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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 126 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs citing AppSense 21 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 1.18% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 2.74% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
Average daily rate
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£548 £238 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.52% -44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £310 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £43.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-39.53% +28.35%
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
1568 1166 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.02% 43.06% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 546 470
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 83 89
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.10 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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
Manchester -15 3 £208 -12.63% 3
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Citrix
3 30 (65.22%) XenApp
4 23 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
5 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (19.57%) SCCM
8 9 (19.57%) DNS
9 8 (17.39%) DHCP
9 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
10 7 (15.22%) Application Packaging
10 7 (15.22%) VBScript
10 7 (15.22%) Validation
10 7 (15.22%) VMware
11 6 (13.04%) Migration
11 6 (13.04%) C
11 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
12 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
12 5 (10.87%) SMS
12 5 (10.87%) MS Office
12 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (8.70%) Smartcard
13 4 (8.70%) Symantec
13 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.70%) Lync
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) SMS
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.52%) MSI
3 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Tester
2 7 (15.22%) Applications Tester
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Environment Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Applications Packager
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Smartcard
1 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
2 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (15.22%) Validation
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Load Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.17%) TQM
7 1 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
1 7 (15.22%) VBScript
2 6 (13.04%) C
3 4 (8.70%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.35%) CCEA
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.35%) MCSE
1 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (4.35%) CCEE
1 2 (4.35%) CCIA
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) XenApp
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.52%) XenServer
7 2 (4.35%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Citrix
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (4.35%) Wyse
5 2 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Lumension
6 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) CA
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Rate: From £700 to £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago