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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 69 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing AppSense 20 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 0.74% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -
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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
674 544 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.46% 43.91% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 268 162
Average daily rate £338 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (73.91%) QA
5 15 (65.22%) Migration
6 13 (56.52%) Wyse
7 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
7 12 (52.17%) Citrix
7 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) SCCM
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (43.48%) XenApp
9 10 (43.48%) Fat Client
9 10 (43.48%) Thin Client
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (43.48%) BitLocker
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (34.78%) MetaFrame
10 8 (34.78%) VPN
10 8 (34.78%) LAN
10 8 (34.78%) WAN
10 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (34.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (26.09%) MCSE
11 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (26.09%) CCEE
12 4 (17.39%) CCAA
12 4 (17.39%) Office 365
12 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
1 8 (34.78%) LAN
1 8 (34.78%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Fat Client
1 10 (43.48%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.04%) Life Science
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Migration
2 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) CCEE
2 4 (17.39%) CCAA
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCA
2 4 (17.39%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) CCEA
3 2 (8.70%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (73.91%) QA
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) XenApp
2 10 (43.48%) BitLocker
3 8 (34.78%) MetaFrame
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Wyse
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) VMware