The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 44 48 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing AppSense 4 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.89% 0.69% 5.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 1.47% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate £400 £510 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +94.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £318 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £702 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-27.75% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £34.53
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -24.69%
AppSense
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
220 204 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.00% 47.00% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 108 89
Average daily rate £375 £331 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +20.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 26
Average hourly rate £39.25 £13.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.92% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppSense across the Lancashire region.

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the Lancashire region.

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chorley - 2 - -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £400 -
Preston - 2 - -
AppSense
North West

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
3 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) XenServer
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) SMS
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Lumension
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) SMS
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Expert
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Lumension
3 2 (20.00%) Wyse