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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 34 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing AppSense 14 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.08% 0.58% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 1.69% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £359 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.92% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.81 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-16.17% -2.07%
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
183 59 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.22% 34.30% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 25 81
Average daily rate £310 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 12
Average hourly rate £31.20 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.29% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Blackpool -9 8 £294 -16.07% 1
AppSense
North West

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) Citrix
3 29 (67.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
5 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
6 15 (34.88%) Windows XP
6 15 (34.88%) XenApp
7 13 (30.23%) SCCM
7 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
8 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
9 11 (25.58%) Windows Vista
9 11 (25.58%) Lumension
9 11 (25.58%) SMS
9 11 (25.58%) CA
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.58%) Blackberry
9 11 (25.58%) VMware
10 9 (20.93%) DNS
10 9 (20.93%) SLA
10 9 (20.93%) MS Office
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.60%) Software Deployment
12 7 (16.28%) XenServer
13 6 (13.95%) DHCP
14 5 (11.63%) ITIL
14 5 (11.63%) Validation
14 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
15 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (9.30%) Lync
15 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.30%) Lync
1 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SMS
2 9 (20.93%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) 3G
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Desktop Support
2 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Applications Tester
5 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.98%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 15 (34.88%) Windows XP
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Vista
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Software Deployment
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Validation
3 3 (6.98%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.65%) TQM
5 1 (2.33%) Security Management
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 15 (34.88%) XenApp
4 7 (16.28%) XenServer
5 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Citrix
2 11 (25.58%) CA
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) Lumension
3 3 (6.98%) Symantec
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee
4 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.33%) HP
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