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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 106 103 134
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Contract jobs citing AppSense 33 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.11% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 2.46% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 0
Average daily rate
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£273 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 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 £31.56 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%
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
1466 1342 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.17% 45.09% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 595 753
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 104 129
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 -17 2 £290 -30.74% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 60 (86.96%) Citrix
3 58 (84.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 41 (59.42%) Windows 7
5 38 (55.07%) SCCM
6 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
7 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
7 34 (49.28%) SC Cleared
7 34 (49.28%) Security Cleared
8 31 (44.93%) Windows XP
9 29 (42.03%) CA
9 29 (42.03%) Windows Vista
10 28 (40.58%) Blackberry
10 28 (40.58%) MS Office
11 26 (37.68%) Lumension
12 24 (34.78%) Software Deployment
13 23 (33.33%) SLA
14 21 (30.43%) SMS
14 21 (30.43%) XenApp
15 18 (26.09%) VMware
16 12 (17.39%) DNS
17 11 (15.94%) XenServer
17 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
18 10 (14.49%) ITIL
19 9 (13.04%) DHCP
19 9 (13.04%) TQM
20 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
20 8 (11.59%) Lync
20 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
21 7 (10.14%) Application Packaging

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.59%) Lync
1 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Office
2 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) SMS
2 12 (17.39%) DNS
3 9 (13.04%) DHCP
4 3 (4.35%) LAN
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MSI
2 3 (4.35%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.45%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) Desktop Support
3 17 (24.64%) Desktop Engineer
4 16 (23.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.70%) Applications Packager
7 5 (7.25%) Tester
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Applications Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Windows 7
3 31 (44.93%) Windows XP
4 29 (42.03%) Windows Vista
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Software Deployment
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 9 (13.04%) TQM
4 3 (4.35%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (2.90%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.45%) Validation
6 1 (1.45%) Migration
6 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) VBScript
2 4 (5.80%) C
3 3 (4.35%) VB
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) SC Cleared
1 34 (49.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (84.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 21 (30.43%) XenApp
4 11 (15.94%) XenServer
4 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (55.07%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 60 (86.96%) Citrix
2 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 29 (42.03%) CA
4 26 (37.68%) Lumension
5 18 (26.09%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 3 (4.35%) Wyse
6 3 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Novell
7 1 (1.45%) Altiris