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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 145 117 96
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Contract jobs citing AppSense 21 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.92% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 2.04% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 12
Median daily rate £338 £375 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £735 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.25% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +21.42%
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
1786 1669 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.61% 45.30% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 836 667
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 109 115
Median hourly rate £20.45 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -19 17 £344 -1.78% 1
Cheshire -13 4 £305 -56.42%
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (76.32%) Citrix
3 29 (76.32%) VMware
4 28 (73.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
5 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
6 25 (65.79%) Application Packaging
7 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (60.53%) HP
9 20 (52.63%) Wyse
9 20 (52.63%) Thin Client
9 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (52.63%) Fat Client
10 17 (44.74%) NetScaler
11 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
12 13 (34.21%) XenApp
13 11 (28.95%) Migration
14 10 (26.32%) IT Governance
14 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
15 9 (23.68%) SCCM
16 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
16 8 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
18 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
18 5 (13.16%) MS Office
19 4 (10.53%) ITIL
19 4 (10.53%) Linux

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 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Local Government
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Citrix Specialist
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix Expert
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) ICT Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Fat Client
1 20 (52.63%) Thin Client
2 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Life Science
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Unix
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Application Packaging
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 10 (26.32%) IT Governance
3 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.63%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) System Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PHP
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) MOS
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
3 13 (34.21%) XenApp
4 8 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Citrix
1 29 (76.32%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) HP
3 20 (52.63%) Wyse
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Lumension
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle