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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 146 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +2
Contract jobs citing AppSense 21 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 1.04% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 2.31% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £155 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -14.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -30.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1857 1386 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.94% 44.93% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 725 571
Average daily rate £388 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 14 £301 +12.45%
Merseyside - 3 £300 -
Manchester -18 2 £275 -1.78% 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £275 - 2
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England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 40 (72.73%) Citrix
3 35 (63.64%) XenApp
4 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 24 (43.64%) Windows 7
5 24 (43.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (34.55%) Migration
8 19 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (30.91%) QA
9 17 (30.91%) SCCM
10 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (27.27%) ITIL
11 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (23.64%) Wyse
13 12 (21.82%) DHCP
13 12 (21.82%) DNS
14 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (20.00%) VMware
14 11 (20.00%) BitLocker
15 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 10 (18.18%) Fat Client
15 10 (18.18%) Thin Client
15 10 (18.18%) VPN
15 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
16 9 (16.36%) VBScript
16 9 (16.36%) XenServer
17 8 (14.55%) XenDesktop

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Lync
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DHCP
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 10 (18.18%) VPN
3 8 (14.55%) WAN
3 8 (14.55%) LAN
4 7 (12.73%) SAN
5 6 (10.91%) SMS
6 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.82%) VoIP
8 1 (1.82%) Internet
8 1 (1.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MSI
2 2 (3.64%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.82%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Local Government
2 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (1.82%) French Language
2 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Environment Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Packager
6 3 (5.45%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Server Support
8 1 (1.82%) Desktop Support
8 1 (1.82%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (1.82%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 10 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Life Science
3 2 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Handset
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows 7
3 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.27%) Solaris
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.27%) UNIX
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Migration
2 15 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (12.73%) Server Building
5 6 (10.91%) Business Transformation
6 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 4 (7.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Time Management
9 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.64%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Test Management
10 1 (1.82%) Compatibility Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.82%) Service Management
10 1 (1.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) VBScript
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) CCEE
4 6 (10.91%) MCITP
4 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (10.91%) MCSE
5 4 (7.27%) MCSA
5 4 (7.27%) CCIE
5 4 (7.27%) CCNP
5 4 (7.27%) CCNA
5 4 (7.27%) CCA
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.27%) CCAA
5 4 (7.27%) VCP4
5 4 (7.27%) VCP5
6 2 (3.64%) CCIA
6 2 (3.64%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (30.91%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) XenApp
2 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (43.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (20.00%) BitLocker
5 9 (16.36%) XenServer
6 8 (14.55%) XenDesktop
6 8 (14.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (14.55%) MetaFrame
7 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (5.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Citrix
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Wyse
4 11 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) Altiris
5 5 (9.09%) Symantec
6 4 (7.27%) EMC
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.45%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) McAfee
8 1 (1.82%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.82%) Avaya
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