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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 439 407 392
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -15
Contract jobs citing AppSense 113 142 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 51 86
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +26.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-32.90% +15.67%
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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
21697 21002 19019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.49% 45.54% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12640 11746 10308
Average daily rate £400 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £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 895 927 1159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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
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 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 44 £381 +8.92% 9
South East -21 39 £347 -10.32% 6
North West -34 16 £400 +68.42% 7
West Midlands -1 8 £375 -
South West -7 5 £420 +43.58%
Yorkshire -18 1 £750 +87.50%
East Midlands - - - -
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AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 153 (72.51%) Citrix
2 144 (68.25%) Windows
3 115 (54.50%) XenApp
4 95 (45.02%) Active Directory
5 89 (42.18%) Microsoft
6 88 (41.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 87 (41.23%) SCCM
8 82 (38.86%) VMware
9 76 (36.02%) Windows 7
10 62 (29.38%) XenDesktop
11 61 (28.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (23.70%) Finance
13 40 (18.96%) Application Packaging
13 40 (18.96%) NetScaler
14 35 (16.59%) MS Excel
15 32 (15.17%) DNS
15 32 (15.17%) Migration
16 31 (14.69%) Security Cleared
17 30 (14.22%) MS Exchange
17 30 (14.22%) MS Office
17 30 (14.22%) PowerShell
18 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (11.37%) vSphere
19 24 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (11.37%) Hyper-V
20 23 (10.90%) Blackberry
20 23 (10.90%) DHCP
21 21 (9.95%) MSI
21 21 (9.95%) Wyse

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 30 (14.22%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (7.58%) Lync
5 15 (7.11%) SharePoint
6 13 (6.16%) WorkSite
7 12 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.90%) IIS
10 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.96%) NetScaler
2 32 (15.17%) DNS
3 23 (10.90%) DHCP
4 19 (9.00%) VPN
5 12 (5.69%) Firewall
6 11 (5.21%) SAN
6 11 (5.21%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.84%) DMZ
8 5 (2.37%) SMS
8 5 (2.37%) WAN
9 4 (1.90%) LAN
10 3 (1.42%) Network Security
10 3 (1.42%) Wireless
11 2 (0.95%) SSL
11 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.95%) VLAN
11 2 (0.95%) NAS
12 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (9.95%) MSI
2 6 (2.84%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.95%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 50 (23.70%) Finance
2 14 (6.64%) Legal
3 12 (5.69%) Banking
3 12 (5.69%) Law
4 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (14.69%) Analyst
2 22 (10.43%) Consultant
3 19 (9.00%) Applications Packager
3 19 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (6.16%) Citrix Engineer
4 13 (6.16%) Service Analyst
5 12 (5.69%) Architect
5 12 (5.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Server Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Tester
7 9 (4.27%) Applications Tester
7 9 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (3.32%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.32%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.37%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (2.37%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.96%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.90%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.95%) Web Services
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) ODBC
4 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.90%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.64%) Thin Client
2 14 (6.64%) Fat Client
3 11 (5.21%) PKI
4 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.37%) FMCG
6 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.90%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.42%) iPad
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) Handset
9 2 (0.95%) iPhone
10 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.47%) CCTV
10 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 144 (68.25%) Windows
2 76 (36.02%) Windows 7
3 61 (28.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.11%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.84%) UNIX
8 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.95%) AIX
9 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.47%) Solaris
10 1 (0.47%) Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.17%) Migration
2 14 (6.64%) Validation
3 13 (6.16%) ITIL
4 11 (5.21%) Compatibility Testing
5 10 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (3.32%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.84%) Change Management
7 6 (2.84%) Asset Management
7 6 (2.84%) Line Management
7 6 (2.84%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (2.37%) Change Control
8 5 (2.37%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (2.37%) Software Deployment
8 5 (2.37%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.37%) Project Management
9 4 (1.90%) Workflow
9 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (1.90%) QMS
9 4 (1.90%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.22%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.53%) SQL
3 14 (6.64%) VBScript
4 11 (5.21%) VB
5 9 (4.27%) C
6 3 (1.42%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.64%) SC Cleared
2 14 (6.64%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.16%) MOS
4 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.21%) MCSE
6 9 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (3.79%) Degree
8 7 (3.32%) CCA
9 6 (2.84%) CCEA
9 6 (2.84%) MCITP
9 6 (2.84%) VCP4
10 5 (2.37%) CCEE
11 3 (1.42%) VCP5
11 3 (1.42%) CCIA
11 3 (1.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.95%) ISEB
12 2 (0.95%) MCTS
12 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (54.50%) XenApp
2 95 (45.02%) Active Directory
3 88 (41.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 62 (29.38%) XenDesktop
5 29 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (11.37%) vSphere
6 24 (11.37%) Hyper-V
7 21 (9.95%) Terminal Server
8 16 (7.58%) XenServer
9 5 (2.37%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.90%) Firmware
10 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.42%) UAG
12 2 (0.95%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.47%) Xen
13 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 87 (41.23%) SCCM
2 15 (7.11%) SCOM
3 12 (5.69%) EdgeSight
4 8 (3.79%) WSUS
5 5 (2.37%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.90%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.42%) AppDNA
7 3 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.95%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 153 (72.51%) Citrix
2 89 (42.18%) Microsoft
3 82 (38.86%) VMware
4 21 (9.95%) Wyse
4 21 (9.95%) HP
5 18 (8.53%) Altiris
6 16 (7.58%) Dell
7 13 (6.16%) Interwoven
8 12 (5.69%) Lumension
9 11 (5.21%) NetApp
9 11 (5.21%) EMC
10 8 (3.79%) Symantec
10 8 (3.79%) McAfee
11 6 (2.84%) Cisco
11 6 (2.84%) Oracle
12 4 (1.90%) Veritas
12 4 (1.90%) CA
12 4 (1.90%) Sophos
13 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.42%) Apple
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