The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 104 99 133
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Contract jobs citing AppSense 24 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.22% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 2.60% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.37 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-38.95% -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1334 1267 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.45% 46.80% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 546 724
Average daily rate £330 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 115
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.11 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
AppSense
England

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
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Cheshire -5 2 £225 -18.18%
Manchester -11 1 £290 -30.74% 2
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 64 (87.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 63 (86.30%) Citrix
4 52 (71.23%) Windows 7
5 48 (65.75%) SCCM
6 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
7 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
8 38 (52.05%) MS Office
9 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
10 35 (47.95%) SC Cleared
11 34 (46.58%) Windows XP
12 31 (42.47%) Blackberry
13 29 (39.73%) CA
13 29 (39.73%) SLA
13 29 (39.73%) Windows Vista
13 29 (39.73%) XenApp
14 27 (36.99%) Software Deployment
15 26 (35.62%) Lumension
16 17 (23.29%) Application Packaging
17 15 (20.55%) SMS
18 13 (17.81%) TQM
19 11 (15.07%) Migration
19 11 (15.07%) ITIL
19 11 (15.07%) MSI
20 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
20 10 (13.70%) VMware
21 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
21 9 (12.33%) VBScript
22 8 (10.96%) VB
22 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (8.22%) Lync
2 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (52.05%) MS Office
2 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) SMS
2 6 (8.22%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MSI
2 7 (9.59%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (8.22%) Local Government
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Support Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Desktop Support
3 17 (23.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 16 (21.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 15 (20.55%) Applications Packager
6 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.74%) Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (42.47%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.11%) iPad
2 3 (4.11%) iPhone
2 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (90.41%) Windows
2 52 (71.23%) Windows 7
3 34 (46.58%) Windows XP
4 29 (39.73%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Software Deployment
2 13 (17.81%) TQM
3 11 (15.07%) Migration
3 11 (15.07%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.48%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) VBScript
2 8 (10.96%) VB
3 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.74%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 35 (47.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (39.73%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (87.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
3 29 (39.73%) XenApp
4 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.22%) XenServer
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 48 (65.75%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.37%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 63 (86.30%) Citrix
2 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
3 29 (39.73%) CA
4 26 (35.62%) Lumension
5 10 (13.70%) VMware
6 6 (8.22%) HP
7 5 (6.85%) Wyse
8 3 (4.11%) Apple
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) Novell
9 1 (1.37%) Altiris
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