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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 43 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing AppSense 4 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.88% 6.00% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 15.34% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £329 £369
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £19.06 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £34.53 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-24.69% +45.37%
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
214 176 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.03% 39.11% 54.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 92 44
Average daily rate £341 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £28.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.38% +49.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 £33.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
Blackpool -6 4 £270 -3.56%
AppSense
North West

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) XenApp
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) C
5 5 (45.45%) Validation
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (36.36%) SMS
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
7 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) BitLocker
7 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
7 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Symantec
8 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
9 1 (9.09%) SCCM
9 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (9.09%) XenServer
9 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (9.09%) Lync

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SMS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Director
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) XenApp
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) MobileIron