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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 82 67 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing AppSense 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.82% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 1.79% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -25.53%
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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
575 559 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.33% 46.01% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 255 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 63
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Wyse
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) Novell
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Wyse
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Novell
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris