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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 43 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppSense 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.33% - 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£270 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.22 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-31.96% +14.07%
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
191 56 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.44% 27.86% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 20 80
Average daily rate £325 £300 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £152 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £622 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £19.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -22.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £14.78 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £15.50 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 £270 -
AppSense
North West

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Citrix
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 16 (42.11%) XenApp
7 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
7 10 (26.32%) VMware
8 9 (23.68%) SMS
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.42%) Validation
9 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) SCCM
10 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 6 (15.79%) XenServer
10 6 (15.79%) Lumension
10 6 (15.79%) CA
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) DHCP
10 6 (15.79%) C
10 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
10 6 (15.79%) Windows Vista
11 5 (13.16%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
12 4 (10.53%) Lync
12 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (10.53%) MS Office

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (10.53%) Lync
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SMS
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) 3G
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Tester
2 8 (21.05%) Applications Tester
3 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.63%) Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.89%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Vista
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Validation
2 5 (13.16%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.63%) TQM
6 1 (2.63%) Security Management
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) XenApp
4 6 (15.79%) XenServer
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Citrix
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Lumension
3 6 (15.79%) CA
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) MobileIron