The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 363 367 342
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing AppSense 51 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 38
Average daily rate
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£238 £345 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.15% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £242 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%
AppSense
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10902 11470 11462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 45.42% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7557 7116
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 229 305
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.75 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in London

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppSense across the London region.

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in London

AppSense
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram in London

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the London region.

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in London

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
City of London +16 15 £199 -24.28% 7
Wimbledon - - - -
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 65 (74.71%) Windows
2 52 (59.77%) Citrix
3 47 (54.02%) Windows 7
4 46 (52.87%) SCCM
5 42 (48.28%) XenApp
6 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
7 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 28 (32.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (31.03%) XenDesktop
10 24 (27.59%) Finance
10 24 (27.59%) DNS
11 23 (26.44%) SharePoint
12 21 (24.14%) MS Office
13 20 (22.99%) DHCP
14 19 (21.84%) Altiris
14 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (20.69%) Lync
15 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
16 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (19.54%) VMware
17 15 (17.24%) Blackberry
18 14 (16.09%) Bloomberg
18 14 (16.09%) Symantec
18 14 (16.09%) Windows XP
18 14 (16.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 13 (14.94%) MarketAxess
19 13 (14.94%) eSpeed
19 13 (14.94%) ION Trading
19 13 (14.94%) Murex
19 13 (14.94%) Salesforce.com

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (26.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (20.69%) Lync
3 11 (12.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (10.34%) WorkSite
5 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) IIS
7 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) MS Office
2 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) DNS
2 20 (22.99%) DHCP
3 11 (12.64%) VPN
4 8 (9.20%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.60%) SAN
5 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.45%) Firewall
6 3 (3.45%) WAN
6 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.30%) LAN
8 1 (1.15%) Wireless
8 1 (1.15%) VoIP
8 1 (1.15%) FTP
8 1 (1.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MSI
2 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Legal
3 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 9 (10.34%) Law
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Analyst
2 14 (16.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (11.49%) Service Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix Support
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Applications Packager
9 3 (3.45%) Citrix Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.60%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.60%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.15%) Equities
3 1 (1.15%) Clustering
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (74.71%) Windows
2 47 (54.02%) Windows 7
3 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (16.09%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.75%) UNIX
8 2 (2.30%) Linux
9 1 (1.15%) SUSE
9 1 (1.15%) AIX
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.15%) openSUSE
9 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.34%) Migration
2 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
2 5 (5.75%) Change Management
2 5 (5.75%) ITIL
3 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
3 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (4.60%) Software Deployment
3 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (4.60%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.60%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.45%) Coaching
4 3 (3.45%) Change Control
4 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.30%) Document Management
5 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
1 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) MOS
2 5 (5.75%) CCA
2 5 (5.75%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.45%) MCITP
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) CCEE
4 2 (2.30%) CCEA
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) CCAA
5 1 (1.15%) CCIA
5 1 (1.15%) VCP5
5 1 (1.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 42 (48.28%) XenApp
2 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
3 28 (32.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 27 (31.03%) XenDesktop
5 10 (11.49%) Terminal Server
6 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (9.20%) XenServer
8 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
8 6 (6.90%) vSphere
9 4 (4.60%) Firmware
10 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.15%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 46 (52.87%) SCCM
2 14 (16.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (8.05%) SCOM
4 5 (5.75%) WSUS
5 4 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.45%) XenMobile
7 2 (2.30%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.30%) AppManager
8 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) Citrix
2 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.84%) Altiris
4 17 (19.54%) VMware
5 14 (16.09%) Bloomberg
5 14 (16.09%) Symantec
6 13 (14.94%) MarketAxess
6 13 (14.94%) eSpeed
6 13 (14.94%) ION Trading
6 13 (14.94%) Murex
6 13 (14.94%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (10.34%) Interwoven
8 7 (8.05%) HP
9 4 (4.60%) LANDesk
9 4 (4.60%) McAfee
9 4 (4.60%) Wyse
10 3 (3.45%) Remedy
11 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.30%) Sophos
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