West -4 34 £273 -9.16%
South East -32 15 £325 - 1
South West -32 9 £340 -32.00% 1
East of England -26 5 £370 +12.12% 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
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AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 188 (79.32%) Windows
2 183 (77.22%) Citrix
3 129 (54.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 120 (50.63%) Windows 7
5 105 (44.30%) SCCM
6 95 (40.08%) XenApp
7 87 (36.71%) Microsoft
8 81 (34.18%) XenDesktop
9 79 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 68 (28.69%) VMware
11 55 (23.21%) Security Cleared
12 54 (22.78%) Windows XP
13 43 (18.14%) SC Cleared
14 42 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (17.72%) MS Office
15 37 (15.61%) DNS
15 37 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (14.77%) Lumension
17 34 (14.35%) Windows Vista
18 33 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
19 32 (13.50%) CA
19 32 (13.50%) Finance
19 32 (13.50%) Blackberry
19 32 (13.50%) XenServer
20 31 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (12.24%) SharePoint
22 28 (11.81%) DHCP
23 27 (11.39%) SMS
23 27 (11.39%) Software Deployment
24 26 (10.97%) SLA

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 29 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 26 (10.97%) Lync
3 14 (5.91%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.27%) WorkSite
6 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
Applications
1 42 (17.72%) MS Office
2 23 (9.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.61%) DNS
2 28 (11.81%) DHCP
3 27 (11.39%) SMS
4 13 (5.49%) VPN
4 13 (5.49%) NetScaler
5 11 (4.64%) Firewall
6 8 (3.38%) SAN
7 7 (2.95%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.53%) WAN
9 5 (2.11%) LAN
10 4 (1.69%) NAS
11 3 (1.27%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.84%) Wireless
13 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (9.28%) MSI
2 12 (5.06%) AdminStudio
3 8 (3.38%) InstallShield
4 5 (2.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 32 (13.50%) Finance
2 9 (3.80%) Banking
3 7 (2.95%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
4 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Local Government
5 3 (1.27%) Front Office
6 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (12.66%) Support Engineer
2 27 (11.39%) Consultant
3 24 (10.13%) Desktop Support
4 22 (9.28%) Applications Packager
4 22 (9.28%) Citrix Engineer
5 21 (8.86%) Analyst
6 19 (8.02%) Desktop Engineer
7 16 (6.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 16 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (6.33%) Architect
8 15 (6.33%) Citrix Consultant
9 13 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.49%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (4.22%) Citrix Specialist
11 8 (3.38%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) Technical Support
13 6 (2.53%) Tester
14 5 (2.11%) Service Analyst
14 5 (2.11%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.28%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.95%) Web Services
3 3 (1.27%) ODBC
4 2 (0.84%) .NET
4 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) XML
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.50%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.38%) Fat Client
2 8 (3.38%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.95%) Hedge funds
3 7 (2.95%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.53%) iPad
4 6 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
5 2 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) Equities
6 1 (0.42%) PKI
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.42%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 188 (79.32%) Windows
2 120 (50.63%) Windows 7
3 54 (22.78%) Windows XP
4 42 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (14.35%) Windows Vista
7 33 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.53%) UNIX
9 5 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.84%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.84%) Linux
12 1 (0.42%) SUSE
12 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.42%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.39%) Software Deployment
2 22 (9.28%) Migration
3 16 (6.75%) ITIL
4 9 (3.80%) TQM
5 6 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (2.11%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (2.11%) Information Security
7 4 (1.69%) Business Continuity
7 4 (1.69%) Validation
7 4 (1.69%) Change Management
7 4 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (1.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.27%) Document Management
8 3 (1.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (1.27%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (1.27%) Software Distribution
8 3 (1.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.75%) SQL
2 12 (5.06%) VBScript
2 12 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.64%) VB
4 6 (2.53%) C
5 1 (0.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.38%) CCA
4 8 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.69%) CCEA
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.27%) MOS
6 3 (1.27%) CCNA
7 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) MCITP
7 2 (0.84%) Degree
7 2 (0.84%) CCEE
7 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (54.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 95 (40.08%) XenApp
3 81 (34.18%) XenDesktop
4 79 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 32 (13.50%) XenServer
6 31 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (10.97%) vSphere
8 19 (8.02%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.27%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.27%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.27%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.42%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 105 (44.30%) SCCM
2 14 (5.91%) SCOM
3 12 (5.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (3.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (1.27%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.27%) AppManager
7 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.42%) WMI
8 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.42%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 183 (77.22%) Citrix
2 87 (36.71%) Microsoft
3 68 (28.69%) VMware
4 35 (14.77%) Lumension
5 32 (13.50%) CA
6 22 (9.28%) Altiris
7 15 (6.33%) Symantec
8 14 (5.91%) HP
9 12 (5.06%) Bloomberg
10 11 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (4.64%) Murex
10 11 (4.64%) eSpeed
10 11 (4.64%) ION Trading
10 11 (4.64%) MarketAxess
11 10 (4.22%) Oracle
12 7 (2.95%) Dell
13 6 (2.53%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.53%) Apple
13 6 (2.53%) Wyse
14 3 (1.27%) Open Text
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