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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 149 143 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Contract jobs citing AppSense 3 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.086% 0.48% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 1.11% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 19
Median daily rate £285 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £179 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £393 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +59.09%
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
1582 1808 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.39% 43.07% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1023 728
Median daily rate £388 £388 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 96 92
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.27 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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
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 August 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 -7 2 £320 +16.36%
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
1 21 (87.50%) Citrix
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Application Packaging
3 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (66.67%) HP
6 14 (58.33%) Thin Client
6 14 (58.33%) Fat Client
6 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (54.17%) Wyse
8 12 (50.00%) NetScaler
9 11 (45.83%) XenApp
10 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
11 8 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (29.17%) Migration
13 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (20.83%) IT Governance
13 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
14 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 4 (16.67%) SCCM
15 3 (12.50%) Life Science
15 3 (12.50%) ITIL
15 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
16 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments

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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix Expert
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 14 (58.33%) Thin Client
2 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Application Packaging
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) IT Governance
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.17%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
6 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (45.83%) XenApp
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Citrix
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) HP
4 13 (54.17%) Wyse
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft