The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 408 348 472
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +124
Contract jobs citing AppSense 161 184 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.90% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 111 60
Average daily rate £325 £382 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £290 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £41.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +42.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24018 20541 25376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.86% 46.77% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13757 11298 13318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1052 1136 1256
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
AppSense
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -78 56 £325 -16.66% 15
North West +4 49 £271 +9.59% 6
South East -9 32 £400 +6.66% 3
South West -7 10 £293 +125.00% 4
East of England -43 7 £400 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -14 5 £300 -26.15%
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 234 (85.40%) Citrix
2 219 (79.93%) Windows
3 167 (60.95%) XenApp
4 160 (58.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 137 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 130 (47.45%) Windows 7
7 119 (43.43%) Active Directory
8 104 (37.96%) XenDesktop
9 100 (36.50%) SCCM
10 76 (27.74%) Migration
10 76 (27.74%) VMware
11 69 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 60 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 53 (19.34%) MS Office
14 51 (18.61%) Finance
15 50 (18.25%) Application Packaging
16 48 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (16.79%) Windows XP
18 45 (16.42%) PowerShell
18 45 (16.42%) NetScaler
19 42 (15.33%) XenServer
20 39 (14.23%) Security Cleared
21 38 (13.87%) MSI
21 38 (13.87%) VBScript
22 35 (12.77%) MS Excel
22 35 (12.77%) vSphere
23 34 (12.41%) ITIL
24 33 (12.04%) MS Exchange
25 32 (11.68%) SC Cleared
26 29 (10.58%) SCOM

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (12.04%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (4.38%) Lync
3 12 (4.38%) CloudStack
4 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.19%) IIS
5 6 (2.19%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (19.34%) MS Office
2 35 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.42%) NetScaler
2 17 (6.20%) VPN
3 15 (5.47%) DNS
3 15 (5.47%) Firewall
4 14 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.11%) DHCP
5 13 (4.74%) SAN
6 10 (3.65%) SMS
7 5 (1.82%) WAN
8 4 (1.46%) LAN
9 2 (0.73%) LDAP
10 1 (0.36%) Wireless
10 1 (0.36%) Internet
10 1 (0.36%) MPLS
10 1 (0.36%) ADSL
10 1 (0.36%) FTP
10 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (13.87%) MSI
2 17 (6.20%) AdminStudio
3 12 (4.38%) InstallShield
4 8 (2.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 51 (18.61%) Finance
2 29 (10.58%) Banking
3 17 (6.20%) Local Government
4 16 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.11%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.28%) Publishing
7 8 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.19%) Law
9 5 (1.82%) Legal
10 3 (1.09%) Front Office
10 3 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (18.25%) Applications Packager
2 43 (15.69%) Consultant
3 41 (14.96%) Citrix Engineer
4 35 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 28 (10.22%) Citrix Consultant
6 25 (9.12%) Analyst
7 24 (8.76%) Desktop Support
8 23 (8.39%) Architect
9 18 (6.57%) Wintel Engineer
10 16 (5.84%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (4.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (4.38%) Support Analyst
13 11 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.01%) Senior Citrix Engineer
14 10 (3.65%) Citrix Support
14 10 (3.65%) Project Manager
15 8 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.92%) Platform Engineer
16 7 (2.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
16 7 (2.55%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.25%) Application Packaging
2 11 (4.01%) XML
3 2 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.85%) Blackberry
2 21 (7.66%) Thin Client
2 21 (7.66%) Fat Client
3 14 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.11%) Hedge funds
4 9 (3.28%) iPad
5 7 (2.55%) iPhone
6 6 (2.19%) Replication
7 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.73%) Clustering
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) AS400
9 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.36%) Statistics
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 219 (79.93%) Windows
2 130 (47.45%) Windows 7
3 69 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (16.79%) Windows XP
6 18 (6.57%) Linux
6 18 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.20%) Windows Vista
8 13 (4.74%) UNIX
9 8 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.55%) SUSE
11 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.74%) Migration
2 34 (12.41%) ITIL
3 17 (6.20%) Service Management
4 14 (5.11%) Software Deployment
5 11 (4.01%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (3.28%) Project Management
7 9 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (3.28%) PRINCE2
8 7 (2.55%) TQM
8 7 (2.55%) Project Planning
9 5 (1.82%) Incident Management
10 4 (1.46%) Problem Management
10 4 (1.46%) Release Management
10 4 (1.46%) WFM
10 4 (1.46%) Business Analysis
10 4 (1.46%) Workflow
10 4 (1.46%) Information Management
10 4 (1.46%) DNA
10 4 (1.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.42%) PowerShell
2 38 (13.87%) VBScript
3 21 (7.66%) SQL
4 20 (7.30%) VB
5 9 (3.28%) Perl
6 8 (2.92%) C
7 2 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.68%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (7.66%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (6.57%) MCITP
6 16 (5.84%) CCEA
7 14 (5.11%) CCA
8 13 (4.74%) MCSE
9 8 (2.92%) Degree
10 5 (1.82%) CCEE
11 4 (1.46%) MCP
12 3 (1.09%) CCAA
12 3 (1.09%) MCSA
12 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.09%) CCNA
12 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.36%) MCT
13 1 (0.36%) CISSP
13 1 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.93%) SLA
2 6 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 167 (60.95%) XenApp
2 160 (58.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 119 (43.43%) Active Directory
4 104 (37.96%) XenDesktop
5 48 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (15.33%) XenServer
7 35 (12.77%) vSphere
8 15 (5.47%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.65%) Hyper-V
10 7 (2.55%) UAG
11 5 (1.82%) IAG
11 5 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.09%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 100 (36.50%) SCCM
2 29 (10.58%) SCOM
3 12 (4.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (3.28%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.82%) AppDNA
6 3 (1.09%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.09%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.36%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.36%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.36%) AppManager
7 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.36%) WMI
7 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 234 (85.40%) Citrix
2 137 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 76 (27.74%) VMware
4 26 (9.49%) Altiris
5 22 (8.03%) Lumension
6 21 (7.66%) HP
7 20 (7.30%) Wyse
8 15 (5.47%) CA
9 14 (5.11%) Dell
10 13 (4.74%) NetApp
11 11 (4.01%) Symantec
12 10 (3.65%) LANDesk
13 9 (3.28%) Apple
14 8 (2.92%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.55%) Intel
16 6 (2.19%) Lotus
16 6 (2.19%) Becrypt
17 5 (1.82%) EMC
18 4 (1.46%) Speakerbus
18 4 (1.46%) Cisco
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