The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 121 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppSense 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%
AppSense
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1245 1058 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.95% 42.49% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 521 425
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 77
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.20 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppSense across the Scotland region.

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the Scotland region.

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh - 3 - -
AppSense
UK

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) Citrix
5 10 (50.00%) SCCM
6 8 (40.00%) HP
7 7 (35.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) DHCP
8 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
8 6 (30.00%) Middleware
8 6 (30.00%) Service Management
8 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (30.00%) Workflow
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
8 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
8 6 (30.00%) Application Packaging
9 5 (25.00%) Altiris
9 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (25.00%) MSI

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
1 6 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Workflow
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) HP
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Altiris
5 5 (25.00%) Lumension
6 3 (15.00%) CA
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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