The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 99 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing AppSense 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.14% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.35% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate £363 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -38.64%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
726 574 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.52% 41.06% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 319 279
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Application Packaging
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (72.73%) NetScaler
4 8 (72.73%) Wyse
4 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) HP
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
7 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
7 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
7 5 (45.45%) IT Governance
7 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
8 4 (36.36%) XenApp
9 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
9 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
9 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
9 3 (27.27%) Time Management
9 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (27.27%) CCEE
9 3 (27.27%) CCIA
9 3 (27.27%) Server Building
9 3 (27.27%) VBScript
9 3 (27.27%) Terminal Server

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) NetScaler
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Expert
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Application Packaging
2 5 (45.45%) IT Governance
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Server Building
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCEA
1 3 (27.27%) CCEE
1 3 (27.27%) CCIA
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) Terminal Server
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Wyse
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow