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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 144 126 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -35
Contract jobs citing AppSense 20 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.90% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.96% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 13
Median daily rate £338 £650 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.07% +132.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £750 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £400 £329
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +21.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -55.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £34.53
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -24.69%
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
1813 1783 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.83% 45.64% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 859 639
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £650 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 108 108
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 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 4 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 -13 13 £338 -3.57% 1
Lancashire +3 4 £400 +48.14%
Cheshire -22 3 £303 -58.27% 1
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 26 (76.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (73.53%) Citrix
3 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
4 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (55.88%) Application Packaging
7 18 (52.94%) HP
8 16 (47.06%) Thin Client
8 16 (47.06%) Wyse
8 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (47.06%) Fat Client
9 13 (38.24%) XenApp
9 13 (38.24%) NetScaler
10 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
11 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
11 8 (23.53%) SCCM
11 8 (23.53%) Migration
11 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
11 8 (23.53%) IT Governance
12 7 (20.59%) ITIL
12 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
13 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
13 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
13 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (14.71%) Citrix Presentation Server

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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) NetScaler
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) SMS
4 2 (5.88%) Skype
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Local Government
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Expert
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Support
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) ICT Manager
5 1 (2.94%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Fat Client
1 16 (47.06%) Thin Client
2 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Life Science
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
3 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) Unix
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Application Packaging
2 8 (23.53%) IT Governance
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.94%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) System Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PHP
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MOS
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 13 (38.24%) XenApp
4 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (11.76%) XenServer
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Citrix
3 18 (52.94%) HP
4 16 (47.06%) Wyse
5 4 (11.76%) Lumension
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle