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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 118 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing AppSense 14 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.82% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.86% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Average daily rate
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£290 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £334 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £238 £374
% change year-on-year
+62.10% -36.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £27.17 £38.22 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.89% +14.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.22 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-31.96% +14.07%
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
1457 1183 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.33% 44.32% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 568 576
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £143 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 71 100
Average hourly rate £18.13 £20.06 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +7.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.38 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
Cheshire -7 4 £310 -7.11%
Manchester -7 1 £400 +77.77% 3
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Citrix
3 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 28 (54.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
6 24 (47.06%) XenApp
7 15 (29.41%) SCCM
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
9 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (21.57%) Compatibility Testing
10 11 (21.57%) DNS
10 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
10 11 (21.57%) VMware
11 9 (17.65%) SMS
12 8 (15.69%) Application Packaging
12 8 (15.69%) DHCP
12 8 (15.69%) Validation
13 7 (13.73%) C
13 7 (13.73%) MS Office
14 6 (11.76%) VBScript
14 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
14 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
14 6 (11.76%) XenServer
15 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
15 5 (9.80%) Lumension
15 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
15 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
15 5 (9.80%) CA

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.84%) Lync
1 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) SMS
3 8 (15.69%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) 3G
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) AdminStudio
2 3 (5.88%) MSI
3 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (3.92%) Local Government
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Tester
2 9 (17.65%) Applications Tester
3 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support
3 7 (13.73%) Applications Packager
4 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Rollout Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Support Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.96%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.84%) Smartcard
2 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.92%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Compatibility Testing
2 8 (15.69%) Validation
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Load Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.96%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) TQM
5 1 (1.96%) Security Management
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) C
2 6 (11.76%) VBScript
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.84%) VB
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) CCEE
4 1 (1.96%) CCIA
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCEA
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
3 24 (47.06%) XenApp
4 6 (11.76%) XenServer
5 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Citrix
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.57%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Lumension
4 5 (9.80%) CA
5 4 (7.84%) Symantec
6 3 (5.88%) Wyse
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
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