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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 19 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing AppSense 31 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.54% 3.89% -
As % of the Vendors category 14.49% 8.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.02% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -25.53%
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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
214 124 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 52.07% 43.82% 53.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 52 112
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £13.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £24.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

AppSense Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 54 (93.10%) Citrix
2 53 (91.38%) Windows
3 52 (89.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (58.62%) SC Cleared
4 34 (58.62%) Security Cleared
5 33 (56.90%) Windows 7
5 33 (56.90%) SCCM
6 30 (51.72%) Windows XP
7 29 (50.00%) CA
7 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 29 (50.00%) Blackberry
7 29 (50.00%) Windows Vista
8 27 (46.55%) MS Office
8 27 (46.55%) Lumension
9 24 (41.38%) Software Deployment
9 24 (41.38%) SLA
10 19 (32.76%) SMS
11 15 (25.86%) VMware
11 15 (25.86%) XenApp
12 10 (17.24%) XenServer
12 10 (17.24%) TQM
12 10 (17.24%) DNS
13 9 (15.52%) ITIL
14 8 (13.79%) DHCP
14 8 (13.79%) XenDesktop
15 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
15 7 (12.07%) Lync
15 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (6.90%) MSI

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
1 7 (12.07%) Lync
1 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (46.55%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) SMS
2 10 (17.24%) DNS
3 8 (13.79%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MSI
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Support Engineer
2 21 (36.21%) Desktop Support
3 18 (31.03%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (29.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Support Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Tester
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) Designer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Specialist
10 2 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Applications Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (91.38%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows 7
3 30 (51.72%) Windows XP
4 29 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Software Deployment
2 10 (17.24%) TQM
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 2 (3.45%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.72%) Validation
5 1 (1.72%) Migration
5 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.72%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) SC Cleared
1 34 (58.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (41.38%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (89.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (25.86%) XenApp
4 10 (17.24%) XenServer
5 8 (13.79%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (56.90%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 54 (93.10%) Citrix
2 29 (50.00%) CA
2 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (46.55%) Lumension
4 15 (25.86%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle