The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 215 200 233
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Contract jobs citing AppSense 31 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.74% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £343 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £455 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4654 4075 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.96% 48.62% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2323 1980 2368
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £209 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 324 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
AppSense
England

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in the South East

AppSense
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -10 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Berkshire -6 9 £402 - 2
Buckinghamshire -24 1 - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (86.96%) Citrix
2 38 (82.61%) Windows
3 37 (80.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 27 (58.70%) XenDesktop
5 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 23 (50.00%) XenApp
6 23 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (41.30%) PowerShell
8 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (30.43%) Migration
10 12 (26.09%) MSI
10 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
10 12 (26.09%) ITIL
10 12 (26.09%) XenServer
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
11 11 (23.91%) NetScaler
12 10 (21.74%) CloudStack
12 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 10 (21.74%) XML
12 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (19.57%) SCOM
13 9 (19.57%) VMware
13 9 (19.57%) NetBackup
13 9 (19.57%) Symantec
13 9 (19.57%) NetApp
13 9 (19.57%) Perl
13 9 (19.57%) Lumension
13 9 (19.57%) vSphere

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (21.74%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MSI
2 4 (8.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Applications Packager
2 13 (28.26%) Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 11 (23.91%) Citrix Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Citrix Support
5 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Architect
6 8 (17.39%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Citrix Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.35%) MSI Packager
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Specialist
10 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Replication
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 12 (26.09%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 27 (58.70%) XenDesktop
3 23 (50.00%) XenApp
4 12 (26.09%) XenServer
4 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 9 (19.57%) vSphere
5 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) NetBackup
1 9 (19.57%) SCOM
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Citrix
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) NetApp
3 9 (19.57%) Symantec
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Lumension
4 6 (13.04%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Mercator
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
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