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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 468 420 392
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -28
Contract jobs citing AppSense 119 137 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 72 81
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £226 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 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
24029 21717 23464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 46.07% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14280 12609 12461
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
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 1176 1049 1233
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -7 53 £238 -26.92% 15
North West +4 44 £275 -4.34% 7
East of England -21 7 £338 -4.25% 2
South West -39 7 £350 +30.84% 2
South East -41 6 £325 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 4
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 175 (78.48%) Windows
2 168 (75.34%) Citrix
3 118 (52.91%) Windows 7
4 109 (48.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 103 (46.19%) SCCM
6 98 (43.95%) XenApp
7 86 (38.57%) Microsoft
8 85 (38.12%) Active Directory
9 71 (31.84%) XenDesktop
10 66 (29.60%) VMware
11 46 (20.63%) Windows XP
12 42 (18.83%) MS Office
13 41 (18.39%) DNS
13 41 (18.39%) Security Cleared
13 41 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (17.49%) Finance
15 35 (15.70%) Blackberry
16 31 (13.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (13.90%) DHCP
16 31 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (13.45%) MS Excel
17 30 (13.45%) SharePoint
18 29 (13.00%) SC Cleared
19 28 (12.56%) Lumension
19 28 (12.56%) Lync
20 27 (12.11%) SLA
21 26 (11.66%) vSphere
22 24 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (10.76%) Altiris
23 23 (10.31%) CA

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 30 (13.45%) SharePoint
2 28 (12.56%) Lync
3 16 (7.17%) MS Exchange
4 14 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (4.48%) WorkSite
7 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.35%) IIS
9 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 42 (18.83%) MS Office
2 30 (13.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.39%) DNS
2 31 (13.90%) DHCP
3 21 (9.42%) SMS
4 18 (8.07%) VPN
5 14 (6.28%) NetScaler
6 10 (4.48%) Firewall
7 9 (4.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.69%) WAN
9 5 (2.24%) SAN
9 5 (2.24%) LAN
10 4 (1.79%) NAS
11 3 (1.35%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.45%) Wireless
12 1 (0.45%) VoIP
12 1 (0.45%) FTP
12 1 (0.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (7.62%) MSI
2 7 (3.14%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.79%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.90%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 39 (17.49%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) Legal
3 10 (4.48%) Law
4 9 (4.04%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (14.80%) Analyst
2 24 (10.76%) Consultant
3 23 (10.31%) Support Engineer
4 21 (9.42%) Desktop Support
5 15 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (6.73%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (5.83%) Architect
6 13 (5.83%) Applications Packager
6 13 (5.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 13 (5.83%) Citrix Consultant
7 12 (5.38%) Citrix Engineer
7 12 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.93%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.48%) Tester
10 9 (4.04%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.04%) Citrix Specialist
11 8 (3.59%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (3.14%) Applications Tester
13 6 (2.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.87%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.69%) Web Services
3 3 (1.35%) ODBC
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.45%) COM
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.70%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.93%) Thin Client
2 11 (4.93%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.69%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.24%) iPad
4 5 (2.24%) FMCG
5 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) PKI
6 1 (0.45%) Clustering
6 1 (0.45%) Equities
6 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.45%) Handset
6 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 175 (78.48%) Windows
2 118 (52.91%) Windows 7
3 46 (20.63%) Windows XP
4 41 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (13.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (9.87%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.24%) UNIX
8 4 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.90%) Linux
10 1 (0.45%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.45%) SUSE
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (9.87%) Software Deployment
2 14 (6.28%) ITIL
3 13 (5.83%) Migration
4 9 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (3.14%) Validation
5 7 (3.14%) TQM
6 6 (2.69%) Asset Management
6 6 (2.69%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (2.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (2.24%) Information Security
7 5 (2.24%) Change Management
8 4 (1.79%) Configuration Management
8 4 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (1.79%) Business Continuity
8 4 (1.79%) Incident Management
8 4 (1.79%) Problem Management
8 4 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.73%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.38%) SQL
3 9 (4.04%) VBScript
3 9 (4.04%) VB
4 6 (2.69%) C
5 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.45%) Java
5 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.83%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.48%) MOS
4 10 (4.48%) CCA
4 10 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (2.24%) CCEA
6 3 (1.35%) Degree
6 3 (1.35%) MCITP
6 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.35%) CCNA
7 2 (0.90%) MCSE
7 2 (0.90%) ISEB
7 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.90%) CCEE
7 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CCAA
8 1 (0.45%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.11%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 109 (48.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 98 (43.95%) XenApp
3 85 (38.12%) Active Directory
4 71 (31.84%) XenDesktop
5 26 (11.66%) vSphere
6 24 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (9.87%) XenServer
8 17 (7.62%) Hyper-V
9 11 (4.93%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.79%) Firmware
10 4 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.35%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 103 (46.19%) SCCM
2 14 (6.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 9 (4.04%) SCOM
4 6 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.24%) WSUS
6 4 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (1.35%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.35%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.90%) AppManager
8 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.90%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.45%) WMI
9 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 168 (75.34%) Citrix
2 86 (38.57%) Microsoft
3 66 (29.60%) VMware
4 28 (12.56%) Lumension
5 24 (10.76%) Altiris
6 23 (10.31%) CA
7 18 (8.07%) Symantec
8 14 (6.28%) Bloomberg
8 14 (6.28%) HP
9 13 (5.83%) Murex
9 13 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (5.83%) eSpeed
9 13 (5.83%) ION Trading
9 13 (5.83%) MarketAxess
10 10 (4.48%) Interwoven
11 9 (4.04%) Oracle
11 9 (4.04%) Wyse
12 5 (2.24%) McAfee
12 5 (2.24%) Apple
13 4 (1.79%) LANDesk
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