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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 108 94 132
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Contract jobs citing AppSense 28 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.21% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 2.63% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -25.53%
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
1408 1332 1595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.91% 46.01% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 581 733
Average daily rate £333 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 106 131
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Manchester -18 1 £280 -33.13% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 66 (90.41%) Windows
1 66 (90.41%) Citrix
2 65 (89.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 46 (63.01%) SCCM
3 46 (63.01%) Windows 7
4 39 (53.42%) Security Cleared
4 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
5 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
6 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
7 36 (49.32%) Windows XP
8 35 (47.95%) MS Office
9 33 (45.21%) Blackberry
10 32 (43.84%) CA
10 32 (43.84%) Windows Vista
11 29 (39.73%) Lumension
12 28 (38.36%) SLA
13 27 (36.99%) Software Deployment
14 26 (35.62%) XenApp
15 18 (24.66%) SMS
16 14 (19.18%) VMware
17 12 (16.44%) TQM
18 11 (15.07%) ITIL
18 11 (15.07%) Application Packaging
19 9 (12.33%) XenServer
19 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
19 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
20 8 (10.96%) MSI
20 8 (10.96%) DNS
21 7 (9.59%) DHCP
21 7 (9.59%) MS Excel

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.59%) Lync
2 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (47.95%) MS Office
2 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) SMS
2 8 (10.96%) DNS
3 7 (9.59%) DHCP
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MSI
2 4 (5.48%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (5.48%) Local Government
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Support Engineer
2 23 (31.51%) Desktop Support
3 20 (27.40%) Desktop Engineer
4 19 (26.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Applications Packager
6 6 (8.22%) Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Support Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Designer
9 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.74%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.74%) Support Technician
10 2 (2.74%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (45.21%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.74%) iPad
2 2 (2.74%) iPhone
2 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (90.41%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) Windows 7
3 36 (49.32%) Windows XP
4 32 (43.84%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Software Deployment
2 12 (16.44%) TQM
3 11 (15.07%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
5 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.74%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) VBScript
2 4 (5.48%) VB
3 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (53.42%) Security Cleared
2 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (38.36%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (89.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
3 26 (35.62%) XenApp
4 9 (12.33%) XenServer
4 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (63.01%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.37%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 66 (90.41%) Citrix
2 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
3 32 (43.84%) CA
4 29 (39.73%) Lumension
5 14 (19.18%) VMware
6 5 (6.85%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) Wyse
8 2 (2.74%) Apple
9 1 (1.37%) Altiris
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle
9 1 (1.37%) Novell
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