The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 26 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing AppSense 23 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.44% 1.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 14.56% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £261 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
158 119 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.35% 55.09% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 68
Average daily rate £275 £305 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 5
Average hourly rate £29.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £79.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
AppSense
North West

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 17 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (91.30%) Citrix
3 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
4 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
5 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
6 17 (73.91%) MS Office
6 17 (73.91%) Blackberry
6 17 (73.91%) Windows 7
7 16 (69.57%) Windows XP
8 15 (65.22%) SLA
8 15 (65.22%) SCCM
9 14 (60.87%) Windows Vista
9 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
9 14 (60.87%) CA
10 12 (52.17%) Lumension
10 12 (52.17%) Software Deployment
11 7 (30.43%) TQM
11 7 (30.43%) XenApp
12 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
12 6 (26.09%) ITIL
13 4 (17.39%) SMS
13 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (13.04%) VMware
14 3 (13.04%) DHCP
14 3 (13.04%) VPN
14 3 (13.04%) DNS
14 3 (13.04%) Apple
14 3 (13.04%) Thin Client

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (13.04%) Lync
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (73.91%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SMS
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Support Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Desktop Support
3 9 (39.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (34.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Packager
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Security Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
2 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (69.57%) Windows XP
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Deployment
2 7 (30.43%) TQM
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) XenServer
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Citrix
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) CA
4 12 (52.17%) Lumension
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) VMware