The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 124 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing AppSense 27 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 1.95% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
Average daily rate
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£280 £280 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £255 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.06 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £20.31 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £21.81 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +2.43%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1662 1281 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.77% 42.42% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 649 496
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 90 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.48 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in the North West

AppSense
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

AppSense
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

AppSense Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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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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
Lancashire -4 11 £270 -3.56% 1
Manchester -5 11 £250 -13.79% 3
Merseyside - 3 £300 - 2
Cheshire -3 2 - -
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England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 44 (75.86%) Citrix
2 43 (74.14%) Windows
3 38 (65.52%) XenApp
4 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
5 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
6 25 (43.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 21 (36.21%) Migration
9 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (29.31%) QA
11 15 (25.86%) SCCM
11 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (22.41%) Wyse
12 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (18.97%) BitLocker
13 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
14 10 (17.24%) ITIL
14 10 (17.24%) Thin Client
14 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.24%) Fat Client
14 10 (17.24%) Business Transformation
15 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
15 9 (15.52%) VPN
16 8 (13.79%) DNS
16 8 (13.79%) WAN
16 8 (13.79%) DHCP
16 8 (13.79%) LAN
16 8 (13.79%) MetaFrame

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) VPN
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
2 8 (13.79%) LAN
2 8 (13.79%) WAN
2 8 (13.79%) DHCP
3 6 (10.34%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) SMS
5 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.72%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MSI
1 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.72%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Citrix Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Environment Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Tester
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Tester
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Applications Packager
8 1 (1.72%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) Service Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Thin Client
1 10 (17.24%) Fat Client
2 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Life Science
4 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
3 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) Solaris
6 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.90%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Migration
2 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
3 10 (17.24%) Business Transformation
4 8 (13.79%) Validation
4 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.34%) Server Building
6 4 (6.90%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.17%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.72%) Release Management
9 1 (1.72%) Test Management
9 1 (1.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) VBScript
1 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) C
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (10.34%) MCSE
3 6 (10.34%) CCEE
4 5 (8.62%) MCITP
4 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.90%) CCIE
5 4 (6.90%) CCA
5 4 (6.90%) CCAA
6 3 (5.17%) VCP5
6 3 (5.17%) CCNP
6 3 (5.17%) CCNA
6 3 (5.17%) MCSA
6 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.17%) VCP4
6 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) CCEA
7 2 (3.45%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (29.31%) QA
3 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) XenApp
2 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 25 (43.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (18.97%) BitLocker
5 8 (13.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (13.79%) MetaFrame
6 5 (8.62%) XenServer
6 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (3.45%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (75.86%) Citrix
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.41%) Wyse
4 8 (13.79%) VMware
5 4 (6.90%) EMC
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.90%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Altiris
7 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) McAfee
8 1 (1.72%) Avaya
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