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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 148 158 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -54
Contract jobs citing AppSense 12 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.36% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.88% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 24
Median daily rate £650 £300 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -3.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £21.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £21.87
% change year-on-year
-23.57% +60.07%
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
1613 1814 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.72% 40.52% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 1045 819
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 106
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing AppSense as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 7 £335 -16.25% 1
Cheshire +5 3 £750 -
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AppSense also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 25 (92.59%) Citrix
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (85.19%) VMware
4 19 (70.37%) XenApp
5 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 18 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (66.67%) Fat Client
5 18 (66.67%) Thin Client
6 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (59.26%) Application Packaging
8 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
9 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (48.15%) HP
10 13 (48.15%) Wyse
10 13 (48.15%) Migration
11 12 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
12 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
13 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (22.22%) SCCM
14 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
15 5 (18.52%) Office 365
15 5 (18.52%) IT Governance
15 5 (18.52%) DNS
15 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
16 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
16 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
16 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Local Government
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Citrix Specialist
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix Expert
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix Support
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.41%) Migration Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 18 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Life Science
5 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Application Packaging
2 13 (48.15%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) IT Governance
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (14.81%) Service Design
4 4 (14.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (11.11%) Application Discovery
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.70%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (70.37%) XenApp
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Citrix
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) HP
3 13 (48.15%) Wyse
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft