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 30 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 120 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppSense 29 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% - 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Average daily rate £330 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-27.75% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £34.53
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -24.69%
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
1360 1139 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 38.08% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 607 481
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.05 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
(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
Renfrewshire - 19 £330 - 1
Glasgow - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
AppSense
UK

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 34 (87.18%) Citrix
2 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 29 (74.36%) VMware
4 26 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
6 19 (48.72%) XenApp
6 19 (48.72%) NetScaler
7 18 (46.15%) XenDesktop
7 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (46.15%) Application Packaging
8 17 (43.59%) Windows
9 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
9 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
10 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
12 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
13 12 (30.77%) OpenStack
13 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
13 12 (30.77%) Degree
14 11 (28.21%) Analytics
15 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (23.08%) SCCM
16 9 (23.08%) SCOM
16 9 (23.08%) WSUS
16 9 (23.08%) VBScript
16 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
17 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
17 7 (17.95%) Clustering
17 7 (17.95%) Finance

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Packager
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Support
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Support
7 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 7 (17.95%) Clustering
4 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
5 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.13%) CMDB
7 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Application Packaging
2 11 (28.21%) Analytics
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 3 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (5.13%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) High Availability
7 1 (2.56%) Line Management
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
4 12 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) XenApp
3 18 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
1 9 (23.08%) SCOM
1 9 (23.08%) WSUS
2 4 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) Citrix
2 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 29 (74.36%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Altiris
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) arcserve
6 1 (2.56%) Brocade
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Lumension
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat